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Thursday | Nor'Wester

Saving Glassy Beach

The 'genie in a bottle' photo taken on Glassy Beach in Springdale is an example of the special place it's become for many.

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Related Topix: Canada

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Telegram

Contractors interested in mill demolition

Contractors have lined up for the job of tearing down the buildings at the site of the former AbitibiBowater paper mill at Grand Falls-Windsor The province has received seven responses to a tender to demolish buildings at the shuttered AbbitibiBowater paper mill site in Grand Falls-Windsor.

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Related Topix: Canada

Nor'Wester

Funding train rolls through the region

Minister of Municipal and Intergovernmental Affairs, Dan Crummell is continuing his funding announcement tour of the province this week, and after a stop in Grand Falls-Windsor, he came to this area with some big cheques as well on Monday and Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Canada

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Telegram

Accounting for the Abitibi mill

If I lived and played in the political world, I would take the time here to encourage a wonderful and spirited exchange on the rights and wrongs of the government of Newfoundland and Labrador expropriating the former Abitibi paper mill at Grand Falls-Windsor in 2008.

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Related Topix: Canada

Sat Aug 16, 2014

CBC News

Gone Again looks at women and the culture of working away

Jill English produced the 'Gone Again' series In 2013 as part of her Masters in Media Production with Ryerson University.

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Related Topix: Newfoundland, NJ, Canada

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Telegram

N.L. cranberry industry seeks future with secondary processing

The number of farms involved in the cranberry industry in Newfoundland and Labrador has grown significantly over the last 20 years - spurred by provincial and federal funding programs for new farms and expansions.

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Related Topix: Canada, Agriculture, Science, Life, Fruits, Food

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Western Star

Pynn's Brook resident frustrated by government's lack of concern for safety

Ron Gordon stands near his driveway in Pynn's Brook. Residents of the local service district have to make a left turn in their driveways from a passing lane on the Trans-Canada Highway in a 100 kilometre per hour speed zone.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Telegram

Man arrested in connection with vehicle break-ins, thefts in Grand Falls-Windsor

A 35-year-old man has been arrested by RCMP in Grand Falls-Windsor as a result of an investigation over the past month, involving vehicle break-ins, in which wallets and purses were stolen.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

CBC News

Furniture donations drying up for community group

Most of the remaining furniture donated to the Homes Helping Homes organization in Grand Falls-Windsor is already spoken for, and the group organizers have had to turn some people away.

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Related Topix: Canada

Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Labradorian

GFW Fire Deparment battles second major blaze in a week

The Grand Falls-Windsor Fire Department was called to the scene of another major house fire early Wednesday morning, this time in the unincorporated area of Red Cliff.

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Related Topix: Fire, Canada

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Telegram

There's no place like Morrisville Photo

"I left Morrisville when I was 19 to work in Ottawa where I now work for the federal government.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Brandon Sun

Soldiers in Newfoundland rescue woman in overturned truck before it explodes

A group of current and former military members who were on vacation were able to put their rescue training to use as they pulled a bleeding woman from a burning truck in central Newfoundland.

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Related Topix: Canada, Fire

Nor'Wester

Motorcycle Ride for Autism

The South Central Region of the Autism Society, Newfoundland and Labrador , along with all other regions across the province, will be holding their Annual Motorcycle Ride for Autism in Grand Falls-Windsor this Saturday, Aug. 2. Registration for the ride is at the Society's local office, 7 High Street, at 9 a.m. with the ride beginning at 9:30 a.m.

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Related Topix: Canada

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