Profile of Gavin Simms

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  • Recycler says he's Governor of Georgetown

    Two front teeth wouldn't go astray, but all Wayne Skinner really wants for Christmas are bottles and cans. He's the self-proclaimed Governor of ...

  • He's our man

    It's the end of November 1999. Vicky Hynes has just released her first album, and she's working the bar at The Ship Inn. The holidays are around ...

  • Bleak house

    Well wishes and donations have come flooding in to The Telegram for the Wickham family following the publication of "Bleak House" in Tuesday's ...

  • 12 months of Christmas

    It's as if Christmas '08 never ended for John Curran. The tree came down, the snow melted, but the holiday music kept playing. It's not that he ...

  • Out of the rubble

    Bonavista - Sometimes salvation falls straight out of the sky, and it's a matter of being there to catch it. A man's saving grace can come from ...

  • Home away from home

    Clarenville - On Ploughman's Lane in George's Brook, in the back of Effie Hodder's house, there's a refurbished picnic table with freshly-picked ...

  • Head to head in Bonavista

    Longtime Mayor Betty Fitzgerald is facing a challenger in the Sept. 29 municipal election. Wayne Taylor served as a councillor from 1981-85, ...

  • Return of the green invaders

    Clarenville - Extensive, criminal, worrisome, huge, serious, problem: these are a few of the choice words Fish, Food and Allied Workers (FFAW) ...

  • Slipping through the Net

    Clarenville - Anne Barker is frustrated to be off the high-speed grid. "You will never see these small communities grow if we don't get the ...

  • Where fishing matters

    Southern Harbour - Southern Harbour goes quietly about its business, if only because its business is fishing. With over 50 boats tied up at its ...