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Mermaid Reef

Dear Editor, Friends of the Environment would like to take a moment to address the concerns raised by Ms. Milanne Rehor about Mermaid Reef in your last issue. For those that don’t know, Mermaid Reef is a patch reef located off Pelican Shores (near Marsh Harbour). Mermaid Reef is located …

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From the Editor’s Desk: The Dregs

By the time this paper is in your hands the Free National Movement Convention will be in full swing or over. A party leader will be chosen. But will it matter if whoever is chosen adheres to the same tactics and maneuverings that have defined Bahamian governance and political life …

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Statement of Appreciation of Leonard Thompson

By Hubert A. Ingraham Leonard Maurice Thompson is a man that Abaco ought to revere and to never forget. It is therefore most fitting that the Government of The Bahamas is today (July 7, 2016) formally naming the Marsh Harbour International Airport in his honour. Born in Hope Town, Captain …

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Power Update?

Dear Editor, I’m just writing to see if you know when the power will be back on? -Alone in the Dark

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Trouble at Mermaid Reef

Dear Editor, In the two years since I last visited Mermaid Reef something dreadful has happened. There are fish, but most of the coral formations seem to be dead or dying, all but about two purple sea fans have disappeared. Everything looks brown, the vibrant colors have disappeared. Worse, about …

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Pleased with Airport Ceremony

Dear Editor, I was delighted to have been present at the official naming of the Leonard M. Thompson International Airport. The program was impressive and enjoyable, a fitting tribute to an outstanding Abaconian, yea an outstanding Bahamian. Those responsible are to be thanked and commended for a job well done.  …

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From the Editor’s Desk: Overnight Fixes

We need to start fixing things ourselves.

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From the Editor’s Desk: Dark

While I, and many other Bahamians, mourn the results of the Referendum we must now turn to our attention to problems that can be fixed.

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Nothing’s Changed

Recent continuous power outages take much of the enjoyment of our Bahamas home out of the picture. We've been coming here for over 20 years.

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Bonefish Regulations Will Deter Anglers

  Dear Editor, The members of the Treasure Cay Bonefish Club are resident and non-resident homeowners in Treasure Cay. We have serious concerns related to the proposed bonefishing regulations and the mandatory use of guides. The new proposal appears to allow us to fish on our own but not in …

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