Living in the #DarkNL

Living in the #DarkNL

Despite The Telegram's own challenges to put out a paper and keep its website going — due to water and electrical damage that has kept the Village Mall closed (The Telegram's office is located at the Village Mall) — our reporters, editors and columnists have stepped up and offered full coverage of the issues surrounding the power outages, as well as other top news and sports stories. Here is a collectiion of articles related to the power outage and continuing power generation concerns in the province.

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro‘s thermal generation station in Holyrood. — File photo by Joe Gibbons/The Telegram

Animal shelters cope with outages

January 08, 2014 - 4 h 30

Both the City of St. John's Humane Services Shelter and the SPCA St. John's shelter have kept their animals fed and warm. On Monday, the city shelter was relying on a generator for basic services. It...

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Animal shelters cope with outages

PUB requests meeting with N.L. Hydro

January 07, 2014 - 17 h 43

The the province's Board of Commissioners of Public Utilities (PUB) has requested a meeting with Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro to discuss all that has happened since a transformer fire at a terminal...

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Local 3

Where was the back-up plan?

January 07, 2014 - 16 h 50

When the power went out across the island Saturday morning, Hart decided to check in on her mother-in-law and her mother.

Her mother-in-law, who lives at Golden Heights Manor in Bonavista, was...

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Where was the back-up plan?

Note to Readers

January 07, 2014 - 11 h 46

We're still publishing though, online and in print.

Hopefully, a phone number will be in place later today for people to reach us.

When the phones are ringing again, there'll be notifications...

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Note to Readers

Kettle in the dark

January 07, 2014 - 11 h 11

Cumby is the superintendent at Hawthrone Manor on Moore’s Road in Clarenville. As a superintendent it’s his job to make sure everything is going smoothly in the building, but tenants say he went...

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Local 9
Kettle in the dark

Fire department kept busy during cold snap

January 06, 2014 - 1 h 30

Just 90 minutes after returning from a chimney fire on Thursday, the fire department was called out again to deal with a fire at a business on Whitmore Street.

Since they had not been long from...

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News

Island-wide power outage takes its toll

January 06, 2014 - 1 h 30

A lack of electricity was becoming commonplace for residents of Newfoundland as rotating outages were initiated last week due to unusually high demand for energy. As explained by Newfoundland and Labrador...

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