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Column from our March 6-12, 2022 issue
it was a scene oft repeated on wharfs in St. John’s harbour. A ship docks and hearses from local funeral parlours roll up to offload a tragic cargo. 
So it was last week when recovered bodies from the sunken Spanish trawler Villa de

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By Bertram Simmons | Submitted by Brian Kerr
In this first hand account, one man recalls the sinking of the William Carson the night of June 2, 1977 after striking an ice berg
Sitting together in #4 Lifeboat with a huge tarpaulin over our heads, I heard one male passenger

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While one is a come-from-away and the other a local, this couple share a passion for the place they both decided to call home: Grates Cove, NL
Anyone from Newfoundland knows to expect the unexpected when it comes to the weather. Terrence and Courtney Howell, owners of Grates Cove Studios

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Some struggles go beyond the personal. Like the one to save the planet, for example. 
 
For Shawn Bath, an unlikely environmentalist, his Clean Harbours Initiative across Newfoundland and Labrador has seen the commercial diver haul some 15,000 pounds of garbage from the depths of our island’s harborus. You’d think

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