Website Banner 500.jpgThe Telegram TelegramList of the latest articles from this category.http://www.thetelegram.comTue, 01 Dec 2015 16:49:48 -0500Tue, 01 Dec 2015 16:49:48 -0500enLarry Harvey was among founding members of Country Music Association, 01 Dec 2015 16:50:38 -0500To the very end, Larry Harvey was proud of his choices and never looked back in regret at having missed stardom on the level of contemporaries Elvis Presley or Johnny Cash. trickle-down election, 01 Dec 2015 16:29:13 -0500St. John’s will see a byelection for Ward 4 with Davis becoming MHA sign another player, 01 Dec 2015 15:45:13 -0500St. John's adds Pither from ECHL's Beast on a PTO and bad news in Weather Network's winter forecast, 01 Dec 2015 14:11:55 -0500The Weather Network has released its official winter forecast and there's good and bad news for Newfoundland and Labrador. contractor returns to court Wednesday, 01 Dec 2015 12:28:38 -0500Was still in custody in Stephenville when his case was called Tuesday guilty pleas entered again for accused murderer, 01 Dec 2015 11:10:39 -0500Almost four years after he first entered not guilty pleas to murder and attempted murder charges, Steven Michael Neville entered not guilty pleas once again today. wins Terra Nova in a race “too close for comfort”, 01 Dec 2015 09:53:28 -0500In what was decidedly a nail biter for all involved, Liberal candidate Colin Holloway is the new MHA for the Terra Nova district after winning by 54 votes over PC incumbent Sandy Collins. 2015 the Mac and Cheese Showdown winner is..., 01 Dec 2015 09:29:26 -0500Six restaurants complete month-long comfort food challenge using Five Brothers cheese things the St. John's-metro region needs to know today, 01 Dec 2015 07:09:26 -0500Weather — It's -8 Celsius in St. John's-metro this morning, but the temperature is expected to rise today to about 0 C, with a mix of sun and cloud. of low-pressure systems expected to bring rain, snow to Newfoundland, 01 Dec 2015 06:28:26 -0500Environment Canada issues special weather statement for most of the island conditions, a factor in early morning collisions in St. John's, 01 Dec 2015 06:08:24 -0500One driver in collision allegedly operating without insurance, registration’s headquarters a happy place, 01 Dec 2015 06:05:42 -0500Brian Warr’s 83-year-old father, Harold, and other members of their family, held the fort in the former George Warr Ltd. Building on Main Street in Springdale. 2015 better or bitter tomorrow, 01 Dec 2015 05:30:00 -0500Well, now that the election is over, the harder part begins. what?, 01 Dec 2015 01:30:00 -0500This editorial could have been written months in advance. The Liberal sweep of the province was a foregone conclusion even before the campaign got underway. And the final pre-election polls had Dwight Ball and his party at shutout levels.So let's forgo the formalities and get down to brass ... Questions with Todd Russell, 01 Dec 2015 01:30:00 -0500For more than 20 years, NunatuKavut Community Council president Todd Russell has worked to obtain greater recognition and respect for his people from the Government of Canada and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.He was first elected as a board member for the Labrador Métis ..., party of two, 01 Dec 2015 00:58:04 -0500Michael, Rogers returned to House while leader McCurdy fails to win seat 2015 Davis will lead PC Opposition, 01 Dec 2015 00:52:36 -0500Progressive Conservatives hold seven seats, promise smooth transition people have spoken, says Pollard, 01 Dec 2015 00:49:29 -0500In the basement of the Freedom 55, the rooms were warm but the faces were blank, as the scrutinizers at Kevin Pollard’s headquarters located in the formal Emerald Zone Corp. office rechecked results. 