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Gyms ‘may raise fees’ after BPL bills hike

THE looming increase in electricity bills will likely force some gym operators still recovering from COVID-19’s impact to consider raising membership fees or making other adjustments to help sustain operations, according to fitness stakeholders.

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Search goes on for missing Eight Mile Rock woman

THE search continues for a missing 56-year-old Eight Mile Rock woman who suffers from a mental illness and has not been seen since July.

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BPL’s $90m Shell debt ‘higher’ than predicted

Bahamas Power & Light’s (BPL) $90m in unpaid fuel arrears owed to Shell is “substantially higher” than the Opposition and others had predicted, it was revealed yesterday.

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FNM Deputy: ‘No comprehensive plan’ on crime

THE Free National Movement has called on the government to get a grip on rising violent crime.

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Rent-to-own housing initiative launching soon

HOUSING and Transport Minister JoBeth Coleby-Davis announced yesterday that her ministry will soon be launching its rent-to-own housing initiative, a programme she said is designed “to expand the path to homeownership for hardworking Bahamians.”

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FNM leader accuses PM of ‘misleading’ the public

FREE National Movement Leader Michael Pintard accused Prime Minister Philip “Brave” Davis of “misleading” the public and being “disingenuous” after saying procurement legislation brought by the former administration was “rushed”.

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Bain and Grants Town community react to BPL bills increase

RESIDENTS of the Bain and Grants Town community are in uproar after Prime Minister Phillip “Brave” Davis announced that Bahamas Power and Light will be increasing its monthly fuel charge in response to rising fuel costs.

Office of the Prime Minister explains BPL action

IN the wake of criticism about increases to Bahamas Power and Light bills, the Office of the Prime Minister released a statement last night explaining why the course of action was taken.