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The phone books are here!

The Boca Beacon’s 2015 4-Digit Phone Book has arrived and is currently being distributed in front of the Boca Grande Post…

GIBA holds special board meeting, executive session on Tuesday

BY JACK SHORT – The Gasparilla Island Bridge Authority met on Tuesday, March 24, to hold a special board meeting immediat…

Lee County impact fee reductions held over, Charlotte aims to follow suit

BY JACK SHORT – Lee County recently adopted an ordinance to amend certain impact fee collection and schedules and Ch…

Garden Club celebrates ‘Art in Bloom’

SUBMITTED BY THE BOCA GRANDE GARDEN CLUB – The Boca Grande Ga…

Boating accident leads to damage and injury in Boca Grande Pass

On Saturday, March 21, two boats collided in Boca Grande Pass, acc…

Legendary coach speaks to Boca Grande Men’s Club

The Boca Grande Men’s Club had a special treat on Thursday, April 2, when Clemson Head Coach Dabo Swinney came to speak. …

Boca Grande travels to Cuba: Witnessing true faith in a foreign land

BY JACK SHORT – The following is the final part in an ongoing series of recollections of a recent Cuba trip made by …

Four strandings in four days for local sea turtles

While there are no official sea turtle nests yet on Gasparilla Island, we have already had four strandings. Grace Harv…

Boca Bargains Bag Day set for April 22

Boca Bargains will hold Bag Day on Wednesday, April 22 this year. Buy a large paper sack for $5 and fill it with just…

St. Andrew’s to host Mongillo Brothers Quartet

On Sunday, April 12 at 5 p.m. St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church will be swaying with the sounds of the Mongillo Brothers Quar…