Fire at temporary cell tower poses the question – when do we get a new permanent tower?

On Monday, Jan. 23 at 5 p.m. the Boca Grande Fire Department responded to a fire at the generator next to the cell phone tower near 5th Street and Park Avenue. While the source of the fire is u…

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Penny Sims

Shore birds are a favorite subject for Boca Grande artist Penny Sims. She loves the birds, but just about anything in and on the water is likely to end up as a subject on her canvas – or wooden plank, or whatever she decides to use as the base for expressing her love for the […]

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OBITUARY: LIZORA YOUNCE

Lizora Miller Yonce, 85, of Boca Grande, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on January 14, 2023.  Lizora was born in Danville, …

OBITUARY: Charlie Campbell

Charles Edward Campbell, Charlie to family and Chuck to friends, died on January 15, 2023 at The Hospice of the Western Reserve in Cleveland, Ohio…

OBITUARY: Catherine Munsell

Catherine Anne Halpin Munsell, 81, of Cedar Rapids, IA, and Boca Grande, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Englewood.  Cathy “with a ‘…

OBITUARY: Thomas Benton Hunter III

Lake Forest’s Thomas Benton Hunter III leaves behind a lasting legacy of good character and the importance of community spirit. It’s often said…

OBITUARY: Col. James Clark Dieffenderfer

Col. James Clark Dieffenderfer (“Jimmie Dee”), a long-time visitor to Boca Grande and the father of local resident Ann Fletcher, took his final fl…