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Jul 22 , 2014
More Warm Weather Ahead for August
If temperatures reach over 25 degrees today, then St. John's will match the 1947 record.
High Temps Means Low Water Level for Clarenville
The town is asking residents to refrain from watering lawns during the day and instead do so in the evening from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Teen Charged in Booth Lockdown
A teen will answer charges today stemming from a lockdown at Booth Memorial High School in June.
Ruby Reveals Ruby Church Restorations
Goulds Historical Society President Winston Ruby says they're about to start repairs to St. Matthew's tower.
Simms: No Land Expropriated for Complex
Mayor Simms says the city is using its own land to build affordable housing units for seniors.
Gaultois Woman Surprised by Bear
A woman in Gaultois woman was shaken by a close encounter with a black bear near here home.
NunatuKavut to Celebrate 250th of Historic Treaty
The celebration next year will mark the 250th anniversary of what they call the first and only historic British-Inuit treaty ever made.
Business Boot Camp in St.John's for Soldiers
The program was founded at Memorial University by the students and teachers at Enactus Memorial, and is now a program of the Prince's Charities Canada.
AC/DC 'Dream' Tribute at the Levee This Friday
A tribute to AC/DC will take place this Friday night at the Levee, with Sean Panting, Liz Solo, Suzanne Power and Collin Harris and others.
Outdoor Fires Banned Across Island
Government officials say until conditions are more suitable a ban will remain in place on all outdoor fires on the island.
Dry Weather Sparks Fires Across Island
Firefighters are being kept busy with several forest fires burning in the last 48 hours, though no reports of structural damage or injury.
All-Party Committee Meeting with Fisheries Minister
Gail Shea is in St. John's today to sit down with the committee to discuss shrimp allocations.
St. John's Close to Breaking Temperature Record
Newfoundlanders and Labradorians may remember the scorcher of a summer we had last year, but the end of this summer promises to get even hotter.
Man Accused of Assaulting Cops Launches Defense
26-year-old Justin Chipman was targeted in Operation Hoodwink, an undercover RNC investigation.
Critic Wants Herbicide Use Stopped Until Review Complete
Tordon 101 was banned for cosmetic use in the province, but it is still used by government to clear large areas of brush and vegetation.
Tely 10 Sets New Registration Record
Some 4,183 people have signed up for the annual road race. The previous registration record was set in 2012 at 3,581 entries.
Hillier Secures CBS Liberal Nomination
Town councillor Rex Hillier will represent the Liberals in CBS in the next election.
Committee Looks into Sick Time, Cranberries
The Public Accounts Committee, under MHA Jim Bennett, will examine a broad range of topics over six days of hearings.
Input Wanted For Old MUN Theatre
Closed in 2012 due to health and safety concerns, the theatre has a storied history of hosting a range of performances and events.
Corner Brook Woman Arrested for Fraud
A woman was arrested in Corner Brook last night after a fraud investigation.
Provincial Sports Page
Softball, soccer
Monday's Scores/Tuesday's Schedule
Jays surrender 14 runs.
Jul 21 , 2014
RNC Looking for Man Unlawfully at Large
40-year-old Daniel Johnson was convicted of brutally attacking another man with a three foot piece of steel in 2012.
Lengthy Hiatus for Luring Trial
42-year-old Kevin Kelly's trial began weeks ago, but due to scheduling conflicts the trial has had a few breaks already.
Missing Teen from Metro
14-year-old Mackenzie Downey was last seen Saturday around 6:30 p.m. in the area of Topsail Road in Conception Bay South.
Five Forest Fires Keep Crews Busy
Crews have been grounded for the night, but will be back in the air and on the ground in the morning.
Man says he was Unjustifiably Shot at by RNC
26-year-old Justin Chipman is accused of assaulting four RNC officers with a vehicle, as well as four counts of assaulting an officer and dangerous driving.
Government Bans all Outdoor Fires on the Island
Outdoor fires including campfires, brush burning, and unauthorized burning in and near forested areas is prohibited.
Man Rescued from Labrador Wilderness
A 61-year-old Ontario man is safe after running into trouble last week while on a canoe trip in the wilds of Labrador.
Record Turnout for St. John's Pride Parade
St. John's Pride saw a record number of people at this weekend's downtown parade. Board Member Jamie Harnum says the event saw a big jump from last year.
NLTA to Vote On New Deal
NLTA members will vote on September 25th on a tentative agreement reached over the weekend.
Mount Pearl did not Expropriate Land for Apartments: Mayor
After a Board of Appeal Hearing this morning, residents wonder why the land was simply "given away" to Karwood Contracting.
Walrus Spotted in Conception Bay
A walrus was recently caught on video, sunning itself on a rock near Portugal Cove.
Murder Suspects in Court Today
Loretta Saunders' body was found in February.
No Word on Outcome of Union Meeting in Wabush
Cliffs Natural Resources idled Wabush Mines in February, throwing over 500 people out work.
Man Gets Two Years for Bear Spray Assault
35-year-old Michael Rakai was convicted on two counts of assault with a weapon and two counts of possession of a prohibited weapon last year.
Subsea 7 Opens New Offices in St. John's
The global contractors have more than doubled their St. John's team in the last three years.
Easter Seals Raising Funds for TrailRider Wheelchair
Easter Seals has teamed up with Outfitters to raise funds to buy a new TrailRider, a state of the art wheelchair.
Tragedy Strikes on First Day of Food Fishery
One man is dead and two others are in hospital as a result of a boating accident in Conception Bay this weekend.
Basilica Marking Centennial of Commonwealth Involvement in WWI
At 9:25 on the evening of August 4th, 1914, Governor Davidson of Newfoundland received a telegram at Government House.
Majumder Meets Whale in Season Two of Series
Majumder Manor, which airs on the W Network, profiles the efforts of Shaun Majumder to revitalize his hometown of Burlington.
Monster Trucks to Open Eastbound Speedway
Eastbound International Speedway and Concert Park at Avondale, the province's newest entertainment facility, will open its doors for the first time on Friday.
St. John's Deputy Mayor Endorsing Ottenheimer
Ron Ellsworth is throwing his support behind candidate John Ottenheimer for leader of the PC Party.
Drunk Driver Temporarily Eludes Police
RNC abandoned their pursuit of an alleged drunk driver in Paradise in the interest of public safety, but found him again a short time later.
Rash of Vehicle Fires on Weekend
Three vehicles were destroyed by fire in three separate blazes along the TCH yesterday.
Suspected Drunk Driver First goes to Hospital
A middle-aged man ended up in hospital yesterday morning after crashing his car, then being charged with drunk driving.
Owner and Driver Both Charged
Two people were charged for operating a vehicle without license or insurance.
Support Pours in for Woman with Locked-In Syndrome
Kelda Farrell was involved in a near-fatal car accident that left her with what is known as locked-in syndrome. Her friends are fundraising to buy a piece of life-changing equipment.
Deadline for Artists for Downtown Mural Today
St. John's is looking for an artist to paint a mural on the walls of each side of the steps extending up from Duckworth Street to Victoria Street
Central Graveyard Vandalized
RCMP say over the last number of weeks, lights have been reported stolen from several gravesites in Bishop's Falls.



 
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