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Illegal Home Demolished; Concern That the Area is a Health and Fire Hazard

The Administrator’s Office, in a joint effort with the Department of Immigration, The Royal Bahamas Defense Force and Royal Bahamas Police Force, enforced the demolition of an illegal structure in the shanty town community known as the Mudd on June 5, 2017.

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Marsh Harbour’s American Airlines Employees Earn Customer Cup

The American Airlines employees at Leonard M. Thompson International Airport in Marsh Harbour celebrated a customer service victory as the airline announced that they are among the top five international airports to be recognized with the Customer Cup for delivering outstanding customer service during the first quarter of 2017.

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Sandy Cay Reef Moorings Repaired

On May 3, 2017 volunteers set out to Sandy Cay Reef to repair moorings. The project is a partnership between Friends of the Environment, The Bahamas National Trust  and other stakeholders in the Abaco community. Moorings are used in the National parks, such as Sandy Cay Reef, to protect the …

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Online Birth Registration Launched in Marsh Harbour

The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Works and Urban Development Philip ‘Brave’ Davis officially launched the government’s online birth registration initiative in Marsh Harbour, Abaco, on April 13 at the Bahamas Government Complex.

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Staffing and Other Marsh Harbour Healthcare Centre Details

That number is expected to increase to 70 by September inclusive of 16 nurses, five doctors, three pharmacists and two lab technicians.

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Marsh Harbour Healthcare Centre Officially Opened

The much anticipated, and much delayed, mini-hospital was finally, officially opened at a grand ceremony as Prime Minister Perry Christie, along with long-time Abaco nurse Barbara Reckley, cut the ribbons tied around the main entrance of the new Marsh Harbour Healthcare Centre.

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Davis “Totally Impressed” with Mini-Hospital Ahead of April 19 Opening

The Deputy Prime Minister, Philip ‘Brave’ Davis inspected the Central Abaco Mini- Hospital as the final work is being completed for the anticipated opening on April 19.

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DPM Davis Addresses Confusion in Moore’s Island Land Grant

However, at least some portion of the property which is proposed to be transferred from the Bahamas Treasury to the Ministry of Housing appears to privately owned, and already has clear title.

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HTDC Hears BPL Redundancy Plans, Additional SD Plates and Over $8 Million in Construction

To ensure environmental acceptance, staff from Friends of the Environment and Bahamas National Trust were also invited for the boat trip. A public meeting is scheduled for April 6 in Hope Town for a similar presentation.

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HTDC Begins Tax Collection for Treasury in First for Local Gov’t

The Treasury received $285,214 from the Council’s efforts in six weeks. Of this amount $176,316 was for delinquent taxes.

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