2015 Bennett colours Lewisporte-Twillingate district red, 01 Dec 2015 00:47:40 -0500It wasn’t until just after 10 p.m. that Derek Bennett could finally take a deep breath.Watching the poll numbers roll in over the span of two hours in a close race in the Lewisporte-Twillingate district, Progressive Conservative incumbent Derrick Dalley was unseated by Liberal Bennett who took ... land majority, 01 Dec 2015 00:27:51 -0500Dwight Ball scores solid victory, set to become 13th premier of N.L. recalls: Habs keep calling up IceCaps, 01 Dec 2015 00:18:21 -0500Fucale, Carr the latest to be promoted; Tokarski sent down Graham Letto wins Labrador West district, 01 Dec 2015 00:17:32 -0500All eyes at the Liberal headquarters in Labrador City were glued to the screen projecting voting results until the final count came in, with cheers erupting with Graham Letto’s win. 2015 beat Blues again in Avalon East play, 01 Dec 2015 00:11:01 -0500The St. John's Caps defeated the Bell Island Blues for a second time in three days, downing the Blues 5-3 Monday night at Goulds Arena.' Hudon is latest AHL player of the week, 01 Dec 2015 00:01:11 -0500Forward Charles Hudon is the first St. John’s IceCap named as the American Hovckey League’s CCM Player of the Week this season. Pam Parsons takes Harbour Grace-Port de Grave, 30 Nov 2015 23:52:51 -0500Somewhere between entering her packed headquarters in Bay Roberts and thanking her supporters, the weight of the moment hit newly crowned Harbour Grace-Port de Grave MHA Pam Parsons. is Sea-Hawks’ athlete of the week, 30 Nov 2015 23:47:21 -0500Memorial University Sea-Hawks’ guard Sydney Stewart was named the school’s athlete of the week on Monday following her performance in a pair of Atlantic University Sport women’s conference games this weekend. had best NL time at national cross-country running championships, 30 Nov 2015 23:43:33 -0500Colin Fewer turned in the best finish among the four Newfoundland-runners at this weekend’s Canadian cross-country running championships in Kingston, Ont. wins close one in Harbour Main, 30 Nov 2015 23:33:37 -0500Betty Parsley was neck-and-neck with her Progressive Conservative opponent at times Monday evening as poll results came in, but she persevered and managed to claim Harbour Main district for the Liberals. take Lake Melville, Torngat Mountains, 30 Nov 2015 23:15:54 -0500The Liberal candidates in the districts of Lake Melville and Torngat Mountains are in high spirits at this hour, as they celebrate their victories in today’s provincial election. 2015 Five things to know about Newfoundland and Labrador’s election:, 30 Nov 2015 23:07:17 -0500TORY DECLINE: The Progressive Conservative party began losing popular support when Kathy Dunderdale was premier. She introduced unpopular legislation aimed at restricting access to information and was accused of being politically tone deaf in January 2014 when she dismissed suggestions the ... things to know about the provincial election, 30 Nov 2015 23:01:07 -0500ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Five things to know about Newfoundland and Labrador's election: 2015 wins big as Liberals form majority government, 30 Nov 2015 22:42:40 -0500When the dust settled, Liberal Andrew Parsons was the clear winner in Burgeo-La Poile. 2015 wins Burin-Grand Bank for Liberals, 30 Nov 2015 22:37:58 -0500It may not have started off as a very good day for Carol Anne Haley, but it ended on a much better note. 2015 Reid elected St. George’s-Humber MHA, 30 Nov 2015 22:29:25 -0500Scott Reid watched with family as the polling results came in and he was elected MHA for St. George’s-Humber. 2015‘It’s not the last you’ll see of me’ says Whiffen, 30 Nov 2015 22:22:49 -0500While his supporters gathered at a local pizzeria, PC candidate Mark Whiffen watched the results come in from the comfort of home with his family members. 2015 Mary’s sees red, 30 Nov 2015 22:16:44 -0500Sherry Gambin-Walsh defeats PC Judy Manning proud of ‘clean’ campaign, 30 Nov 2015 22:09:45 -0500In a campaign that included some direct jabs at Liberal candidate Al Hawkins, the former Grand Falls-Windsor mayor said he stuck to the issues and that’s a large part of what contributed to his sweeping victory in Grand Falls-Windsor-Buchan tonight. 2015 enough X for Rex, 30 Nov 2015 22:06:22 -0500The atmosphere was light hearted and relaxed at Rex Barnes’ headquarters in Grand Falls-Windsor tonight as the results from the polls started to come in. Supporters were getting excited as the first few polls that came in were close, Barnes being within six votes of Al Hawkins, Liberal candidate. 