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  • Hit with a triple whammy

    “It’s huge. We’re putting in 14- to 16-hour days trying to get people taken care of,” said Craig Langille, owner of Winmar.The calamity of the ...

  • Snowfalls rev up snowblower sales

    “It’s pretty incredible this year.”ATVs with plows are also popular, he said.At Canadian Tire on Elizabeth Avenue, manager Greg Rowsell said he’s ...

  • Top stories of 2013

    The hunt for their killer ended the next morning when Brian Dawe, Hibbs’ former boyfriend, was found in a vehicle in the Anglican cemetery on ...

  • Mountain the dog doing well after surgery

    “Now he’s the bounciest, happiest thing.” Mountain had a cancerous tumour. While getting treatment at the veterinary college in Ontario, it was ...

  • Santa Claus answers The Telegram's 20 Questions

    During our conversation with Santa, he reminded us once again of the depth of his spirit.Besides listening to children recite their wishlists, ...

  • Not enough flood-risk mapping: critic

    St. John’s South MHA Tom Osborne is concerned if government doesn’t catch up, homeowners in areas vulnerable to floods will be penalized.“We need ...

  • Report grades province low in caribou protection

    This week, the first annual assessment of how well provinces and territories are enacting the requirements for conservation plans under the ...

  • A very large dinner party

    "The community has been very good to us." "It's great to do some volunteer work," said Spencer Bugden, as he helped O'Leary and others assemble ...

  • The post across the pond

    “It’s absolutely crazy. In order to save money, the (Royal Mail Service) is going about it the wrong way,” said Simmons, a native of Green’s ...

  • No protection from payday loan fees, MHA says

    “Some people need short-term loans to get through a rough spell,” Osborne said. “We need to find a way to allow them to exist and make sure they ...