Profile of Joan Butler

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  • Town tackling traffic flow

    Some long overdue initiatives focus on pedestrian safety and slowing traffic through the busy main road or highway that runs through our town. ...

  • Not all online fundraising is legit

    Service clubs and organizations like Lions or Kiwanis often got involved in fundraising for local people or projects with members raising money ...

  • C.B.S. race attracts slew of contenders

    The number of contenders may not seem unusual for some municipalities, but here in Conception Bay South having five people interested in ...

  • Negative headlines can prompt positive change

    First there was the news earlier this month that a resident received 14 tickets for improperly housing seven beagles. Public outcry then ramped ...

  • C.B.S. needs upgrades for 2016 Games

    Many of the athletes who will compete in the August 2016 Summer Games were not even born when Conception Bay South last hosted the games in 1996, ...

  • Making the most of winter

    Winter here in Conception Bay South has much to offer. You can stay inside and exercise your mind and your body, or get outside and make the most ...

  • What’s ahead for C.B.S. in 2015?

    The town of Conception Bay South’s 2015 budget, released in early December, did not point to any new or exciting developments, but focused ...

  • JOAN BUTLER: Resolve to fight poverty

    During the rush to get everything done and perfect so that we are ready for Christmas, we include gifts for food banks, the Salvation Army and ...

  • Breaking down the C.B.S. budget

    After last week’s column about C.B.S. and other municipalities failing to practice fiscal restraint as recommended by the Canadian Federation of ...

  • C.B.S. chided for spending habits

    The report ranked our town 14th in terms of our ability to keep our spending growth at the rate of inflation combined with the growth of the ...