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Planning on Easter egg hunting? Better bring Joe & David some candy

■ STAFF REPORT The Big White Rabbit is on the move, as Easter is only two weeks away. At the Boca Grande Community Center,…

New Suncoast facility plans show encouraging development

■ SPECIAL TO THE BOCA BEACON The building of a new facility for the Suncoast Humane Society on its new site in Englewood h…

‘Coffee with a scientist’: stone crab stresses

■ BY SUE ERWIN The second “Coffee With a scientist” event of the season sponsored by Mote Marine Laboratory was held on We…

Peace-loving reverend to speak at Methodist Church this Monday

■ STAFF REPORT After working for decades to put an end to armed con…

Beach bums to unite at the 2018 BIPS Green Gala

■ STAFF REPORT Hang loose with the Barrier Island Parks Society for…

Photog Susan Wood to speak at library about ‘Women’

■ BY SUE ERWIN Established photographer Susan Wood will be speaking at the Johann Fust Community Library at 4 p.m. on Thur…

Promenade, renovation of Palm Avenue home discussed at BGHPB meeting

■ BY SUE ERWIN At the Boca Grande Historic Preservation Board monthly meeting on Wednesday, March 14 the public comments w…

ISLAND LEO BEAT …

On Thursday, March 8 Lee County Undersheriff Carmine Marceno and his Command Staff visited Boca Grande to meet the residen…

DUI crash on BG Causeway causes damage to boat, cars

■ STAFF REPORT A local landscaper was arrested for driving under the influence after a reckless driver call turned into an…

Obituary: In memory of artist Lise Yust

■ WRITTEN BY SHARON MCKENZIE There are times in your life when someone crosses your path and leaves a marked impact on you…