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  • Bell Islanders reeling after rampage

    Victims of a Thursday afternoon melee on Bell Island were calling Friday for two local men accused of assaults and damaging property to be banned ...

  • Newfoundlander wins at national music festival

    Newfoundlander Steve Cowan took home the Grand Award at the recent National Music Festival in Fort McMurray, Alta.Cowan said it’s the first time ...

  • Family caught in housing crunch

    When apprentice electrician Jason Dyke moved to St. John’s in April with his pregnant spouse, Lisa Collins, he thought he’d be able to save money ...

  • Thirsty much?

    It was a good year to introduce a summer seasonal beer. Quidi Vidi rolled out a new summer brew this year - Continental Pilsner - and what a ...

  • Trying to numb the pain

    Last in a three-part series Derrick Stanley said he was so disturbed by memories brought forward by the film “The Boys of St. Vincent,” that he ...

  • Bitter legacy: How Mount Cashel survivors are living with the aftermath

    At his dining room table, a retired teacher describes how he's spent a lifetime keeping the abuse at Mount Cashel from shredding his world. It's ...

  • Picking up the pieces

    First in a three-part series. For some, it might seem a small thing — being declined funding to work out at his gym of choice to combat ...

  • Caught in the housing crunch

    On his birthday this week, David Perry hauls out a box of newspapers he’s saved from his frustrating apartment hunt.Perry, 54, was supposed to be ...

  • Spend more on bridges, roads: NDP

    A special report on the province’s bridge inspections was searing and shows the Tory government has failed to divert enough monies to the roadway ...

  • Minister says bridges safe, despite poor condition of some

    The Sir Robert Bond bridge underwent rehab work in 2010, but two years later it remains rated in overall poor condition, and repairs are ...