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  • Parrells disheartened by nursing home separation

    “I say dishonest to have to live apart,” said Virtue, who was having a good day because of her husband, Douglas Parrell Sr.’s presence. “I am not ...

  • Inside Code Red

    “One of the big things that we learned here is — and we’ve made changes — that we need more messaging to let staff know what’s going on,” said ...

  • Cynthia Stone: Ancient cooking

    I have discovered, however, that when I do take the trouble to look up and try a new grain-based dish, I am seldom disappointed.Don’t be afraid ...

  • Women housed at HMP before: former matron

    Winnie Thornhill, now 98, says she served there first as an assistant women's matron and then as matron for about 15 years around the 1960s. ...

  • Health Department to review spousal placement policy

    “The Department of Health and Community Services, in consultation with Eastern Health, will look into this issue concerning spousal placement in ...

  • Women and alcoholism

    Wednesday, May 6, 1998 First in a two-part series on women and alcoholism. Names have been changed to preserve the women's anonymity. After the ...

  • Newfoundland couple separated by nursing home policy

    “We’re almost parted 12 months. I don’t understand what is going on. I talk to her pretty well every night. She says, ‘Come in, come in, come ...

  • Tim Hortons to honour $100 prize stolen by Facebook friend

    Margaret Coward of Conception Bay South had posted a photo of her winning cup on Facebook and someone among her friends’ list went online and ...

  • Woman says Facebook friend stole her prize

    “I couldn’t believe it,” Coward told The Telegram of losing out on a $100 Tim Card because someone among her 900-plus friends’ list copied the ...

  • Hi again taxpayers!

    Wyatt died 15 years ago this coming September, while still a city councillor — she was even elected posthumously because of the mail-in ballot ...