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Central Abaco Town Planning Approves $2.7 million

In a final session of the Central Abaco Town Planning Board, 17 building permit applications were approved with an estimated construction value of about $2.7 million dollars.

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Green Turtle Road Paving Resumes in June

He further noted that the scope of works for the Green Turtle Cay road project also included roads in the residential area known as Bethels Subdivision.

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2017 Local Gov’t Election Results

The Green Turtle District Council is made up of completely new faces to local government and they appear to be the first group to have met and set their Chief and Deputy Councillors in place with Giselle McIntosh being elected from her peers to be the Chief Councillor and Wayne Reckley serving as Deputy Chief Councillor along with Wade Cash, Micheal "Mickey" Sawyer and Neil Lowe.

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Power Outages Continue with No Clear Answers

After a “fault” resulted in an island wide power outage Abaconians were left in the dark for over 12 hours as they looked for answers and updates throughout the night.

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HTDC Bids Farewell to Long-Serving Member; Discusses Plate Allotment and Approves Community Works

In the final meeting of the 2014 – 2017 term for local government on June 10, the Hope Town District Council conducted their regular monthly business while bidding a fond farewell to their longest serving member.

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2017 Abaco Local Government Nominees

With local government election days away, we have sought to provide a complete listing of all nominees. Up to press time we were missing Cooper Town and Moors Island and we will seek to update the list online and via Facebook with all names as soon as possible.

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What is Local Government

As voters go to the polls on June 22 to elect persons from their community to serve through local Committees and Councils it would be good to review what local-government is.

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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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Oasis Atlan Farm Provides Organic Options for Abaco

The farm is totally organic because Raymond and Louise are very health conscious and want to encourage people to develop healthy habits. “We do not use any pesticides and we feed our soil with very good stuff so that the produce is very healthy,” stated Raymond. “It can be compared to feeding a child with good nutritious foods or feeding them on candy and junk. If the child eats healthy food it will be healthy, if it eats junk it will be sick.”

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