Tharpe Street streetscape and drain cleaning set to begin

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The J$107-million Tharpe Street streetscape and drain cleaning project is set to begin on Monday, February 5, 2018. The project follows on the heel of the J$73 million on Market Street streetscape. This is another phase of the $2 billion upgrade to Falmouth. Tharpe Street is now the second most travelled street in Falmouth, after Market...

Trelawny communities flooded last week, once again hit by flood waters

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Floods Twice In One Week It was a case of deja vu for several communitiies in Trelawny, especially those in the eastern and central sections of the parish. Once again (twice in a week), flood waters have devastated several communities. See: Photos and Videos: One dead as heavy rains ravaged several communities in Northern Trelawny....

Long Pond road remains impassable – commuters pay heavy fares between Clark’s Town and Duncans

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The Long Pond road remains impassable after heavy showers between Wednesday evening and Thursday caused flooding across several communities in Trelawny parish. When Falmouth News passed by the area yesterday, the road was still under heavy, stagnant flood water, even as the rain continued. The heavy rainfalls has continued into today. There are 3 major routes...

Photos and Video: One dead as heavy rains ravaged several communities in northern Trelawny

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After heavy showers from Wednesday evening into Thursday morning, the parish of Trelawny has suffered heavy damage through the flooding of several communities. One woman is dead allegedly from drowning in the Jackson Town area. She is an elderly woman identified so far as Tulli. Watch video and read story here. The major communities affected...