Profile of Joan Butler

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  • Time to get serious about traffic

    It is fair to say that almost every commuter is frustrated with how all the major work has to happen in the fall of the year, and during rush ...

  • Save our water

    The area was used as a campsite for about 20 trailers, with makeshift sewer lines and dumping grounds for all types of trash. The most troubling ...

  • It’s carpool month — who knew?

    Traffic congestion is becoming a fact of life for commuters getting to St. John’s from Conception Bay South, Paradise and surrounding areas. ...

  • Smoking ban? What smoking ban?

    Smoking is banned almost everywhere except home, and everywhere we go we are reminded that smoking is prohibited, or that we are in a smoke-free ...

  • C.B.S. needs business growth with its building boom

    These projects are exciting for the town. They are signs of progress for C.B.S. and all are long overdue as the town has put major infrastructure ...

  • French’s decision to step down came as a surprise

    After 12 years as an elected member, and as a cabinet minister in recent years, French will be missed by the thousands who supported him ...

  • While we’re giving for ALS, let’s not forget other diseases

    From local personalities to politicians to Hollywood celebrities and everyone in between, it seems that every day someone was being recorded ...

  • It’s a done deal

    The Town of Conception Bay South’s prohibition of motorized vehicles on the former rail bed is embraced by walkers, but definitely not some ...

  • Route 60 needs major work

    Conception Bay South Mayor Ken McDonald has publicly complained about his efforts to get officials of the Department of Transportation and Works ...

  • Still many signs of traditional life in C.B.S.

    I was surprised to see our town included among suburbs outside cities such as Montreal, Edmonton and Hamilton.Surprised, in that it was wonderful ...