Similar career choice takes Grand Bank’s Blagdon brothers in totally different directions
Port Saunders fisherman defiant over remarks he made about the FFAW
Smoking kills nearly 1,000 NLers annually: CBoC study
Tragically Hip's Gord Downie dead at 53
Larry Guinchard latest to announce bid for Liberal nomination in Bonavista–Burin-Trinity
Burin microbrewery passes environmental assessment
Caribou disaster: Loss of husband, father left family impoverished
St-Pierre-Miquelon gets rave review in Vogue magazine
Newfoundland and Labrador's new driver’s licences unveiled
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Labrador residential school apology "the right thing to do," government says
Temporary closure of Mill Bridge in Grand Falls-Windsor announced
<strong>Two men charged with salmon poaching</strong>
Sheshatshiu teens arrested for stealing SUV
Only one of Mount Cashel John Does has PTSD: doctor
Dr. Robert Toborowsky said the fourth John Doe does have PTSD “that can be traced — along with the associated angst — reasonably to various experiences he had prior to, during and after the years he spent in Mount Cashel.” Those experiences include ...
Road work starting in Grand Bank
They ask that people exercise caution in the while heavy equipment and contracted employees are working in the following areas;Plant RoadBait Depot RoadCourtney StreetGreenwood Ave/Grand View BlvdWarren’s LaneMabel Dorothy BlvdChristian’s RoadHawkins ...
Frozen vegetable insect confirmed as June bug
An insect that the Gander resident found in a bag of frozen vegetables – Co-op Gold brand frozen stir-fry blend - while cooking supper earlier this year was, in fact, a green June bug. RELATED STORY: Gander woman finds bug in bag of frozen ...
<strong>Bail hearing set for suspected kidnapper</strong>
Laura Dodge is led into Courtroom No. 7 at provincial court in St. John’s Wednesday so lawyers could schedule her bail hearing.When Laura Dodge returned to provincial court today, her lawyer, Erin Breen, requested a bail hearing for the ...
Clarenville police on scene of explosive removal at Bunyan’s Cove dump
According to police, they received a call yesterday evening, after a “small piece of military ordnance” was found at the dump. Cpl. Shawn Skinner told The Packet the object is being disposed of this morning. The RCMP explosives disposal unit in St. ...
Tocardo is newest player to test Bay of Fundy’s tides
Minas Tidal, a new development entity in Nova Scotia, announced Tuesday at the Nova Scotia Community College in Dartmouth that they have partnered with Minas Energy and Netherlands-based, Tocardo on a new tidal energy project in the Bay of ...
Confession sacred but other options to act on abuse: witness
The priest risks ex-communication if he divulges what was said to him in confession, Fr. Thomas Doyle, a canon lawyer from the Washington D.C. area, told claimants' lawyer Geoff Budden in the Mount Cashel civil trial. The seal means nothing the ...
Attempted murder case set over as defence awaits more information
Samuel Garth Tapper is lead out of provincial court in St. John’s on Thursday. He has been charged with attempted murder.When the case of Samuel Garth Tapper was called in provincial court in St. John’s this morning, Tapper's lawyer Jeff Brace told ...
Attendees at Day of Action concerned about creation of inequalities
FRANK GALE/THE WESTERN STAR These attendees pose for a photo during the Day of Action at the Bay St. George Women’s Centre in Stephenville on Tuesday. From left, Elizabeth Giguère, Krista Hynes and Amy Croucher.“The budget helps the rich and destroys ...
George’s Brook-Milton meeting will explore options for local government
Community Cultural House in George's Brook-Milton.The communities have operated as a Local Service District for years, but the local committee is wondering whether they should explore the idea of becoming an incorporated town. A meeting is set for ...