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Scientist explores fringe life in Abaco blue holes

Jennifer Macalady, a geomicrobiology research professor from Pennsylvania State University, is studying microbial life in Abaco’s blue holes and is getting a look back in time.

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Resident patches holes

Reg Patterson, weary of the potholes in Marsh Harbour’s roads, has decided to use whatever free time he has to fill some and hopefully bring a little relief to drivers.

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Homeowners “Freaked-out” after armed take-over of Orchid Bay

Homeowners at an Abaco resort/marina development were shocked and “a bit freaked out” after a representatives from Grant Thornton (Bahamas), backed by police officers, took over the offices of Orchid Bay removing the long-standing property managers on December 12, 2013.

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North Abaco congregates in Cooper’s Town for Tree Lighting

The Heroes Wall in Cooper’s Town was the backdrop for talent on December 14. Students of the Northern District came to Cooper’s Town and displayed their many gifts. They thrilled those in attendance with outstanding performances. The evening was a success thanks to the efforts of the North Abaco Administrative Office under the leadership of Neil Campbell.

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Bazaar opening welcomes Christmas Season

The official opening ceremony for the Tenth Annual Christmas Bazaar was held at 4pm under the theme ‘A Junkanoo Christmas’ with addresses coming from both the Members of Parliament for North and for Central and South Abaco.

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Road paving resumes in December

After about one month of inactivity due to a lack of material, Bill Simmons Construction & Heavy Equipment Company Ltd. resumed road paving on December 4 with a view to complete to the island’s signature stoplight before the holidays.

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North Abaco MP Partners with GTC Ferry to build cabana

North Abaco Minister of Parliament and Parliamentary Secretary, Renardo Curry, is working together with the Green Turtle Cay Ferry service to provide visitors relief from the elements as they partner together to build a cabana at the Treasure Cay Ferry Dock.

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Cooper’s Town Library and Computer Lab officially opened

On Nov. 29, Gary Smith, Chief Councillor of the North Abaco District welcomed distinguished guests to the opening and dedication of the Cooper’s Town Library and Computer Lab.

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Dec 15, 2013 Police Report

At 10:10pm on 27th November, 2013, a 32 year old resident of Marsh Harbour, Abaco, reported that a young man was presently at her place of work, a local bar and restaurant, and refused to pay his bar bill. Police assistance requested.

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MP Curry expecting a bright New Year

As he extended to his constituents and all Abaco best wishes for a prosperous New Year, Minister of Parliament for North Abaco and Parliamentary Secretary Renardo Curry said that things are looking up for 2014 and beyond for Abaco.

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