Vocm.com News | Latest Articles http://www.vocm.com Vocm.com - Newfoundlands number one news source en-us Copyright 2015 vocm.com All Rights Reserved. 3/6/2015 3:04:22 PM 240 http://www.vocm.com/rss/vocmrss.gif VOCM.com http://www.vocm.com Pre-Budget Consultations Held in St. John's http://www.vocm.com/newsarticle.asp?id=53178 Finance Minister Ross Wiseman says about 22 per cent of the public service is eligible to retire over the next five years. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EST Job Creation Partnerships Program Looking for Applications http://www.vocm.com/newsarticle.asp?id=53177 There are two application deadlines, March 31st for projects intended to be carried out starting early this summer and June 30th for projects to be carried out this fall. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EST Noray Convicted on Drug Charges http://www.vocm.com/newsarticle.asp?id=53176 Noray is accused of selling oxycodone, crack cocaine, Ritalin and morphine. He was recently arrested near Duckworth Street, and had a knife in his possession at the time. He pleaded guilty today. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EST Quebec Innu Protest Lack of Consultation on Muskrat Transmission Line http://www.vocm.com/newsarticle.asp?id=53175 Members of the Pakua Shipi Innu of Quebec say they were not consulted on work underway on the Muskrat Falls transmission line which they claim crosses their traditional hunting and trapping lines. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EST NL Construction Association Conference Focuses on Communication http://www.vocm.com/newsarticle.asp?id=53174 Conference Chair Steve Hayward says people in the industry are trying to figure out ways to become more competitive through communication. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EST Roofing Company Fined for O.H.S. Breaches http://www.vocm.com/newsarticle.asp?id=53173 Luxury Roofing was called to court this morning. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EST Off-Duty Officers Nab Man for Hit and Run http://www.vocm.com/newsarticle.asp?id=53172 A 66-year-old man is facing a raft of charges, including drunk driving, after a hit and run on Topsail Road. Off-duty RNC officers who saw the crash caught up with the man within a few minutes. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EST Lorraine Michael's Last Day as Leader, NDP Convention Tomorrow http://www.vocm.com/newsarticle.asp?id=53171 VOCM News will have live coverage beginning tomorrow afternoon at 4:00 p.m. from The Sheraton Hotel. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EST Clocks Go Ahead Sunday http://www.vocm.com/newsarticle.asp?id=53170 We're in the middle of a cold snap but spring is not far off: the clocks go ahead tomorrow night and the weather office has begun giving the U.V. Index, something we normally associate with summer and sunshine. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EST