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Go Birding: Winter Warblers

The warbler varieties are no doubt high on my list of favorite birds. I start to feel the excitement of looking for them when September arrives. The first of my warbler sightings this fall / winter season was the Black Throated Green, Black Throated Blue, Prairie and Northern Parula Warblers.

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ECC Thanks Volunteers with Special Performance

The students of the Every Child Counts School performed a ‘Thank You’ concert for the many volunteers of the school on March 16 in their school’s quadrangle. This came on the heels of their two very successful fundraiser performances in Hope Town and Treasure Cay.

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Balmy Weather and Colourful Offerings Highlight Abaco Inn Art Show

The nineteenth Abaco Inn Art Show and Wine Tasting was held this year on March 26. The beautiful setting of the Abaco Inn, located on Elbow Cay, is always a popular spot for visitors, but even more so this day. Some of the finest artists and crafters of Abaco had their best work on display and for sale. Visitors were also treated to a tasting of several nice wines, donated by Bristol Cellars.

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Treasure Cay Bustles with Activity in March

Many activities took place in Treasure Cay during the first weekend of March, The library was holding its annual book sale with several tables of books and magazines set up in front of the building; the annual flea market held at the Coco Beach Bar parking lot brought its usual early and eager crowd and the Market Place was ripe with activity as soon as the vendors exposed their merchandise.

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Green Turtle Cay Invites Irish PM for Parade

The second St. Patrick Day’s Parade on Green Turtle Cay was a smashing success. Inspired by last year’s event, the organizers went out of their way to rally people to participate. They even invited world personalities such as the Prime Minister of Ireland (who sent acknowledgment but sadly could not attend) and President Obama.

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MOW Luau Supports Fitness Non-Profit

A record number of people attended the 3rd Annual Man-O-War Cay Luau March 19th, 2016 at the Man-O-War Marina. Over 200 boaters, locals, and tourists came from all over Abaco to participate in the fun. Kids ran around with painted faces, won prizes in hula hoop games, competed in grass skirt and limbo contests, enjoyed snow cones, and played in the photo booth.

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Abaco Rangers Emerge as 2016-2017 Winners of RBDF Nat’l Youth Symposium

The Royal Bahamas Defence Force’s Rangers of the Abaco District extended a heartfelt thank you to the community of Abaco last week. Through parent and community efforts, a contingent of approximately 35 Rangers travelled to Eleuthera for the Royal Bahamas Defence Force Rangers National Youth Symposium.

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Abaco Central Celebrates Commonwealth Day

A more formal setting within the campus was the venue of this year’s Commonwealth Day Celebration at Abaco Central High School. Five tents for visiting guests, students, music band and a podium, as well as rows of extra chairs had been arranged in a quadrant in the parking lot.

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Rotary Donates to Bahamas Primary School Student of the Year Award

The Rotary Club of Abaco is partnering with the Bahamas Primary School Student of the Year Awards Program for the third consecutive year to present a $1,000.00 Scholarship to a deserving nominee in the 2016 Awards Progra

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S.C. Bootle Seniors Sweep Senior Math and Science Competition

The Department of Education held its Annual Senior Math and Science Competition at the Marsh Harbour Church of Christ’s Lilla Strachan Memorial Center on March 11.

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