Province to eliminate 77 teaching units

Province to eliminate 77 teaching units

Updated on April 24, 2015 - The province will be eliminating 77.5 teaching units in the education system this year, as part of the measures to reduce the current provincial budget deficit.

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Reducing the risks

Reducing the risks

Updated at 08:42 -  A Garnish couple who lost their daughter in a 2005 accident says overpasses across the province aren’t safe enough.

What’s the worse that could happen?

Updated at 08:44 - With high school graduations just around the corner, members of the Burin Peninsula chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Canada want to ensure it’s a...

Marystown fire dept. responds to call

Marystown fire dept. responds to call

Updated on April 24, 2015 - The Marystown Volunteer Fire Department responded to a report of a structural fire at a small vacant home on Markland Road at approximately 8:30 p.m.

NL Housing contract awarded

NL Housing contract awarded

April 23, 2015 - Wally Drake’s Trucking Ltd. of Marystown has been awarded a $134,000 contract to upgrade two Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation properties on Topsail...

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Local

Waiting to be developed

Updated at 07:33 - A sizable chunk of prime real estate in the centre of Grand Bank will soon be available to developers interested in building affordable housing for seniors and low-income earners..

Foote no fan of federal budget   

April 23, 2015 - Random-Burin-St. George’s MP Liberal Judy Foote called this week’s federal budget from the Conservative government “smoke and...

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Regional

‘Shocked’

Updated on April 27, 2015 - Richard Pamak says he was “shocked” to learn that he would be relieved of his Ministerial role with the Nunatsiavut Government.

Regional

Sports

Flying high

Updated at 07:24 - They stayed alive with a win in Game 4, but in the end the Marystown Flying Vs were too much for the St. Pierre Missile to handle..

World class

Updated on April 27, 2015 - What started out as ‘goofing around’ in the gym quickly became a passion for one member of 5 Wing Goose Bay.

Facing defeat

Updated on April 23, 2015 - With an Allan Cup semifinal loss still fresh in his mind, Grand Falls-Windsor Cataracts’ Mike Brent is torn between the loves of...

Sports

Business

Death in the low Arctic

Updated on April 22, 2015 - Where icebergs go to die, scientists are going to gather data. The CCGS Amundsen leaves St. John’s harbour today — weather permitting — with representatives from ArcticNet, Statoil Canada, Research and Development Canada and Husky Energy onboard on a....

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New hotel announced for Bay Roberts

Updated on April 22, 2015 - The Mayor of Bay Roberts is pleased a developer is acting on his intention to establish a new hotel in the Conception Bay North...

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PAL returns to Gander

Updated on April 15, 2015 - The international viewing area at Gander International Airport has been a busy place as of late, and this morning it was once again...

Business

Opinion

Book Remarks

Updated at 06:58 - This is a good book. Whatever that means..

Missed messages

Updated on April 21, 2015 - Now that an independent investigation has been launched into the shooting death of Don Dunphy, much of the wild speculation and...

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Coalition dance

Updated at 06:49 - On Tuesday, the Harper government unveiled its 2015 budget. Within the next few months, they'll drop the election writ and three...

This land is your land

Updated on April 21, 2015 - The provincial government determined that a comprehensive review of the Lands Act and service delivery model was required to ensure...

Opinion

Community

The way we worship

Updated at 07:05 - It will be 50 years ago on May 9 of this year that the Right Rev. Ernest Marshall Howse, moderator of the United Church of Canada, officially opened and dedicated the present United Church in Grand Bank..

Photo

Council chatter

Updated on April 21, 2015 - Council members plan to meet this week to discuss the proposed changes to electoral boundaries.

Down Memory Lane

April 07, 2015 - It was a cold and windy winter’s day on March 11, 1974, and the Savoury brothers from Grand Bank were en route to Grouse to check...

Giving of yourself

Updated on April 14, 2015 - Terry Mallay started volunteering with the Town of Marystown in the late 1960s when there was little for recreation.

Community

Autos

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