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July 12, 2024
While Lee County has not released any firm details about parking plans for Boca Grande, the county administration has already reviewed parking signage and equipment for the island. The information…

July 12, 2024
While there is no official plan for parking for Boca Grande from Lee County, county officials are already circulating a draft list of ideas for this island and parking. The Beacon is sorting throu…

July 11, 2024
The era of global warming has ended; the era of global boiling has arrived. Leaders must lead. No more hesitancy. No more excuses. No more waiting for others to move first. There is simply no more…

July 11, 2024
Gasparilla Mallet Club Celebrated National Croquet Day. Although most of the members of the Gasparilla Mallet Club already headed for summer pastures, they still had a few players assemble to cele…

July 11, 2024
Caroline Clabaugh won ribs from Gator Wilderness Camp School of Punta Gorda at the Englewood Florida Chamber of Commerce June Fun After Hours. They were picked up for a Pre-Fourth of July lunch fo…

July 11, 2024
The red snapper bite was good that day. Photos provided by Capt. Brad Capt. Brad Hickman can be reached at 941-716-3757 or OffshoreBocaGrande.com p23-1Download

July 11, 2024
BY ARLENE HALL BGSTA SECRETARY  Last week, I mentioned that our earliest loggerhead nests had started to hatch. Generally, loggerhead nests will incubate for 45 to 70 days. If the nests are up …

July 11, 2024
Weekly real estate stats from Englewood Board of Realtors, 6/23/24 to 7/6/24 for zips 33946, 33947 and 33921 7-12-Real-estate-graphicDownload

July 11, 2024
A dozen local retailers and officials came to a meeting to discuss possible parking restrictions in Boca Grande on Monday, July 8 at the Boca Grande Community Center.  There was some confusion …

July 11, 2024
The Bissell Pet Foundation, a national animal welfare organization dedicated to ending pet homelessness based in Grand Rapids, will host its Empty the Shelters waived adoption fee event from July …