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Mitchell addresses GB Shipyard dispute

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration, Fred Mitchell released a statement yesterday, addressing the reported ongoing trade dispute at the Grand Bahama Shipyard.   Following is the statement in its entirety.   “I wish to advise the public that I had a conference call this morning between myself and two directors of Grand Bahama Shipyard…
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Historic ‘All inclusive’ graduation set for June

With the introduction of the National High School Diploma in 2014, the first set of graduates are months away from their big day, which this year, for the first time, is expected to be a joint ceremony with all participating schools on Grand Bahama in one place.   Desiree Forbes, Student Achievement Officer, Ministry of…
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City Manager reminds residents of proper waste disposal

Grand Bahama Port Authority City Manager Troy McIntosh addressed clean- up efforts that are still ongoing around the city.  (PHOTO:?JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Grand Bahama Port Authority City Manager Troy McIntosh revealed that as of Monday (January 16) morning, there are about 253 piles of waste coming from the Grand Bahama Port Authority areas, not including the Lucaya area and private subdivisions.    This information was revealed during an interview with McIntosh at the Pineridge Sanitation Landfill.  …
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West End Ecology Tours resume operations post Hurricane Matthew

After three months of inactivity

Ranked the number one tour on the island for two consecutive years by USA Today (, West End Ecology Tours was created by Keith and Linda Cooper to promote environmental programs to educate both youth and adults and to highlight best practices for the community.    According to the West End Ecology Tour website,…
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