Five things the St. John’s-metro region needs to know today

Environment Canada is forecasting a 40 per cent chance of rain showers this morning, but overall a hot, humid day is expected. Humidity was already at 86 per cent this motning. The daytime highs into the weekend are staying in the 20s, with 40 per cent chance of some rain showers on Saturday but […]

‘I’m going to pray for Johnny,’ says victim on man charged with burning his home down

John Neville breaks down when he’s asked if he can forgive the man charged with setting fire to his house. ‘It’s a hard mess’: Carver loses part of home in Happy Valley-Goose Bay fire “If you don’t forgive anybody, you’re no part of God,” he says, fighting back tears. “You can’t be any part of […]

Man charged with damaging fence, fleeing from police

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary received a report of a man damaging property in the east end of St. John’s around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday. The RNC said officers responded to the area and observed the man, who fled from police. After a short foot chase, the suspect was arrested. The man was charged with […]

An ace in the hole for Bay de Verde: massive fundraiser may hit $300K next week

Those hoping to cash in on a massive chase the ace jackpot in small town Bay de Verde will have to wait another week — or longer. More than 2,300 people from all over the province and beyond blocked the community’s streets and parish hall on Wednesday night, drawn by the lure of big money. But most went […]

Media Advisory: Minister Haggie to Speak at Rotary Club of Grand Falls

Government News Release Health and Community Services August 24, 2016 Media Advisory: Minister Haggie to Speak at Rotary Club of Grand Falls The Honourable John Haggie, Minister of Health and Community Services, will address members of the Rotary Club of Grand Falls tomorrow (Thursday, August 25). The luncheon takes […]

Premier Announces 2016 Independent Oil and Gas Resource Assessment

Government News Release Executive Council Natural ResourcesAugust 24, 2016 Oil and Gas Exploration Strategy Based on Data and Knowledge Premier Announces 2016 Independent Oil and Gas Resource Assessment Today, the Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Honourable Siobhan Coady, Minister of Natural Resources, announced that […]

Occupational Health and Safety Charges Laid in Roofing Incident

Government News Release Service NL August 24, 2016 Occupational Health and Safety Charges Laid in Roofing Incident A company has been charged with violations of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations arising from a roofing incident that occurred in Bay Roberts on October 6, 2014. The incident involved two […]

Fundraiser serves up Burgers to Beat MS

As a lead-up to today’s A&W Restaurants “Burgers to Beat MS” day, Paul Hollands (right), A&W’s chairman and CEO, and Yves, president and CEO of the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, were in St. John’s and Mount Pearl Wednesday to kick-off the 8th annual national fundraiser for MS. © Joe Gibbons/The Telegram TEL-A06-25082016-A and […]

Cabbie suspected of sexual assault due back in court next week

Lulzim (Leon) Jakupaj sat quietly as lawyers spoke to Judge Mike Madden about the case. Duty counsel Catherine Boyde and Crown prosecutor Dana Sullivan said before proceeding, it was best to wait for Jakupaj’s lawyer, Jason Edwards, to return from vacation next week. The case was postponed until Tuesday. Jakupaj faces three […]

Grow-op discovered at scene of sudden death

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary’s explosive disposal unit responded to the scene of a sudden death in a neighbourhood in Paradise on Wednesday afternoon. A source told CBC News officers found a marijuana operation inside the home on Ridgewood Drive. Officers were called to the home around noon. The cause of death is under investigation. However, the RNC said there is […]

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