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September, 2017

  • 1 September

    Man-O-War Public Dock Undergoing Repairs

    Repairs are being made to the Lower Public Dock in Man-O- War as the Hope Town District Council allocated $13,550 for thirty feet of repair from funds which were left over at the end of the last budget year which ended in June. The District Council has implored various businesses …

August, 2017

  • 11 August

    MP Holds Town Meeting in MOW

    MP James Albury, accompanied by Island Administrator Charles Moss, held a public Town Meeting on Man-O-War on July 27, 2017. This follows the mandate to all Members of Parliament by Prime Minister Minnis that MPs are to hold constituency meetings quarterly.

April, 2017

  • 12 April

    MOW Boat Builders Immortalized

    Man-O-War residents turned out on a bright sunny Saturday morning, April 1, 2017, to honour and record their heritage boatbuilders for posterity. Recognizing this historic link to the island’s fame, Obie Wilchcombe, Minister for Tourism, addressed the crowd and acknowledged his ministry's financial contribution to the bronze memorial plaques.

July, 2016

  • 28 July

    A Statement From Hope Town District Council Regarding Boat Thefts

    The Hope Town District Council feels the need to question our government on a growing crisis that largely is in play within our district; and this is the ongoing boat thefts. Our district of Hope Town, Man-O-War, and Great Guana Cay (and other outlying cays) are targeted due to the …

  • 14 July

    AYFA to Start New Season

    The Abaco Youth Football Association (AYFA) will soon begin its fourth season of youth flag football and new President Rich Roberts is looking forward to some great things as growth is expected to continue. In 2013 AYFA began building a youth mentorship league with just over 120 youth in three …

  • 14 July

    Birding with Charmaine

    By Charmaine Albury With the school year closed, and days getting busier, my bird walks had been put aside for the past few weeks. However, I did enjoy an end of year outing with my students. On our walk through the beautiful, tree-canopied path on Man-O-War, we observed cool critters …

March, 2016

  • 31 March

    MOW Luau Supports Fitness Non-Profit

    A record number of people attended the 3rd Annual Man-O-War Cay Luau March 19th, 2016 at the Man-O-War Marina. Over 200 boaters, locals, and tourists came from all over Abaco to participate in the fun. Kids ran around with painted faces, won prizes in hula hoop games, competed in grass skirt and limbo contests, enjoyed snow cones, and played in the photo booth.

February, 2016

  • 25 February

    Thirtieth Anniversary Man-O-War Flea Market Sees Record Crowd and Funds

    The Man-O-War Flea Market celebrated its Thirtieth Anniversary with a record crowd. They came from all over Abaco, most of them riding with Albury’s Ferry which had an extended schedule to Man-O-War for the day at a half price fare.

  • 11 February

    Kiwanis Club of Abaco Installs New K-Kids Chapter

    On Saturday, Feb. 6, the Kiwanis Club of Abaco’s President Neulessa Major along with SLP Director Raisa Hamilton, and St. Francis de Sales Builders Club Vice President Petera Major travelled to Man-O-War Cay to install the officers and members  of one of their newest K-Kids family – the K-Kids of …

January, 2016

  • 8 January

    Jingle Jog a Fun, Festive Race

    As the sun rose on a bright clear Saturday, volunteers were busy preparing for the 3rd Annual Jingle Jog. Held on December 12, 2015, the Jingle Jog is a 5k and kids one-mile fun race to help support the Man-O-War Youth Fitness (MOWY). People of all ages were out to enjoy the event, from babies watching on the sidelines to grandmothers and granddaughters crossing the finish line together.