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An Island Christmas Poem

December 24, 2021
Twas the night before Christmas and all around No noses were frozen, no snow fluttered down. No children in flannels were tucked into bed. They all wore their shorty pajamas i…

The Grinch, The Jolly One and good times …

December 18, 2021

2021 Lighting of the Lighthouse

December 18, 2021

Looking out for island interests, Part I: Some parking problems put to rest by the Boca Grande Parking Panel

November 26, 2021
The end of 2021 is rapidly approaching, and while it has been a difficult year in many aspects there are still things we need to be thankful for … things we may not even know we should be thankful…

Shoot some hoops, win some turkey

November 12, 2021
Dribble your way down to the Boca Grande Community Center for the annual Turkey Hoop Shoot on Saturday, Nov. 20 starting at 10 a.m. This event is sponsored by the Boca Beacon and Lee County Parks …

New parcels included in plan for The Village & Marina at Boca Grande

November 12, 2021
Construction could begin in early 2022 It has been a long, strange, expensive trip for a Boca Grande couple since the day they purchased the property on Gasparilla Road known as “The Fishery.” …

NHR nomination shot down in Tallahassee

November 12, 2021
On Thursday, Nov. 4 the possibility of the National Register of Historic Places nomination proposed for the residential historic district of Boca Grande becoming a reality faded one more step into…

BGHPB meeting includes NHR and sidewalk amendment discussions

November 12, 2021
Three Special Certificates of Appropriateness were heard at the monthly Boca Grande Historic Preservation Board meeting on Wednesday, November 10, 2021, held at the Boca Grande Community Center Au…

Florida legislators introduce Safe Waterways Act

October 28, 2021
To the Editor: Residents and tourists come to Florida’s iconic waters for recreation and enjoyment, but unfortunately many state waterways have become more polluted and dangerous. In fact, near…