Clarenville swears in new council
Liberal hopeful Pete Soucy discusses aquaculture project with Grieg NL officials
Hickman's Harbour fishers relieved DFO ditched new rule for herring fishery
N.L.’s moose hunters reminded to use firearms safely
Milton cidery and orchard project receives environmental approval
Huge turnout in Clarenville to honour Cpl. O’Keefe and first responders
Clarenville Memorial walk raises over $8K for mental health
Petition calls for end to N.L.’s 1.6-km busing rule
Where Once They Sailed: George Stringer among first NL casualties of Great ...
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The Food Dude: Rough grub, rougher waters
Russell Wangersky: No excuses
Pam Frampton: Islamophobia, made right here
Russell Wangersky: After the battle’s over, a new one begins
Russell Wangersky: Workers’ comp — he who pays the piper doesn’t always call the tune
The Food Dude: Bursey's breakfast in bed
Where Once They Sailed: George Stringer among first NL casualties of Great War
George Stringer was born Jan. 4, 1895, at Little Heart's Ease in an area locally known as The Bottom. He was firstborn son of William Thomas and Mary Ann Stringer, and he had 11 siblings. Born in a fishing/logging community, he spent his early ...
Steve Bartlett: Lessons of the fall
Steve Bartlett: The Deep EndHe raised his rifle and fired at the very large animal. BOOM! I waited for it to fall, but Mr. Moose continued standing stoically. Dad had missed — from just a foot-long sub away! “The sights must be off,” he whispered. ...
Freddy Frieda Goes To War
Other than that, most of what Earl B. Pilgrim writes in Freddy Frieda Goes to War [DRC Publishing] is fiction; entertaining, but fiction nonetheless. In August of 1915 Doctor Wilfred Grenfell arrived in Hopedale as part of his final trip to Labrador ...
<strong>Book ReMarks </strong>
Dancing in a Jar.In 1933, newly wedded Donald and Urla Poynter left their home up in The States and moved to St. Lawrence. Donald had been hired to oversee the fluorspar mine in the Newfoundland outport. With some uncertainty, Urla accompanied her ...
Sinking under regulations
They built a swimming pool. It wasn’t a costly indoor structure and it had no expensive water pumps, chlorination or filtration systems to maintain. It’s just a simple concrete box; strategically placed to take advantage of a natural stream. Water ...
Worth the paper it’s printed on?
Here’s the situation in a nutshell: the Nova Scotia government, in an effort to save a closing paper mill in Port Hawkesbury, N.S., provided the operation with funding to keep it ready for a new operator, and also provided money to its new owners ...
Here’s one of Mammy’s answers: “Someone belonging to us had something to do with the Norma and Gladys.” How’s that for a tenuous connection with the little schooner? Nonetheless, it could be true. Norma and Gladys was built in Monroe and launched in ...
I’ll explain, after a fashion. When I was a callow young man, foolish enough to think my presence on this planet might influence the course of history, I was incapable of understanding how my grandfather, sitting in his armchair, could nod off while ...
Under the radar
Shrimp fishing boats, part of the inshore fleet, at Port de Grave. TC Media file photoAfter it selected the members of the Ministerial Advisory Panel (MAP) to examine the “Last In, First Out” (LIFO) policy for northern shrimp, Department of Fisheries ...
The View From Fogo Island
There are times, however, when it seems that a member of a police force might be a tad heavy-handed, and that is what then makes the news. I want to tell you about a case here in Fogo that took place in 1922 (Seems like yesterday, doesn’t ...