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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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Police Investigate Discovered Body

By Terecita Pinder, RBPF Police in Abaco are investigating the discovery of a human body in the Crossing Rocks area. Reports are that on Monday 24th September 2018 shortly before 6:00pm, police in Abaco were called to the beach area of Crossing Rock, where officers were shown a human body …

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WHOA Seeks Volunteers

It is with great pleasure that WHOA, The Wild Horses of Abaco Preservation Society, announces another step towards the restoration of the Abaco Island Horse and establishment of an equine therapy program. WHOA will be announcing its new Board of Directors and Advisors soon. We are working on the first …

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Noise Pollution

When one thinks about pollution it is often in terms of solid waste (garbage) and other visual perceptions. Rarely would one think of noise as a pollution. Noise pollution refers to sounds in the environment that are caused by humans and that threaten the health or welfare of human or …

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BMMRO Hosts Another Successful Whale Camp

The Bahamas Marine Mammal Research Organisation (BMMRO) hosted its annual Whale Camp on July 23rd through August 3rd. The camp consisted of three campers from Abaco, three campers from Grand Bahama, four campers from New Providence, and three campers from Long Island. During camp, Bahamian high school and university students …

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Abaco Hits Landmark 300,000 Visitor Number

Via Bahamas Ministry of Tourism The Abacos have struck gold, officially. For the first time in history, the island has received 300,000 visitors, the second highest number of visitors after Nassau, in 2017, according to Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources, Michael Pintard, who spoke on behalf of the Minister …

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Government Schools to Receive Internet Upgrades as BTC and MOE Sign Historic Agreement

Students throughout The Bahamas will now benefit from equal access to modern technology, as Government schools will have fully upgraded internet access, courtesy of an agreement between the Ministry of Education and BTC.  The historic agreement signed today, enables BTC to provide robust and secure fiber connectivity to more than …

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