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Abaconians Join #WeMarch Movement as Need for Transparency Grows

While thousands of frustrated residents marched on several island throughout The Bahamas on November 25, Abaco residents joined in the protest calling for better performance from the government of the country.

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Albert Lowe Museum Celebrates Forty Years

By Amanda Diedrick Forty years ago this month, on November 6, 1976, surrounded by Bahamian, American, Canadian and British dignitaries and hundreds of well-wishers, Bahamian artist and historian Alton Lowe watched as then Minister of Tourism Clement Maynard cut the ribbon officially opening Green Turtle Cay’s Albert Lowe Museum. To …

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Davis and Qinguo Tour North Abaco Port and Discuss Little Abaco Bridge Project

Minister of Works and Urban Renewal, Philip Brave Davis, along with Chinese Ambassador Huang Qinguo, Ambassadress Zhen Chuncao and various dignitaries and department officials toured the North Abaco Port project and discussed challenges on November 3, 2016. Mr. Davis said “It was my fourth inspection of the North Abaco Port …

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Council Seeks Return of Landfill

Central Abaco District Councillor, George Cornish, said that while the landfill may never have been run exactly as it ought to have been, since the Department of Health and Environment took responsibility for the maintenance and upkeep in 2013 conditions have worsened.

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District Council Celebrates 20 Years of Local Government

The Hope Town District Council held a banquet celebrating the 20 year anniversary of Local Government in The Bahamas on October 22 at the Hope Town Harbour Lodge.

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Social Services Shelter Managers Meet to Review Preparedness and Procedure

October 12, 2016 - In the wake of Hurricane Matthew, a meeting was called by the Department of Social Services under the leadership of Ettamae Jones, Director of Social Services Abaco Office, to discuss the various challenges associated with the storm.

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North Abaco Storm Recovery Benefits from CHEC, RBPF and Effective Planning

Recovery efforts are in full gear on the islands extremely affected by Hurricane Matthew, including New Providence, Grand Bahama, and Andros.

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Remains of a Child Found after House Fire in The Mudd

Police in Abaco are investigating a house fire and the discovery of the charred remains of a young child.

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Abaco Avoids Majority of Matthew

Hurricane Matthew, a strong Category Four hurricane, passed through the Bahamas leaving its marking on every island in the archipelago but only seriously impacting New Providence, North Andros and Grand Bahama.

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Abaconians Begin Gathering Relief to Help Hurricane Matthew Victims

In the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew there is a desire to reach out and assist our fellow Bahamians who were devastated by the storm in Nassau, North Andros and Grand Bahama, and there are groups already gathering and sending supplies in to the affected islands.

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