The Western Star
Corner Brook's Avah Fitzgerald wants more kids to experience diabetes camp with her
The first columbarium erected at Mount Patricia Cemetery in Corner Brook certainly won’t be the last
Bonavista Biennale returns for second time
FOOD DUDE: Bring on the banana bread
43rd annual Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Festival shines through the rain
Holyrood Heritage Society thrilled with public response to museum
Tuckamore Festival’s educational program kick-starts careers
For 19 years, the Tuckamore Festival has brought world-class chamber music to the province, presenting more than 150 guest artists since 2001. In that timeframe, the festival has mentored more than 350 young musicians and composers through its ...
Film Fest returns home to Smith Sound for third annual event
GEORGE’S BROOK-MILTON, N.L. – In its third year, the Smith Sound Film Festival is returning to where it started, at the Community Cultural House in George’s Brook-Milton. Stephen Bonnell told The Packet this past week he, along ...
Two year-old Clarenville boy member of the War Amps Child Amputee program
One for young boy in Clarenville embraces life “Just the Way I Am.” The War Amps is embarking on its second century of service this year. What began as an association to assist war amputee veterans returning from the First World War ...
Coming full circle: Author returns to Clarenville, presents Town with book
It was a presentation that was 43 years in the making. For author Tom Moore, it was important to present a copy of his new book, The Sign on My Father’s House, to Clarenville Mayor Frazer Russell. He had done the exact same thing 43 years ...
Harbour Grace writer looks to fairies with latest novel
From the time he was a boy growing up in Riverhead, Harbour Grace, author Patrick Collins heard plenty of tales about fairies. "My father always claimed there were fairies, and my mother. We were told we had to have a bread crumb in our ...
A gown gaffe: George’s Brook-Milton woman discovers wrong wedding dress after 30 years sealed
GEORGE’S BROOK-MILTON, N.L. — A time to reminisce and share a special memory with her family on her 30th wedding anniversary, quickly turned into a surprise no bride would appreciate. Mary Larner-Pardy of George’s Brook-Milton ...
Jason Greeley sings new tune
After 15 years of touring, recording and singing his heart out at countless gigs across the country, Jason Greeley felt tired and unmotivated, and had lost hope he would accomplish much else in his music career. “I thought I was done,” ...
Damhnait Doyle opens up musically, personally
At 43 and with almost three decades of experience in the music industry, Damhnait Doyle is done trying to conform to what others think she should say and do. It’s why the singer/songwriter from this province isn’t too troubled about ...
Philanthropic punks raise thousands for local charities during RandyFest in St. John's
RandyFest packed The Ship Pub in St. John’s July 11-13, with a slew of bands playing three consecutive nights in the downtown venue. Now in its sixth year, RandyFest began in 2013, the festival name inspired by Ryan (Randy) Winsor, a friend ...
Sharing a passion for cars and community in Newfoundland and Labrador
The A&W in Mount Pearl had a different atmosphere July 7 when dozens of members from the Newfoundland Antique and Classic Car Club met there. It was one of reminiscing and sharing of passion — the laughter and jokes being cracked amongst ...