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Cooper’s Town Resident Takes Initiative

By Lauralee McIntosh “A little to give back to the community.” These are the words that Onassis McIntosh posted on his web page on 29th July. The “little” referred to the circular convex mirror that he purchased. The aim of the object was to help the ease of traffic as …

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Gardening with Jack: Here we Go Again

August is the true true beginning of the hurricane season for Abaconians. The Weather Channel will soon be our number one channel to catch first thing in the morning and our attention will be on named systems floating across the Atlantic from Africa. August is also a kind of forced …

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BNT Celebrates Sixty Years

On July 12 the Abaco office of the Bahamas National Trust held a small reception to celebrate the organization’s sixtieth year. Champagne, sparkling juice and a table of food greeted several community stakeholders as they came to mingle and cut the cake. The historic legislation that created the Bahamas National …

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Gardening with Jack: Potted Plants

Following are the main rules for growing plants in pots. 1.            Research your plants. Some plants need perpetually damp conditions while others like to dry out between waterings. You may find it handy to keep your potted plants in groups with similar watering needs. 2.            Use bigger pots than you …

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South Abaco District Swimming Camp Facilitated by National Aquatics Instructors

By Canishka Alexander Last month, the South Abaco District Council hosted a Sandy Point Swimming Camp. According to the organizers, it was a tremendous success.  Facilitating the event was Bahamas Aquatics National Instructors, Manson Roberts Sr., and his son, Manson Roberts Jr., both natives of Sandy Point. Their goal was …

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ZNS to Broadcast ‘It’s a Potcake Life’

The local Bahamian Television Station, ZNS Broadcasting Network, has made a dream come true for Director/Producer of It’s a Potcake Life and video series, ‘What A Dog Needs’, Evelyn Osorio Vaccaro, and North Abaco Potcake Rescue’s founder and Co Producer of the films, Angie Dovel. These ladies are over the …

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Abaco Dance & Wellness Studio

By Canishka Alexander “At the early age of three, I instantly fell in love with dance,” recalled Michelle Russell. Through her company, Abaco Dance & Wellness Studio, Michelle began offering a range of ballet, Jazz, Acro and Hip-hop dance classes for participants from the ages of three years old to …

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Gardening with Jack: Solarisation

By Jack Hardy Hundreds of years ago in mediaeval times it was known that growing the same crop in the same area of land was unproductive. A rotation system was established so three areas grew distinctly different crops while the fourth lay fallow and was manured by cattle or other …

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Abaco Officers Honoured in Ceremony

Over 70 officers in the Northern Bahamas district of the Royal Bahama Police Force, including seven from Abaco, were recognized during a commendation ceremony in Grand Bahama on April 10. Police Commissioner Anthony Ferguson commended officers who were selected from Grand Bahama, Bimini and Abaco for their courage and dedication …

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“Light it Up Blue” for Autism

Staff of the Office of the Prime Minister in Abaco along with persons from the Passport Office “Light It Up Blue” to show their support for Autism Awareness Month donning t-shirts provided through REACHBahamas (Research and Education for Autism and related Challenges). Gayle McIntosh, Abaco representative for REACH noted that …

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