BY LIZA STROUT - While there were many decisions made and votes taken at the Gasparilla Island Bridge Authority’s quarterly meeting on Friday, Nov. 2, the biggest was a vote to put aside the bids that were opened on Oct. 31. The new plan is to restart the process once the board has the completed engineering plans in hand, which should coincide with the timing of the bids being opened in March.
BY MARCY SHORTUSE - The Barrier Island Parks Society has been working for a long, long time to acquire the Range Light on Gulf Boulevard. Since 1991, in fact. So when they were recently granted a permit to access the grounds and look at the extent of repair needed, they were elated.
The Island’s Ecumenical Blessing of the Animals will be held at The Gasparilla Inn & Club Croquet Court, right next to the Inn, on Sunday, Nov. 11 at 4 p.m.
The Boca Grande Area Chamber of Commerce and “Think Out Loud” Productions with Sean and Brooks Paxton will hold a special viewing of their newest Boca Grande work.
Because so many people were not yet in town for the first showing of National Theatre Live’s “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime” the Friends of the Boca Grande Community Center organization has received special permission to rebroadcast the play on Monday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m.
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