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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.

Design Work Mostly Completed for Infrastructure Improvements in Elbow Cay and Marsh Harbour; Budget Concerns and Timing Hamper Progress

Minister of Works, the Hon. Desmond Bannister, visited Abaco on February 8 and 9 to review infrastructural concerns with a view to soon address major roadworks on Elbow Cay and the mainland. Mr. Bannister said he looked at two very serious situations; the Stink Pond area of S. C. Bootle …

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PM Vows No More “Band-Aid” Solutions to Shantytown Problems

After conducting a walking tour of the fire that destroyed over 50 homes and displaced about 170 people in the shanty town known as the Mudd, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said that the government would not continue to use “band-aid” solutions but seek to “solve the problem.” After touring …

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Inaccurate Property Tax Bills Stun Landowners

Central and South Abaco MP and Parliamentary Secretary in the Prime Minister’s Office, James Albury told concerned stakeholders that “every measure is being taken” to resolve the “ludicrous” property tax bills creating worries for Abaco and other Family Island economies. Mr. Albury noted that the government has conceded that the …

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Over Fifty Homes Destroyed as Congestion and High Winds Stoke Early Morning Blaze

Fifty-five homes were destroyed in an early morning blaze in the shantytown known as The Mudd on Sunday, January 28, 2018 leaving over 150 people without a home. According to Chief Superintendent Kevin Mortimer, officer in charge of the Abaco district, the Police were notified of a fire around 6:15am …

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Legal Action Brought Against Schooner Bay Ventures

A group of Schooner Bay homeowners have joined a legal action alleging the developer has “unlawfully interfered” with their rights and breached their covenants, with the trial due in March 2018. Additionally, local Real Estate companies are having police look into the disappearance of signs on the road verges near …

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Winding Bay Now Owned Entirely by Southworth

The Abaco Club on Winding Bay is now 100 percent owned by Southworth Development, a Boston-based company, which plans to immediately invest a further $10 million into the property, according to a press release issued by the company. The release said that work has already begun at the property, described …

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Immigration Deadline Passed

A few days before Christmas Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis again urged undocumented immigrants to observe the impending deadline (now passed) to leave the country or apply for legal status. The Prime Minister stated that “too many” illegal immigrants are “taking” jobs from Bahamians during an interview with a ZNS …

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HTDC Sets Dates for Town Meetings

The Hope Town District Council met for the last time for 2017 on December 14 to discuss the regular business of the district. Chief Councillor, Jeremy Sweeting, noted that they finally received an answer from Local Government on which district council has responsibility for Matt Lowe’s Cay. The Council was …

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Christmas Village Brings Holiday Magic to Hope Town

Residents and visitors alike came together to enjoy a special and unique event in Hope Town as they hosted their Third Annual Christmas Village featuring the Bahamas’ very own ice skating rink. Children were given the options of several fun games, including golf, where they could win prizes or they …

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ARSS Takes Two of Three Best-of-the-Best Crowns

The Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources’ second annual Best-of-the-Best Regatta concluded December 10 in Montagu Bay in Nassau with three new champions crowned, two of which were the Abaco Rage Sailing Syndicate (ARSS). “It Ain’t Right” (C Class) and “Lonesome Dove” (B Class) Skippered by Jeff Gale along with …

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