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Turnquest hopeful for continued developments in East Grand Bahama

Member of Parliament for East Grand Bahama

After the handing over ceremony and announcement of various Infrastructural Development Projects for East Grand Bahama on Monday (February 6), Member of Parliament for the area, Peter Turnquest said, he was thankful for the progress.    “This is a significant day for us. Starting with the East End Cemetery, the original cemetery has been overgrown,…
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Container Port nearing capacity

The Freeport Container Port, one of the largest employment entities on the island, is rebounding. Last October, Hurricane Matthew severely damaged equipment at FCP. The handling capacity was thus reduced significantly and accordingly transshipment business decreased.   In Thursday’s Freeport News, published was a picture of the landing process. Two new super mobile harbor cranes…
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West End residents grateful to govt for clean-up post-Hurricane Matthew, but say more needs to be done

While West End residents agree that the clean-up of their community is a good thing

West End, residents and businesspersons had mixed views regarding the post-Hurricane Matthew Clean-up and Community Revitalization Project being spearheaded by The Bahamas Government.   While visiting the historically quaint fishing village on Wednesday (February 8), The Freeport News team learned that many residents appreciate the fact that the settlement has undergone a major cleaning process,…
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Rising Stars usher in new season with increased membership

The Rising Stars opened their season this past Saturday at the Grand Bahama Sports Complex. Following the opening ceremony

The Rising Stars Baseball and Softball Development Program rang in their new season this past weekend at the Grand Bahama Sports Complex.   Tee Ballers, coach pitch and junior baseball and softball players took the diamond and got the ball rolling.    Prior to the athletes finally getting their long awaited season started, an opening…
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