When Michelle Myrick, who grew up in the Cape Pine Lighthouse and St. Shotts, launched her performance exhibition “Song Series” across Canada, Norway, and the Middle East last summer, she said audiences wanted more.
An application from Ocean Quest is before Petty Harbour-Maddox Cove council for a new 50’ by 80’ culture and event centre at 56-58 Main Road.
The adventure tourism business, which currently owns a location at 56 Main Road, had a previous application for the same address rejected by council on May 22, as council felt the scale of the project was too large and would detract from the character of the community.
There were plenty of somber faces present at the Goulds Recreation Complex this past weekend.
Jessica Powell was a 23-year-old resident of Goulds who was killed in a car accident on Thursday, July 6, 2017. More importantly, she was an avid fan and player of basketball, as well as a proud employee of the Gould Recreation Centre.
On Saturday, Aug. 17, her name was memorialized for generations to come after the outdoor basketball courts in the community were re-named to “Jess’ Court.”
Ferryland’s population just about doubled last month.
“We had a registration process, and we had 572 people registered, and I’d say out of about the 572 of those, I’d say definitely, 300, 350 were definitely come home,” explained Helen Clowe, chair of the Ferryland Come Home Year Committee.
A 2016 Statistics Canada census put the community’s population at 416.
People came from all across Canada, from Halifax to Ontario, Alberta to British Colombia, while still others came up from Boston, New York, Florida, and South Dakota.
Oftentimes, it’s the work done off the ice that count as much as the work on the ice, and hockey on the Southern Shore would look a lot different without people like Tracey Coady working behind the scenes to make it all happen.
For the first time in 17 years, this Calvert musician is readying herself for her next full-length project.
Jackie Sullivan has, for as long as she can remember, been playing music and performing. She called it a passion, and her deep love of music is evident when she speaks about her career in the industry and what it does for her.
Sullivan can date her first gig back to 1994 at the Ship Pub in St. John’s. Seven-years later, in 2002, she found herself on a provincial tour through an emerging artist program with MusicNL. However, that year holds a bit more significance for Sullivan thanks to the release of her first album, Out of the Rain.
The Cod Moratorium began in 1992 and it resulted in the biggest lay off, by some accounts, in Canadian history. The premises at Kielly's Cove were deserted and no upkeep was performed on the wharf or boat shed for many years.
It was in late 2011 that Gerry Tobin approached the Gaskiers -Point LaHaye Community Council about finding some money and possibly taking on a project to do some necessary repairs to the boatshed and wharf.
Tracey Waddleton says if you read a story from her short story collection Send More Tourists… The Last Ones Were Delicious and aren’t particularly fond of it, that’s okay; just read another one, you’ll probably like that one.
She told the Irish Loop Post that this is because the 25 stories in her debut publication vary so much in tone and subject.
Bay Bulls’ own C&W Industrial Fabrication and Marine Limited has been sub-contracted to build and install an innovative, environmentally aware fish processing production line aboard a new Ocean Choice International (OCI) vessel, the Calvert.
The story of Paddy McCarthy will be hitting the stage at MerryMeeeting Arts and Crafts in Renews.
The Life of Paddy Iron McCarthy, adapted by Randy Crane from the popular play of the same name, based upon the true story of Paddy’s life recorded in It's Like a Dream to Me: Paddy Iron McCarthy of Renews Relives His First Hundred Years by Bertha Thorne, is a one man play performed by Crane.
The City of St. John’s hosted their annual Tourism Awards presentation at City Hall Tuesday, May 14, recognizing individuals and businesses that they say contribute to the tourism sector in the province.
The winner of the Discovery Award is a familiar business in the Goulds that introduced a new twist last season.
Eighteen-year-old Nathan Corrigan of Trepassey is not stopping. He has been an honours student all throughout his school years. He has been heavily involved in every aspect of Stella Maris School life including sports, celebrations, as well as Lions Club speak-outs, Peace Poster contests, and the Foster Families contest, all of which saw him emerge as winner. He has also been involved with the Regional Math Competition.