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URCA to Host Abaco Consultation Meetings in Coming Months

As the independent regulator of the electricity sector (ES) in The Bahamas, The Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority, URCA has initiated its public consultation process on the Bahamas Power & Light Company Ltd’s, (BPL), consumer protection plan, (CPP).  BPL provides electricity to over 100,000 customers in New Providence and the …

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Abaco Chmaber Participates in Annual BCCEC National Conclave

The fourth Annual National Conclave was held by the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce in Nassau at the Bahamar Convention Center Wednesday and Thursday June 14 & 15, 2017 under the theme “Ease of Doing Business in The Bahamas”.

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Aliv and Abaco Chamber of Hold Partnership Launch Party

Aliv has recently become a corporate sponsor for the Abaco Chamber of Commerce offering the Chamber’s directors and membership benefits. Some of the benefits are obtaining an Aliv number/phone offering free calls from chamber to chamber members for one year, a free phone and two sim cards with a purchase of one of their packages. There was food and entertainment at the event.

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Chief Councillors Decry Bank Closings on Green Turtle, Man-O-War and Elbow Cay

Green Turtle Cay Chief Councillor, Matthew Lowe expressed disappointment over the recent announcement of the closing of the local bank branch and is concerned it could have a “devastating” effect on the Cay’s economy.

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Abaco Vacation Rental Market Booming According to National Realtor

In a “Tribune” article Arlington (Ali) Capron, principal of RE/MAX Luxury Properties Bahamas, said that he was fielding an ever-increasing volume of calls from investors seeking vacation rental-type properties in Abaco and Exuma.

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BTC Salutes Abaco ‘High Flyers’ in Customer Service

One such individual is Ms. Priscilla Dawkins who has been a dedicated and passionate employee of BTC for more than two decades and currently serves as the Customer Service Supervisor for the Retail Store in Marsh Harbour Abaco.

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Bluff House Hires New Head Chef After Valentine’s Day Debut

Mr. Krebs has taken over the roll as the resort’s Head Chef. An indicator that Chef Dolenn knows his “stuff,” came from the hundred plus folks who sang his praises after he served a delectable, full-flavored Valentine’s Day dinner at his Bluff House debut.

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Conch Population Declining

Conchservation’s goal is to educate fisherman on best fishing practices, encourage consumers to purchase legally harvested conch, influence policy with the best available science, protect the Queen Conch habitat in Marine Protected Areas and launch ‘Conchious’ movement involving restaurants and vendors.

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CIBC FirstCaribbean Representative Presents Cheque to ACS President

Following its 5th Annual “Walk for the Cure” fundraiser last month, CIBC FirstCaribbean distributed an impressive donation of $73,000 among eight local charities.

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BEC Officially Rebranded as BPL in Abaco

Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) has disappeared and Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) has opened their doors officially in Abaco with the rebranding celebration and customer appreciation event held on February 10 in Marsh Harbour.

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