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Do we need more signage at our southern beach access points?

■ BY MARCY SHORTUSE The time has come to start a new discussion on more specific signage at our southern beach access poin…

Fust Library named as one of 25 favorite Florida buildings

■ STAFF REPORT Want to make the Fust famous? This is your chance, as the American Institute for Architects and the Florida…

Republican Club Golf outing planned for July 22

■ BY SUE ERWIN The West Charlotte County Republican Club is planning its 9th annual golf outing on Saturday, July 22 at Le…

Eagle Scout Summer Godwin soars toward higher goals

■ BY SUE ERWIN Summer Godwin was participating in a beach cleanup a…

Royal Palm Players announces new president

■ STAFF REPORT It is with great excitement that board members of th…

Obituary: Mary Ann Hearn

Mary Ann Linane Hearn of Atlanta, Georgia, widow of James Tolbert Hearn, passed away in her sleep on June 19, 2017 at the …

Historic Preservation Board approves requests on two island properties

■ BY SUE ERWIN The Boca Grande Historic Preservation Board approved two certificates of appropriateness at its monthly mee…

Could the entire island be considered a historic district?

To the Editor: I am fortunate enough to have been coming to Boca Grande for 33 years. I have seen a lot of changes over th…

First baby sea turtles of the season emerge

■ BY SUE ERWIN The first sea turtle nest on the island has hatched. Boca Grande Sea Turtle Association volunteers discover…

GIWA notifies island residents of chlorine changes to water

■ BY BONNIE PRINGLE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, GIWA Gasparilla Island Water Association, Inc. (GIWA) will be temporarily changing…