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Englewood Helping Hand, Inc. opens new food pantry

November 24, 2022
The Englewood community turned out in large numbers to celebrate the ribbon-cutting of the new food pantry building for Englewood Helping Hand, Inc. (EHH). The new building is 2,500 square feet an…

Someone’s going to get rowdy with Rowdy pretty soon

November 24, 2022
If you remember Rowdy Gaines, the ultimate Olympic swimmer from the 1970s and ’80s, it might excite you to know that he has a home on Little Gasparilla Island. Being the ever-charitable guy that h…

OBITUARY: Catherine Munsell

November 24, 2022
Catherine Anne Halpin Munsell, 81, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Boca Grande passed away on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Englewood. Cathy was born in Fort Riley, Kansas, to Lawrence and Margaret (Schu…

OBITUARY: Merle “Jean” Moenning

November 23, 2022
Merle “Jean” Moenning, 88, of Punta Gorda, was born on May 26, 1934, in Vincennes, Indiana to Clark and Dorothy Johnson and passed away into the arms of her Heavenly Father on November 21, 2022, a…

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Dr. Sarah Babcock

November 23, 2022
“You only need to look in the news to see concerns about influenza, food safety or red tide to realize how much our health and safety are tied to animals, plants and our shared environment.” Dr sa…

THIS WEEK IN THE BOCA BEACON

November 23, 2022
Boca Beacon backpages FIVE YEARS AGO Peter and Elsa Soderberg donated $1 million to the new Suncoast Humane Society building project, and the Barrier Island Parks Society announced a new thr…

ECOWATCH

November 23, 2022
Boca Beacon backpages “Procrastination is the action of unnecessarily and voluntarily delaying or postponing something despite knowing that there will be negative consequences for doing so.” – …

Bocascopes for the week of 11-25-2022

November 23, 2022
Boca Beacon backpages Aries: “Me” time is a must this week, no matter how dirty the house is or how many relatives are going to smite … I mean, visit you this holiday. That thing you’ve been wa…

WRONG KEY

November 23, 2022
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HORTOONS

November 23, 2022
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