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Profile Eric Oberg

■ BY SUE ERWIN Eric Oberg supervised some significant renovations that were completed over the summer months at Miller’s D…

Historical Society thanks supporters of new archival research area

To the Editor: The Boca Grande Historical Society sincerely thanks the Boca Grande Woman’s Club and Mark Spurgeon of Boca …

OBITUARY: Thirza Jane Farrow

Thirza Jane Farrow died on September 8, 2017 in Venice, Florida at age 91, vibrant and engaged in life to the end. A resid…

Florida history comes alive at The Island School

On Wednesday, Oct. 11 the history of indigenous people in Florida c…

Boca Grande rallies against proposed 11th Street assisted living facility

■ BY MARCY SHORTUSE A proposal to renovate a private home to an ass…

Public meeting scheduled for Fishery plans

■ BY MARCY SHORTUSE On Wednesday, Oct. 18 a public meeting will be held at The Fishery Restaurant just off island to dis…

What happened to the message board at the Post Office?

■ STAFF REPORT Members of community organizations on the island have been asking why the Members of community organization…

The empty lot next to The Temp may not be empty much longer

■ BY MARCY SHORTUSE The landscape of downtown Boca Grande may look quite different in the future, as the Boca Grande His…

Ittersagen team takes 2017 Chamber Scramble

■ STAFF REPORT On Monday, Oct. 9 the Boca Grande Area Chamber of Commerce held their annual Scholarship Golf Scramble at T…

Toll booth update …

■ The Gasparilla Island Bridge Authority has offered its first update for the GIBA toll building alterations and reroof pr…