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  • Between the Jigs and the Reels

    “I think I was around nine, when I started picking at it, but I played my first real tune when was I was 12,” said Straitsview’s Ford Blake. “It ...

  • Building a boat, the old-fashioned way

    A few turns of the flywheel and the four horsepower Atlantic make-and-break engine comes to life with its distinct “putt, putt” sound, here in ...

  • Loading up on salt

    The cargo ship Amelia Desgagnes is currently tied up in St. Anthony offloading salt. The Department of Transportation and Works is stocking up on ...

  • Noddy Bay resident launches his old-fashioned motorboat

    A few turns of the flywheel and the 4 h.p. Atlantic make and break engine came to life with its distinct “putt, putt” sound. The low idled engine ...

  • To the Northwest Passage

    And four European friends - Morgan, skipper Steve Brown, owner of the vessel, Graeme “Ding” Wilding and Ter Ja Lokken are about to do just that. ...

  • Conche boaters encounter Killer whales

    Peter Flynn, of Conche, and his daughter Tina were spending the day on the water taking pictures of icebergs and whale watching. Flynn said they ...

  • St. Anthony’s only barber hangs up his clippers

    VOCM’s “Back Talk” is on low in the background and the day passes by beyond the tiny building’s window.Barber Don Loder keeps the conversation ...

  • Remembering Alexander Rowbotham

    Today, the Town of St. Anthony righted that mistake by unveiling the nameplate of Alexander Rowbotham. Born in St. Anthony, later living in ...

  • Making the final cuts

    Two weeks shy of 48 years in business, St. Anthony’s only barber, Don Loder, will hang up his clippers today. He's been kept quite busy ...

  • Hidden treasures

    Since the 16th century, both countries saw great profit in the cod fishery and viewed Newfoundland as a strategic location for transatlantic ...