Author: Robert Shawn

One woman in New York is doing what she can to help save the environment. Rosa Ferrigno’s collected over 300 plastic bags and knitted herself a new suit. The 75-year-old spent the winter knitting a skirt and jacket from brown bags scissored into thin strips and tied together in order to make yarn. For the purposes […]

Mallard Cottage co-owner and chef Todd Perrin has formally announced his intentions to secure the PC nomination in St. John’s East-Quidi Vidi. On this first full day of spring, excited to announce that I’ll be seeking the PC nomination for the provincial district of St. John’s East/Quidi Vidi in the upcoming provincial election! Looking forward […]

7 is supposed to be a lucky number. Sadly, 7 also happens to be the number of straight week that gas prices have been on the rise. So.. maybe not so lucky for us. This week, you’ll pay an extra 2.3 cents per litre at the pumps. Diesel prices managed to drop by 1.6 cents. […]

Following the success of Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, where viewers shaped the episode by choosing the actions of the characters, Netflix has decided to further the experiment with the “choose your own adventure” formula. According to Vice President of Product, Todd Yellin, the company is also exploring this type of interactive content across different genres. “Why can’t […]

A blind runner and his three seeing eye dogs made history this past weekend as they finished the New York City Half Marathon without the assistance of another runner. Joined by his team of three Labrador Retrievers, Thomas Panek, president and CEO of Guiding Eyes for the Blind, is now the the first blind runner to […]

The Glovertown RCMP have charged a 19 year old with having open alcohol in a vehicle after a Facebook post showed him in the act. On February 11, the RCMP were notified of a posting on the social media platform where a driver was pictured holding an open beer while driving. Following an investigation, a suspect […]

The St. John’s Edge have announced that Head Coach Doug Plumb has stepped down from his duties with the team in exchange for another opportunity in his home province of British Columbia. Associate Coach Steven Marcus will now take over as Interim Head Coach for the remainder of the 2019 season. “It has been an […]

In July of last year, Disney made the decision to relieve director James Gunn of his duties on the next installment of the Guardians of the Galaxy. The decision stemmed from a series of tweets Gunn posted to the social media platform nearly 10 years ago. Despite Disney’s re-assurance they had no intentions of bringing Gunn […]

A library in Silverthorne, Colorado was foced to close it’s doors after a moose decided to take a nap, blocking the entrance to the establishment. “The North Branch Library, here in Silverthorne, Colorado is temporarily closed due to a moose making an attempt at higher learning, and blocking the entrance. Please stay away from the […]

A jury has found Trent Butt guilty of first degree murder in the death of his 5 year old daughter, Quinn. During his trial, Butt admitted to killing his daughter, but said he couldn’t recall how he did it. He would conclude he must have suffocated her. The jury ultimately had to decide whether or […]



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