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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.

As No Name Pigs Popularity Increases So Does Need for Care

While the swimming pigs of Abaco at No Name Cay are enjoying increasing fame and receiving the attention of more and more visitors throughout the year a Green Turtle Cay native has taken up the cause of caring for the residents of Piggyville. Craig Russell one of seven children of …

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BNT Urges Mariners to Learn Park Boundaries

The Bahamas National Trust (BNT) is encouraging both local and visiting fishermen to educate themselves concerning the boundaries of the Pelican Cays Land and Sea Park which is a no-take area, as Wardens will be enforcing the rules. This 2100-acre area became a protected land and sea national park in …

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Scientist Aim to Reduce Reef Decline with Abaco Study

A group of scientists and students from the Perry Institute for Marine Science are currently conducting a program in Abaco to reverse the decline of Bahamian coral reefs. Dr. Craig Dahlgren, a Research Scientist and Executive Director of the Perry Institute said that they are currently working through a 10-year …

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Marsh Harbour Township Fields Complaints Regarding BAIC Park Concerts

Residents of the Marsh Harbour Township are continuing to voice displeasure over open air concert events that are taking place at the BAIC (Bahamas Agricultural Industrial Corporation) Park which they say rattle their windows and keep them up until the early hours of the morning. Marsh Harbour / Spring City …

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Lack of Available Rental Properties Stymies Government’s Shanty Town Plan

Government acknowledges complications due to lack of available rental properties in Abaco as the Shanty Town Action Task Force (SATF) completed assessments on June 30, 2018. Labour Minister Dion Foulkes has admitted that there could be some challenges ahead for the plan if suitable housing could not be identified. He …

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Regatta Time in Abaco 2018

Enjoying a great week of weather, the 43rd Regatta Time in Abaco (RTIA) brought dozens of sailors and hundreds of guests to Abaco to take part in races and shore parties across on June 24 through July 3. Taking the overall trophy in this year’s RTIA Division was Hope Town …

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Abaco Swimmer Sets Bahamian Backstroke Record

Miller Albury, who trains with Performance Aquatics in Florida but swims for Alpha Aquatics in Nassau, Bahamas, has committed to Queens University of Charlotte for 2018-19. He will join Germany’s Alexander Kunert in the class of 2022. Miller, the son of Bill and Victoria Albury, said “I look forward to …

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Local Athletes Well Represented at Swimming Nationals

Abaco swimmers represented well, as they helped to lift Mako Aquatics Club to a win at this year’s 47 Rev Bahamas National Swimming Championship Nationals which took place on June 16-19. Competing from Abaco were 18 swimmers, all of whom earned personal best times, many of which made finals and …

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North Abaco MP Addresses Budget Debate

Member of Parliament for North Abaco and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Darren Henfield, noted that the Government of the Bahamas must now do the “hard thing to mitigate and or fix the mismanagement of the previous Government.” Mr. Henfield said concerning the increase of VAT to 12 percent that “No …

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Marsh Harbour Public Library Holds Soft Opening

The Marsh Harbour Town Committee (MHTC) held a soft opening for the newly built Marsh Harbour Public Library with a view to a full opening later in the year. Committee Chairman Roscoe Thompson III opened the evening and welcomed the small group of guests. Mr. Thompson noted that the current …

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