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Letter to the Editor: A bridge over calmer waters

May 11, 2015
To the Editor: I went to the GIBA website after reading the account of the last bridge meeting. Under “about us” was a statement entitled mission. “To maintain safe and efficient traffic flow at al…

Obituary: Byron “By” Carlson

May 11, 2015
By Carlson after a Stanford football win Byron Carlson, called “By” by everyone, he died peacefully April 29, 2015.

Last call for Ladies Day

May 1, 2015
If you’re interested in entering the Boca Grande Chamber of Commerce Ladies Day Tarpon Tournament, it’s still not too late. While your team’s name won’t be in the program, you can still call the Ch…

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

April 24, 2015
Grab your fishing pole and tackle box and come join the family fun at the next youth fishing tournament, scheduled for Saturday, May 2 at 9 a.m. at the Boca Grande Fishing Pier North.

A treasured man, a heartbroken island …friends gather to honor Mark Shevitski

April 17, 2015
BY MARCY SHORTUSE AND KELLI BECTON – Many tears have been shed this week over the passing of a true Boca Grande friend, Mark Shevitski. His death was reported early Monday morning and while not muc…

Gilchrist meeting postponed – Lee County says ‘talk it out amongst yourselves’

April 17, 2015
BY MARCY SHORTUSE – Lee County Commissioners have once again put the fate of Gilchrist Avenue in the hands of the people of the island, after scheduling and then “unscheduling” a discussion of the …

Four members elected, four members leave: GICIA talks Cape Haze, new projects at meeting

April 17, 2015
SUBMITTED BY THE GICIA – The GICIA held its 44th Annual Membership Meeting on Thursday, April 2. Reports were give by President Stevenson and Treasurer Allen as well as the Chairs of the Bike Path,…

Boca Grande Woman’s Club announces 2015 scholarships, donations

April 17, 2015
The Boca Grande Woman’s Club is pleased to announce the 2015 community grant awards and college scholarship awards, which include a total community grant amount of $490,300. The gifts include a le…

Local businessman and Garden Club team up to create comfort

April 17, 2015
Diane Johnson and Melanie Sullivan, Co-Chairs of the Boca Grande Garden Club Community Services Committee and committee members Gina McFadden and Priscilla Masselink, spearheaded the drive to insta…

It’s down to the finals: Vote for the One Big Boca Grande Book

April 17, 2015
The nominations are in, and now it’s time for you to vote! The second annual One Big Grande Boca Book Club will be held in January, 2016. It will feature a non-fiction book chosen by the community …