North & East

Woman among 3 arrested after Boscobel ganja bust

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

Western Sport Diary
FRIDAY, January 12ISSA boys' basketballMuschett High vs St James High — U16 Muschett 2:30 pmMuschett High vs Spot Valley High —U19 Muschett 4:00 pm SATURDAY, January 13... Read More

Miss Independent
Eighty-year-old Deloritta Dixon was busy making castor oil at her Golden Grove Meadows home in St Thomas when the Jamaica Observer North & East approached her.... Read More

Illegally parked vehicles in St Ann's Bay will be clamped — Mayor
THE St Ann Municipal Corporation, in its bid to reduce congestion in St Ann's Bay, has reintroduced the clamping of illegally parked vehicles.The clamping and towing of motor vehicles is expected to start today.... Read More

Ready to fight

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, January, 8 2018    

THE family the Government is offering $3.2 million to leave the childhood home of National Hero Marcus Garvey say, contrary to stories accusing them of being squatters, they are title-holders of the land. Read More

Cold front brings heavy showers, floods Portland

Monday, January, 8 2018    

A cold front that lingered across the island last week dumped heavy showers over northern parishes, including Portland, flooding homes and thoroughfares. Read More

Princess Margaret Hospital gets ambulance

Monday, January, 8 2018    

Two ambulances, valued at $15.8 million, have been handed over to the Princess Margaret Hospital in St Thomas and the Kingston and St Andrew Health Services to cover the Bustamante Hospital for Children, National Chest Hospital, Hope Institute and the Sir John Golding... Read More

Rural Routes - January 8

Monday, January, 8 2018    

This garbage pile-up was spotted by our photographer in Priory, St Ann, last Wednesday. Rayon Cox shows of the day's catch. Uncollected garbage just outside the gate of Lime Hall Primary School in St Ann's Bay, St Ann.  Read More

Show Kart Jamaica off to promising start

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter dixonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, January, 8 2018    

St Ann's newest attraction, Show Kart Jamaica, located at Port Rhoades Sports Club in Discovery Bay, has opened its doors for a unique entertainment package and experience. Read More

PHOTO: St Ann's newest attraction

Monday, January, 8 2018    

Employees at Show Kart Jamaica test-drive karts.(Photo: Renae Dixon) Read More

Not enough!

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter dixonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, December, 25 2017    

THE occupants of the property which is the birthplace of Jamaica's National Hero Marcus Garvey say they are unhappy with the amount being offered to them for the place they have called home for more than 50 years. Read More

Major beautification programme coming for St Ann — Mayor

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter dixonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, December, 25 2017    

AT least 25 businesses and charitable organisations have committed to partnering with the St Ann Municipal Corporation to maintain verges across the parish. Read More

New Hope residents take on roadwork for Christmas

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter dixonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, December, 25 2017    

Residents in New Hope, a community on the outskirts of resort town Ocho Rios in St Ann, came together to repair the main thoroughfare in the community, which they say has been neglected. Read More

Portland communities receive livelihood boost

Monday, December, 25 2017    

SIX communities in the Swift River Watershed in Portland are better positioned to increase livelihood opportunities and strengthen economic resilience through the launch of a livelihood expansion programme held at the College of Agriculture, Science and Education (CASE) last... Read More

St Mary businessman Everoy Chin brings cheer to White Hall

BY RENAE DIXON Staff reporter dixonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, December, 24 2017    

HE did not have a long beard, nor a beard at all, and he was not wearing a red and white costume. But Everoy H Chin no doubt successfully took on the role of Santa Claus for the community of White Hall and its environs in central St Mary, bringing gifts and good cheer to the people of... Read More



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