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OBITUARY: Todd C. Barry

Todd C. Barry, 50 of North Port, Florida, passed away on Wednesday, October 26, 2016. He was born on April 7, 1966 in Harv…

GIFT Tournament returns on Tuesday, Nov. 22

Now is the time to sign up for the 2016 Gasparilla Island Flyfishing Tournament, which will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 22, s…

Ladies Day poster announced, WRTT artists still being sought

The Boca Grande Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the official 27th Annual Ladies Day Tarpon Tournament art…

Range Light update from BIPS

SUBMITTED BY JIM GRANT OF THE BARRIER ISLAND PARKS SOCIETY – The Ba…

Your weekly road paving update …

Ajax Paving Industries of Florida, LLC will be working on Gasparil…

Letter to the Editor: Last call to get early ballots dropped off in Lee County

To the Editor: The deadline to request to vote by mail has now expired. You can still drop your ballot off in person, howe…

Obituary: Bess Finch

Bess Finch, recent resident of Boca Grande, passed away on September 29, 2016, at her summer home in Milwaukee, Wisconsin….

Profile: Steve Kaplan

BY SUE ERWIN – Steve Kaplan was on a short three-day vacation in Boca Grande four years ago with his wife, Jill. They wer…

BREAKING: Lee County Commissioners strike Gilchrist from agenda

BY MARCY SHORTUSE – Lee County Commissioners sent out an email on Friday, Oct. 28 stating that agenda item 26 regarding th…

Commissioners to vote on Gilchrist plan November 1

BY MARCY SHORTUSE – Agenda item 26. That is the rather innocuous name of a precedent-setting topic of discussion for Lee …