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Man arrested, charged with assault at St. John's business
Newfoundland municipalities find ways to address climate change
Female officers have come a long way, but barriers still exist, speakers tell conference goers in St. John's
Justin Jennings asks for federal time for extortion charge, and gets it
All eyes on two St. John’s ridings as election nears
Contract awarded to install cell towers in Raleigh and St. Lunaire-Griquet
RALEIGH/ST. LUNAIRE-GRIQUET, N.L. — St. Anthony Basin Resources Inc (SABRI) is hopeful a project to expand cellular service across the tip of the Northern Peninsula will be complete by the end of the year. On Oct. 8, the organization, who is ...
New location for Grand Bay post office receiving mostly positive reviews
JOAN CHAISSON SPECIAL TO THE GULF NEWS GRAND BAY WEST, N.L. — The Grand Bay East post office is forwarding its mail to a new address. For at least 50 years, the Grand Bay East post office has operated in the community, including 30 ...
Flag Person injured by irate driver, charges laid: RCMP
A driver in Carbonear has been charged after allegedly intentionally hitting a flag person in a construction zone. Harbour Grace RCMP said officers and an ambulance responded to the incident about 10:20 a.m. Tuesday. The report was that there had ...
Port aux Basques welcomes Ontario fundraisers with screeching-in ceremony
JOAN CHAISSON SPECIAL TO THE GULF NEWS When Walter Reich and his team arrived in Port aux Basques Sept. 24, he was greeted in true Newfoundland style: A breakfast feast and a screening-in ceremony. Reich is travelling across Canada to ...
Former Port Aux Basques resident says expanded highway, island removal could boost economy
Recently the federal and provincial government asked for suggestions to improve the economy and Rod Keeping has a couple. Keeping, who now lives in the St. John’s area but is originally from Port Aux Basques, had two ideas: Removing ...
RNC looking for video footage from altercation in Torbay
The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary is looking for video footage of an alleged altercation involving anywhere from 50 to 100 people in the Eagle's Edge area of Torbay on Monday night. Police got the call about a disturbance around 10 ...
RCMP investigating string of Gander commercial break-ins
Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers are investigating a series of commercial break and enters that occurred in Gander recently. The first three occurred sometime overnight between Oct. 10 and 11 at Peyton's Flowers, Breath Well Respiratory ...
Atlantic Canada universities see hike in international students
Enrolment at universities in Atlantic Canada is up, largely due to an increase in international students, says a recent report. Full-time visa student enrolment increased by 20 per cent, bringing the total to 19,037 students, as Atlantic ...
St. John's sex offender hopes to get bail
He said nothing when he made a quick appearance in court late Tuesday afternoon, but Matthew Twyne had some choice words for reporters as he was leaving. “You can shove that camera up your ass, c---suckers,” he said as sheriffs ...
Vaping-use rates rise dramatically in Newfoundland and Labrador, groups say
The increase in the number of Newfoundland and Labrador youth experimenting with and using vaping products has led to the formation of a partnership to provide electronic cigarette and vaping health education to students. The NL Alliance for the ...