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FC Reno to host Cavalier at Frome

FROME, Westmoreland - FC Reno will play for the first time in two weeks on Sunday when they host Cavalier SC in a Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) game at the Frome Sports Complex set to start at 3:00 pm. Read More

'Border' upgrade
More than 30 vendors at the popular fish-and-bammy refreshment stop at Scott's Cove, commonly known as Border, are soon to benefit from a $15-million renovation project at the facility being undertaken by J Wray & Nephew (JWN) Limited in collaboration with the...... Read More

Ashley Homestore opening
Pamille Shaw-Blair (middle), general manager, Ashley Furniture Homestore cuts the ribbon to officially open the new Ashley Furniture Homestore in Fairview, Montego Bay last week Wednesday. Sharing in the moment are (from left) Malcolm Steel, head of Ashley Business Unit, Unicomer Caribbean;...... Read More

Wounded Rusea's look to d'Cup
LUCEA, Hanover - Ten-time champions Rusea's High School's only hopes for silverware in this season's ISSA/FLOW schoolboy football competitions is the daCosta Cup. The Lucea, Hanover boys were knocked out of the FLOW Super Cup on Saturday, beaten 1-4 by Kingston College...... Read More

Mr Chumps reaps success

BY ALAN LEWIN Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 16 2017    

St James-born deejay, Calvin Clarke, who goes by the stage name Mr Chumps, is now reaping success with his latest hit single entitled ' A Wah Place .' Read More

CORRECTION

Thursday, November, 16 2017    

Levi Smith is the immediate past president of the Red Cap Porters Association and not president, as was stated in a story published in the Observer West on Thursday, November 9, entitled, “Red cap porters — Jamaica's tourism ambassadors.” Read More

Up and away!

Thursday, November, 16 2017    

Herbert Morrison's Kyle Fraser (third left) goes up for two points after getting past Cornwall College's Ryan Watson (centre) to the hoop in Monday's ISSA Western Conference Under-16 game at Herbert Morrison. The game was washed out at the end of the third quarter with Herbert Morrison leading. Read More

TFA/Victor Wright KO kicks off Sunday

Thursday, November, 16 2017    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny - Newly crowned Trelawny Football Association's President's Cup Knockout champions, Harmony FC, will start their quest for a second title on Sunday, when they take on Prospect Links in the first round of the Victor Wright Knock-out at Bounty Hall, set to start at 3:00... Read More

Thieves strike again in Skibo, Portland

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, November, 13 2017    

THIEVES have again targeted the community of Skibo in Portland, butchering several animals and leaving their remains for carrion crows to devour. Read More

$10-million roof leaks

KIMONE FRANCS Observer staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, November, 13 2017    

THREE months after the roof of Musgrave Market in Port Antonio, Portland, was repaired by the Portland Municipal Corporation, vendors are reporting that roof leaks are damaging their goods. Read More

St Thomas teachers reject Gov't wage offer

Monday, November, 13 2017    

JAMAICA Teachers' Association (JTA) President Georgia Waugh Richards says teachers in St Thomas are furious about the six per cent wage offer presented by Government. Read More

$160-m Ocho Rios roadwork to begin today

Monday, November, 13 2017    

THE Urban Development Corporation (UDC) says all efforts will be made to minimise disruptions to Main Street in Ocho Rios, St Ann, as road improvement works begin today. Read More

Photo: St Mary South Eastern's new MP

Monday, November, 13 2017    

Newly elected Member of Parliament for St Mary South Eastern, Dr Norman Dunn, is assisted in taking the Oath of Allegiance at Gordon House, last Tuesday, by the deputy clerk of the Houses of Parliament, Valrie Curtis. Dunn replaces former MP, the late Dr Winston Green, after winning the October... Read More

McKenzie tells citizens upset about bad roads to demonstrate responsibly

Saturday, November, 11 2017    

SAVANNA-LA-MAR , Westmoreland — Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie says while he is not against people demonstrating, such actions must be carried out in a responsible manner. Read More

JPS says Westmoreland Municipal Corporation owes $368m for streetlights

Saturday, November, 11 2017    

SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland — The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) says the Westmoreland Municipal Corporation owes it more than $368 million for streetlights in the parish. Read More



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