You think your one piece of trash won’t make a difference?

  When you go to the beach for the day, it’s a long haul between the sand and the parking lot. Sometimes, in the fray, an item will escape your grasp, or you’ll look back and see a piece of garbage laying on the beach. Do you go back? It may seem sometimes like one […]

All you need to know about Boca Grande’s 4th of July

This year, the 4th of July festivities will begin bright and early at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 4, as all participants in the 3rd annual 4th of July golf cart and bicycle parade will congregate in the parking lot next to PJ’s Seagrille. Decorate as you will, just keep it festive and 4th of […]

Get out that camera, watch your backlighting and make your pet a star through SHS

Suncoast Humane Society’s 2016 Pet Calendar Photo Contest is in full swing. So dust off your cameras and primp your pets for the chance to have your pet’s photo featured on the front cover of this exclusive pet calendar. Suncoast Humane Society has four convenient ways to enter your pet’s photo into the contest. You […]

Memorial Day weekend not kind to island sea turtles

BY MARCY SHORTUSE – Island sea turtle patrollers were full of excitement on Thursday, May 28 when they realized they had their first confirmed green turtle nest on Gasparilla Island. “We’ve got a green!” was the post on Facebook by the Boca Grande Sea Turtle Association. They noted the green turtle’s “enthusiastic nesting style,” and […]

FWC approves Gulf snapper season, encourages boaters to take a class this week

SUBMITTED BY THE FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISSION – The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved a 70-day recreational red snapper season for Gulf state waters at their April 16 meeting in Tallahassee.

Legal Notice Test

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Call to Order/Review Affidavit of Publication/Roll

Call to Order/Review Affidavit of Publication/Roll Call/Approval of 5-8-13 Minutes Public Hearing on a Special Certificate of Appropriateness (DOA) – (For public review, plan for the COA cases is available at the Johann Fust Community Library, 1040 W 10th St., Boca Grande starting July 3, 2013.) COA2013-00078 Hunter Buchanan Trust 450 Tarpon Avenue, Boca Grande, […]