Editorial


It’s the 33rd Englewood Bank & Trust Invitational Art Festival

January 17, 2020
To the Editor: It’s hard to believe that a tiny group of local artists would start an art show 33 years ago which would become the incredible fine-art exhibit that it is today.  Everyone is getting…

Items needed for soldier shoeboxes

January 17, 2020
To the Editor: St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church is getting ready to send Valentine’s Day care packages to U.S. military troops serving in the Middle East, and your help is needed. The following items …

Many thanks from young writer Hampton B.

January 17, 2020
To the Editor: I want to say thank you for all of your help. You are so nice to tell others about my book. I could not have had the opportunities with out your help. You guys do such a great job ea…

Less leaf blowing = less noise for all

January 10, 2020
To the Editor: For the good of the community, let’s reduce or eliminate leaf blower usage around Boca Grande. We all come here to enjoy family and friends, the outdoors, and the peace and quiet and…

Thank you for shining light on Promenade

January 10, 2020
To the Editor: I salute you for your efforts to shine some light on the serious erosion of Boca Grande’s character presently taking place along the seawall in town. We all have a lot to lose here. …

Reader feels death on beach was mishandled

January 10, 2020
To the Editor: I just read your editorial column in the recent Boca Beacon. I too am appalled at the circumstances of handling that “death situation.” I am retired from a 40-year career in cardiolo…

Thanks given for dissemination of Promenade information

January 9, 2020
To the Editor: My name is Mike Sheehan and my wife Kathy and I have been owners in the Boca Grande Club for 30+ years. I have never written to the Beacon before but after reading your editorial of …

Probably OK is not OK

January 3, 2020
To the Editor: Distracted and impaired driving are more prevalent this time of year. Whether you are heading to dinner or home from a celebration, please remember to drive sober. It’s important to …

A disturbance in The Force is coming

January 3, 2020
To the Editor: INCOMING EMERGENCY MESSAGE: There has been a disturbance in the Force and the IMAG is tasked with bringing back balance. The IMAG History & Science Center is hosting a Star-Wars …

‘Not in my backyard’ folks upset about Promenade discussion

December 27, 2019
■ BY MARCY SHORTUSE In another classic case of “don’t kill the messenger,” our Boca Beacon Facebook page went a little nuts last week regarding our article about the orange rocks on The Promenade a…