Flaws already showing up in the Falmouth Road Repair Project

Date:  Categories: in Development   Comments: 2

The powers that be (Mayor and Member of Parliament) appear to always be under fire for their handling of Falmouth, and the latest road repair project does not help their cause. The newly surfaced road on Upper Parade Street, is already showing signs of poor planning and shoddy work. At the end of the road, where...

Watch the Total Lunar Eclipse in Jamaica this evening, September 27

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A total lunar eclipse will take place this evening, starting in approximately 2 hours. It is the final of the much talked about Blood Moon Tetrad, where 4 blood moons fall on Jewish Feast days, going back to 2014. The Blood Moon Tetrad has sparked interest because of the many predictions of disasters including natural, economic, political...

Salt Marsh residents living in fear – six murders in recent weeks leaves community tense

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The murder of 20-year-old Michael Brown, who was also called ‘Chris’ of a Anchovy, St James address,is the latest in a string of 6 murders, that has left the town of Salt Marsh in a state of fear. He was gunned down by unknown assailants a little over a week ago. The police is blaming...

Falmouth born Doctor Renford Brevett Donates school supplies to Falmouth All-Age

Date:  Categories: in Community Service   Comments: 0

On Friday, September 25, a Falmouth born and grown doctor and educator, Renford Brevett, donated school supplies to the Falmouth All-Age School. The project was coordinated by another Falmouthian, Tashana Griffiths, a graduate of William Knibb Memorial High School (who is now a student at UWI Mona). Tashana presented the gifts on behalf of Dr...

Winston ‘Tony’ Brown is Dead

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Winston ‘Tony’ Brown, originally from 77 Cornwall Street, Falmouth has died. Brown,  who past students of Falmouth Infant School and Falmouth All-Age School in the 1960’s and early 1970’s knew by the childhood alias: ‘Bull Rat, ‘ became a Christian at the New Testament Church of God in Falmouth and later became a preacher. He...

Usain Bolt donates $1.3m plus equipment to alma mater, William Knibb

Date:  Categories: in Education, Sports   Comments: 0

Three months ago, as the William Knibb DaCosta Cup team was getting ready to start DaCosta Cup training, we posted an article entitled “William Knibb Memorial High School 2015 DaCosta Cup Season In Doubt.” Two months later (one month ago), a group of past students presented 25 football boots to the school to help the...

Audit reveals that NHT used residential land to build Trelawny Mulit-Purpose Stadium

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Auditor General Pamela Monroe Ellis, has revealed that the National Husing Trust (NHT) has used land purchased for residential development on which to build the Trelawny Multi-purpose Stadium. The stadium was in the news last week as the ‘white elephant’ that will be renamed, the Usain Bolt Sports Academy.The stadium was built in 2007 for...

North Trelawny unrecognized, challenge against incumbent MP Patrick Atkinson dies

Date:  Categories: in Politics   Comments: 0

The North Trelawny constituency may not get a new representative after all. The constituency’s lack of a proper structure, means that local delegates have no say in who will represent them in the next General Elections. Several prominent members of the North Trelawny executives had voiced their displeasure at the performance of MP Atkinson. Two...

Meliá Hotels & Resorts – Job Fair dates and procedure

Date:  Categories: in Employment, Hotels   Comments: 2

The Meliá Hotels & Resorts (Braco Village) in Braco, Rio Bueno, Trelawny, will be re-opening for business in December and the all-inclusive hotel will be holding a job fair. When we first reported the re-opening and job fair, we were given a date of September 19, 2015 as the date of the job fair. However,...

Man stabbed in Falmouth a week ago was not ‘would be robber’ – family claims

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A week ago, we re-posted an article originally posted in the Jamaica Observer entitled “Falmouth would-be robber killed with his own knife.” This was the story of the death of Sean “Pabby” Clarke of Water Lane in Falmouth. Since then a family member has come forward complaining about the post, saying it is in fact...