LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Celebrating five years of films with ‘Friends’

The Boca Grande Film Festival (BGFF) is one of our biggest events of the season, and we have to say that we enjoy bringing the community together for a true cinematic experience. Utilizing almost the entire community center grounds, we transform our venues into a theater atmosphere. With the help of Artistic Director Jonathan Jackson, our BGFF Committee and our BGFF Sponsors, we are able to source and present the top films and documentaries in the major festival circuit.

EDITORIAL: Gasparilla Mobile Estates residents still struggling with storm damage

It has been more than seven months since the morning of January 16, when an F1 tornado swept the bottom of Cape Haze Peninsula, damaging more than …

GUEST EDITORIAL: BTT to study juvenile tarpon habitats in Charlotte County to study juvenile tarpon habitats in Charlotte County

Our current focus is in Charlotte County, Florida, near the tarpon fishing capital of the world – Boca Grande. A VI uses GIS mapping data layers fo…

EDITORIAL: Readers, please take note of our obituary policy changes: There’s good news, and there’s not-so-good news

Since the Boca Beacon began in 1980, the Boca Beacon has had the distinct honor of running obituaries free of charge. This policy has been adhered …