Police enlist help to solve break ins

Updated at 16:27 - Grand Falls-Windsor RCMP have called in the Forensic Identification Section to assist in an investigation into a series of break ins locally.


Northern Arm firemen celebrate

Updated at 06:55 - Volunteer fire departments are not just about fighting fires. Many in the rural areas are at the centre of community activities as was outlined at the Northern Arm Fire Department’s 31st annual ball Saturday..


Water woes

Updated on November 23, 2015 - One might think everyone in this province has access to clean, safe drinking water.But that's not the case.

Planning for long term

Updated on November 23, 2015 - Access to long-term care is a big deal — especially for those who need it.





Roebothan first pick in AESHL’s second draft

Updated at 08:11 - The Conception Bay North Harbour Grace Ocean Enterprises CeeBee Stars made Mark Roebothan the top pick in the Avalon East Senior Hockey League’s second draft Tuesday night..


Nationals bound

Updated on November 24, 2015 - If hard work and dedication are the determining factors, Melvin Hanhams is well on his way to achieving his Special Olympics dream...




Three shopping malls in the province sold

Updated at 09:41 - The Marystown Mall has been sold.The property was one of three in the province owned by Slate Office REIT.The Toronto-based real estate investment company announced the sale of the shopping centre in Marystown to an undisclosed buyer in a release on....

Marking entrepreneurial excellence

Updated on October 26, 2015 - Several local entrepreneurs received some recognition last week at the annual Central Business Development Corporation’s (CBDC)...

Noia wants to redefine oil industry

Updated on November 19, 2015 - With the right planning and collaboration, the oil and gas industry can continue to benefit Newfoundland and Labrador when the oil...


Losing ground

Updated on October 22, 2015 - According to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business’s eighth annual Entrepreneurial Communities report, communities in...



Heritage Corner

Updated on November 23, 2015 - It’s hunting season again! This picture shows a party of obviously successful caribou hunters somewhere in central Newfoundland during the early 1900s..

Seal chronicles Photo

Updated on November 23, 2015 - It sounds like gourmet food. But we would hardly believe one seal species in far and frozen northlands enjoys a luxuriously mixed...

Throwback Thursday

Updated on November 19, 2015 - Editors Note: The year was 1965 and if you’re old enough to remember, Go-Go boots were all the rage for young women.“I Hear a...

Heritage Corner

Updated on November 19, 2015 - In this photo by the late Tom Harvey, a few onlookers view the smouldering ruins of a firewhich destroyed most of Windsor’s Main...



What a vote means

Updated at 13:42 - It was an interesting thought to throw out there, and not outside the realm of possibilities judging from how this provincial election campaign is going..

Our lost heritage

Updated at 08:54 - I sent an email to the different political parties, asking if they would take a look at the traditional rights and freedoms to...

It’s Magic

Updated on November 24, 2015 - Memorial University math professor Tom Baird posted a clever pie chart on social media Monday. It was a supposed breakdown of the...

Let Me Explain

Updated at 08:46 - The same time one month from now you probably won’t be reading my column.

Sifting through Internet idiocy

Updated on November 24, 2015 - Speaking out against negative Internet comments and criticisms can often verge on broken-record territory, not to mention the...



Social notes

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Bishop’s Falls Cadets rank high

Updated on November 19, 2015 - The 512 Exploits Air Cadet Squadron in Bishops Falls was recently awarded the St John’s Lions Club Shield Provincial Air Cadet...

What's happening

Updated on November 23, 2015 - Space in this column is reserved for non-profit, non-government funded groups and organizations. Items will be published for two...

PHOTOS: History coming down

Updated on November 19, 2015 - Locals are taking regular cruises by the old Abitibi Bowater mill site in Grand Falls-Windsor of late to view the changes in the...