North & East


Monday, February, 5 2018    

Staff members from Claremont Health Centre share a photo op with Parish Manager for St Ann Health Department Nadia Nunes (left) after they won the award for bestcustomer service. Read More

Left for dead

BY EVERARD OWEN Observer writer | Monday, February, 5 2018    

A former policeman who was shot in the head while on duty in 1976, but survived, needs help.The ex-cop, 74-year-old Lorenzo McLeggon, served six years in the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) before he was injured and left for dead. Read More

Councillor wants help for farmers who lost produce, livestock to flooding

BY: RENAE DIXON Staff Reporter | Monday, January, 22 2018    

COUNCILLOR for the Sturge Town division Winston Lawrence wants the Government through the Rural Agriculture Development Agency (RADA) to do an assessment of the losses suffered by farmers as a result of heavy rains in St Ann and to help these farmers back on their... Read More

Portland suffers again

BY EVERARD OWEN Observer writer | Monday, January, 22 2018    

AN assessment of the damage done to Portland has been conducted following heavy showers which lashed the eastern section of the island for weeks, leaving communities cut off and thoroughfares damaged. Read More

St Ann councillors concerned about the lack of street lights

BY: RENAE DIXON Staff Reporter | Monday, January, 22 2018    

SEVERAL councillors in the St Ann Municipal Corporation have expressed concerns about the lack of street lights across the parish. Read More

Jacob's Ladder gets US$17,000 cold room

Monday, January, 22 2018    

THEIR roots date back to 1978 in the impoverished community of Mona Commons in St Andrew. Read More

Photo: Neglect

Monday, January, 22 2018    

This section of the Junction Main Road in St Mary has been like this for more than a year. We hope that the government agency responsible will repair it before there are any fatalities. Read More

Photo: Balancing act

Monday, January, 22 2018    

This man drives his unicycle along the main road in Port Antonio, Portland. (Photo: Joseph Wellington) Read More

PHOTO: Portland suffers again

Monday, January, 22 2018    

Residents in Maidstone have been cut off due to flooding in Matty Hole. Here, a man uses a raft to help residents cross floodwater. (Photo: Karl McLarty) Read More

Disabled man excels at Sandals

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter | Monday, January, 22 2018    

WHEN Henry Cameron, a resident of Hamilton, St Mary, was first employed by Sandals, many were sceptical. He had a physical disability. Read More

Woman among 3 arrested after Boscobel ganja bust

Friday, January, 19 2018    

POLICE assigned to the Area 2 Narcotics Division seized five pounds of ganja during an operation in Boscobel, St Mary, on Wednesday. Three people, including a woman, have since been arrested and charged for the find. Read More


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