WESTERN BUREAU:The Negril Resort Board has taken the Westmoreland Parish Council to task for being delinquent in the implementation of at least two projects in the tourist town for which the board has secured funding.
Westmoreland is reporting a 24 per cent reduction in major crimes between January and May this year when compared with the corresponding period last year, according to commanding officer of the Westmoreland Police Division, Superintendent Carol George McKenzie.
WESTERN BUREAU:The ABC Learning Centre in Green Island, Hanover, staged its Boys Day last Friday.
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LUCEA, Hanover:Eighteen-year-old Yolanda Ellis walked away with the Miss Hanover Festival Queen 2013 title last Saturday night.
WESTERN BUREAU:The Caribbean Institute of Media and Communication (CARIMAC) of the University of the West Indies (UWI) will initiate a memorandum of understanding with Summerfest Productions, promoters of the annual Reggae Sumfest show in Montego Bay, within a few weeks.
Bar operators in sections of Westmoreland are grappling with what they say are huge financial losses as a result of burglars who prey on their establishments at nights, usually after the closure.
Women are typically the homemakers of the family, and with an increasing number of them working outside of the home, and even being the main or only breadwinner, the time available for cooking is much less than before.
WESTERN BUREAU:The education landscape in western Jamaica is swiftly adapting to technology as an increasing number of schools in the region are poised to benefit from the use of new software aimed at boosting the teaching/learning process.
WESTERN BUREAU:Montego Bay-based wedding and events organisers Dionne Waugh and Jody-Marie Hussey staged their second Bridal Dreams Showcase Wedding Exposition at the Montego Bay Conference Centre on Sunday.
WESTERN BUREAU:A Haitian who was arrested in January for illegally entering Jamaica was remanded in custody when he appeared in the Montego Bay Resident Magistrates Court on Monday until his national status is verified.