| Referendum as option for municipality
MEMBERS OF the parliamentary committee looking at the proposed Municipality Act yesterday agreed to include a referendum among the measures the Government can use to determine whether an area should be granted municipal status.
Burnt out Residents flee gang-war fires in Olympic Gardens
A NUMBER of residents have been fleeing the Penwood Road, Olympic Gardens, area since Sunday from gang violence, triggered by the shooting death of two men.
'This is something new to us' - JAS and 4-H plead ignorance about Finance Ministry expenditure approval
BOTH THE Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS) and the Four-H Clubs have pleaded ignorance of the need for Ministry of Finance approval for expenditures for which they were criticised by the Auditor General and the Public Accounts Committee...
Prison jammers block Rae Town cell phones
RESIDENTS OF the Rae Town community in Central Kingston have renewed their protest against disturbance in cellular phone services in the area, as a result of Government's use of security jammers at the nearby Tower Street Adult Correctional Facility.
TV survey cameras coming
THE POLICE Force has taken a step towards the installation of closed-circuit television cameras (CCTV) in commercial centres in the Corporate Area.