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Profile Cheryl Miller

■ BY SUE ERWIN Cheryl Miller has been collecting shells in Boca Grande for many years. She and her husband Bruce were reac…

Obituary Carolyn Pell Colin

Carolyn “Carol” Pell Colin, aged 87, died peacefully on January 7, 2018 at her home in Boca Grande after a valiant struggl…

South Florida Museum redoubles manatee rehab efforts

■ BY VIRGINIA EDMONDS, SOUTH FLORIDA MUSEUM Snooty the manatee’s personality and charm gave face to the plight of wild, en…

Ring in the New Year with a clean, fresh, blessed pet

■ STAFF REPORT An ecumenical Blessing of the Animals will be held a…

Celebrate five years on the island with Mote Marine

■ BY SUE ERWIN Mote Marine is hosting a five-year anniversary open …

Fishery meeting postponed, Three Sisters is still on

■ BY MARCY SHORTUSE While many have been waiting with bated breath to hear about the outcome of a proposed condominium/res…

BIPS announces new partnership with Mote

■ BY SUE ERWIN Inspire. Educate. Preserve. Those are key efforts that the Barrier Island Parks Society board members stron…

Literature Forum to collaborate with Royal Palm Players for reading

■ STAFF REPORT The Literature Forum’s January meeting will feature a reading by the Royal Palm Players of “The Trip to Bou…

Award-winning author Michael Grunwald tells the history of the Everglades on January 16, courtesy of Boca Grande Historical Society

■ STAFF REPORT Michael Grunwald, award-winning author of “The Swamp,” will present a lecture on the history of the efforts…

What will happen if the ‘what if’ happens?

■ BY SUE ERWIN Sometimes life can throw a wild curve ball, disrupting daily routines and putting obstacles in the way of t…