Lost and found: Grandfather’s lost ring returned to CBS boy one year later

It had been an entire year since it was first lost, but one boy’s ring was finally found.

The Muddy Hole is a popular swimming spot in Seal Cove. Approximately one year ago, in July of 2018, Jacob Smith of Conception Bay South was gifted a ring from his grandmother that had once belonged to his grandfather. The ring, which Smith told The Shoreline is called an Eagle’s Eye, was a gift he was very proud of.

Posted on August 14, 2019 .

Mount Pearl honours it’s best

A new venue and a new timing for an old set of awards is how Mount Pearl Mayor Dave Aker explained the newly minted Best In Mount Pearl Awards Ceremony, held July 18 at the Reid Community Centre. It combined both the Citizen of the Year Award Ceremony and the Pearl Awards.

Posted on August 14, 2019 .

The right stuff

Denise Fagan of Mount Pearl is the proud recipient of Hockey NL’s Female Hockey Promotion Award.

“I was honoured. I was emotional, I had tears in my eyes,” said Fagan, recalling the announcement earlier this summer. “There’s so many deserving people out there, and the fact that I got it, there’s no words to describe it.”

Posted on July 31, 2019 .

Wastewater worries

The mayors of Mount Pearl, Paradise, and St. Johns are tightening the pressure on local MPs and the federal government to either allow more time for them to comply with new federal wastewater treatment rules, or provide money to help pay for the work needed to make them compliant.

Posted on July 31, 2019 .

No sheep allowed

The City of Mount Pearl is amending regulations governing feathered, furry, and scaled companions.

During July 9 meeting, council approved several amendments to it’s Animal Control Regulations, which provide the City with the authority to regulate the keeping of cats and dogs, other domestic pets, and livestock.

Posted on July 31, 2019 .

Millennials, a sense of place, and the economy

The mayor of Bonavista, international speaker, COO of Bonavista Living and Bonavista Creative, John Norman, was in St. John’s Thursday, June 27.

And not for the opening of the new Costco, either.

Norman spoke to the Mount Pearl/Paradise Chamber of Commerce of the economic development of rural Bonavista over the past several years.

Posted on July 18, 2019 .

Lord of the dance

After receiving a provincial arts award recently, a local dancer says he is humbled by the recognition.

Martin Vallée wears many hats. He is a choreographer, a dance teacher, a performer, and a creative director. For decades, he has worked closely with dancers and performers in the province. Earlier this month, ArtsNL recognized his efforts by awarding him the BMO Bank of Montreal Artist of the Year award.

Posted on July 3, 2019 .