Editorial


Please watch out for local wildlife while driving

December 27, 2019
To the Editor and all users of Gasparilla Road: I am so saddened every time I see a dead bird on the side of the road, an obvious victim of a car strike. I want to make people aware of the fact tha…

In response to an earlier letter

December 27, 2019
To the Editor: Responding to the article the “Gift: published 12-20-19. God’s “Gift of Grace is revealed in the bible in John 3:16 and Ephesians 2:8 & 9 which states – For it is by Grace you ha…

Red tide report …

December 20, 2019
In Southwest Florida over the past week, K. brevis was observed at low and medium concentrations in Charlotte County, background to very low concentrations in and/or offshore of Lee County, and bac…

BTT and the New Year

December 20, 2019
To the Editor: As 2019 draws to a close, many of us will write a list of resolutions for the New Year, things that we can do better, or action we can take to benefit our communities and improve the…

‘Taste’ event not only fun, but helpful as well

December 20, 2019
To the Editor: We at Harry Chapin Food Bank are looking forward to the 18th annual “Taste of Boca Grande” on Feb. 3, a highlight of the season and a testament to the caring and generosity of those …

Historical Society thanks community for stellar support

December 20, 2019
To the Editor, and everyone in the community: Thanks to all who came to hear Astronaut Kathryn Sullivan speak on December 11. As the Beacon declared last week, she “awed” the crowd in the auditoriu…

Red Tide update

December 13, 2019
In Southwest Florida over the past week, K. brevis was observed at background and very low concentrations in Sarasota County, and background to medium concentrations in Charlotte, Lee, and Collier …

Many thanks from ‘One More Day’ Foundation

December 13, 2019
To the Editor: We at One More Day Foundation would like to thank the Boca Grande community from the bottom of our hearts for your generous donations made to us after our recent mailing. As you know…

‘Shameful and illegal’

December 13, 2019
To the Editor: Well, you may ask, what is shameful and illegal? As Boca Grande’s resident historian, I will tell you. Two newbies have erected and planted obstructions on our historic Promenade wal…

Red tide report …

December 6, 2019
In Southwest Florida over the past week, K. brevis was observed at background concentrations in Pinellas County, background to medium concentrations in Sarasota County, very low to medium concentra…