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Local Government Addresses Points of Major Concern

Four road signs were put on a portion of the Ernest Dean Highway going towards Spring City on October 27 after local government was made aware of two vehicles with broken tires due to bad road conditions. The Marsh Harbour / Spring City Town Committee put up four signs along …

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MHVFR Donations Aid Service

The Member of Parliament for Central and South Abaco, James Albury, assisted the Marsh Harbour Volunteer Fire and Rescue with a generous donation. The fire department was in dire need for entry roll up doors for the fire station. Mr. Albury’s donation was able to purchase the two doors needed. …

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Abaco Remembers on Centennial of WWI

The British Legion Bahamas Branch held a pre-Remembrance Day Centennial Memorial Service at Ocean View Park on Sunday, October 28 to honor the lives of those who served and sacrificed in armed conflicts in years past. This year marks one hundred years since the end of World War One and …

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Civil Society Bahamas Addresses Abaco’s Organizations

Representatives of Civil Society Bahamas introduced the organization to Abaco at a seminar held at Da Blue Hole in Marsh Harbour on October 13. Representatives from a number of Abaco’s non-profit organizations attended to hear how working with the Civil Society Bahamas (CSB) can benefit the organizations working to benefit …

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Operation Tidal Wave Nabs 26 People Allegedly Involved in Illegal Drugs an Firearms

Residents were disturbed through the night with the sounds of a helicopter breaking the relative silence in the early morning hours of September 25 as Bahamian Police and Foreign Agents conducted a sting operation. While the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) have not released official information as yet, it was …

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Police Investigate Discovered Body

By Terecita Pinder, RBPF Police in Abaco are investigating the discovery of a human body in the Crossing Rocks area. Reports are that on Monday 24th September 2018 shortly before 6:00pm, police in Abaco were called to the beach area of Crossing Rock, where officers were shown a human body …

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Minister Explains Breadbasket Changes

Dr. Duane Sands, Minister of Health, held an open meeting on September 13, 2018, at the Anglican Hall to inform the public about the Breadbasket Food List. This list includes the basic foods that government excludes from VAT charges. Dr. Sands is working to include only healthy foods on the …

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HT Council Meets at Baker’s Bay

The Hope Town District Council met on September 18, 2018, in the community center provided by the Baker’s Bay Golf and Ocean Club on Guana Cay for community functions. It is located north of town on the edge of the resort property. Adjoining the public assembly room was a small …

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Over 900 Households Found in Abaco Shanty Towns

With time limited by their hard deadline, the Shanty Town Action Task Force (SATF) remained resolute in keeping the commitment to clear unregulated communities on Abaco on or before July 31, 2019. The government; however, must overcome the hurdle of finding alternative housing for nearly 1000 households while remaining steadfast …

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MP’s and Department Heads Attend Central Abaco Council Meeting

A three-hour meeting of the Central Abaco District Council on September 6, 2018, began with a bio-mass energy presentation by Jimmy Vaughan. That was followed by the three town committee chairmen of Central Abaco voicing complaints and opinions to invited guests MP James Albury of Central and South Abaco and …

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