2015 John Haggie wins Gander district, 30 Nov 2015 22:01:50 -0500Confidence was in the air when a group of John Haggie’s supporters gathered at Hotel Gander during Monday night’s provincial election. 2015 leader fails to win seat in Newfoundland and Labrador, 30 Nov 2015 21:43:03 -0500ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - NDP Leader Earle McCurdy has failed to win a seat in the Newfoundland and Labrador legislature, going down to defeat in St. John's West. 2015 Davis wins riding in Newfoundland and Labrador election, 30 Nov 2015 21:40:55 -0500ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Progressive Conservative Leader Paul Davis wins the riding of Topsail-Paradise in Newfoundland and Labrador's election, but his party loses its grip on power as Liberals win majority government. 2015 declared win, Liberals watching closely, 30 Nov 2015 21:21:15 -0500Even after the broadcast networks declared that there would be a Liberal majority government, Liberals were still clustered around TVs at the Greenwood hotel in Corner Brook, waiting to see what the results would be. 2015'We're not a zebra party,’ Dwight Ball says, 30 Nov 2015 21:05:41 -0500DEER LAKE, N.L. - On the last night of Newfoundland and Labrador's election campaign, Dwight Ball called his mother for some advice. 2015 waiting for real numbers in Corner Brook., 30 Nov 2015 20:49:14 -0500There were tepid cheers and applause at the Liberal victory party in Corner Brook when CBC news declared that the Liberals had won a majority government.The result was a foregone conclusion for party organizers days ago, and the real question for most watchers remains how big a win it will ... 2015 bit about Ball, 30 Nov 2015 20:46:11 -0500Some quick facts about Liberal leader Dwight Ball: 2015 disagreement, 30 Nov 2015 20:41:12 -0500Council members feel business taxes should have increased 2015 notebook, 30 Nov 2015 20:27:20 -0500Here are election night reports from across the province. 2015 Peddle, oldest person in province, dead at 109, 30 Nov 2015 20:12:04 -0500“She died in my arms this afternoon,” said Margaret Bennett, the daughter who Peddle lived with in Stephenville Crossing. assessments about to hit home, 30 Nov 2015 20:07:15 -0500It was a quick and lean regular meeting of St. John’s city council Monday, it also being the same night as the provincial election. However, it was pointed out that residents of St. John’s can expect thier new property assessments if they haven’t received them already. And lean is likely not ... vote in Liberals, 30 Nov 2015 20:01:08 -0500While people of official voting age headed to the polls today, many students also took part in the Student Vote program. on voter turnout as polls set to close, 30 Nov 2015 19:06:43 -0500With polls set to close at 8 p.m., the early rumblings on social media and from the various campaign sources indicates that voter turnout is somewhere between average and painfully low. 2015 wants young people to have home for holidays, 30 Nov 2015 18:46:55 -0500The Telegram is hoping to help give the gift of home this holiday season through its Home for the Holidays campaign in support of Choices for Youth. receives report of fallen objects on West Aquarius, 30 Nov 2015 14:59:44 -0500Hibernia management says batteries dropped to drill floor Leader Earl McCurdy marks his X, 30 Nov 2015 12:36:02 -0500NDP Leader Earl McCurdy cast his ballot this morning at East Gate church. 2015 called after seven-year-old girl found dead, 30 Nov 2015 11:59:12 -0500Police say foul play is not suspected casts his ballot, 30 Nov 2015 11:51:38 -0500Liberal Leader Dwight Ball was reflective, speaking to media after he cast his ballot in Deer Lake this morning. 2015 for St. John's Santa parade will gather Thursday, 30 Nov 2015 11:21:35 -0500The winners of various categories for the 2015 Downtown Parade were: arrested for aggravated assault in Avondale, 30 Nov 2015 11:12:22 -0500Holyrood RCMP officers have arrested and charged a 22-year-old man from Colliers in Conception Bay Centre with aggravated assault, following an incident in Avondale early Sunday morning. underway in Newfoundland and Labrador provincial election, 30 Nov 2015 10:12:44 -0500PC Leader Paul Davis and his wife Cheryl have cast their ballots this morning in Conception Bay South in the Newfoundland and Labrador provincial general election. 