In the Fall of 2010, at The Salvation Army CBS, Coralie Dodge took on the responsibility of being the church coordinator for the collection and delivery of Shoe Boxes for Operation Christmas Child, which comes under the ministry of Samaritan’s Purse.
At the back of the Ross King Memorial Public Library, James "Jim" Locke, Mount Pearl's Deputy Mayor and teacher at Mount Pearl Senior High School, told a story about a ritual performed before bringing his students to Killdevil Camp in Gros Morne National Park.
It's late in the construction season, but Mount Pearl Dave Aker is hoping the City can complete some repairs to the watermain on Tweedsmuir Place so that residents won't have to continue to experience discoloured water in their taps.
A motion to defer taxes for two low income property owners sparked a short discussion at Mount Pearl's public council meeting last week concerning the distinction between uncollectable taxes and deferred ones.
Mount Pearl city councillors were still bathing in the afterglow last week of the successful staging of Rogers Hometown Hockey at the Glacier the weekend before and the showcasing of the city to millions of viewers across Canada.
This year's 'Big Give" food drive in aid of the food banks run by the St. Vincent de Paul Society at Mary Queen of the World Church and St. Peter's Church was the best one yet, according to those who witnessed it.
Construction crews working on the refurbishment of Sunrise Avenue are expected to shut down their operations for the season around mid-December, but not before laying at least one layer of asphalt on the street.
Members of a Gaskiers family are sleeping a little easier these days thanks to the generosity of their fellow Newfoundlanders, who donated money to buy a special bed and other equipment for their disabled son. "We just got the bed," said Donna Kielly, mother of 20-year-old Mitchell.
A long and tricky construction season is slowly ending in Mount Pearl, but snowfall and inclement weather is fast approaching as contractors race to meet deadlines to finish projects. Weather concerns regarding ongoing construction projects were raised during Tuesday evening’s regular meeting of council.
City Council will soon vote on amendments to the Mount Pearl Municipal Plan 2010 and Development Regulations 2010 to change the land use designations in the Kenmount Hill Urban Comprehensive Development Area (CDA) to allow Council to permit uses currently prohibited.
Tired of waiting for the provincial government to take action, Holyrood councillor Kim Ghaney called on her colleagues Tuesday as well as residents, businesses and other municipalities to get moving on a ban of single use plastic shopping bags.
With the call of a byelection in the Vancouver-area riding the rookie NDP leader is hoping to soon represent in Parliament only days away, he is losing yet another MP - in this instance to British Columbia’s provincial arena.