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Boca Grande Woman’s Club announces scholarship application deadline

The scholarship committee of the Boca Grande Woman’s Club is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 school year. App…

Register now for the Boca Grande Pass Yacht Club Christmas Boat Parade

The Boca Grande Pass Yacht Club is sponsoring a Christmas boat parade on Friday, December 8. Dust off your Santa suit, gat…

Soderbergs boost Suncoast Humane Society campaign by a whopping $1 million

BY SUE ERWIN – When Boca Grande residents Peter and Elsa Soderberg learned that Suncoast Humane Society needed a catalyst …

BIPS announces new 2017-2020 strategic plan

PROVIDED BY THE BARRIER ISLAND PARKS SOCIETY – Nearly 30 years ago,…

Chamber Christmas Walk this weekend

All are invited to attend the annual Boca Grande Area Chamber of Co…

The big weekend for Boca Bargains has arrived!

BY MARCY SHORTUSE – Saturday, Nov. 25 marks the grand opening of Boca Bargains for the 2017-2018 season. According to long…

First Sunday in December means the annual lighting of the town Christmas tree

Join family and friends at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 3 for the annual lighting of the Boca Grande Community Christmas tree. W…

Seibert MOD weekend held complete with great stories and memories

BY MARY BESS – At 90 years of age, island resident Tim Seibert was an engaging speaker at last weekend’s MOD Weekend in Sa…

Melvin, Waterhouse take GIFT Tournament with 19-inch trout

BY MARCY SHORTUSE – It was another winning year for Capt. Sandy Melvin and his angler, Patrick Waterhouse, on Tuesday, Nov…

Florida history lives again at The Island School

Students at The Island School relived local and Florida history once again on Wednesday, Nov. 15 when a Calusa shaman, Pon…