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Letters to the Editor


March 21, 2024
To the Editor:  It will be hard to top this past February History Byte program! We were blessed with beautiful weather each week, a lovely garden setting and a fantastic group of “Byte Lov…

March 21, 2024
To the Editor:  On behalf of Suncoast Humane Society, we would like to extend heartfelt thanks to the Boca Grande community for the overwhelming and generous support it showed at the 3rd Annual…

March 21, 2024
To the Editor: I would like to comment on the proposed Boca Grande Peninsula and Marina project to be built by Cookie Potter and Jay Feinberg at the historic Gasparilla Fishery site in Placida….

March 14, 2024
To the Editor:  Thank you for the standby Emergency Operations Center announcement coverage in this week’s Beacon. The emphasis in bold you added in the highlights & system overview se…

March 14, 2024
To the Editor: Recently, my wife and I joined a group of Bocagranders to attend a performance of the opera “Carmen” at the Sarasota Opera. The trip was skillfully hosted by Boca Grande’s very o…

March 14, 2024
To the Editor:  The Boca Grande Historical Society recently learned of the death of John “Jackie” Sullivan. Jackie was one of the many people who contributed to several History Bytes sessi…

March 8, 2024
The first part of democracy is sharing your point of view. The Boca Beacon wants to hear from you. We like to hear from you on matters grand, and otherwise, that relate to Boca Grande and her larg…

March 8, 2024
To the Editor: The Boca Grande Preschool’s annual Beach Ball was held pool side on Monday night at The Gasparilla Inn Beach Club. It was a magical night and a big success thanks to the generosi…

March 8, 2024
To the Editor:  We want to thank the two men in their boat “Lucky 13”, whose names we did not catch and who helped us enormously last Friday evening. We had house guests visiting, Hal a…

March 8, 2024
To the Editor: I read the brief excerpt and felt that the author left out some important points regarding the creation of the Gasparilla Island Bridge Authority. In my 47 years as resident o…