2015 driving conditions around St. John's-metro this morning, 30 Nov 2015 08:00:54 -0500There are traffic backups on some highways this morning, as drivers deal with slippery conditions on snow-covered pavement. & Jeers, 30 Nov 2015 04:31:00 -0500Cheers: to tales from the trails. You may have already seen or heard some of these little anecdotes from the provincial campaign, provided by Telegram reporters Ashley Fitzpatrick, Dan MacEachern and James McLeod. presents under the tree this election, 30 Nov 2015 04:30:00 -0500If anyone’s thinking this election’s going to be a little bit like Christmas, think again. leads Lady Hawks to first win, 30 Nov 2015 01:30:00 -0500The Sea-Hawks women's team was the lone bright spot for Memorial University basketball over the weekend, picking up up its first win of the 2015-16 Atlantic University Sport season Sunday by edging Cape Breton University Capers 77-76.The Sea-Hawks' men's squad, on the other hand, was swept by ... take advantage of Marlies, 30 Nov 2015 00:28:26 -0500St. John's scores three power-play goals in beating Toronto for a second straight day hope to score a win in Cape Breton, 30 Nov 2015 00:20:04 -0500Memorial teams take on Capers Saturday and Sunday, Warriors take title at Keating Memorial basketball tourney, 30 Nov 2015 00:14:32 -0500Event raises $21,000 for cancer research made it seem elementary, 30 Nov 2015 00:03:58 -0500Has seven points for Royals in NLSHL win over Caribous Eagles still flying high in Avalon East, 30 Nov 2015 00:00:39 -0500The league-leading Northeast Eagles scored four unanswered first-period goals to hand the Southern Shore Breakers a 5-2 loss Sunday night in Avalon East Senior Hockey League play at the Southern Shore Arena. sixth at international figure skating event in Japan, 29 Nov 2015 23:56:40 -0500Katelyn Osmond of Marystown finished sixth Sunday in the women’s competition at the NHK Trophy figure skating championship in Nagano, Japan. wins two games in as many days, 29 Nov 2015 23:54:20 -0500There was a full slate of games were on tap over the weekend in the Penney Mazda St. John’s Junior Hockey League, with the Avalon Roebothan McKay Marshall Capitals faring the best, with two wins, beating their metro-area rivals, the Mount Pearls Blades and St. John’s Caps. and national club curling title, 29 Nov 2015 23:49:16 -0500Andrew Symonds and his Re/Max Centre rink from St. John’s won Newfoundland’s first Travelers Canadian Curling Club Championship Saturday with a 6-4 win over Manitoba in Ottawa. beat Osprey twice; Privateers, Kings split in major midget play, 29 Nov 2015 23:45:37 -0500The St. John’s Maple Leafs registered a pair of wins over the Tri-Pen Osprey, while the St. John’s Privateers split a pair of games with the Western Kings in provincial major midget hockey over the weekend. school hockey: Two weekend wins for Warriors, 29 Nov 2015 23:42:37 -0500The Waterford Valley Warriors registered a pair of wins in St. John’s High School Hockey League play over the weekend, beating the Holy Trinity Tigers 5-2 and Gonzaga Vikings 5-4. effort, 29 Nov 2015 21:28:27 -0500Campaign winds down with a mostly quiet weekend around town 2015 didn’t go far enough, harassment victim says, 29 Nov 2015 21:20:03 -0500‘If you’re not going to have clear action, no one is going to come forward’ Valerie Penton says up the Newfoundland and Labrador election, 29 Nov 2015 20:52:41 -0500CORNER BROOK, N.L. — Voters in Newfoundland and Labrador head to the polls Monday after a campaign that saw the Liberals argue the province's 12-year-old Progressive Conservative government is due for replacement. 