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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
Boca Beacon backpages


November 23, 2022
Boca Beacon backpages

Red tide status this week

November 23, 2022
Over the past week red tide was present in very low to high concentrations in and offshore of Sarasota County, background to high concentrations in and offshore of Charlotte County, very low to hi…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: FWC extends the deadline for waivers for unsalvageable vessels following Hurricane Ian

November 23, 2022
To the Editor: Following Hurricane Ian’s landfall, vessel owners were given a 45-day grace period to bring derelict vessels into compliance or remove them from state waters. The grace period en…