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Local Government efficiency demand

On Thursday, throughout the country, with the exception of New Providence, Local Government elections took place. In Grand Bahama, scores of candidates put themselves forward for voting support in four districts, Sweeting’s Cay, East Grand Bahama, The City of Freeport, and West Grand Bahama. We congratulate the winning candidates, but hasten to point out that…
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Engineering and Technology Summer Camp comes to GB

BETA Camp, a summer program aimed at enhancing STEM education for junior high school students, will be hosted on Grand Bahama at the Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Academy from July 17-22.

The Bahamas Engineering and Technology Advancement (BETA) Group has announced it will host this year’s BETA Camp on Grand Bahama for the first time. Launched in 2014, the summer program is geared towards furthering the education of junior high school students in areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The camp has traditionally been…
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AML urges GB shoppers to ‘Go Plastic Free,’ reduce environmental impact with BYOB Initiative

Solomon’s team member packs a reusable shopping bag, which reduces the harmful impact of plastic on our environment. (PHOTOS COURTESY OF AML)

At the Second Annual Bring Your Own Bag (BYOB) event in recognition of Earth Day, AML Foods Ltd. encouraged Saturday shoppers at their Grand Bahama stores to swap plastic bags for environmentally friendly, reusable shopping bags. The company teamed up with the Keep Grand Bahama Clean Committee to give out 10,000 eco-friendly bags to customers…
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Camp Eco Explorer registration opens, camps set for ages 7-11, 12-16

Save The Bays Chairman and coastal Waterkeeper Joe Darville speaks with campers about the impact climate change and sea level rise are having on Bahamian coastal areas.

Registration opens this week for two local summer camps in Grand Bahama designed to bring youth and teens closer to – and smarter about – what exists in the natural world around them. The week-long camps sponsored by Save The Bays and Waterkeepers Bahamas include field trips, indoor activities, team building, character development and making…
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