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Wednesday Apr 16 | The Compass

Town accepting nominations for Citizen and Youth of the Year

Do you know an outstanding citizen or youth living in Grand Falls-Windsor? Someone who goes above and beyond the call of duty to benefit their community, asking nothing in return? If the answer is yes, the Town of Grand Falls-Windsor would like you to consider nominating them for either the Youth of the Year or Citizen of the Year awards.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Telegram

NAPE slams foster-care changes

The province's largest public sector union is calling out the government on its decision to privatize foster-care services for children and youth previously provided by three group homes employing union members.

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CBC News

Fishery workers protest latest DFO inshore shrimp cuts

Protesters took to chanting outside the DFO offices in Grand Falls-Windsor on Tuesday to show their anger over the latest federal cuts to inshore northern shrimp quotas.

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Telegram

Province backs shrimp harvesters

While the provincial government is backing shrimp fishermen, the federal government remains firm on its latest quota decisions.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Western Star

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Because our results are rounded, a single vote may not seem to affect the percentages below.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Western Star

Anastasia Qupee shares her story of becoming a leader

Anastasia Qupee spoke to a group of women attending an Ovations Leadership Lunch and Learn Session at the Greenwood Inn and Suites in Corner Brook on Friday.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Western Star

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CBC News

Botwood stands to win big with Rentech timber deal

This old warehouse in Botwood would need some upgrades to become a pellet production facility, if Rentech won the timber rights in central Newfoundland.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

CBC News

Former Abitibi lumber rights sold to California company

A company from California has won the harvesting rights to a large wood supply in central Newfoundland that once belonged to CBC News has learned that Rentech now has ownership of the 280,000 cubic metres of wood that once belonged to the former newsprint producer, which shut down its Grand Falls-Windsor mill in early 2009 .

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Nor'Wester

Marystown resident says dog park would be welcomed addition

Laurie Hearn believes Marystown is in need of a safe place for dogs to play and their owners to socialize.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Western Star

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Because our results are rounded, a single vote may not seem to affect the percentages below.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Telegram

Tragic testimony in moose-vehicle lawsuit

By Mark Rendell The Telegram On a March evening in 2009, Jennifer Pilgrim's husband, Roy, was driving home to Grand Falls-Windsor when tragedy struck.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Compass

School Council meetings taking place this weekend

The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of School Councils will hold its Annual General Meeting and Conference in Grand Falls-Windsor this weekend.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

CBC News

Exploits City picked for new name of Grand Falls-Windsor

"We'd love to be the third city on the island. Or is it the fourth city?" said Coun.

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Telegram

Shots traded on $1-B borrowing

Despite running a $537-billion deficit, and plans to borrow $1 billion from the bond market this year, Premier Tom Marshall was at pains Monday to say that the Tory government's decade-long streak of not borrowing for operational purposes is still - technically - alive.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Telegram

Cheers & Jeers

Cheers: to the provincial budget by the numbers. Number of words in this year's budget speech: 9,472.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

Telegram

Clothes make the man

When Chris Clarke's oldest son was born, he and his wife Denise uprooted their lives in Nova Scotia to move back to their hometown of Grand Falls-Windsor to be closer to family and friends.

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Telegram

Grand Falls mill to be demolished

The government of Newfoundland and Labrador is taking steps to demolish the former AbitibiBowater mill structures in Grand Falls-Windsor, after they have been vacant for five years.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

The Labradorian

Five years of zeros

Tomorrow, March 28, marks the fifth year since the shutdown of the mill by AbitibiBowater in 2009.

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Nor'Wester

Cold, stormy weather taxes town workers and equipment

The Town of Grand Falls-Windsor has been busier than usual with snowclearing this winter.

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