Hummm ... it looks like the Boca Grande Fire Department firefighters were getting some professional pictures taken. Could this mean a new calendar is in the works? More details coming soon.
Photo by Jacques
BY JACK SHORT - You wouldn’t think, to look at Chris and Heather McGill, that they could kill you six different ways with a toothpick.
Okay, that’s obviously an exaggeration, but until you get to know the McGills, who own and operate the Banyan Tree Pilates and Yoga Studio on East Railroad Avenue, you might never guess their impressive military background and record of service to their country, their kids and their community.
Margaret Elizabeth (Nevitt) Fugate, also known as “Miss M.”, age 96, died peacefully on Monday, Oct. 1, 2013 at Tidewell Hospice of Port Charlotte.
To the Editor:
I would like to send out a letter of thanks to Deputy Angelo Lanni of the Lee County Sheriff’s Office. The Boca Grande Community Center had a water main break on Monday evening at the Multi-Purpose Room.
Dear friends, fishermen, and chili aficionados:
We want to invite all of you to our Fall of 2013, Whidden’s Memorial Back Bay Tournament and Annual Pirate Coast Chili Cook-off to the benefit of the Gasparilla Island Maritime Museum.
BY MARCY SHORTUSE - After being together for more than 14, years, Gasparilla Properties partners Bob Melvin and Randy Wojcik have decided to part ways, leading to the dissolution of Gasparilla Properties.
BY JACK SHORT - Three straight days of rain may be a good thing or a bad thing, depending on a person’s perspective, but to the many varieties of mosquitos that make Boca Grande their home, there’s only one way to look at it: this rainfall is a windfall.
Mosquitos lay eggs in standing water and more rain, especially all at once, means more places to lay eggs.
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