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April 22, 2022
SUBMITTED BY THE BOCA GRANDE FIRE DEPARTMENT The Boca Grande Fire Department recently took delivery of their new fire boat. The new boat replaces the old boat that had been in service for over …

April 21, 2022
It’s been a busy time lately for the Boca Grande Fire Department and Lee County EMS, as they’ve responded to a plethora of calls that involve everything from falls to elevator rescues, downed powe…

March 11, 2022
Residents and visitors are asked to keep their eyes open for signs of unusual activity – particularly at night  – as it appears that vandals are afoot in Boca Grande. According to a resident ne…

February 11, 2022
The Lee County Sheriff’s Office announced this week that a man who was arrested at Hudson’s Grocery on May 18 of last year was sentenced to 36 months in prison for making counterfeit money. Den…

January 6, 2022
The Boca Grande Fire Department responded to numerous calls this week, including multiple alarm calls and ambulance calls. The highlights, though, are as follows: On Friday, Dec. 31 the fire d…

December 24, 2021
The following is a message from Lt. Jeff Corkhill, Lee County Sheriff’s Office, Boca Grande substation.  The Lee County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Function here in Boca Grande would like to w…

December 24, 2021
To the Editor: The Lee Board of County Commissioners and Lee County Sheriff’s Office today announced that county residents and visitors now can send a text to 911 in an emergency. Placing a …

October 8, 2021
Just before midnight on Sunday, Sept. 26 the Boca Grande Fire Department received a call of a person who had drowned near the Boca Grande Causeway, in the area of the trestle sandbar. Charlotte Co…

September 10, 2021
On the evening of September 11, 2001, there were many types of reactions taking place in homes across the country, and around the world. Whether you were in New York City, in the middle of Iowa or…

July 23, 2021
If you wear white to a party, you’re bound to spill wine on your shirt. If you buy a brand-new car, you’re bound to get a door ding within the first week. But who knew that if you put down some ni…