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Drugs found in Marsh Harbour Airport: Police Seek Answers

Police in Abaco are searching for a male suspect who is wanted for questioning in connection with the discovery of found Dangerous Drugs at the Marsh Harbour International Airport. Reports are that on Monday 12th October 2015 shortly after 12:00pm, police were called to the Marsh Harbour International Airport where …

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Elbow Cay Residents Form Shoreline Watch Group

A group of concerned citizens on Elbow Cay met on October 5 to discuss being a part of a shoreline watch group with a view to assist boaters as well as deter illegal activities along their coastline. The group of about 50 persons discussed strategies and ideas and are hoping …

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Winding Bay Marina Addressed at Cherokee Town Meeting

Cherokee Sound residents hosted a Town Meeting with persons attending from Yellow Wood, Winding Bay, Little Harbour, Casuarina and Bahama Palm Shores. The Chief Councillor of South Abaco, Jacqueline Estevez, moderated the meeting which was called to order at 7:00 p.m., with approximately 50 persons attending. An opening prayer was given by Michael Knowles of the Cherokee Town Committee.

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DPM Davis Addresses Abaco’s Challenges

Despite speaking to Abaco’s “bright future,” Deputy Prime Minister Philip Brave Davis faced numerous responses from locals concerned with a variety of infrastructural shortcomings that many believe are holding back the island’s economy.

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National Development Plan Committee Meets with Abaconians

Members of the National Development Plan (NDP) Steering Committee paid a visit to Abaco on September 21 and 22 to inform residents of the initiative and to gather information to assist the development of their 25 year plan.

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Moore’s Island Councillor Says Community’s Vision is “Stagnating” Without Public Investment

While the Deputy Prime Minister Philip Brave Davis opened the Abaco Business Outlook with optimism for a “bright future” for the island, a local government official from Moore’s Island called on the government to “answer the cries” of the residents and business owners of Moore’s Island, charging that the island’s development is being hamstrung by persistently unfulfilled government promises.

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CHEC Visits Rotary Club, Updates on North Abaco Port

On Monday, Sept 14 Francis Clarke, the Senior Project Engineer with Caribbean Civil Group at the North Abaco Port Project, spoke with the Rotary Club of Abaco. Mr. Clarke was joined by colleagues from the China Harbour Engineering Corp.

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Hope Town District Council Approved $56 Million in Construction Last year

The Hope Town District Council released their annual report in September.

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Four New Parks Established in Abaco

In a landmark decision, the Ministry of Environment announced a list of new Marine Protected Areas (MPA) across the Bahamas, including four areas on Abaco, as they seek to meet the goal of protecting at least 20 percent of its marine environment by the year 2020.

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Whale Carcass Washes Ashore in Man-O-War

On September 6 the carcass of an unknown marine mammal was reported having been washed ashore on Man-O-War Cay. It was confirmed to be a Short-Finned Pilot whale by local scientists and Man-O-War resident, Nancy Albury.

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