Engineers hired for planning and design

Updated at 20:21 - It was a little bit of old news, delivered by a new health minister today in Burin. Burin- Placentia West MHA Clyde Jackman, in his new role as Minister of Health and Community Services, was at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center to announce....

Shining Seas Festival begins Friday

Updated on July 29, 2014 - The Marystown Shining Seas Summer Festival kicks off this Friday, Aug. 1, with opening ceremonies at the Marystown Track and Field...

Visitors roll into Burin

Updated on July 22, 2014 - Visitors to Burin today were treated to a taste of the rich history of the town as a tour group traveling the island paid a visit...

Summer Games Kick off in Marystown.

Updated on July 21, 2014 - Athletes from the five regions of the Burin Peninsula - Northern, South-ern, Central, Western and Host (Marystown) were at the...



Scouts hosting national jamboree

Updated at 19:43 - By Danette Dooley Special to The Packet Hundreds of young people from across Canada and other countries will be in this province...

Create your own craft

Updated at 19:46 - The Sir William Coaker Heritage Foundation will hold a craft demonstration allowing participants to create their own souvenirs on...



GM disappointed with community response

Updated on July 29, 2014 - It’s been more than two weeks since the Gander Flyers signed convicted sex offender Mark Yetman to man the net for the upcoming...

Burin jr. girls advance to finals

Updated on July 22, 2014 - The Burin Jr. girls 13-18 team will advance to the finals later today after beating host team Marystown by a score of 3-0. Burin...

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.



Megan moulds clay into profits

Updated on July 29, 2014 - Megan Joy is a spirited young entrepreneur from Stephenville Crossing who earns her profit by hand-crafting ornaments, jewelry and...

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...



EDITORIAL: It is time to shift prespectives

Updated on July 29, 2014 - Last week saw the latest chapter in the trial of a Conception Bay North woman convicted on numerous charges of child abuse (see related story on A1).  .


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...

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...



Eddie celebrates 50!

Updated on June 27, 2014 - Betty Warren said her nephew Eddie Hickman always has a smile on his face.



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