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April 10, 2015
The Boca Grande Historic Preservation Board met on April 8 to grant one property contributing status and to elect a new chair and vice chair. Tim Seibert, an outspoken member of the board who c…

April 10, 2015
The Boca Grande Fire Department had a busy weekend for calls. Perhaps the most noteworthy of them involved assistance provided to the United States Coast Guard as they retrieved a man in the midst…

April 10, 2015
BY JACK SHORT – If you happen to wander into a meeting of the most prominent bridge club on the island, they might strike you as a pretty homogenous group, quietly pouring over what seems, to the …

April 3, 2015
Island dogs were out in full force on Saturday, March 28, for the Boca Grande Woman’s Club Dog Show, which is held every other year. Almost 60 dogs participated in the event and kindly brought the…

April 3, 2015
BY MARCY SHORTUSE – Ever wanted to have dinner with a past president? How about dinner with a past president who loves to paint dogs and has a great sense of humor? Then you’ll want to attend…

April 3, 2015
There aren’t many places that celebrate Easter as seriously as Gasparilla Island does, and this year is no exception. On Saturday at 10 a.m. the annual Boca Grande Easter Egg Hunt will take pla…

April 3, 2015
The Boca Beacon’s 2015 4-Digit Phone Book has arrived and is currently being distributed in front of the Boca Grande Post Office from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Monday, April 6 and Tuesday, April 7. …

April 3, 2015
BY JACK SHORT – The Gasparilla Island Bridge Authority met on Tuesday, March 24, to hold a special board meeting immediately followed by an “attorney client session.” Executive sessions such as…

April 3, 2015
BY JACK SHORT – Lee County recently adopted an ordinance to amend certain impact fee collection and schedules and Charlotte County is scheduling a public hearing in order to get feedback on a…

April 3, 2015
SUBMITTED BY THE BOCA GRANDE GARDEN CLUB – The Boca Grande Garden Club teamed up with the Boca Grande Art Alliance last weekend to present an Art in Bloom Spring Show sponsored by Italiano In…