2015 participants delight spectators, 29 Nov 2015 20:49:01 -0500The annual Downtown Santa Claus Parade took place Sunday in St. John's. Give big success, 29 Nov 2015 20:05:23 -0500This year's Rockin’ Big Give was sold out and successful Saturday night. from the campaign trail, 29 Nov 2015 19:34:41 -0500The unusual, the weird, the wonderful 2015 patient says residents need their doctor back, 29 Nov 2015 18:46:12 -0500Says Todd Young, in trouble for relationships with patients, is a good doctor who saved her life Claus parade draws a sea of onlookers in St. John's, 29 Nov 2015 11:21:59 -0500The streets of downtown St. John's were lined once again with cheerful, chilly onlookers as the city's annual Santa Claus parade got underway around noon Sunday. come up with big win against Toronto, 29 Nov 2015 00:06:59 -0500Fournier, Hudon each score twice in 6-2 win over Marlies; teams play again this afternoon woman injured in Torbay accident, 28 Nov 2015 21:57:51 -0500Lone car ends up in ditch release photos of alleged armed robber, 28 Nov 2015 16:41:31 -0500Christopher Payne is wanted by the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary in connection with two armed robberies that happened in St. John’s Nov. 26, according to a police report. Hynes’ daughter says photos have been found, 28 Nov 2015 16:14:54 -0500Says she’s thankful for support and help on social media march in St. John's ahead of Paris Climate Conference, 28 Nov 2015 15:18:27 -0500Several dozen people marched downtown St. John’s Saturday afternoon to lend their voices to the fight against climate change. Brook police respond to two hit-and-runs in a half hour, 28 Nov 2015 10:36:44 -0500Police in Corner Brook are looking for the driver responsible in a hit-and-run collision that happened Friday night at West Street and Main Street. piercings for all? Debate sparked about appropriate age, 28 Nov 2015 05:30:00 -0500It’s a subject most people wouldn’t think about but, if mentioned publicly, is bound to get some polarizing comments. For some, getting an infant, or young child’s, ears pierced makes practical sense but for others it’s an unnecessary, or even cruel, procedure. Adult Day Care Program workers worry about clients, 28 Nov 2015 05:25:00 -0500Sitting at one of the tables in the VON Adult Day Care Program Centre, Cora-Lee Simms can’t turn off the coordinator in her. concerned about impact of VON closure on her daughter, 28 Nov 2015 05:20:00 -0500Doris Pennell is concerned about the impact the loss of the VON Adult Day Care Program will have on her daughter. Point oil wells capped, 28 Nov 2015 05:05:00 -0500Fishery committee has concerns for future faster than ever, 28 Nov 2015 05:01:00 -0500Dalhousie Tigers’ swimmer from Mount Pearl has second quickest 100-metre time in CIS soured on pro game, 28 Nov 2015 05:00:00 -0500Corner Brook Royals’ winger relishing life at home after two trying years trying to make it in professional game’s still good, but it could be better, 28 Nov 2015 05:00:00 -0500Chances are, if you’re under 30, you probably believe the National Hockey League has never been better. Parity, for the most part. A healthy crop of young stars, and more on the way. No more neutral zone trap. Or Sean Avery. Or goon hockey. Lots of speed and skill. And yet more speed. go past regulation again, lose 4-3 to Rochester in a shootout, 28 Nov 2015 00:56:52 -0500St. John's has played into extra time in six straight games declare top issues, describe plans, 27 Nov 2015 22:23:00 -0500Editor’s note: The Telegram approached candidates in districts in our coverage area for a chance to have their say on the biggest issue in their districts and how they would tackle that issue, if elected. We are publishing the responses so readers can mull over where the candidates stand before ... 2015 Davis puts in additional time at the doors, 27 Nov 2015 22:15:12 -0500‘It’s definitely up for grabs’: NDP candidate says of Topsail-Paradise seat 2015 cut will be first order of business, Ball says, 27 Nov 2015 22:05:08 -0500Liberal Leader Dwight Ball says that if he is elected premier on Monday, the two percentage point hike to the HST will be cancelled before it ever takes effect. 2015 survives decades by fulfilling wants, 27 Nov 2015 19:02:46 -0500Company’s chief merchant visits St. John’s, reiterates plan for firm’s revitalization problem, 27 Nov 2015 18:17:58 -0500NDP’s 6 per cent advertising, communications cut comes from budget item that includes Transportation 2015