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Timothy Roberts

Timothy Roberts

Timothy had his first venture into Journalism just months after graduating from Queen’s College in Nassau taking his first job with The Tribune in 1991 leaving in 1992 for other pursuits.

During his time in Nassau he diversified his experiences working as a warehouse manager, locksmith and computer technician before returning to Abaco, a place he has always considered home, in 1999.

He joined the staff of The Abaconian in 2001 doing graphic design and writing an opinion article called Generally Speaking and after a brief time away, returned to The Abaconian in 2010 as a reporter, graphic designer and computer technician.

MP Meets with Constituents from Marsh Harbour & Spring City

Member of Parliament for Central and South Abaco held one of several planned town meetings for his constituency at the Anglican Hall in Marsh Harbour on October 5, 2017 to hear residents’ concerns and issues for their community.

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Trade Portal to Benefit Abaconian Exporters

The Abaco Chamber of Commerce working with the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce Employer’s Confederation (BCCEC) and the Ministry of Financial Services, Trade and Immigration, held a seminar at the Conference Room at the Office of the Prime Minister on October 5, 2017. The Seminar introduced participants to the recently opened …

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BPL Floats LNG for Wilson City Plant

According to a Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) board member speaking at the Abaco Business Outlook at the Abaco Beach Resort on September 28 the power company is considering converting the Wilson City plant on Abaco to a liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility, instead of a diesel facility

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Judo Club Recognizes Outstanding Judokas

The Abaco Judo Club held their annual promotions on October 7, giving special recognition to Desmond Bootle Jr. for attaining his black belt and naming the Most Improved and Most Outstanding Judoka for the year.

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Town Committee Ends Public Events at Domestic Port

Events that were once held at the Domestic Port in Marsh Harbour have been discontinued as the Marsh Harbour Spring City Town Committee dealt with security concerns as well as other complaints about the condition of the dock. While Town Committee Chairman Roscoe Thompson said he was unsure of whether …

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Forestry Reminds Residents to Acquire Permits

The Department of Forestry has recently had to deal with the illegal removal of ‘timber and non-timber items’ from the forest areas of Abaco, including rocks, according to Forestry Supervisor for Abaco, Terrance Rogers. Mr. Rogers said that he has recently received calls concerning the removal of thatched palms and …

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Fresh Mix Offers Healthy Options in Marsh Harbour

Opening on June 1 this year, Fresh Mix is seeking to provide an alternative for persons who wish to eat healthy or who have special dietary needs to be able to find good food. Owner Shamsi Cartwright said the idea was born from some of the health concerns she has …

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Man-O-War Public Dock Undergoing Repairs

Repairs are being made to the Lower Public Dock in Man-O- War as the Hope Town District Council allocated $13,550 for thirty feet of repair from funds which were left over at the end of the last budget year which ended in June. The District Council has implored various businesses …

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Local Eyes Division I Offers

Young D’Andre Vilmar, now graduated from Roman Catholic High, is poised and ready to begin the next chapter of his life as he continues to work on his academics while honing his basketball skills. Despite a setback, which D’Andre labelled a blessing in disguise; he is now fully recovered from …

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Power Outage Spoils Independence Celebrations; Residents on Edge

Instead of culminating a grand evening of celebrating the country’s independence with fireworks and Junkanoo, Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) stepped in to steal the show as the Junkanoo group marched around the, now dark, BAIC Park.

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