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Sep 1 , 2014
Impaired Driver Stopped After Taking Out Signs, Road Check Finds None
A road check found 150 vehicles with no alcohol related infractions.
Community Rallies Around Musicians after Instruments Stolen
The music community is rallying around the Navigators after the group lost two very expensive guitars, a fiddle and the bows over the weekend.
Rain Means Hazardous Driving Conditions on ORR
A pickup truck heading east on the Outer Ring Road lost control and slammed into a guard rail this morning.
Conception Bay Cabbie Taken for a Ride
A 44-year-old woman was arrested in the Topsail area after skipping on cab fare from Carbonear to Conception Bay South.
Labour Day Celebrations Across Province
Labour groups, unions, and towns have Labour Day celebrations scheduled across the province today.
New Study Says NL Labour Laws Among Best in Country
A new report from the Fraser Institute calls Newfoundland and Labrador's labour laws the second best in Canada; but it's not all good news.
WRDC Looks to Open More Doors to Careers for Women
Efforts are being made by the Women in Resource Development Committee to get more Women working in the non-traditional occupations.
Newfoundland Ponies Raised on Mainland Different Than Local Breed
Some purists are raising concerns about the integrity of the Newfoundland pony breed with a larger number of ponies being raised and cared for off the island.
Driver of Car with Fake Plates Faces Charges
RNC pulled her over at about 9:15 pm and discovered she had no driver's licence, no insurance, fake licence plates and failing to transfer ownership.
Puffins Doing Great, Gannets, Not So Much
Newfoundland puffins have had an excellent year thanks in part to a very good caplin run this summer, but puffin colonies in other parts of the Atlantic are not faring as well.
Plastic Bags To Be a Thing of the Past on Fogo
The Shorefast Foundation, in co-operation with Dawe's Store in Seldom and the Town of Fogo Island, has launched the first phase of a new environmental initiative to help save marine life.
Labour Day Closures
It's Labour Day and that means that all federal, provincial and municipal offices are shut down for the holiday.
Repairs Prompt Outer Ring Delays
The Department of Transportation says repair work will begin tomorrow on the overpass above Groves Road.
Time for Unions to Remember Victories on Labour Day: Shortall
It's Labour Day and while many view it as just the last long weekend of the summer, for unions it's a time to celebrate their accomplishments over the years.
Man Walks Away From Plane Crash Near Rigolet
The Cessna went down in shallow water around 10:30 am Saturday, about 10 kilometres east of Rigolet.
Repairs Delay Shipping for Northern Ranger
Once back in service, the vessel will operate on a load and go basis until the normal schedule can be resumed.
Sentencing in Crime Spree Case Tomorrow
A 29-year-old woman who went on a crime spree with her former boyfriend last year is scheduled to return to court tomorrow for sentencing.
Full-Day Kindergarten On the Right Track: Whittle
The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of School Councils says they are optimistic that the implementation of full-day kindergarten is on track, and will be successful if everything proceeds according to plan.
It's a Three-Peat for NL
Three Cheers wins softball gold, Kelly's gets silver.
Holy Cross Wins Challenge Cup
Defeats St.Lawrence 2-0.
Provincial Sports Page
Soccer tournaments.
Sunday's Scores/Monday's Schedule
Blue Jays come back against Yankees
Aug 31 , 2014
Navigators Lose Guitars, Fiddle
Somebody broke into the group's van in St. John's.
Three Cheers Leading Kelly's Pub in Gold Medal Game
Three Cheers leads Kelly's Pub 5-0.
Man, Armed with Knife, Arrested after Assaulting Police Officer
Police had their hands full last night when they were called to investigate a report of a man armed with a knife, threatening to harm himself.
Holy Cross Wins Challenge Cup
Scores two second-half goals to defeat St.Lawrence.
Charges Laid after B&E in Happy Valley-Goose Bay
A 19-year-old Labrador man is in the lockup awaiting a court appearance.
Man Uninjured after Crashing Small Plane Near Rigolet
The Cessna aircraft piloted by the man from Shelton, Washington, crashed in the shallows of Groswater Bay Saturday morning, about 10 kilometres east of Rigolet.
Impaired Driver Charged in Corner Brook
A 21-year-old Benoit's Cove man has been charged with impaired, driving with an expired vehicle registration, and no insurance.
Northern Ranger Departure Delayed on Monday
The MV Northern Ranger departure, scheduled for Monday at 1:00 p.m., is going to be delayed for 8 to 10 hours due to work being carried out on one of its engines.
St. John's Concerned about Uncovered Garbage En Route to Dump
The city of St. John's is looking for a way to crack down on people who don't cover their garbage on the way to the dump.
Lack of Food for Gannets at Cape St. Mary's
A local bird biologist says it appears about half the birds have abandoned their fledglings.
Labour Day Family Fun Tomorrow in St. John's
The event gets underway at 1 p.m. Monday at the Swilers Rugby Club on Crosbie Road.
Annual Walk for Paws will Raise Money for New Shelter
Beagle Paws is preparing for their annual Walk for Paws and Family Fun Day event which is happening Sunday, September 21 at Bowring Park.
Growing Food Part of Preventative Medicine: Doctor
Dr. David Wade says it's time for people to return to healthier, fresher, food options as a way to prevent illness and disease.
Orientation Week Activities Set to Begin at Memorial
MUNSU Director of External Affairs Ryan Murphy says Orientation is a great opportunity for new students to familiarize themselves with campus.
100th Anniversary of Heritage Church in Port au Port
Construction on the province's largest wooden church began in 1914, but wasn't completed until 1925.
Saturday's Scores/Sunday's Schedule
Blue Jays shut out Yankees.
Aug 30 , 2014
American Crashes Plane, Picked up by Labrador Couple
Pilot was the only one on board.
Early-Morning Armed Robbery in Metro
The culprits used bear spray, and got away with cash from the till.
It was a Chilly One Overnight
Frost in some areas of the island.
Three Cheers Pub in Gold Medal Game
Don't count out Kelly's Pub
Water Street Disturbance Leads to Arrests
Two young men charged with assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest.
Child Injured in Car-Bike Collision
The boy's injuries were relatively minor in nature.
North Harbour Break-ins Result in Charges
23 year old Clarenville man facing charges after a series of unusual incidents in North Harbour earlier this week.
High-Risk Offender Released
Police issue warning about Sem Paul Obed.
Church Theft Case Demoralized Parish
Parishoners are putting the case involving former minister John Dinn and his wife behind them.
Teen who Rescued Two Men Named VOCM Local Hero
Its been almost a month since 15-year-old Chelsea Little rescued her step-father and great-uncle from drowning in Thorburn Lake near Clarenville.
DFO Investigating Scallop Kill
Divers recently discovered large number of dead scallops in Hamilton Sound area.
Candidate Would Like Dedicated Seniors' Department
John Ottenheimer says he'd like a dedicated department to address the needs of seniors.



 
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