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Ladies, it’s almost time to catch ’em up!

Artwork by Brendan Coudal The 2015 Ladies Day Tarpon…

Gilchrist residents speak to the community: There’s been a miscommunication

The following is a statement prepared exclusively for the Boca Beacon, regarding the stance taken on Gilchrist Avenue par…

Hope for Haitians group takes trek to monitor progress

A makeshift kitchen in the corner of a Haitian home that wil…

Chamber to host mixer at 3rd Street on Tuesday

The Boca Grande Area Chamber of Commerce will host a mixer at 3rd S…

Island School/BGAA host show this weekend, RPP to hold auditions next week

Students from The Island School will present their year’s worth of …

Charlotte County approves reduced impact fees

BY JACK SHORT – Charlotte County Commissioners voted to adopt impact fees at 40 perccent of the rate recommended by techn…

Last kids’ fishing tourney of the season to be held May 2

Grab your fishing pole and tackle box and come join the family fun at the next youth fishing tournament, scheduled for Sat…

Two local parks projects to be considered by TDC

BY JACK SHORT – Representatives of Gasparilla Island State Parks submitted two applications to be included among the Lee C…

Health Clinic discusses stroke response, board elections and accreditation at annual meeting

Boca Grande Fire Chief C.W. Blosser addresses the members of …

‘Every person counts’: SWFWMD permit guidelines show islanders are doing it right regarding water consumption

The Gasparilla Island Water Association announced this week that the island’s water consumption has actually decreased, ev…