No conflict

No conflict

Updated on July 24, 2014 - Grand Falls-Windsor Windsor Deputy Mayor Barry Manuel has been found not to be in a conflict of interest for his involvement in votes and discussions regarding the Corduroy Brook Enhancement Association.

Salmon rivers shut down

Salmon rivers shut down

Updated on July 24, 2014 - While many people in the province like the warm weather we have been experiencing in July, not everyone is happy.

Making progress

Updated on July 24, 2014 - According to the way things went on the island of Saint Pierre and Miquelon, the Exploits Soccer Association’s under-12 squad is on the cusp of becoming a solid...


Tackling housing

Updated on July 24, 2014 - Affordable and accessible housing is a concern within many towns, especially in places like Grand Falls-Windsor where there is an aging demographic..

Rocking the reunion

Updated on July 24, 2014 - A high school band that started as a bit of musical fun between friends over 50 years ago not only spawned many other bands but...

Weather record broken in Central

Updated on July 24, 2014 - If you feel that temperatures have been higher in some areas of Newfoundland and Labrador than in previous years you are absolutely...

Like the good old days Photo

Updated on July 24, 2014 - Even after over four decades, all it takes is the right people, music and atmosphere to make all the memories flood back.

May key member of community

Updated on July 22, 2014 - Steward May, 57, is a very well known resident of Belleoram. He has been involved with municipal politics for 30 years, 18 of which...



Critics decry job cuts at CFS St. John’s

Updated at 03:32 - The federal NDP critic slammed the latest round of cuts at CFS St. John’s on Thursday, with a Department of National Defence (DND) spokesman saying local military positions will also be eliminated..

Three safe after watercraft mishap

Updated on July 24, 2014 - St. John’s Regional Fire Department, police and ambulance services were called to Paddy’s Pond this afternoon when a passerby...

A rare find

Updated on July 24, 2014 - Asthon Stagg first noticed the stranger hovering over the flowers in the garden of his grandparents’ home in Lumsden.



Festive time of year

Updated on July 24, 2014 - What a week it’s been for the Exploits Soccer Association (ESA)..

Offensive juggernaut

Updated on July 24, 2014 - The Grand Falls-Windsor Beothucks had no trouble producing runs at this year’s Molson Senior B Baseball Championships. 

Semifinal showdown

Updated on July 21, 2014 - It was the type of start Craig Tulk was hoping for from his Grand Falls-Windsor Braves bantam baseball team.

Powerful debut

Updated on July 24, 2014 - Weight was once a contentious issue for Gander’s Jonathan Pelley. For that matter, it still is — only in a much different way.

Huge increase

Updated on July 21, 2014 - The Grand Falls-Windsor Minor Baseball Association has seen a massive spike in numbers this season. 



Encouraging exploration

Updated on July 23, 2014 - Ship spotters on the harbour front in downtown St. John’s this week may have noticed the presence of the Boa Galatea, an EMGS ship used for the collection of geoscience data..



VIKING VOYAGE: Clayton Colbourne is on his home turf

Updated on July 23, 2014 - This article is one in a series of stories called Viking Voyage from Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, reporter Mary MacKay as she visits Viking sites and reports on sailor Geoff Ralling’s voyage retracing the seaward steps the Norsemen took 1,000....


Around the World Photo

Updated on July 17, 2014 - By Tim Hollett Special to The Packet It’s a typical early start the next day. We wander past a huge Roman fort onto the delta of...

‘That’s So Gay’

Updated on July 18, 2014 - A celebration of queer arts and artists will open at the Eastern Edge Gallery in St. John’s tonight.



Word of Mouth

Updated on July 24, 2014 - I finally got an opportunity to catch a senior baseball game at Centennial Field in Grand Falls-Windsor. .

Summer snippets

Updated on July 21, 2014 - For lovers of summer, Newfoundland is not a brass ring location as hot days and warm nights are all too few. Nevertheless, summer...

Sinking under regulations

Updated on July 18, 2014 - Here’s one to file in the category of “if it wasn’t for regulation we’d be just fine.” The folks in Plate Cove had a bright idea...



What’s Happening

Updated on July 24, 2014 - Space in this column is reserved for non-profit, non-government funded groups and organizations. Items will be published for two weeks, at no charge. Send your listing to or drop off at the Advertiser office, 8 Hardy Ave. Deadline for....


Updated on June 30, 2014 - A German legend says that when God was naming the flowers he had named them all but one.  The little flower said to God,...

Heritage Corner

Updated on June 30, 2014 - Led by a firing party of First World War veterans, a Memorial Sunday parade turns off High Street onto Church Road heading for...