Dwight Winfield Arundale of Boca Grande and Martha's Vineyard died peacefully on Friday, Feb. 24, 2012.
BY LIZA STROUT - Barbara Elliott has two hometowns, Boca Grande and Burnsville, N.C. though she was born in Chicago. The artist, who came to Englewood with her family when she was 16, had attended 14 different schools by the time she graduated.
The GIBA public meeting on Tuesday answered a lot of questions and introduced a few new faces.
The first day of construction is expected to be March 10, but Orion Marine Construction has already been hard at work in their yard in Tampa. They are busy prefabricating sections of the temporary bridge that will replace the south bridge until the new one is finished.
See the beautiful little car above? It could be yours, if you attend the Strawberry Festival that will be held on Saturday, March 3 at the Boca Grande Community Center and at the Crowninshield Community House.
From 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. the festival will take place, including a boutique sale, a silent auction and many, many strawberries.
The Tampa Bay Rays are offering an exclusive “buy one, get one free” ticket special for a Berm/Boardwalk ticket (regular priced at $9 per ticket) to the game on Wednesday, March 14. This game is designated as Boca Grande Chamber of Commerce Day.
Boca Grande’s own Capt. Sandy Melvin of Gasparilla Outfitters will throw out the first pitch when the Tampa Bay Rays take on the Miami Marlins.
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