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Dec 18 , 2014
Risk of Outages Remains High Till 2017: Report
Reports released today confirm previous indications that the blackouts of January were caused by insufficient generation and issues with key equipment, and suggests the problems will continue.
Burgeo Highway Set to Reopen after Washout
A panel bridge has been installed to reconnect the road following a washout Sunday at Wooden Tilt Brook.
Teen Dies in Crash Near Old Perlican
RCMP say the car the 17-year-old was driving was travelling north on Route 80 between Sibley's Cove and Old Perlican when it left the road and overturned around 6:30 p.m. yesterday.
RNC Piecing Together Events Leading to Brutal Attack
A 57-year-old remains in hospital in serious but stable condition following the assault early Sunday morning outside Christine's Place in St. John's.
Mount Pearl Summit Centre Opens its Doors
The Summit Centre features an aquatics complex, a cardio centre, weight training room, fitness program spaces and a multi-purpose room.
RNC Checkpoints Find Zero Impaired Drivers
They laid ten charges under the Highway Traffic Act and impounded one vehicle, but failed to find anyone driving under the influence.
Ches Crosbie Seeks Conservative Nomination for Avalon
"You pick your battles carefully, and I have picked mine for Avalon."
Gas Stations Jump up to Maximum Price
There's another big drop in the maximum price which gas stations can charge today, but you may find in many places the price has actually gone up.
Little Progress in Protecting Endangered Caribou: Review
Despite the increase in threats to boreal woodland caribou, the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society says conservation and restoration efforts have shown little progress across the country.
Child Death Committee Focuses on Drowning
The committee says monitoring deaths by drowning will determine the need for increased education and prevention activities for children and youth.
Google Homepage Celebrates Women's Rights in Canada
Today's Google Doodle by cartoonist Kate Beaton celebrates the 164th birthday of Henrietta Edwards, but Newfoundland has its own history of suffrage.
First Oil at White Rose West Could Face Three Year Delay
West White Rose has been sidelined as Husky cuts back on spending because of falling commodity prices. First production was originally anticipated by 2017.
Family Receives Car from Collision Clinic
The family that won a car in Collision Clinic's 11th annual Enriching Lives giveaway says they are overwhelmed by the win.
Police Searching for Three Men After Burin Home Invasion
RCMP are looking for the three men responsible for a home invasion on the Burin Peninsula.
Hearing Aid Program Backed Up a Year: Rogers
Being hard of hearing in the province keeps getting harder.
Bulldogs Defeat IceCaps
5-2 the final in Hamilton.
Provincial Sports Page
Midget hockey tourney in central
Wednesday's Scores/Thursday's Schedule
Raptors win again.
Dec 17 , 2014
Former Lawyer Pleads Guilty in Myles-Leger Fraud Case
A former lawyer has pleaded guilty to a single charge in relation to the Myles-Leger fraud case.
Man Receives Four Year Sentence for Vicious Baseball Bat Attack
A young St. John's man will spend the next four years in jail after viciously beating two men with a baseball bat last spring.
Don't Panic: MUN Economics Professor
Memorial University Economics Professor Wade Locke says recent news about the significant increase in the deficit should not cause panic.
Paradise Girl Raises $10K for Children's Wish Foundation
11-year-old Myah Shallow set out to grant a wish for Christmas this year, instead of asking for presents of her own.
Burin Peninsula man Injured in Home Invasion
Police say three men wearing disguises entered a home in Little St. Lawrence and assaulted the homeowner.
Lawyer Ches Crosbie to make Political Announcement
Ches Crosbie has scheduled a media briefing tomorrow. It is expected he will be vying for the Conservative nomination in the federal riding of Avalon.
School Cleanliness Causes Concern
The Federation of School Councils is concerned and surprised with information in a series of school cleanliness inspection reports.
Family Presented with Car by Collision Clinic
Kimberley Hansford held back tears as she was handed the keys to her 2013 Ford Fiesta this afternoon.
School Bus Flips while Turning Sharp Corner
Students, driver escape serious injury.
City of St. John's and Department of Transportation to face Sentencing in January
Department of Transportation and Works and the City of St.John's will face sentencing for violating Occupational Health and Safety Regulations.
Car Destroyed by Fire in Mount Pearl
The car was fully engulfed when fire crews arrived on scene near the Pipers store around 3:00 p.m. yesterday.
Police Seeking Witnesses to Weekend Assault
The RNC says the 57-year-old was in a fight inside Christine's Place pub on Lemarchant Road which was broke up by staff but then spilled over outside early Sunday morning.
Gas Continues Freefall
The Consumer Group for Fair Gas Prices says the market is volatile, but we could see another drop of close to six cents a litre tomorrow.
Spending Review Underway in Face of $916 Million Deficit
Finance Minister Ross Wiseman says no one could have predicted the volatility.
Sentencing Today in Vicious St. John's Beating
Man beat two others with baseball bat.
Teresita McCarthy Takes Wabana Byelection
Teresita McCarthy was elected in a byelection held last night, securing 423 votes. Glenn Brazil received 102 votes, and Jim Bennett had 42.
People Should Have a Say On CETA Support: Kavanagh
Council of Canadians member Ken Kavanagh says the people of our province deserve a say in whether or not the Premier should ultimately support the deal.
House of Assembly Closes for Christmas Break
The sitting marked by the arrival of Premier Paul Davis and four new MHAs taking their seats in the Liberal caucus, has closed for the holidays.
No Tax Increases in Mount Pearl
Mount Pearl city council brought down a 44.1 million dollar budget last night with no tax increases.
More Oil Estimated at Hibernia Will Bring $12 Billion to Province
The C-NLOPB updated its reserve estimates from 1,395 million barrels in 2010, to 1,644 million, extending the life of Hibernia by seven years.
Police Concerned about Missing St. John's Man
The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary says they are concerned about the physical and mental well-being of a man missing from St. John's.
New Phone Scam Masquerading as NL Power
The RNC says a caller, claiming to be Newfoundland Power, is requesting credit card information from those they call.
Holiday Season Begins with Hanukkah
Hanukkah began after sundown last night, and continues for eight nights of celebration, candles, and gift giving.
Few Tax Increases in Municipal Budgets
The town of Grand Falls Windsor brought down one of its largest budgets ever this week.
Wanted BC Man Picked up in NL
The RNC picked up Phillip Lee Lyons around noon yesterday near Murphy's Square.
No Injuries Following Gas Leak at Hibernia
Reported Friday, an estimated seven kilograms of gas was released.
IceCaps-Bulldogs Tonight
Road trip continues
Tuesday's Games/Wednesday's Schedule
Oilers lose despite new coach.
Dec 16 , 2014
Bus Accident Near Burgoyne's Cove
There were three young students and the driver on board at the time, but police say there are no serious injuries.
$7 Million Lotto Winner Claims Prize
Anthony Barry has claimed last week's Atlantic Lotto prize.
Crews Working to Reconnect Washed Out Road in Burgeo
A connection isn't expected until Friday so in the meantime a helicopter and bus shuttle are taking residents to and from medical appointments.
Reserve Estimates Increase for Hibernia
The C-NLOPB says reserve estimates have increased to 1,644 million barrels compared to 1,395 million barrels predicted in 2010.



 
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