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Mingle at the Lighthouse

■ BY STAFF REPORT The Boca Grande Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its October Monthly Mixer at the Port Boca Grande Lig…

Good intentions, wrong face

■ STAFF REPORT In last week’s Boca Beacon we accidentally put the wrong Busch family member in a story regarding a matchin…

Profile Jan Waters

■ BY SUE ERWIN Banyan Tree Pilates and Yoga has new owners – but they’re not new to the island. Jan Waters and her husband…

Sea Turtle Association extends gratitude to community

To the Editor: As we wind down the fifth sea turtle nesting season …

Florence Jelks: The ‘principal with principles’ has passed

BY MARCY SHORTUSE – Florence T. Jelks Robinson passed away on Septe…

Busch matches donations 2:1 for Mote after Irma

A philanthropist with island ties has upped the ante for giving at Mote Marine Laboratory, to help repair damage at a rese…

Chamber to host mixer at Port Boca Grande Lighthouse

The Boca Grande Area Chamber of Commerce will host their October Monthly Mixer at the Port Boca Grande Lighthouse on Thurs…

Prepare your haunting best … the carnival is coming

Kids, start thinking about your costume and decide if you are going to be scary, funny, cute or adorable for the Annual Bo…

Wildlife Center seeks volunteers; training in October

The Wildlife Center of Venice is always looking for new volunteers to help them treat more than 4,500 Florida wildlife pat…

Local emergency responders field boat-in-distress call, chainsaw call

On Tuesday, Oct. 3 Boca Grande firefighters and Lee County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the call of a boat that had run…