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Cuba Part II: House churches

BY JACK SHORT – This is the seond installment in a series of stories regarding the United Methodist Chuch of Boca Grande’…

Boca Norte steps up activity in Cape Haze, buys Grande Tours

BY JACK SHORT – Boca Norte, LLC, owners of the former Mercabo facility have, in the last few months, purchased land in the…

Letter to the editor: BGHS thanks all for another successful historic home tour

Nearly 400 people attended the Boca Grande Historical Society’s Tour of Historic Homes last Thursday. Almost 100 gathered…

Fire chief answers questions about med flights after road shut down

BY MARCY SHORTUSE – The Boca Grande Fire Department has clarified s…

FOCH v. Charlotte County (re)set for July with new petitioners

BY JACK SHORT – T he lawsuit brought by local conservation group Fr…

Letter to the editor: GICIA supports Friends of Cape Haze

SUBMITTED BY MISTY NICHOLS AND THE GICIA – In recent years, GICIA has begun to face new challenges as we recognize that gr…

Obituary: Jack Lyons

Jack Lyons, a native New Yorker and resident of Boca Grande for more than 20 years, died suddenly on Feb. 27, 2015 while o…

Obituary: Natalie Stevens Rogers

Natalie Stevens Rogers passed away on February 28 in Salisbury, NC. A regular visitor to Boca Grande for a couple of mont…

Obituary: Philip Edward Shanley

Philip Edward Shanley, 61, passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of February 20, 2015 after a five year battle…

A post office icon will be no more … at least not here

BY MARCY SHORTUSE – It’s official, one of our favorite faces downtown is leaving us. Sally Pentecost has been at the Boca…