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  1. White Pelicans Come Back to Florida for the Season, Beating Out All Other SnowbirdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | Southern Accents

    ... the best place to peek white pelicans is on Pelican Island, a key in the Gasparilla Sound, just offshore near Placida, Florida. Cruise lines like Captiva Cruises have daily tours around Gasparilla Sound, during which you may get your best view of ...


  2. ISU golfers sweep MVC Weekly awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 24 | The Daily Vidette

    ... ISU men's golf returns to the course on Jan. 26 when it faces the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Placida, Florida. ISU women's golf returns to action on Feb. 4 at the Mid-American Match Play Challenge in Bowling Green, Ohio. KADE ...


  3. A quiet good-bye to the folks at The FisheryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 19 | Boca Beacon

    On Thursday morning, October 18, a light breeze pushed a melancholy feeling around the bruised and potholed road at The Fishery. Small groups of shoppers congregated around the Hatch Gallery shop and the old Albritton house at the end of Placida Point.


  4. Willie Nerle VickersRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2018 | Englewood Review

    Willie Nerle Vickers , 70, of Placida went to be with the Lord on September 27, 2018. He found success and happiness throughout his life as the owner/operator of several companies including a stucco and an excavation business.


  5. Proposed Fishery amendment voted in with no contest; plans are to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2018 | Boca Beacon

    ... conservation to commercial property located at 13000 and 13012 Fishery Road, and 14001 Gasparilla Road in the Placida Revitalizing Neighborhood. Another petition was filed to approve a rezoning request from industry intensive to residential ...


  6. F.A.M.E. Coming This NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2018 | Englewood Review

    ... of donations since its inception. Some of F.A.M.E. golden sponsors have continued with their generous donations: Placida Rotary, Englewood Moose, Englewood Moose Riders, the Women of Englewood Moose, Gulf Cove Moose and Rotonda Elks to just name a ...


  7. Mark Futch: His passing has left us in shockRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2018 | Boca Beacon

    ... another adventure awaited me. Every time I saw him, his smile always made me smile. A friend of his, Tim Wright from Placida, emailed me and asked if I would put his thoughts about Mark in the paper. I will close this story with those words, and ...


  8. 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.


  9. Obituary: Frances Dale Elwood MelvoldRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | Boca Beacon

    ... Beach Club, where they spent winters until her mother's passing in 2001. Frances and her husband then wintered in Placida and continued to visit the island. After her husband's passing in 2005, she returned to Gasparilla Island, spending winters at ...


  10. Fishing with Capt. JesseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | Englewood Review

    ... fish and bait around without having to use an entire tank of fuel running offshore. A quick 10 minute ride from the Placida boat ramp will have you catching snook, trout, jacks, ladyfish, redfish, and even tarpon! Or, if you want to run offshore, ...


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

    Aug 9, 2018 | Boca Beacon

    ... marina. Boaters who have participated in a previous scallop search will be able to pick up their equipment at the Placida public boat ramp the morning of the event and proceed directly to their assigned survey site. Reservations are required to ...


  12. Ronald (Ron) PlotkinRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2018 | Englewood Review

    ... gathering will be held at a later date. Memorials may be sent to Tidewell Hospice or Bocilla Islands Conservancy, Placida, FL Please feel free to submit your comments. Article comments are not posted immediately to the Web site. Each submission must ...


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

    Aug 3, 2018 | Boca Beacon

    ... marina. Boaters who have participated in a previous scallop search will be able to pick up their equipment at the Placida public boat ramp the morning of the event and proceed directly to their assigned survey site. Reservations are required to ...


  14. 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.


  15. Coral Creek convergence newest acquisition for CHPSPRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | Boca Beacon

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection announces the permanent protection of the 55.7-acre Coral Creek Peninsula as an addition to the Charlotte Harbor Preserve State Park . The peninsula is strategically located at the convergence of East and West Coral Creeks near the town of Placida in Charlotte County, Florida.


  16. First Alert Traffic: Deputies monitoring Charlotte County's worst intersectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | WWSB

    ... istracted driving. Deputies say they will be monitoring high crash intersections on the SR 776 corridor (Sunnybrook, Placida, Gasparilla) throughout this week.


  17. Plans for Placida Fishery property announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | Boca Beacon

    A public meeting was held on Wednesday, June 13 in Rotonda to update residents on the "Village & Marina at Boca Grande" project, planned for the old Placida Fishery property. He said the focal point of the proposed marina development would be a 150-room boutique hotel designated to cater to destination weddings and meetings.


  18. Buyer Pays $538,000 for Vacant Englewood Commercial PropertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | Sarasota Magazine

    The Boca Grande company Placida Investments, LLC, recently purchased almost 7.3 acres of vacant commercial property located at 6601-6691 Placida Road, Englewood, from the Ohio company Compass Placida, LLC, for almost $538,000. Stan Rutstein of RE/MAX Alliance Group represented the seller and Kevin Hyde of Parsley-Baldwin Realty represented the buyer in the transaction.


  19. Native Gardens closes after 18 years, Ronica to remain in flower biz...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2018 | Boca Beacon

    ... will still be available to create lovely floral creations for all requests in the future. She will be based in Placida but will not have a retail store at this point in time. Look for upcoming stories in the Boca Beacon and also information sent to ...


  20. New plans in place for Placida Fishing Village & Art MarketRead the original story

    May 8, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Residents who live in the Historic Placida Fishing Village won a battle to keep their collection of old buildings and small-time feel.


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