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Labrador data centres part of Muskrat Falls Rate Mitigation Framework
Chelsea Cumby says going to the gym is a time for self
Two men avoid serious injury on Veterans Memorial Highway following vehicle’s head-on collision with moose
Gatineau police find body of Ian Lambert of Southport, N.L.
Couple not happy after meeting with engineering consultants about Harbour Grace street upgrade
Nova Scotia judge ups fishermen's fine by almost $50,000, issues caution to all commercial fishers
Catalina youth ticketed for driving ATV on roadway
Bonavista police are informing the public to refrain from using ATVs on the roadways of local communities. In a press release issued on Tuesday, April 16, Bonavista RCMP say they observed an ATV driving on a road in Bonavista at about 11 a.m. on ...
Hopedale byelection sees low turnout
There was a byelection held in Hopedale on April 9 for Ordinary Member of the Nunatsiavut Assembly. The position, which is representing the small community of 583 in the Inuit government, was vacated on March 5 when Rachel Saunders was removed from ...
SABRI expecting small quota increase in 2019
The executive director of St. Anthony Basin Resources Inc. (SABRI) is optimistic the social enterprise could see a small boost in its shrimp allocation this year. After three years of precipitous cuts, Sam Elliott told The Northern Pen he is ...
Local library board asks Bay Roberts council to get involved
It may be among the stronger libraries in eastern Newfoundland when it comes to things like circulation figures and computer usage, but the local library board chairman says the Bay Roberts Public Library is part of a system facing challenges across ...
Man charged with attempted murder in Sheshatshiu
A Quebec man has been charged with attempted murder in Sheshatshiu. Michael Alexander Gregoire, 28, was arrested on Sunday, April 14 by Sheshatshiu RCMP with the assistance of Labrador District General Investigation Section, Police Dog Services and ...
Final report on amalgamation of Wabush, Labrador City should be released by May
It's an idea that has been floating around for years, and in late March, the process of amalgamating Labrador City and Wabush took a big step forward. In 2017, a feasibility study recommended moving forward with amalgamation and suggested the ...
Vehicle traveling at 156 kilometres per hour attracts Holyrood RCMP’s attention
A driver from Clarke’s Beach had his vehicle impounded and licence suspended after police allegedly caught him driving at an excessively fast speed. According to a Holyrood RCMP news release, a report came in Saturday morning, April 13, ...
Ambulance patient allegedly assaults paramedic, steals ambulance and crashes
A 48-year-old man is in custody after allegedly hijacking an ambulance and assaulting a paramedic. Flower’s Cove RCMP says on Friday, April 12 at about 5:30 p.m. they received a report that a patient who was being transported in an ...
Town of Clarenville releases 2019 first quarter ticketing and fire call stats
After much discussion surrounding the sheer number of drivers who park in fire lanes in Clarenville, the issue does not seem to be subsiding according to recently released 2019 first-quarter ticketing statistics. After 65 tickets were issued last ...
Northern Peninsula man dies as result of fatal snowmobile collision near Flower’s Cove
A 53-year-old man from Nameless Cove is dead following a single-vehicle collision outside of Flower’s Cove. Port Saunders RCMP said they got a call shortly after 7 p.m. on Saturday, regarding a single snowmobile collision approximately 10 ...