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Mysterious noise heard

Residents of Elbow reported a mysterious noise that sounded like a “boom” or “explosion” on Jan 12 around 8:30 am.

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Massive Fire in Pigeon Pea, Two Dead

With mere hours left in 2013 tragedy struck the migrant village known as the Pigeon Pea destroying a large number of shanty homes, leaving hundreds homeless and a mother and child dead as the New Year rolled in. Volunteer firemen from Marsh Harbour Volunteer Fire and Rescue, Treasure Cay Fire Crash and Rescue and Bahama Palm Shores Fire Department took part in a six hour fight against an enormous blaze which destroyed the southern portion of the extremely congested community.

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Final suspect wanted in DPM robbery captured on Abaco

The last of five suspects wanted in connection to the armed daylight robbery of the Deputy Prime Minister’s residence was arrested in Abaco on Friday, December 27, 2013

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Local man in custody for allegedly hospitalizing toddler

On Dec 19, 10:30 am, 22 year old Shaquille Fox was arraigned at the Marsh Harbour Magistrates Court in regards to Causing Grievous Harm to a one year old male on Dec 16. The child, according to police, was brought to Marsh Harbour clinic by his mother and had to be taken to hospital because of serious injuries.

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Illegal construction continues in broad daylight despite “Stop Work Orders”

Despite “Stop Work Orders” being issued, illegal construction continues to progress in the Shanty Village known as the Mudd.

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Golf carts decorated for Christmas on Green Turtle

The Christmas spirit came early on Green Turtle Cay this year with a Thanksgiving dinner catered by McIntosh Restaurant. The dinner was a fundraiser for the events scheduled for the month of December. Other end-of-the-year events included the golf-cart parade, a boat parade, a performance by Greg Russell, a torch parade and a Junkanoo rush.

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GTC decorated for Festival of Lights

For five years a group of community minded persons have come together to raise money and spirits for the Christmas season, ensuring the town of New Plymouth is festively decorated through a number of events beginning with a Thanksgiving dinner and continuing with a golf cart parade and a soup night complete with Santa Claus, singing and Junkanoo.

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BNT presents park proposals

The Bahamas National Trust held two meetings on Abaco to get feedback from the public in its proposal of two additional national parks to be established on Abaco. d’Shan Maycock, Lindy Knowles and David Knowles met with residents in Sandy Point on December 10 and in Marsh Harbour on December 11.

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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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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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