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Feb 11 , 2016
Fire Crews at Avalon Ford
Crews from St. John's Regional Fire Department are at Avalon Ford at this hour investigating a possible fire.
Gas Drops Almost Five Cents
As predicted, there's a big drop at the pumps today.
Association of Realtors Seeking Answers on Fate of Exit Realty Commissions
PricewaterhouseCoopers has been named the receivor in the case. The move means hundreds of thousands of dollars in commissions to agents remain in limbo.
Local Advocacy Group Responds to RNC Warning of Drugged Drinks
Kerri Claire of SPAAT says she takes offence to suggestions that changing your behaviour can prevent you from being sexually assaulted, but the RNC's Sergeant Colin McNeil says they are in no way blaming the victims of sexual assault.
Fogo - Change Islands Ferry May Be Back on the Run Today
The MHA for Fogo - Cape Freels is hopeful that the Captain Earle W. Windsor will be back on the Fogo-Change Islands run some time today.
Breen says Council Meeting will 'Be a Good Start'
St. John's City Councillor Danny Breen says although one meeting won't solve all the issues on council, it's a good start.
Federal Conservatives Looking to Reconnect with NL
After being shut out across Atlantic Canada, fingers are being pointed in many directions in an attempt to try and explain and mend the disconnect.
Drug Bust in Deer Lake
A 20-year-old man is facing trafficking charges.
Anaconda Acquires White Bay Mine
Toronto-based Anaconda Mines has announced that it has acquired another gold deposit in the province.
Feb 10 , 2016
Husky Layoffs Impact Atlantic Region
Specific numbers are not known at this time.
Driver's Licence Renewal Moving Online
The provincial government has introduced a new online drivers' licence renewal service which will help to alleviate long line ups at Motor Vehicle Registration.
Air Labrador Picks Up Fogo Service
Mayor Stephen Brinson says the helicopter is unable to fly from Gander because of freezing rain conditions in that area, combined with two downed ferries and a submerged dump truck.
St. John's City Manager Resigning
The City of St. John's has announced that city manager Neil Martin will be resigning from his position as of March 31st.
Recall Issued on Silverado, Sierra Trucks
2015 and 2016 model years are affected. It's not immediately clear how many vehicles have been sold in this province.
George Street Association Urges Caution after Women Drugged, Assaulted
Seamus O'Keefe of the George Street Association asks that any suspicious activity be reported to the RNC and bar security immediately.
Oil Prices Slipping Again
After a brief recovery last week that saw Brent Crude prices rise to almost $36 per barrel, the price is back down around $31 this morning.
Gas Heading for a Big Drop
The Consumer Group for Fair Gas Prices says fuel across the board may be going down this week, while the biggest drop will be at the pumps.
Deputy Mayor says Council Needs to Talk about Direction, Lack of Respect
An upcoming St. John's city council meeting on Sunday is an opportunity to have discussions about how well they're working as a group, and to talk about lack of respect.
Environmental Review Being Conducted on Fire Lake Connection
The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is conducting a federal environmental assessment of the proposed route 389 Improvement Project between Fire Lake and Fermont, Quebec.
St. John's Reconfiguring Dangerous Intersection in Spring
Traffic Committee Chair Sandy Hickman says the city is targeting the intersection of Polina and Kenmount roads for this spring.
Dean Brody Rounds Out Eastbound Hoedown
Two more artists have been announced for the lineup at this summer's Chevrolet Eastbound Hoedown.
Four Charged in Rash of Trinity-Conception Thefts
Trinity Conception RCMP now have a 23-year-old Spaniard's Bay man in custody after getting several complaints of vehicles being damaged and broken into in the region. Three more have also been charged.
Two Women Arrested on Warrants, Breaches
One woman was arrested on an outstanding warrant for failing to appear in court. While at the home, police also arrested another 20-year-old woman for three breaches of court orders.
Rollover on Outer Ring
Icy wet roads are making for treacherous driving conditions after Tuesday's storm.
