Being true to one’s self

Being true to one’s self

Updated on June 23, 2015 - Coming of age can be a trying time in a child’s life. What happens when that same child does not feel at home in their own skin?

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Overcome with emotion

Updated on July 02, 2015 - Pearce Junior High student Charlotte Parrot was selected as the Burin region winner of the Ambassador Award in April during the regional Heritage Fair.  

 A time for rejoicing, a time for sorrow

 A time for rejoicing, a time for sorrow

Updated on July 01, 2015 - Residents of the town of Marystown and surrounding communities gathered outside the Municipal Centre in Marystown today for the annual Memorial Day parade.

A colourful career

A colourful career

Updated on June 30, 2015 - Meghan Mullins, a local pet groomer, was in Durham, North Carolina, earlier this month for the Professional Grooming Rally hosted by the National Association of...

Local

St. Lawrence woman named a Senior of Disctinction

Updated on June 30, 2015 - Petrinella Hodder of St. Lawrence has been named one of the recipients of the province's  Seniors of Disctinction awards for 2015. The announcement was made today by Clyde Jackman, Minister of Seniors, Wellness and Social....

Guitar man

Updated on June 30, 2015 - Con Fitzpatrick of Marystown says back when he was learning to play the guitar, there was no such thing as dropping into to a music...

Rallying for a cure

Updated on June 30, 2015 - A ring of hope glowed brightly once again this year at the Burin Peninsula Relay for Life, a symbol of the never-ending fight...

Driver dinged for doing 'donuts'

Updated on June 29, 2015 - A driver from Burin is facing a charge of dangerous driving following an incident at the Peninsula Mall in Marystown today.

Local

Regional

Two men charged in abduction case

Updated on July 03, 2015 - Two men are facing a slew of serious charges that include forcible confinement and assault with a weapon after an incident in Paradise Thursday night..

O’Brien resigns as MHA

Updated on July 03, 2015 - Gander MHA Kevin O’Brien formally resigned his seat Friday, in preparation for a run in the Oct 19 federal election.

Regional

Sports

In full swing

Updated on June 24, 2015 - The Marystown Kinsmen Minor Softball program is entering its second season since its return to the community last summer and numbers have doubled,.

Kicking off the season

Updated on June 23, 2015 - Minor soccer began the summer season with a fun event in Grand Bank Thursday.

Laurentians sweep Feildians

Updated on June 22, 2015 - A pair of wins at home against Feildians has vaulted the St. Lawrence Laurentians to the top of the provincial men’s Challenge Cup...

Sports

Business

Bert Hickman wins Laureate dealer award

Updated on July 03, 2015 - Bert Hickman of the Hickman Automotive Group in St. John’s has won the Canadian Automobile Dealers Association (CADA) Laureate dealer recognition award for 2015 in the category of retail operations..

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Business

Opinion

House numbers save lives

Updated on July 03, 2015 - In the case of an emergency, such as a fire, a difference in minutes can mean the difference between life and death..

Book Remarks

Updated on June 23, 2015 - “Where White Horses Gallop” (Breakwater Books) is a novel about dancing.

Oil tease

Updated on June 23, 2015 - Premier Paul Davis pulled a Danny Williams Tuesday, kicking off the annual Noia oil and gas industry conference by...

Canada can’t afford the Senate

Updated on June 23, 2015 - We have all seen and heard for years, through various media, and now confirmed in the most recent report by federal auditor general...

Opinion

Community

Down Memory Lane

Updated on June 23, 2015 - Soccer was enjoying its heyday on the Burin Peninsula when The Southern Gazette first began publishing 40 years ago in 1975..

What’s happening and where?

Updated on June 16, 2015 - If you would like to announce your upcoming event, write The Southern Gazette at P. O. Box 1116, Marystown, A0E 2M0. You may also...

Down Memory Lane

Updated on June 11, 2015 - When The Southern Gazette set up shop on the Burin Peninsula 40 years ago in May 1975, it was a much different environment than the...

Five towns planning celebrations

Updated on June 16, 2015 - With a number of communities hosting Come Home Year celebrations, the Burin Peninsula is sure to be buzzing with activity this...

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A lesson in perseverance

Updated on June 03, 2015 - Ailish Slaney’s big brown eyes and infectious smile would light up anyone’s life, especially once you hear what the young girl has...

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Community