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Family Harassed by Police, Mistaken for Paparazzi?  

A family of four was fishing off the beach off Bakers Bay on March 10 at about 2pm in the afternoon. The two young boys (aged 8 and 10) were enjoying a day on the water with their parents and a local from Guana . They were doing some catch and release of small fish in the protected waters close to the Bakers Bay Resort.

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Green Turtle Roads Keeping Us Away

We have been on Green Turtle Cay for two months and enjoyed it very much. The people here are so wonderful. The bad part of our visit was traveling the road from Bluff House in White Sound to the town of New Plymouth.

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A Salute from a Long-Time Visitor

We’ve been coming to the Abacos every winter for 14 years. What keeps us coming back? The beautiful islands and waters? Sure. The active social life and many friends? Absolutely. But now we’re reminded there are other subtler and deeper attractions. Let us tell about one great example in the person of Preston Jones an employee of Abaco Beach Resort.

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Elbow Cay North End Roads Misrepresented in Print

We feel obliged to respond to the column “North End Road Paving” that appeared in the 1 March 2016 ‘Abaconian’ because it completely misrepresents the facts concerning the proposed improvements to the North End road in Hope Town.

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3rd World, Bumpy, Pot-Filled, Rattle-Your-Teeth Roads

As Managing Director of Bluff House Beach Resort & Marina, I have, like all the folks on Green Turtle Cay, been clamoring for years for someone to fix our island roads. The charming town of New Plymouth, the stunning beaches of Green Turtle Cay, the beautiful and popular resorts of Green Turtle Club and Bluff House Beach Resort (the oldest resort in the Bahamas’ Out-Islands) are big tourist draws. Visitors come to our resorts by ferry or by boat rounding the Whale, neither of which is as difficult to navigate as traveling by local golf cart.

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Beach Access

Dear Editor While enjoying a lunch on Pelican Shores recently, we noticed four tourists tying up at the dock, eager to enjoy snorkeling at Mermaid Reef. Shortly thereafter we met them returning to the dock, exclaiming their time had been fine until they were kicked off the beach at Mermaid …

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Response to Simon’s Little Harbour Letter

Simon, it’s always a pleasure to read your letters – they are so well written. However, I would like to correct a couple of misapprehensions you seem to have.

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A Response to Mr. Curry

Please allow me to respond to a recent letter in The Abaconian “Road Work to Begin in Green Turtle Cay Soon”. Sir, I find it amusing that after almost three years our MP and Government finally realize that our roads are in need of paving.

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Bullied at the Airport

We are 35 year second-homeowner veterans to Marsh Harbour. As you can imagine, much has changed over the last 35 years. A lot of it has been great…..the grocery store, the roads (for the most part), the number of flights in and out, etc. I know, I know, a lot of you are sitting there going "these have improved??? "

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Response to Jan 1 Letter “Speaking My Mind”

I would like to make a few comments to the Letter to the Editor in the Abaconian’s Jan 1, 2016 issue, ‘Speaking My Mind.’

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