Denny’s preparing to open in St. John’s

The giant diner chain, known for its breakfasts and large portion sizes is advertising for a general manager for its St. John’s location. Denny’s preparing to open in St. John’s Source: http://www.thetelegram.com/news/local/2017/8/18/denny_s-preparing-to-open-in-st–johns.htmlAggregated from: The Telegram

Voisey’s Bay underground mine on hold

CBC News has learned plans to extend the life of the Voisey’s Bay nickel mine in northern Labrador by moving operations underground – already once delayed – are now on hold.  Mine owner Vale says a depressed market has lead to a review of all projects, including Voisey’s Bay underground. “The nickel price has been depressed for some time […]

Letter: Thanks to those who helped at a traumatic time

Thank you to the surgeons, doctors, nurses, nurses aides, and all the rest of the staff of the Health Sciences Centre who provided excellent medical attention and kept us informed even though we were so far away. Thank you to those fantastic citizens who took the time to stop and offer aid and […]

Man, 28, arrested for robbing St. John’s taxi driver at knifepoint

Police arrested a 28-year-old man after a short foot chase with the K-9 unit in east end St. John’s early Friday morning, for allegedly stealing cash from a female taxi driver at knifepoint.  A representative of Jiffy cabs says one of their drivers picked up two men downtown and drove them to the east end, […]

Newfoundland team taking on world in SpaceX Hyperloop competition

A team of young students from Newfoundland and Labrador is hoping to conquer the world with its prototype for a revolutionary new form of transportation. “Real scale, it’d be able to connect places like St. John’s and Corner Brook in almost 30 minutes,” said Stephanie Adey, a Memorial University student who acts as engineering business liaison and […]

Fractious Witless Bay council meeting ends in split vote

The agenda for the Aug. 8 meeting had included about 28 items under public works and infrastructure alone. Those items included applications for permits for personal garages, sheds, fences, decks, landscaping, a chicken coop, as well as a daycare business, a home-based business and a request regarding land for a subdivision. Fractious […]

Premier Ball and Parliamentary Assistant Edmunds Congratulate New Grand Chief and Deputy Grand Chief of Innu Nation

Government News Release Executive Council August 17, 2017 Premier Ball and Parliamentary Assistant Edmunds Congratulate New Grand Chief and Deputy Grand Chief of Innu Nation The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, and Randy Edmunds, Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier and Parliamentary Secretary for Indigenous Affairs, extended congratulations […]

ProvincialFish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers Lay Charges Related to Salmon Poaching

Government News Release Fisheries and Land Resources August 17, 2017 Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers Lay Charges Related to Salmon Poaching Fish and Wildlife Enforcement officers have laid a number of charges related to illegal salmon poaching. On July 31, 2017, while conducting surveillance at the mouth of the […]

Dramatic video shows medevac from fishing boat off St. John’s

A crew member from a fishing vessel east of St. John’s had to be airlifted from the boat Tuesday. The military’s response to the medical emergency was captured on video by Joint Task Force Atlantic. According to Tweets from JTFA, the medevac was carried out by an air-sea rescue helicopter from 103 Search and Rescue Squadron in […]

N.L. and St. John’s both lead country in most bars per capita: StatsCan

“When we look at the Newfoundland people, it’s a tradition!” she told the Telegram. “We’re outgoing, personable people, we like to go out and have a good time. And of course, for a lot of people, that entails heading to George Street.” N.L. and St. John’s both lead country in most bars […]

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