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June, 2018

  • 27 June

    Illegal Dumping Sites Discovered Along S.C. Bootle Highway

    Recently, several illegal dumping grounds were discovered near the S. C. Bootle Highway. According to Sgt. 2098 Huqlin Mullings, persons are committing the illegal act of dumping their trash, furniture and derelict vehicles along the service road northeast of the Bahamas Government Complex that leads to the S.C. Bootle Highway …

April, 2017

  • 28 April

    Spartans Junkanoo Group Pursues Community Service

    Approximately twenty people, including the Vice-Chairman Binoy Bernan, met early afternoon with the intention to split into two groups: one leaving from the Traffic Light, and one leaving from Murphy Town, aiming to join together at Brown’s Bay in Dundas Town.

  • 13 April

    Island Investigators Conduct Garbage Index Survey and Grade Abaco Communities

    Through Island Investigators, the students investigate environmental issues on a small scale that affect or concern them as young people. In the past, they have also investigated mangrove disease, planted corals on reef balls, and investigated snails destroying reef in Sandy Point.

March, 2017

  • 29 March

    Trash Likely to Deter My Return

    I picked up a copy of your paper at the airport on the way out, and read with interest the leader on the forthcoming elections, noting that your brother was a candidate. In fact the name Albury cropped up in one or two other places as well, so I assume there are long historical connections with the Abacos.

August, 2016

  • 10 August

    Recycling Needs to be a Priority

    Dear Editor, Our family has been visiting the Bahamas from the USA for several years. We love the quiet pace and natural beauty of the smaller islands. Green Turtle Cay is our favorite! The Bahamas have so much to offer residents and tourists but only if they keep the oceans …

June, 2016

  • 2 June

    Trash-A-Thon Removes Over 100 Bags of Garbage From Streets

    On Saturday May 28, MOWY Fitness hosted their 2nd Great Abaco Trash-A-Thon, an event created to help clean up the islands and to promote exercise. With over 30 participants and three teams, the Trash-A-Thon was a success.

October, 2015

  • 1 October

    MOWY Fitness Organizes Inaugural Trash-A-Thon

    Man-O-War Youth Fitness (MOWY) hosted the inaugural Trash-A-Thon on International Cleanup Day, September 19, 2015. Four teams competed from Man-O-War, Hope Town, and Marsh Harbour.

September, 2014

  • 11 September

    Murphy Town Committee Chairman Shares Community Goals

    As of July 2014, Mr. Gilbert Davis, head of the recently elected Murphy Town Committee, has been trying to clean up and revitalize the settlement of Murphy Town.

June, 2014

  • 12 June

    Volunteers continue cleanup work in Cedar Harbour

    Continuing the development of neighborhood programs and community-building, Crown Haven’s Urban Renewal Center pushes forward with their clean-up campaign. The “Cleanliness Next to Godliness” group (CNG), was formed earlier this year to keep the small North Abaco community free of trash.

October, 2013

  • 11 October

    Students, FRIENDS and Tourism partner up to clean highways

    September was International Coastal Cleanup Month. In recognition of this Friends of the Environment joins annually with the Abaco Tourist Office to encourage community members to participate in cleanups of roads and beaches. All schools, community groups, businesses and individuals are encouraged to take part. Trash bags, gloves and data forms are provided to school and community groups.