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  1. Englewood Bank & Trust holding drive for the soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 5 | Boca Beacon

    Englewood Bank & Trust is once again serving as a collection point for the Rotary Club of Englewood's Food for the Troops drive. Customers and residents are encouraged to bring nonperishable food and personal care items to any of the bank's four branch offices: at the Englewood office, 1111 S. McCall Rd.; at the Rotonda/Cape Haze office, 8725 Placida Rd. #10; Gulf Cove office, 12651 S. McCall Rd.; and Boca Grande office at 301 Park Ave. "We have been involved with this Rotary initiative for a number of years," said bank President Kevin Hagan, "and it's always gratifying to observe how people open their hearts to our men and women in uniform."

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  2. Obituary Buck ColeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | Boca Beacon

    Wayne was born on December 12, 1933 to Ralph Cole Sr. and Ethel Dixon Cole on Little Gasparilla Island, Florida. Wayne spent his entire life in the Placida area, commercially fishing the waters until the net ban was enacted in 1995.

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  3. Obituary: Dylan Mitchell EdicRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | Boca Beacon

    Dylan is a graduate of Lemon Bay High School where he played on the Foot Ball team. He enjoyed fishing, boating, beaching and all the things a young man could enjoy.

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  4. Red tide meeting a success in one man's eyesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | Boca Beacon

    The Friday evening, 24 August Red Tide meeting at the Englewood Event Center was successful. It was a full house, they had to turn at least a hundred guests away; the house was packed to capacity.

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  5. Profile Lisa HannahRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | Boca Beacon

    If you've visited Englewood Bank in the last several months, you may have noticed a new friendly face behind the counter. "You have to be an artisan to be a part of the craft community in Gatlinburg, and 90 percent of your items must be hand-crafted," Lisa said.

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  6. Red tide public meeting scheduled for August 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | Boca Beacon

    On Friday, Aug. 24 the public is invited to a red tide forum from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Englewood Event Center, 3069 S. McCall Rd. in Englewood. Featured speakers include algae scientist Garrett "Captain Planet Project" Stuart, South Florida Clean Water Movement Co-founder John Heim and Dr. Richard Pierce, associate vice president for research and senior scientist at Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium.

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  7. Charlotte County declares local state of emergency: 'This is an economic tragedy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | Boca Beacon

    Charlotte County Commission staff announced on Tuesday, Aug. 14 that they would be holding an emergency meeting to discuss a resolution declaring a local state of emergency relating to red tide. The meeting was open to the public, and a couple dozen residents and business owners showed up to express their concerns.

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  8. Search for scallops coming soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | Boca Beacon

    The annual Great Bay Scallop Search is planned for this area is from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18. The purpose of the resource monitoring program is to document the health and status of bay scallops populations by snorkeling and looking for scallops in select areas. This is a no-harvest event.

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  9. Pets put their best paw forward to benefit SHSRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | Boca Beacon

    Suncoast Humane Society is looking for its next "top model" to star in its 2019 Pet Calendar. The calendars are a major fundraiser for the organization, raising top dollars to benefit dogs, cats, and other small animals that live at Suncoast Humane Society until they can find their forever homes.

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  10. Lemon Bay Touchdown Club fishing tournament August 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | Boca Beacon

    The Lemon Bay Touchdown Club's seventh annual fishing tournament is set for Saturday, Aug. 4 at Boca Grande Marina, 220 Harbor Drive, Boca Grande. Offshore anglers will fish for red grouper, snapper and a mystery fish.

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  11. Scallop search set for August 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | Boca Beacon

    Calling all volunteer boaters and snorkelers! Your help is needed for the annual Great Bay Scallop Search. The event is planned to take place from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18. The purpose of the resource monitoring program is to document the health and status of bay scallops populations by snorkeling and looking for scallops in select areas.

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  12. Profile Jim ScholtzRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | Boca Beacon

    Jim Scholtz is the co-owner of Kappy Kart golf rentals and sales at the north end of the island, but he's had several other interesting career paths before venturing into a business partnership in Boca Grande. Born and raised in a little town called Oak Creek, Wisconsin, Jim was drafted the day after he graduated from high school.

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  13. Fire causes damage to Damfino homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | Boca Beacon

    A home at the end of Damfino Street sustained approximately $500,000 worth of damage on Monday, July 23 as a fire broke out under the floor at the home and smoldered for several hours. According to Boca Grande Fire Department reports, units responded to the home at 3:04 p.m. after it was reported that the smoke detectors were going off.

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  14. Lemon Bay Touchdown Club fishing tournament scheduled for August 3, 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | Boca Beacon

    The Lemon Bay Touchdown Club's seventh annual fishing tournament is set for Saturday, Aug. 4 at Boca Grande Marina, 220 Harbor Drive, Boca Grande. Offshore anglers will fish for red grouper, snapper and a mystery fish.

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  15. Become a volunteer water quality monitorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | Boca Beacon

    The health of Lemon Bay is important to us all and each month volunteers monitor the water quality at sites from Alligator Creek in Venice to Bull Bay in Placida to see that it stays that way. On the 1st Monday of each month, trained volunteers travel to one of 16 "fixed" sites to test the water for various parameters such as pH, dissolved oxygen, salinity, etc.

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  16. For those in search of some 'different' yet beneficial entertainmentRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2018 | Boca Beacon

    Alyssa Lemay, Meagan Towers and Lisa Renee - are generously donating their tips to Suncoast Humane Society and will be performing for an evening of singing, dancing, laughter and fun. DJ Pearl White will be joining the girls on stage at this one of a kind fundraiser.

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  17. Guest Editorial: What's the deal with fire hydrant flushing?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | Boca Beacon

    Why does GIWA flush fire hydrants? We only flush hydrants to maintain the highest quality of drinking water for our members. When water remains in pipes too long, it may begin to pick up off-tastes, exhibit odors or discoloration, or most importantly, result in a gradual breakdown or loss of our disinfecting agent.

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  18. Friends of Stump Pass meeting scheduled for May 22Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | Boca Beacon

    A public meeting to discuss the nonprofit Friends of Stump Pass is planned to take place at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, May 22 at the Elsie Quirk Library in Englewood. The objective is to determine the level of interest residents have in forming a nonprofit organization in support of the park.

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  19. Profile: Josh FreemanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | Boca Beacon

    Josh Freeman was born and raised in Boca Grande. He started working at PJ's Seagrille as a busboy when he was 14 years old.

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  20. Stump Pass beach supporters sought for new organizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2018 | Boca Beacon

    The group would be call Friends of Stump Pass and would work in part with the Barrier Island Parks Society. "We think it's important to integrate the new group with BIPS," said Sharon McKenzie, executive director of the Barrier Island Parks Society.

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