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BY ANTHONY LEWIS AND ONOME SIDO Observer West writers | Thursday, June, 4 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - Principals of high schools across the western region say all is in place to ensure a seamless start on Monday to the temporary reopening of schools to facilitate students sitting secondary level exit examinations in... Read More

Mitchell Town Primary gets multimillion-dollar upgrade from New Fortress Energy

Monday, June, 1 2020    

While Jamaica continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, which resulted in all schools being closed, New Fortress Energy (NFE), founded by American businessman and philanthropist Wes Edens, funded a robust school refurbishment project in Clarendon that will touch the hearts and... Read More

Little Bay commends principal for devising plan to assist students with school work

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, May, 28 2020    

LITTLE BAY, Westmoreland - Keron King, the principal of the Little Bay All-Age School in Westmoreland, is being lauded for devising a plan to deliver work-sheets to his students, utilising a motorbike, in the wake of the closure of schools islandwide due to the COVID-19... Read More

DTR Foundation donates care packages to Shaolin

Thursday, May, 28 2020    

SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland - The Dreams To Reality (DTR) Foundation headed by Garold Hamilton, a native of Shaolin in Westmoreland, recently donated 155 care packages to the community and its environs. Read More

WMC reports almost 50 per cent drop in property tax collection

Thursday, May, 28 2020    

SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland - CHAIRMAN of the Westmoreland Municipal Corporation (WMC), Bertel Moore is reporting that the parish recorded a roughly 50 per cent decline in property tax collection during the last financial year, when compared to the previous... Read More

Large turnout at inaugural Trelawny ABS farmers' market

Thursday, May, 28 2020    

HAGUE, Trelawny - The Trelawny Association of Branch Society (ABS) staged its inaugural farmers' market at the Hague Agricultural Show Ground in the parish last Friday in an effort to help farmers boost produce sales and give patrons a chance to benefit from the heavily... Read More

Former Faulkland midfielder makes the best of the COVID-19 pandemic

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, May, 28 2020    

 Former Cornwall College and Faulkland FC star midfield footballer Peter-Lee Vassell says he is using the downtime in the sport caused by the novel coronavirus pandemic to socialise with friends and family members. Read More

CEASE AND DESIST

BY ROSALEE WOOD Observer writer | Thursday, May, 28 2020    

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Rhooms out front!

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, May, 28 2020    

 MONTEGO BAY, St James - Kobe-Jordan Rhooms is coming off one of his best years since he started attending Morgan State University (MSU) on a full track and field scholarship, scoring heavily at the Mid-Eastern Athletics Conference (MEAC) Indoor... Read More

Putting work into Labour Day

Thursday, May, 28 2020    

JAMAICA Constabulary Force constables assigned to the Trelawny Police Division painted “No parking” signs on the grounds of the Trelawny Police Divisional Headquarters in Falmouth on Labour Day. Read More

St Elizabeth teen braces for surgery

BY ROSALEE WOOD Observer writer editorial@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, May, 25 2020    

TREASURE BEACH, St Elizabeth — The family of 16-year-old Hampton School student Nittia Deleon is to know on Wednesday when a surgery to remove a fast-growing tumour in her jaw will be done. Read More

Farmers use technology to boost sales

Monday, May, 25 2020    

SCORES of farmers in Clarendon have been using locally developed technology platform Revofarm to boost their produce sales, while strengthening their climate-smart agriculture practices. Read More

Young people form NGO to inspire other youth

Monday, May, 25 2020    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Aspirar JA, a non-governmental organisation based in Manchester, says since it was formed in January, 300 primary and secondary school students have benefited from its mentorship programme. Read More

Business owners urged to adjust to survive

BY KASEY WILLIAMS Observer writer editorial@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, May, 25 2020    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — President of the Manchester Chamber of Commerce Kenisha Dwyer-Powell and her predecessor Garfield Green have added their voices to those urging entrepreneurs to find new ways of operating in order for businesses to survive the COVID-19... Read More

Llandilo School of Special Education principal lauds community effort amid COVID-19 pandemic

BY ROSALEE WOOD Observer West writer | Thursday, May, 21 2020    

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