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MP Meets with Little Abaco Community; Discusses Chinese Wages, Gov’t Services and Alleged Victimization of Fishermen

At the end of November, Member of Parliament for North Abaco, Renardo Curry, met with constituents in the Little Abaco area to speak with them and hear their concerns.

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Curry Pushing for Decentralization, Higher Standards

At the end of November North Abaco Member of Parliament Renardo Curry met with the heads of government departments thanking them for their service and encouraging them to uphold standards of efficiency and professionalism.

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Civil Servants Ball Honours Public Servants of 25-Plus Years Service

The Central Abaco Public Events Committee presented a red carpet affair with a Christmas Banquet and Award Presentation at the Bahamas Government Complex on Dec. 12. The event recognized public servants who have served the government for 25 years or more.

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Nurses Stage Sit In; Conditions Preventing Work

For more than four weeks, nurses at the Marsh Harbour Government Clinic have staged a sit in because of the prevalence of mold in the building. Leading up to that time, many of the nurses have experienced upper respiratory infections.

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Hope Town Council Meets with Treasury; OK with Local Tax Collection

A delegation of four went to Nassau on November 25, 2015 to meet with Treasury officials in the Prime Minister’s office to firm-up details for collecting property taxes locally for forwarding to The Treasury in Nassau.

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Central Abaco District Council Holds Final Meeting of 2015

In the holiday spirit, the Central Abaco District Council held its final meeting for the year on December 3 by inviting its three town committees and the statutory boards to attend as observers and share in refreshments afterwards. Chief Councillor George Cornish felt that the various local government bodies would benefit by seeing how the Council functioned.

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Lighthouse Weatherglass Panes to Be Replaced

The Elbow Reef Lighthouse Society (ERLS) is undertaking a major restoration project to replace the diamond weatherglass panes protecting the lanternroom. Abaco was fortunate not feel the full force of the 130+ mile per hour winds of hurricane Joaquin. These hurricane force winds would have completely destroyed many of the weakened diamond shaped panes allowing water to enter the lighthouse and damage our antique first order Fresnel lens, its winding machinery and burner

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HT District Council Meets on Guana

In keeping with their desire to equally represent its three primary settlements, the Hope Town district Council held its November 24, 2015 monthly meeting in its Guana Cay office.

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IDB Meets with Hope Town District Council

Representatives from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) met with the Hope Town District Council visiting waste disposal sites on Man-O-War Cay and Elbow Cay hoping to establish a relationship with the local government and assisting them with capital projects.

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Ice Age Mysteries Defrosted by Studying Blue Hole Fossils

Among the most recent of many puzzle pieces to be painstakingly extracted from Abaco’s Sawmill Sink blue hole is described in a report recently published in the prestigious ‘Proceedings of the National Academies of Science’ (PNAS).

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