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Controversial Flats Fishing Regulations Suspended

Confusion mounts over the issue of a suspension of the Flats Fishing Regulations which were passed in early 2017 with an official announcement expected to come “soon” which hopes to clear up matters. During a radio appearance on the Steve McKinney show on Friday evening Minister of Agriculture and Marine …

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Frederick’s Agency Marks Fifty Years of Service to the Community

Frederick’s Agency Customs Brokerage was started by Freddie Albury in 1968. It was the first Customs brokerage in Marsh Harbour. It was located in a small building on Queen Elizabeth Drive in the same location as the current version of the business. Freddie ran the company successfully until it was …

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New Business: Calypso Coffee House

The moment you pass the welcome mat and enter the interior of Calypso Coffee House, the atmosphere changes to one of lively conversations, fast-paced and friendly service, and spacious surroundings with comfortable sofas and cushioned chairs that invite you to take a seat and unwind. Owned by Shannon Hutton and …

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Treasure Cay Property Owners Discuss Taxes with Dept. of Inland Revenue

By Vado Bootle On Tuesday April 3, 2018, the Abaco Chamber of Commerce along with the Treasure Cay Property Owners Association invited interested persons to a town meeting where the Department of Inland Revenue was featured. The Treasure Cay Resort was gracious enough to host the meeting at the Spinnaker …

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Tropic Ocean Airways Donates Sporting Equipment to Long Bay School

Tropic Ocean Airways has been offering private charters and scheduled flights to the Bahamas area since 2011. One of the more popular locations for their clients to fly into is Marsh Harbour, where the Long Bay School is located. After a few years of the community giving so much to …

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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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Abaco Chamber Features Venture Capital Speaker

The Abaco Chamber of Commerce arranged for Sean Brennen to talk about venture capital available for start-ups and expanding businesses at its Mix and Mingle held on December 8, 2017. Mr. Brennen spoke to the guests and directors of the Chamber in the conference room at Wally’s Restaurant. He represented …

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Schooner Bay Ventures Cuts Driftwood Farms Water

Since September 2012 a hydroponics farm based in Schooner Bay has provided local produce to market. Operating first as Lightbourn Family Farms, and, later in January 2015, as Driftwood Food Company, the farm has grown vegetables in an area of the 100 acre parcel of Crown Land known as The …

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BTC Turns Pink for 5th Annual Ball

The Pink Rose Ball committee of Abaco was pleased to have the Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) on the PINK team for their 5th Annual Pink Rose Ball, held in Marsh Harbour this past October. BTC staff were pleased to support Chairman, Melinda Pinder from The Pink Rose Ball Committee whose …

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