Western News

Mannings School in mourning after student killed

SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland — Mannings School family was for the second time in less than a month plunged into mourning following the gun slaying of 16-year-old student, Shamar Tomlinson, at his Grange Hill, Westmoreland home yesterday morning. Read More

Reynolds wants MBU to recapture fearsome reputation at home
TUCKER, St James — For the first time since they returned to the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) as Montego Bay United (MBU) in the 2011-12 season, the two-time champions will be under the leadership of a club president other than Orville Powell.... Read More

Watch out!
MONTEGO BAY, St James — Montego Bay motorists are being warned that soon they will no longer be able to successfully plea with the police for leniency when caught breaching traffic light signals, as the violation will be recorded immediately at the Inland Revenue...... Read More

'I Shall Return Again' exhibition opens in MoBay
THE National Gallery West, the Montego Bay branch of the National Gallery of Jamaica, last Sunday, launched its latest exhibition, I Shall Return Again, at the Montego Bay Cultural Centre in the resort city.... Read More

Brewery Sunset Lounge opens under new management

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, September, 13 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James —Newly renovated eatery and entertainment spot, Brewery Sunset Lounge, is now up and running under new management in Montego Bay, St James. Read More

Good mix at inaugural Caribbean Wedding

Thursday, September, 13 2018    

THE inaugural staging of the Caribbean Wedding Industry Awards & Expo brought together scores of leading players in the destination wedding market, travel agents, hoteliers and service providers from across the Caribbean for the three-day event. Read More

Sport diary: September 13-19

Thursday, September, 13 2018    

(NB. All DaCosta Cup matches start at 3:30 pm) TODAYISSA/Wata daCosta Cup Zone BGreen Island vs Merlene Ottey - Green IslandHopewell vs Frome - Hopewell Read More

HIGH HOPES

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, September, 13 2018    

T UCKER, St James —Optimism is going to be notched up this weekend as the 2018-19 season of the Red Stripe Premier League kicks off with a full slate of matches for western based-clubs Montego Bay United and FC Reno starting their quest for the title, at... Read More

PHOTO: Many Thanks!

Thursday, September, 13 2018    

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'Everything falling apart'

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, September, 13 2018    

NEGRIL, Westmoreland - Opposition spokesperson on tourism, and Member of Parliament for Westmoreland Western, Dr Wykeham McNeil, is calling for the resumption of work on the stalled multi-million-dollar, Norman Manley Beach Park project in the resort town of... Read More

Hopewell High meet Frome Tech in daCosta Cup Zone B clash

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, September, 13 2018    

KENILWORTH, Hanover - Minnows Hopewell High host former champions Frome Technical in an ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup Zone B top of the tables clash at the Kenilworth Heart Academy field today, after both teams opened their seasons with victories. Read More

Cops appeal for info after schoolboy, two men shot in brazen attack

BY HORACE HINES Observer staff reporter hinesh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, September, 7 2018    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — A 13-year-old male student of Muschett High School in Trelawny was among three people shot in a brazen attack by a gunman in Falmouth yesterday morning. Read More

A historic first international school for western Jamaica

Friday, September, 7 2018    

Buju Banton said it best: “Many see the glamour and the glitter and think (it's) a bed o' rose…” For decades, generations even, many parents from western Jamaica — wanting an international education for their children — would dispatch them across the globe,... Read More

Sandals Resorts International hosts back-to-school treat for team members, family

Thursday, September, 6 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Team members from Sandals Resorts International (SRI) and their children gathered at Jarrett Park in Montego Bay on Saturday (September 1, 2018) for a day of fun and frolick as the company hosted its Back-to-School Extravaganza. Read More

Frasswel looks to Grateful to really launch career

BY ALAN LEWIN Observer West writer | Thursday, September, 6 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James —St James native Noel Swaby is on the cusp of pushing his career to the next level and possibly beyond. Read More



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