Colin Gager: No ‘bly’ for vendors in Falmouth Water Square this Chrtistmas

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No ‘bly’ for vendors in Falmouth Water Square Falmouth’s Mayor Colin Gager is adamant that vendors will not be given a ‘bly’ to sell in Water Square this Christmas season. Speaking with Adrian Frater of the STAR, he claimed to have worked too hard to get rid of vending in the square. From The STAR ...

15-year old dies in motor cycle crash in Falmouth – Grandfather of same name to be buried next month

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The Wilson family from Cornwall Street in Falmouth is reeling from the death of 15-year old Eric Wilson from a motor cycle crash on the Bogue Gate main road outside Falmouth. Even more tragic, is the fact that his grandfather of the same name died on November 8. The Wilsons operate a shop at their...

Former Village United Striker commits suicide

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Romando Anderson Commits Suicide Former Village United striker Romando Anderson from Falmouth is dead after allegedly committing suicide. The diminutive Anderson aka “Short Boss,” is the son of well known ice cream vendor affectionately called “Shorty.” Gramoxone It is alleged that Anderson drank the poisonous herbicide, Gramoxone, popularly (but incorrectly) called Gramazone. He was hospitalised...

Falmouth Artisan Village construction to begin soon for completion end of 2018

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Falmouth Artisan Village Construction If we are to take Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett by his word, construction on the long announced Falmouth Artisan Village will commence soon. According to Travel Weekly, when asked about the Falmouth Artisan Village, Bartlett is quoted as saying: “We expect to start construction on that soon for completion by the...

TPDCo Implements Measures to Prevent Tourist Harassment in Falmouth and Beyond

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TPDCo Implements Measures to Prevent Tourist Harassment Tourist harassment is a big Jamaican problem. It has plagued the cruise ship ports of Ocho Rios, Montego Bay and is threatening to undermine the success of the Falmouth Port. Related: Falmouth Pride launched to counter visitor harassment. The Tourism Product Development Company (TPDCo) has finally shown a...

Proceeds from JN Foundation Run/Walk to Upgrade Falmouth Infirmary

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  The 3rd annual JN Foundation/Usain Bolt Foundation Run/Walk will once again assist a local charity. This time, it will be the Falmouth Infirmary.   From the Jamaica Information Service (JIS) This year’s proceeds from the JN Foundation Heroes in Act!on Run/Walk, will go towards upgrading the Trelawny Infirmary. The infirmary, which currently houses 52...

Jamaica Culinary Tours and Pepper’s Jerk Center Featured on The Daily Meal

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Jamaica Culinary Tours Falmouth Food Tour Featured on The Daily Meal Website The Falmouth Food Tour, presented by Jamaica Culinary Tours, has been featured on The Daily Meal website. One may ask, why is this important? Big deal, right? It seems insignificant until we get to understand what The Daily Meal is. About The Daily...

Double murder in Hyde, Clark’s Town on Friday night

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The Trelawny police are investigating a double murder that took place in Hyde, Clark’s Town last night (Friday night). Dead are 19-year-old Mekieda Waldo, otherwise called ‘Monique’, unemployed and 24-year-old Shamar Williams, otherwise called ‘Bim’, auto-technician of Hyde district, Clarks Town, Trelawny. Reports are that both went to purchase food in a car and upon...

Taxi driver shot and killed on Seaboard Street in Falmouth

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Taxi driver Dwayne Marrett, also known as ‘Paul’ was shot and killed in Falmouth on Tuesday night. He was 36-year old when he died. Marrett was shot in his motor car which also contained passengers. The incident occurred on Seaboard Street in Falmouth, Trelawny at around 8:40 pm. Reports are that Paul had just loaded...

Wife of former Falmouth Mayor found with throat slashed

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Hyacinth Wright, also known as “Miss Little,” the 76-year old wife of former Mayor of Falmouth, the late Joseph Wright, is dead. Unofficial reports are that she was found this evening on Trelawny Street. Jamaica Observer According to police reports, the elderly woman, who was affectionately called Miss Little, was found about 4:30pm lying at...