This was simply too adorable not to put in the paper. Michelle Robertshaw, the new rector at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, has two new babies. These squirrel children fell from a tree near the church and Michelle has been nursing them through their trying times. Hey, if you have to fall out of a tree St. Andrew’s is the place to do it.
Photo provided by St. Andrew’s
Only one medical services flight is under scrutiny for Boca Grande residents when it comes to the MEDSTAR investigation.
BY MARCY SHORTUSE - Lately it seems like politics has turned everyone against each other. From Facebook and television rants from both sides of the presidential debate right down to Charlotte and Lee County primaries … if someone’s goal in the upper hierarchy is to rip us asunder, they are succeeding.
There have been two examples of that in our area lately, just in local government. Examples that make me want to pound my head into the nearest wall, wondering just what has happened to taking an appointed or elected position seriously.
To the Editor:
Coastal Wildlife Club volunteers share sea turtle experiences with others as often as we can, and these encounters are always among our favorite memories.
BY LIZA STROUT - John Welch has what the women of Boca Grande want. The retired Chairman of Wallace Welch & Willingham Inc., John is the possessor of that rare island commodity: a pick-up truck. Whenever the ladies of the Woman’s Club need something moved or picked up for Boca Bargains, they know whom to call.
Dr. Eric Sidney Watkins, an English neurosurgeon, a former resident of Boca Bay, died on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012 in London at the age 84.
BY MARCY SHORTUSE - Many local anglers are in agreement with the recent decision by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to pursue new game and sport fish designations. However, others think the announcement is nothing more than a drop in the bucket compared to the problems plaguing tarpon in our waters.
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