Man Suspended for DUI, Picked up Under the Influence Again
A 57-year-old man, who had already been banned from driving because of an impaired charge, was charged again Tuesday night for driving while under the influence.
IceCaps Break Losing Streak
Play again tonight at Mile One 730
Tuesday's Scores/Wednesday's Schedule
Habs win third straight.
Feb 9 , 2016
Greening Shipped to Toronto in Big NHL Trade
Colin Greening and Coady Donaghey are part of a big swap that includes Toronto Captain Dion Phaneuf.
'Cartwright 12' Pick Up Winnings
The group of school employees received their share of a $1 million dollar jackpot today.
Fortis Buys U.S. Company for $11.3-Billion
The deal will see Fortis add ITC's high-voltage transmission lines in seven American states to its holdings across North America.
City, Mayor, Defend $7 Million Retirement Package
The move cost taxpayers millions, but Mayor Dennis O'Keefe says it's short-term pain for long-term gain.
CBS Postpones Byelection Due to Weather
Residents of Conception Bay South were to go to the polls today to elect a new councillor for ward two, which is mainly the Foxtrap-Long Pond area. However, the byelection has been postponed.
James Taylor to Play Mile One
Music legend James Taylor is coming to St. John's.
O'Keefe says Closed-Door Council Meeting 'Not about Me'
The mayor of St. John's says Sunday's closed-door meeting is about all of the issues which are dividing council, and not his leadership, but others on council may disagree.
Holyrood to Make up for Low Reservoir Levels on Island
Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro is going to be relying more heavily on thermal generation from Holyrood to meet power needs.
Former Grand Concourse Employees Protest at City Council Meeting
A group of former workers with the Grand Concourse Authority filled the gallery, holding a sign that read: "10 hard working family men, dedicated and proud" who are now victims of the city's budget.
Metrobus Drivers Receive Big Raise
Despite facing a barrage of criticism from the public about spending too much, St. John's is giving its bus drivers a big increase in pay.
Truck Liner Sliding Video Tops 350,000 Views
The 19 second video of three students sliding down Three Hills in Stephenville has become an internet sensation
Municipal Affairs Working with Various Town Councils on Issues
In recent weeks, disagreements within the towns of Spaniard's Bay and Marystown have played out in the media in dramatic fashion.
Downtown St. John's Businesses Call for Tax Relief
Businesses are continuing to turn the heat up on St. John's city council for raising taxes in the latest municipal budget.
Deadline to Nominate 'Women of Distinction' Extended
Nominations have been extended until next Tuesday, February 16th.
Questions Raised About Change Islands Ferry Safety
Dean Snow was driving his dump truck off the ferry at Change Islands last night and had to jump from the vehicle as it went into the water.
Tourism Operator Calling to Reduce Food Fishery Restrictions
Graham Wood of Lewisporte is pushing the federal government to loosen its rules to allow guests on tour boats to keep their catch of cod caught in the recreational fishery.
Two People Charged on West Coast After a Dispute
A man and woman from metro who are known to each other were both arrested on the west coast yesterday after they got into a dispute.
Spaniard's Bay Town Manager's Resignation 'A Long Time Coming'
Spaniard's Bay Mayor Tony Menchions says the town council had an emergency meeting last night in light of town manager Tony Ryan stepping down.
Man Accused of Over 15 Cabin Break-Ins in Bonavista
The 39-year-old man from Bonavista was arrested this weekend.
Provincial Sports Page
Senior hockey
Monday's Scores/Tuesday's Schedule
Sid Crosby 2 G 2A
Feb 8 , 2016
Missing Teen Located in Labrador
15-year-old Thunderheart Tshakapesh was reported missing over the weekend.
Blizzard Warning Issued for St. John's and Vicinity
Provincial Airlines and Aerospace Meteorologist Brian Walsh now says the Metro area will get between 25-35 cm of snow.



 
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