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Treasure Cay’s Golf Cart Parade and Tree Lighting

By Nicole Fair If you are ever feeling a case of the holiday blues, trot on down to Treasure Cay the first week of December to treat yourself to a good dose of holiday spirit. One of the mavens of Treasure Cay shrugged her shoulders and said, “Well, it’s not …

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Jingle Jog and Island Market Make for Festive Day in Man-O-War

By Meredith Albury On the morning of December 8th, runners were off to races at Man-O-War Cay’s 6th annual Jingle Jog presented by MOWY Fitness. This was the first year that the Jingle Jog had been accompanied by the Island Market, a local artisan fair hosted by the Man-O-War Heritage …

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Light Up Christmas

By: TX O’Kelley He was determined to string lights on the palm trees in front of the house.  Mom said she thought he had seen it on a beer commercial:  Christmas lights on a palm tree on a tropical island. So my brothers and I sweated in the Bahamian December …

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Thanks on Behalf of The British Legion-Bahamas Branch

On behalf of The British Legion – Bahamas Branch and the Abaco Sub-Committee I would like to extend thanks to all persons that made donations to this worthy cause. The British Legion-Bahamas Branch, is an official Non-Profit Organization registered under the 1992 Companies Act of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas, …

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Abaco Chamber Hosts Small Business Incubator

The Abaco Chamber of Commerce hosted a Town Hall Meeting with the Small Business Development Council’s Small Business Access Accelerator Unit on October 29. The Business Incubator Unit is a new partnership between the Bahamas Government and the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation and has been tasked with …

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Fossils from Our Past Caution Us on Our Path Towards the Future

By Shaquille Jones Before the arrival of humans, the Bahamian landscape resembled a mysterious, spellbinding wonderland dominated by glorious creatures and lush, tropical forests. Crocodiles, maliciously referred to as “serpents” by Christopher Columbus, sat on the throne of this picturesque kingdom and instilled fear with their menacing stares and powerful …

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MHVFR Donations Aid Service

The Member of Parliament for Central and South Abaco, James Albury, assisted the Marsh Harbour Volunteer Fire and Rescue with a generous donation. The fire department was in dire need for entry roll up doors for the fire station. Mr. Albury’s donation was able to purchase the two doors needed. …

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Letters to the Editor: Commending BPL

Dear Editor; I believe I speak for a few thousand BPL customers when I say THANKS for a much improved electricity supply this summer. The few power cuts have been short lived. THANKS AND CONGRATULATIONS.   Patrick J. Bethel

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Letters to the Editor: Airport Shame

Dear Editor, I wanted to comment on a few observations regarding the Marsh Harbour Airport. This Airport cost the taxpayers almost $40 million dollars. Yes, a lot more than it should have but one would think with that much money invested we would want to take care of this property. …

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Letters to the Editor: Nervous Boardings

I have been sailing to the Abacos since the 1980’s.  My wife, Sharon and I love the Abacos; we love the water, we love the beaches, we love the towns, but above all of that we love the people. We did not get to make our yearly five month visit …

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