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Time change should be noted for ResilientLee meeting scheduled for May 17

May 10, 2023
There has been a time change for the ResilientLee meeting that is scheduled for Wednesday, May 17. The time is now from 4 to 6 p.m.  The county will continue to distribute information as i…

Hang tag program update and more from the Fire Department

April 20, 2023
Since Hurricane Ian, the Boca Grande Fire Department has been working hard to update and finesse certain policies and procedures to optimize response to such natural disasters. One of those polici…

The ‘Tiny Tarpon Tamer’ has been taken from us

April 20, 2023
Elsie Bracken:  1933 – 2023 The one man who could tame Elsie Bracken, has done so. God took her on April 15, 2023, and probably had no idea what he was getting himself into. One perfect…

OBITUARY: Elsie Bracken

April 19, 2023
Elsie Selden Bracken, 90, died April 15, 2023, peacefully at home in Boca Grande, FL. She was born in North Carolina. She lived in Sarasota and later moved to Boca Grande, in 1978.   She was fa…

What exactly is the ‘Whispering Bench?

April 13, 2023
There’s a lot of speculation about a structural “folly” along The Promenade, located behind 161 Gilchrist Ave., called “The Whispering Bench,” or “Whispering Circle.” It was part of the large Crow…

Easter Egg Hunt volunteers still needed, candy as well

March 16, 2023
The annual Boca Grande Easter Egg Hunt at the Community Center draws hundreds each year, but only a handful of loyal volunteers show up to make it happen. If you would like to be one of those gems…

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…