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Library Foundation presents author Elizabeth Winthrop Alsop

March 9, 2023
The Johan Fust Library Foundation is honored to present author Elizabeth Winthrop Alsop who will speak about her newest book, Daughter of Spies, in the library loggia on Tuesday, March 21, at 4 p….

Turtle lighting explored at The Barnichol

March 9, 2023
When you invest in turtle-friendly lighting, you are investing in the future of Southwest Florida’s ecosystem. You may also be saving yourself a lot of money and trouble by being compliant with la…

The Easter Bunny needs a little help this year … could it be you he’s seeking?

March 3, 2023
The Easter Egg Hunt at the Boca Grande Community Center is a tradition that isn’t missed by many families, including those who live here and those who live far away and visit at that time every ye…

Come for the cleanup, stay for the fun! 

February 23, 2023
The GICIA is holding an island-wide cleanup on Saturday morning, March 18. Hurricane Ian dealt Boca Grande a major blow and debris from its unrelenting winds still litters our island home. The Gas…

Englewood Invitational Winter Art Festival coming soon

January 20, 2023
The 35th Annual Englewood Invitational Winter Art Festival is slated for Saturday and Sunday, January 28 to 29, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days on the grounds of the Englewood Elks Club at 401 N….

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Disaster assistance application deadline approaches

December 29, 2022
To the Editor: More than $4.4 billion in federal grants, disaster loans and flood insurance payments have been provided to the state of Florida and to households affected by Hurricane Ian. But …


December 22, 2022

Events far and wide this Christmastide!

December 15, 2022
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church will hold a Christmas celebration beginning Christmas Eve at 4 p.m. with a special family service. At 7:30 p.m. a musical prelude will be featured, with stringed inst…

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…


November 23, 2022
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