Compassionate Care Programme going well, says SRHA

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The Southern Regional Health Authority (SRHA) — which has responsibility for Clarendon, Manchester, and St Elizabeth — says it is making progress in implementing a Ministry of Health programme to train staff in compassionate... Read More

Concrete to replace broken rails on Lacovia Bridge
LACOVIA, St Elizabeth — The National Works Agency (NWA) says plans are in place to correct an increasingly dangerous situation affecting the bridge which spans the Black River here.... Read More

Councillor airs plans for Bellefield Division
BELLEFIELD, Manchester — The focus was on water, but Councillor Mario Mitchell (People's National Party, Bellefield Division) grabbed the opportunity to bring other issues to the fore at a recent opening of a water shop here.... Read More

Who will take the crown?
MANDEVILLE, Manchester — On Sunday, June 2, seven young women here will be vying for the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) Manchester Festival Queen title.... Read More

Bethlehem top JISCO Alpart champs

Monday, May, 20 2019    

NAIN, St Elizabeth — Bethlehem Primary School amassed 215 points to defend their title in the Primary Schools Category at the recent JISCO Alpart Jamaica-sponsored Essex Valley Athletics Meet at Alpart Sports Club. Read More

PHOTO: Break time!

Monday, May, 20 2019    

At Austin Primary School in Myersville, St Elizabeth a break from classes presents an opportunity for students to mix cricket with rest, snacks and chat. Read More

Name them, shame them!

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter | Monday, May, 20 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Disgusted at the behaviour of those who throw out garbage without regard to proper disposal, St Elizabeth South Western Member of Parliament Floyd Green wants such people to be publicly identified and shamed, where possible. Read More

For Your Diary

Monday, May, 20 2019    

Thursday, May 23Labour Day Parish ProjectRehabilitation of School Zone(DeCarteret Road - Newleigh Road)Manchester - 10:0 0am Thursday, May 23Labour Day Parish ProjectHolland Primary School Read More

JISCO Alpart provides helping hand for Manchester Plateau

Monday, May, 20 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Bauxite/alumina company JISCO Alpart Jamaica is moving to assist farmers in its mining areas in Manchester, according to a news release circulated here. Read More

Jamaica's first artisan village 75 per cent complete, says Bartlett

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, May, 16 2019    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica's first artisan village which is being constructed at a cost of US $5.7 million in the burgeoning tourism town of Falmouth, is three-quarters complete, and is projected for full completion in time for the... Read More

Hanover Municipal Corporation lauds efforts to stem crime in the parish

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, May, 16 2019    

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2727 Lounge launches 27 Reasons

Thursday, May, 16 2019    

The operators of 2727 Lounge in Montego Bay launched 27 Reasons last Saturday as its weekly party series in an effort to lure partygoers in the west and visitors to the island to the venue. The initiative, a collaboration between 2727 Lounge and Fiction Nightlife, pulled a sizeable crowd that... Read More

Read Across Jamaica out west

Thursday, May, 16 2019    

Politicians, representatives from corporate Jamaica, parents and Jamaicans of all walks of life participated in the recent Read Across Jamaica Day in early childhood and primary schools across the island. The annual observance, which began in 2005 as an initiative of the Ministry of Education,... Read More

Sport Diary — May 16

Thursday, May, 16 2019    

TODAY BMW Jamaica Classic PGALatinoAmerica — Cinnamon Hill St James FA/VM Foundation Under-13Hosanna Prep vs MBC Academy — UDC field @ 10:00 am Read More

All To Play For

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, May, 16 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Defending champions Wadadah FC and Faulkland FC will meet in the final of the Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation Charley's JB Rum Super League at Jarrett Park on Saturday, starting at 6:00pm — the second-year the St James clubs... Read More


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