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Junction road open today

Monday, August, 6 2018    

The National Works Agency (NWA) says the section of the Junction road in St Mary which has been closed for rehabilitation will be opened to vehicular traffic today. Read More

Lyssons, Boston, Winnifred beaches among 10 for upgrade

Monday, August, 6 2018    

Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett says that the Lyssons, Boston and Winnifred beaches are among 10 beaches that are being upgraded this year under the Government's beach development programme. Read More

Angella Murphy: The woman butcher

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter dixonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, August, 6 2018    

ANGELLA Murphy has been a butcher for six years.Currently, she is the only female butcher in the Port Maria Meat Market — a job she has been doing over with pride and joy. Read More

Beaches Ocho Rios starts recycling drive

Monday, August, 6 2018    

Beaches Ocho Rios has started its drive for recycling among members of staff and guests at the family resort. Read More

A queen for St Mary

Monday, August, 6 2018    

Ackera Gowie (centre), Miss Jamaica Festival Queen, is flanked by (from left) Member of Parliament for St Andrew East Rural Juliet Holness; Miss Hanover Shantae Grant, first runner-up; Miss St James, Chris Ann Douglas, second-runner up; and Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport... Read More

'JUST ANOTHER DAY'

Monday, August, 6 2018    

What does Independence Day mean to you? Read More

Upgraded Fisherman's Beach opens in Ocho Rios

Monday, August, 6 2018    

TOURISM stakeholders in Ocho Rios are beaming with pride, following the opening of a state-of-the-art fishing village. Read More

PHOTO: Environment Watch

Monday, August, 6 2018    

Red Lane Spa staff members share a photo opportunity with environmental, health and safety manager at Sandals Ochi Beach Resort Gavin Palmer (centre) after judging the Beaches Ocho Rios recycling competition held recently. (Photo: Renae Dixon) Read More

Royale Pharmacy health fair delivers free medical care

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, August, 2 2018    

SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland — Scores of people from across Westmoreland turned out in Savanna-la-Mar last Friday, for the 10th annual staging of the Royale Pharmacy's community health fair, which was held under the theme: “Empowering our Communities Through Health... Read More

Health minister commends Adventists for relentless spirit of community

Thursday, August, 2 2018    

MOUNT SALEM, St James — Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton has commended the Seventh-day Adventist Church in western Jamaica for its relentless spirit of care and volunteerism to the community. Read More

From Rising Stars to Broadway

Thursday, August, 2 2018    

NEGRIL, Westmoreland —You may remember her from a popular television show a few years ago.She was the young lady who did a controversial dancehall move during one of her performances in the singing competition. Read More

PIOJ installs automatic weather station at Mount Peto Primary

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, August, 2 2018    

MOUNT PETO, Hanover — The Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) in collaboration with a number of stakeholders, including the Meteorological Service, recently installed an automatic weather station at the Mount Peto Primary School in Hanover. Read More

THANK YOU!

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, August, 2 2018    

RETIREMENT, St James — Garnett Edmonson, the regional manager for Western Parks and Markets (WPM) — a subsidiary of the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) — is praising the fire brigade and employees of the WPM/NSWMA for their efforts in bringing the... Read More

PM Holness hails Rhonda Dennis at service of thanksgiving

Thursday, August, 2 2018    

ROSE HALL, St James - Prime Minister Andrew Holness has hailed the late Rhoda Metilla Dennis, “for giving us such a great son”, in the person of Cabinet member, Dr Horace Chang. Read More

More Water

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, August, 2 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - Member of Parliament for St James East Central, Edmund Bartlett, and residents of the constituency are upbeat over the commencement of the first phase of a $900-million water upgrade programme in the area, which they believe will bring an end to the chronic... Read More



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