The Packet earns national awards

Updated on March 31, 2015 - The staff at The Packet was celebrating on Friday, March 27, when the finalists were announced for the Canadian Community Newspaper Awards.

Vista drama festival starts Monday

Vista drama festival starts Monday

Updated on March 28, 2015 - High school students from the region will take to the stage at the Eastlink Events Centre next week for the Vista Regional Drama Festival.


Promoting environmental leaders

Updated on March 30, 2015 - Nominations are now being accepted for the Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Awards Program, which recognizes the outstanding efforts of individuals, schools, community groups and businesses in sustaining, protecting and enhancing the....



Coast Guard vessel disabled

Updated at 13:33 - The Department of Fisheries and Oceans has confirmed there is an ongoing issue with the Coast Guard icebreaker Ann Harvey..

No injuries in Rambler Mine fire

Updated at 12:07 - A fire Tuesday night at Rambler Mines and Metals near Ming’s Bight on the Baie Verte Peninsula destroyed three trailers and the...



Montreal microcosm

Updated at 08:30 - Among the many positions Kevin Gilmore had prior to joining the Montreal Canadiens — and the list is long and most impressive — one of them was vice-president of hockey operations with the Los Angeles Kings..


Silver Timberwolves

Updated on March 31, 2015 - The Tricentia Academy Timberwolves brought home silver medals from the 13U girls volleyball provincials on March 20-21.

18U banner for Bishop White  

Updated on March 31, 2015 - The Bishop White School Barons volleyball team won the 18U boys volleyball banner in a tournament in Clarenville on March 6-7.

Tigers and Crusaders win Silver

Updated on March 31, 2015 - There was no shortage of energy at the 14U Female Provincial Championships as over 100 young athletes took over the courts with...



Oil companies, place your bids

Updated at 08:42 - The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (CNLOPB) has issued a call for bids on 11 exploration licences, covering about 2.6 million hectares offshore Newfoundland and Labra­dor..

Province agreed with stance: Vale rep

Updated on March 26, 2015 - The provincial Department of Environment and Conservation has so far declined to comment on charges laid against Vale Newfoundland...




British comic descends on Bay Roberts

Updated on March 30, 2015 - A comedian from the United Kingdom will be performing in Bay Roberts this Tuesday as part of a filmed Atlantic Canada tour.

Bridge over the River Exploits

Updated on March 30, 2015 - A well-faded quantity of newspaper pages fell into my hands several weeks ago. They were part of the July 2, 1958 edition of The...

Easter Chocolate Cake

Updated on March 30, 2015 - Happy Easter! I usually make cupcakes for Easter and decorate with Easter coloured sprinkles and mini eggs. I plan to make a...



State of the Earth

Updated on March 31, 2015 - Earth Hour is an annual event that generally flies under the radar. Chances are, you probably didn't go dark in your home for an hour this past Saturday starting at 8:30 p.m..

Exactly what is endangered?

Updated on March 30, 2015 - Every aspect of the seal hunt carries with it a sea of controversy swelling over a wave of misinformation.


Book remarks

Updated on March 26, 2015 - Sixteen-year-old Elfreda Pike of Mosquito Cove was murdered early in January of 1870.

Stay tuned

Updated on March 26, 2015 - As traditional methods of gathering and telling news evolve, new journalists are coming onto the scene bringing with them the...

Choices, choices

Updated on March 25, 2015 - It's a good time to be a traveller, especially if you live in central Newfoundland.



Councillor at large - 1965

Updated on March 26, 2015 - This past November, Bonavista celebrated its 50th anniversary of incorporation. On this day, March 26, 50 years ago, they held their very first council meeting in the Bonavista Courthouse.All members were present for the meeting, A.G. Swyers, Dr. J.W.....

In Joan’s Kitchen

Updated on March 26, 2015 - As Easter approaches, bakers throughout the Christian world make symbolic breads to commemorate the Last Supper when Christ shared...

Community Calendar

Updated on March 26, 2015 - Please note: Deadline for items for the Community Calendar is the Wednesday before for the following Thursday’s paper. To list an...

Community heroes

Updated on March 26, 2015 - Following their recent Battle of the Brains school fundraiser, Clarenville Area Citizens’ Crime Prevention committee vice-president...