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A story of the Pont family in Boca Grande

BY KAREN GRACE AND THE HISTORIC CENTER OF BOCA GRANDE – The start of the du Pont family in Boca Grande took place in 1916 or 1917 when Louise (du Pont) and Frank Crowninshield rented the cottage from Frank’s brother (Benjamin) on the gulf. In the years that followed, Louise …

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OBITUARY: Michael Calahan | Boca beacon

Michael (“Mike”) A. Calahan, formerly of Boca Grande, passed away suddenly at his home in Fort Lauderdale on April 17, 2021. Mike and his wife, Midge, built a house in Boca Bay in the mid-1990s and resided there seasonally for almost 20 years, sharing residences between Holland, Michigan, Lexington, Kentucky, …

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May 2021 – CDFW News

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) completed the most recent risk assessment for entanglement of marine life as part of the Risk Mitigation Program (RAMP). Recent survey data indicates that humpback whales have started to return from their winter breeding grounds to fishing grounds in northern California. Humpback …

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Commercial Dungeness Crab Update – CDFW News

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) completed the most recent risk assessment for entanglement of marine life as part of the Risk Mitigation Program (RAMP). Recent survey data indicates that humpback whales have started to return from their winter breeding grounds to fishing grounds in northern California. Humpback …

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