• Unabated Boat Thefts Rile Visitors and Locals: Frustration at Failure of Policing and Justice Systems

    Unabated Boat Thefts Rile Visitors and Locals: Frustration at Failure of Policing and Justice Systems

    [caption id="attachment_10845" align="aligncenter" width="488"] Five boats were stolen just last week with two of them appearing, with stripped engines, on the beach at Casuarina Point on July 25. Photo courtesy of Cindy James Pinder.[/caption]   An already weary community finds themselves seeking ...

  • Bahama Parrot Population Grows

    Bahama Parrot Population Grows

    [caption id="attachment_10841" align="aligncenter" width="427"] Photo by Tim Higgs[/caption] The Bahama Parrot population, once endangered, is now showing continued growth on the two islands where they still live due to national park protection and predator control programs coordinated by the Bahamas Natio...

  • Cheeseburger Party Donates to Fire Dept. and School

    Cheeseburger Party Donates to Fire Dept. and School

    [caption id="attachment_10829" align="aligncenter" width="481"] Funds raised at this year’s Cheeseburger in Paradise Party went to Green Turtle Cay Fire Department and Amy Roberts Primary.[/caption]   This year’s Cheeseburger in Paradise Party, hosted by the Green Turtle Cay Community, was held...

  • Preparing for the Opening of Crawfish Season

    Preparing for the Opening of Crawfish Season

    By Olivia Patterson-Maura, Friends of the Environment [caption id="attachment_10832" align="aligncenter" width="427"] Crawfish with eggs. Catching and possessing egg-bearing females is illegal. Photo courtesy of Bahamas Department of Marine Resources.[/caption] August 1st is fast approaching. To many o...

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  • A Statement From Hope Town District Council Regarding Boat Thefts

    The Hope Town District Council feels the need to question our government on a growing crisis that largely is in play within our district; and this is the ongoing boat thefts. Our district of Hope T...

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  • Dear Teenager

    Dear Editor, I was a teacher. I am still a teacher. Over the past month I have listened and observed the graduates from our high schools, some of whom make me proud. And so I pass on the foll...

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  • Mermaid Reef

    Dear Editor, Friends of the Environment would like to take a moment to address the concerns raised by Ms. Milanne Rehor about Mermaid Reef in your last issue. For those that don’t know, Mermai...

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  • From the Editor's Desk: The Dregs

    By the time this paper is in your hands the Free National Movement Convention will be in full swing or over. A party leader will be chosen. But will it matter if whoever is chosen adheres to the same ...

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  • Statement of Appreciation of Leonard Thompson

    By Hubert A. Ingraham Leonard Maurice Thompson is a man that Abaco ought to revere and to never forget. It is therefore most fitting that the Government of The Bahamas is today (July 7, 2016) fo...

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