North & East

$268-m police station for Port Antonio

Monday, March, 5 2018    

Minister of National Security, Robert Montague, broke ground two Fridays ago for the construction of a $268-million police station on Harbour Street in Port Antonio, to replace the 150-year-old building that is currently there. Read More

Police plan meeting to address Ferncourt High violence

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter dixonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, March, 3 2018    

ST ANN'S Bay, St Ann — Senior Superintendent Michael Smith said he plans to meet with the principal, staff and parents of Ferncourt Court High School as the police try to get to the root cause of the problem that sparked a fight among a group of students on... Read More

Cops say four people now being questioned in murder of Chinese businessman

Saturday, March, 3 2018    

ST ANN'S BAY, St Ann — The St Ann police are now questioning four people in relation to the murder of a Chinese man who was killed on Tuesday, February 27.Teng Fei Cheng was shot about 3:45 pm in Brown's Town where he operated a supermarket. Read More

Enfield Health Centre to be repaired under Adopt-A-Clinic initiative

Thursday, March, 1 2018    

ENFIELD Health Centre in St Mary is the first to benefit from the Ministry of Health's Adopt-A-Clinic initiative. Read More

Hanover custos bemoans impact of 'alien cultures and values' on society

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, March, 1 2018    

BLENHEIM, Hanover - Custos Rotulorum of Hanover, Dr David Stair, has bemoaned what he called “alien cultures and values” being allowed to infiltrate the society. Read More

St Ann church surprises pastor with car

Monday, February, 19 2018    

Hudson Taylor, pastor of Ocho Rios Church of God of Prophecy in St Ann, is a humble man who believes in working for what he wants, and so it was not easy for his church family to surprise him with a car. Read More

Sunset Optimist Club hosts quiz competition for basic schools

Monday, February, 19 2018    

Children from five schools in Annotto Bay, St Mary, were last Monday exposed to a modest quiz competition put on by the Sunset Optimist Club of Annotto Bay in an effort to present the community in a positive light. Read More

St Ann councillors again raise street light matter at monthly meeting

Monday, February, 19 2018    

Councillors of the St Ann Municipal Corporation are again expressing concerns about the shortage of street lights in their respective divisions. Read More

March date for Ground breaking at Morant Bay Urban Centre

Monday, February, 19 2018    

Ground- breaking for the Morant Bay Urban Centre is expected to be done in March 2018. Read More

A house for McLeggon

BY EVERARD OWEN Observer writer | Monday, February, 19 2018    

THE former policeman who was shot in the head while on duty in 1976 and is now suffering as a result is to receive help. Read More

PHOTO: Eastern Champions!

Monday, February, 19 2018    

Members of St Mary High School team pose with their trophy after topping the Eastern Championships — the first in the Digicel Grand Prix series. (Photo: Everard Owen) Read More

St Mary High top Eastern Champs

BY EVERARD OWEN Observer writer | Monday, February, 19 2018    

St Mary High School topped the Eastern Championships — the first in the Digicel Grand Prix series — amassing 710 points during action last Monday and Tuesday to retain their title. Read More

St Mary High's Howell wants to dominate distance running

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer Tamera Howell will not be tamed. | Friday, February, 16 2018    

Seventeen-year-old Tamera Howell middle distance runner from St Mary High School is ready to dominate the entire island. Read More

VIDEO - Principal pushes for awareness for deaf school

Monday, February, 5 2018    

Principal of St Christopher's School for the Deaf in Brown's Town, St Ann, Donna Harris, is seeking to raise awareness about the institution in order to get much-needed assistance for the children who attend. Read More

Flood waters destroy two-bedroom house; St Mary family begs for help

BY FALON FOLKES Observer staff reporter Folkesf@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, February, 5 2018    

A St Mary family is appealing for help after their two-bedroom board house was destroyed during heavy rains last December. Read More



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