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Town Meeting Regarding Sun Oil Fuel Container Expansion Invokes Strong Reactions from Residents

During a townhall meeting held the evening of Tuesday, June 5, 2018, the residents of Murphy Town discussed and reacted to the proposed addition of more fuel storage tanks by Sun Oil at the Shell location near Parker’s Landing. A panel of Sun Oil delegates, including the General Manager, Mr. …

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Marijuana Field Discovered Just South of Airport

Police in Abaco discovered a large marijuana field in the Marsh Harbor area on June 12. On Tuesday June 12, 2018 shortly after 12:00pm, officers of the Abaco District including Supt. Stubbs, Insp. Rolle, Insp. Burrows, Cpl. Dean and Cpl. Burrows acted on information and went to a bushy area …

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Marsh Harbour and Spring City Town Committee Holds Town Hall Meeting

The Marsh Harbour and Spring City Town Committee held a town meeting at the Anglican Hall on June 18 to discuss matters and concerns with the public. Town Committee Chairman, Roscoe Thompson III welcomed everyone and gave regrets over the late cancellation of the Shanty Town Task Force which was …

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Murphy Town Community Center Officially Opened During Homecoming Ceremony

The Murphy Town Community Center, located on Forest Drive, was finally dedicated after several years of construction during a formal ceremony patronized by two local officials, the Hon. Darren Henfield, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Member of Parliament for North Abaco, and Maxine Duncombe, Senior Island Administrator. The Community Center …

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MP Addresses Infrastructural Needs

During his contribution during the Budget Debate in the House of Assembly, Central and South Abaco MP James Albury noted that infrastructure remains the top need for his constituency. “Abaco has fallen behind infrastructurally without a doubt,” he said noting that throughout the “length and breadth of my constituency, you …

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June 15 Police Reports

American Male Arrested for Possession of Dangerous Drugs Reports are that on Friday 8th June 2018, shortly before 10:00am, an American male was arrested by police while at the Leonard M. Thompson International Airport for possession of dangerous drugs. He was arraigned before the Marsh Harbor Stipendiary and Circuit Magistrate …

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ERLS Accepts BEP Donation

The Elbow Reef Lighthouse Society (ERLS) sincerely thanks the BEP-Foundation and Charles & Ariane de La Baume for making the very kind donation of $5,000.00, for the second year in a row. While they were at the Lighthouse they met with members of the Elbow Reef Lighthouse Society (ERLS) and …

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Prime Minister and Officials Inspect Abaco for Affordable Homes Project

In accordance with his party’s promise to provide access to affordable housing for Bahamians, the Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Dr. Hubert Minnis, visited several sites on Abaco on Friday, May 25, 2018. It was the first Family Island the Prime Minister visited following the passing of the Access to …

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Deadline Looms for Shanty Town Demolitions

As the deadline for residents of shanty towns in the country to move draws near the Bahamas Government seeks to assist those who will be left homeless. Labour Minister and head of the Shanty Town Action Task Force, Dion Foulkes said the government has conducted a study on affordable housing …

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June 1 Police Report

SHOOTING INCIDENT – ABACO By Terecita Pinder, RBPF May 14, 2018 – 8:34:47 AM Abaco, Bahamas – Police in Abaco are investigating a shooting incident that has left a male with non-life threatening injuries. Reports are that on Sunday 13th May 2018, shortly before 12midnight, police received information of gunshots …

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