There is little information about how this pile of trains and train parts ended up on the Holyrood shoreline. — Photo by Steve Bartlett/The Telegram
Want a story with a bit of mystery to add to your summer reading? In The Weekend Telegram print edition this week, on the front page, two of our reporters check out rumours of long-abandoned train cars decaying on a beach in Holyrood. Check out the details of their trek to get to the rumoured site and see what they found.
And, how about an article that will no doubt reinforce your faith in the human spirit of kindness. In the popular 20 Questions feature this week, on page D2, read about a cab driver who — while answering the questions put to him — reveals a situation where his service to a client recently went way beyond the call of duty.
Also in the print edition this weekend:
• On the front page, the province, two school boards and the International Grenfell Association could be dragged into class-action suits prompted by alleged abuse at former schools in northern Newfoundland and Labrador.
• On page A3, the Gander and Area SPCA is asking the public to help Glovertown RCMP learn more about how a dog with a heavy rock hanging from its neck ended up in the Terra Nova River.
• On page A11, a MUN sociologist says few lessons taken from moratorium — too many opportunities unexplored, too many inefficiencies still exist.
• On A15, Sunnyside to be added to Targa event and town council seeks road marshals.
• On page D1, read about a reporters day on the flying trapeze.
• On page D3, it’s Webspin — this week we share with readers some comments posted to our website on stories regarding proposed changes to EI and to last weekend’s 20 Questions feature on the NewfieHulk.
• On page D4, it’s a story on how a garden project is growing ties between the community and a residential care facility.
• On page D5, read about leather-clad Christian bikers raising funds and sharing good news.
• On page D6, it’s the outdoors page. Learn about the yellowhammer: a bird of summer, and hiking with studded boots amid tumbly rocks.
• On page E1, a St. John’s woman launches a new business with customized terrariums.
• On page E2, an article on how “Family Guy” creator Seth MacFarlane makes his big-screen debut with the hilariously inappropriate “Ted.”
• On page E3, the movie “People Like Us” is described as a lost-sibling drama told in blockbuster style
• On page E4, a review that suggests Steven Soderbergh mixes substance with sex appeal in “Magic Mike.”
• On page F1, read about all aboard the Irish Mist and Dildo Dory in Karl Wells’ column.
• On page F3, it’s the puzzle page — Crossword, Whizword, Quotes-Maze and Logic Minesweeper, and more.
• On page F4 books page, a review of “The Shell of the Tortoise.” Also, an article on Lisa Unger, author of “Fragile” and “Darkness, My Old Friend,” and how she masterfully writes of the joys and frustrations of family life in her latest novel, “Heartbroken.”
• On page F5, a journalist focuses her latest book on aging well. Also a list of local book signings and readings, and national bestseller lists.
Give The Weekend Telegram print edition a read. You are sure to find lots of articles of interest.