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August 18, 2017
■ BY SUE ERWIN If you’ve visited the Boca Grande Health Clinic over the past few years, you’ve probably met Laquanda Dixon, the medical assistant at the health center. Laquanda has been working at …

August 18, 2017
■ PROVIDED BY MOTE MARINE Do you love trivia? Mote Marine Laboratory recently launched a new online game called “Who Wants to be a Sea Star?” on mote.org. This game was originally created for Mote’…

August 14, 2017
■ The Island School began their school year on Thursday, Aug. 10 with 60 students attending. There were Coleman boys in the reading tent, hugs all around for Head of School Jean Thompson and Isabel…

August 14, 2017
■ BY SUE ERWIN The Boca Grande Historic Preservation Board approved two certificates of appropriateness at its monthly meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 9. The first item on the agenda was a request to co…

August 14, 2017
■ STAFF REPORT The Boca Grande Camera Club is inviting you to take out your iPhones and cameras and take some photos over the summer. Entering its 10th year, the BGCC is looking forward to inviting…

August 14, 2017
■ STAFF REPORT New at the Boca Grande Historical Society is an Archival Research Center where individuals and organizations will be able in the near future to access the many materials the Society …

August 14, 2017
■ BY SUE ERWIN The majority of sea turtle nests survived Tropical Storm Emily. Thankfully, reports from the turtle patrol front lines are very positive and the storm has not been as destructive as …

August 14, 2017
■ STAFF REPORT Dean Laux, who writes a bi-monthly column for the Boca Beacon titled “Remembrances,” has just completed a new book that was almost two years in the making: the true story of Werner M…

August 14, 2017
William Charles Kunkler, Jr., beloved husband of Diane, gave up his soul to God on Sunday, August 6, 2017 after 88 extraordinary, full years. Bill’s marriage with Diane filled 61 of those years – a…

August 10, 2017
Adair Newman appreciates spending peaceful days in Boca Grande. She lives on the island with her daughter, Carol Stewart, and her son-in-law, Doug. Carol is a Broker/Associate at Michael Saunders R…