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Jun 29 , 2015
Electricity Rates Go Down, Bills Go Up
The elimination of the residential energy rebate means the island will see an increase of about 3.1 per cent starting Wednesday.
40 Tonnes of Garbage Removed from Outer Ring Road
Among the items collected were a mattress and car parts, including bumpers.
RNC Looking for Missing Woman
24-year-old Ashley Ryan was last seen Wednesday, June 17 at 8:00 p.m. in the area of Waterford Bridge Road in St. John's.
Turner Facing Multiple Charges, Warrant Issued for Arrest
Gregory Joseph Turner was sentenced to jail time after becoming violent with a drunk woman whom he brought to his apartment.
Delay in 'Pizza Skeet' Proceedings
The three women allegedly stole from the cash register and from the woman working at a pizzeria.
RCMP Receive Complaint of ATV Driver Causing Disturbance at Salmon Cove Sands
Efforts are underway to try to identify an ATV driver who apparently caused a disturbance at Salmon Cove Sands on the weekend.
Firefighting Equipment Destroyed in Cartwright-L'Anse au Clair
The town lost its only pumper truck while fighting a house fire in the community yesterday afternoon, and now has no way to respond to a fire emergency.
City Keeping an Eye on Four Cygnets at Mundy Pond
The city has six licences for swans, which are issued by the Canadian Wildlife Service, and must enforce strict birth control measures to ensure that no new swans hatch, but somehow these chicks were overlooked.
Harbour Grace Woman Loses $1,000 after Apartment Break-In
Michelle Thistle had taken her father out for his dialysis appointment last Thursday morning when her sister contacted her to let her know that someone was up around her apartment trying to get in.
Government Not Certain of Source of Oil in Port au Port Bay
Dan Crummell says oil has been seeping into the bay in the area for decades, but the exact source has not yet been positively identified.
Thieves Take Seven-Tonne Hydraulic Dump Trailer
Business owner can't figure out how they managed to move the equipment.
Official Ceremonies in Corner Brook for Province-Wide 911
The Public Safety Answering Point Centre at City Hall is staffed 24-7 with two people at all times who provide call taking service for all 911 calls for areas of the province outside the Avalon Peninsula.
Car Rolls Over on Pitts Memorial
The accident happened around 10:30 p.m. Sunday.
Investigation Ongoing in North River Murder Case
It has been one year since the murder of Dale Porter, 39.
Kelligrews Man Headed to Court on Multiple Charges
Marcia Trca of Kelligrews says a man tried to kick in her door on Friday night, and she's had to move out because of the damage.
NAPE Talks Reach Impasse
NAPE is now applying for the help of a conciliator for the workers.
Woman Spends Night in Jail for Driving Infractions
The 37-year-old woman owes more than $24, 000 in fines and has been charged for driving with no valid license or insurance, among other things.
Bell Island Vehicle Thefts Related
Two men have been arrested and charged.
RCMP Investigating Church Oil Theft
Bay St. George RCMP say almost $800 worth of oil was stolen from the furnace of a church in Jeffrey's.
St. John's Canada Day Traditions Continue
The celebrations begin with the sunrise ceremony on Signal Hill Wednesday.
Provincial Sports Page
Soccer, softball, rugby
Sunday's Scores/Monday's Schedule
Blue Jays win a one-run game
Jun 28 , 2015
Man on Canada-Wide Driving Prohibition Arrested, Car Impounded
RNC picked him up just after 11:00, and also found that he owed $13,000 in fines.
No Charges after Girl, Age 8, Spray Paints House
RNC in Corner Brook got a surprise after responding to a report of mischief at a residence in the Dunfield Park area late yesterday morning.
Man Charged with Fraud, Parole Revoked
A man is back in jail after an incident at the Avalon Mall in St. John's late yesterday afternoon.
Woman Drives into Ditch, Fails Breathalyzer
Police arrested the 22-year-old woman.
Furnace Oil Stolen from Church in Jeffrey's
Bay St. George RCMP say they've received several complaints of stolen gasoline in Jeffrey's and surrounding area.
Government Needs to Address Security Problems: Liberal MHA
Liberal MHA Paul Lane says that personal information should be protected at all costs and that employees should expect a government agency would make that protection a priority.
Practice Run Today Before Start of Island-Wide Hope Walk
Gemma Hickey is setting out from Port aux Basque in July to walk across the island, ending at the Mount Cashel Memorial in St. John's.
The Rooms Celebrating 10 Years in Operation
Since it opened, the Rooms has represented over 150 museum, visual art, and archival exhibitions, and over 1,000 educational and public programs.
RCMP Officer Carrying Torch for Special Olympics in LA
Cst. Nancy Howell works with RCMP Traffic Services in Gander.
Harbour Grace Museum Planning Events for Honour 100
Chair Pat Collins says they're encouraging people from throughout the Trinity-Conception region to bring in artifacts and tell their family stories related to the First World War.
C-NLOPB to Call for Bids in Two New Sectors
The areas off South eastern Newfoundland, and Labrador South will eventually be sub-divided into parcels that will be made available for licensing in a summer 2018 call of bids.
Saturday's Scores/Sunday's Schedule
Canada eliminated by England in World Cup soccer.
Jun 27 , 2015
Gerry Byrne Unchallenged for Nomination
MP will try to switch to provincial politics
Man Arrested after Crime Spree
21-year-old Damian Brewer is charged with possession of stolen property, six break and enters, theft of a vehicle, arson of a vehicle, and breaches.
Police Warn Against Trade in Credit Card Knives
The knives are prohibited weapons, something two people recently learned the hard way.
Water Main Break Downtown St.John's
Won't be fixed until tonight
NDP Questions Latest Privacy Breach at Eastern Health
NDP MHA Lorraine Michael calls the latest privacy breach at Eastern Health "very disturbing."
Woman Arrested After Southlands Disturbance
30-year-old charged with assaulting a man and assaulting an officer.
Passenger Recounts Confusion Following Emergency Diversion
Some flights bound for St. John's Thursday were diverted to Gander following a bomb threat.
Recent NDP Surge a Rare Occurrence: Pollster
David Coletto was responding to the latest poll commissioned by VOCM News.
CBS Liberal Candidate Responds to Winning Nomination
Steve Porter won the nomination over current sitting Liberal MHA Rex Hillier.
More Detail Needed in Population Growth Strategy: B of T
Chair of the St. John's Board of Trade Kin Keating says strategy lacking in metrics and timelines.
Hikers Encouraged to Register in National Parks
Parks Canada responds to recent successful searches in Gros Morne National Park.
Expect More Roundabouts in Paradise says Mayor
Dan Bobbett says 10 year traffic plan outlines more roundabouts to be developed where space allows.
Torbay Concludes Proposed Expansion to Habitat Conservation Plan
The town is accepting written comments on the document.
Winners Named in Imagine Paradise Contest
Emma Turner won the video contest while Cameron Stone won the poster contest.
Provincial Sports Page
Fastpitch tournament at Lions Park
Friday's Scores, Saturday's Schedule
Women's World Cup action continues in Edmonton.



 
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