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Sweetings Cay water issue resolved

After months with water issues, residents of Sweetings Cay are thrilled to finally have full service once again.    On Sunday, January 29 after several months with an unpredictable scheduled water service in place, this daily learned that the issue on Sweetings Cay has been resolved.   Member of Parliament for East Grand Bahama, Peter…
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Govt preparing for $1.1m McLean’s Town Subdivision

Dr. Michael Darville

Minister for Grand Bahama, Dr. Michael Darville announced that the brunt of the future crown housing subdivision in McLean’s Town would cost $1.1 million and the preparation stage is almost complete.     He revealed this during a ceremony for the Infrastructure and Development Projects for East Grand Bahama at the park, near the Administrator’s…
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‘Bahamian Storytelling’ forum termed successful

The Sir Charles Hayward Library kicked off a month of activites this weekend that began with storytelling with  guest reader Levette Smith- Farrington (inset) and a number of fun arts and crafts.                          (Photos Jenneva Russell)

The “Bahamian Storytelling” forum at the Sir Charles Hayward Library on Saturday was well received.   The event kicked off Library Month and Librarian Shanreikah Faustin praised the work of students who participated. Faustin singled out for particular praise, Bartlett Hill Primary Teacher/Librarian Levette Smith-Farrington.   Faustin was especially impressed with the story of “Biggity…
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PLP accused of attempting to limit MPs’ right of speech

Bradley Roberts

Inside sources are accusing the governing Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) of trying to muzzle its Members of Parliament and new candidates.   The Freeport News has been informed that at a high-powered meeting in New Providence, of PLP Members of Parliaments and candidates, it was strongly advocated that participation in talk shows be limited as…
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