Mount Pearl Junior High Pythons made their presence known at the Eastern Elite Championships in Halifax this past week.
The tournament saw 19 teams from all across the Atlantic provinces competing across four divisions. U15 Girls; U15 Boys; U17 Girls; and U17 Boys.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
The City of Mount Pearl is looking for public input on what recreation opportunities it can take advantage of, as it prepares a Recreation Master Plan, which will guide programming and facilities for the years 2020-2030.
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.
A new initiative launched in participation with the City of Mount Pearl, the RNC, Iris Kirby House, and the SPCA will help those leaving abusive relationships by providing a safe home for their pets.
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.