Measles alert

JAMAICAN HEALTH authorities yesterday issued an urgent appeal to parents to immediately have their children immunised for measles and other vaccine-preventable diseases.

How Mariah Carey jazzed up

HOURS BEFORE hitting the stage at the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival last night (Friday), multi Grammy Award winner Mariah Carey tweeted, "Don't stop funkin' for Jamaica, #JaJazz see you tonight."

Sell-out at Maggi Farmers' Market

Scenes from the Maggi Farmers' Market yesterday at 60 Knutsford Boulevard

Ten guns recovered since start of 2015 - St James cops update statistics after walk-through in Mount Salem

THE POLICE in St James have seized 10 illegal firearms since the start of 2015. Of this number, seven have been removed from the troubled Mount Salem area of Montego Bay.

Fish sanctuaries get lifeline

THE DECISION by Government to continue its monthly subventions, to help in management of fish sanctuaries, has been welcomed by two officials in charge of four of the country's 14 sanctuaries.

A strong woman in law enforcement

ST MARY'S first female police chief, Superintendent Stephanie Lindsay, arrived in the parish earlier this month and immediately set to work establishing her unique brand of law-enforcement management.

St Thomas More Catholic Church celebrates 100 years

With occasional Mass here and there, that is, whenever priests from Kingston become available, Catholic faithfuls in May Pen set about establishing a place of worship, and in 1914, the late Storks DeRoux opened his parents' home to the growing congregants.

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