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Published:Wednesday | May 13, 2020 | 12:23 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: THE NEW J$108.9 million Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) office complex, which is to be constructed at Haughton Court in Lucea, Hanover, has seemingly become a casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic, as construction has...

Published:Sunday | May 17, 2020 | 8:52 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: THE HANOVER Municipal Corporation (HMC) has written to business operators in the parish, urging them to ensure that persons coming into their business places follow the health and safety protocols designed by the Ministry of Health...

Published:Sunday | May 17, 2020 | 8:34 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: THE HANOVER Municipal Corporation (HMC) has renewed its efforts to rid streets of illegal vendors in what it said will be a sustained effort moving across all major centres in the western parish. The operation, which began yesterday...

Published:Tuesday | April 28, 2020 | 12:13 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: Buoyed by the fact that Hanover remains the only parish without a case of COVID-19, the newly formed Hanover Strong kicked off a major sanitisation project on Sunday at the Lucea Transport Centre, targeting both private and public-...

Published:Saturday | April 25, 2020 | 12:19 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau The Social Development Commission (SDC) in Hanover has stepped up its involvement in the fight to keep the parish of Hanover COVID-19 free. The organisation has deployed a team of volunteers to assist the vulnerable across the...

Published:Saturday | April 25, 2020 | 12:00 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: Several stakeholders in Hanover have united to form a group, Hanover Strong, to lead the charge in keeping the deadly coronavirus out of the western parish. The group, which features representatives from the Church, community...

Published:Friday | April 24, 2020 | 12:00 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: Katrin Casserly, president of Hanover Charities, the largest charitable organisation in western Jamaica, is calling for the Government, through the Ministry of Education, to lobby the telephony...

Published:Monday | April 20, 2020 | 12:10 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: TEN ST Catherine residents seeking to avoid the one-week COVID-19 lockdown imposed by the Government were accosted by the Hanover police. Speaking to The Gleaner on Friday, divisional commander Superintendent Sharon Beeput heaped...

Published:Friday | April 17, 2020 | 12:11 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: Anxious to maintain its status as one of the few parishes without any cases of COVID-19, the Hanover health authorities and the parish’s police have been mobilised to check certain areas and families in the parish, as...

Published:Monday | April 13, 2020 | 12:08 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: Although Hanover remains one of three parishes yet to record a case of the deadly coronavirus in Jamaica, there are concerns that efforts to keep the virus at bay may be hampered by a drought which has left several communities...

Published:Monday | April 6, 2020 | 12:09 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: WITH PERSONAL hygiene being highlighted as one of the tools in the fight against the new coronavirus, COVID-19, Marvell Sewell, councillor for the Green Island division in the Hanover Municipal Corporation (HMC), is appealing for...

Published:Friday | April 3, 2020 | 12:29 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: With COVID-19 infection soaring past one million cases across the globe yesterday, Hanover Custos Dr David Stair believes that the Government should make it mandatory for persons leaving their homes to wear masks to help slow the...

Published:Tuesday | March 31, 2020 | 12:27 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: The absence of Internet access is creating jitters in some Hanover communities as teachers and parents worry that their children, especially those sitting the Primary Exit Profile (PEP) examination, will be at a significant...

Published:Monday | March 23, 2020 | 12:00 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: Deputy Superintendent Raymond DeSouza, who heads the Hanover division of the Jamaica Fire Brigade, is appealing to residents of the parish to familiarise themselves with the telephone numbers of the brigade so that when necessary,...

Published:Friday | March 20, 2020 | 12:18 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: Most business operators in the western parish of Hanover are reportedly experiencing a major slowdown because of the incidence of COVID-19 though supermarkets are seeing a spike in business from panic-buying. Gare Whittaker,...

Published:Tuesday | March 17, 2020 | 12:17 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: Reverend Robergeau Fremond, the chairman of the Hanover Ministers’ Fraternal, on Thursday voiced his disgust at the regular late start of the monthly meetings of the Hanover Municipal Corporation (HMC), describing it as...

Published:Monday | March 16, 2020 | 12:06 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: With the spread of the novel coronavirus a national concern, the Hanover Municipal Corporation (HMC) has announced that stringent protocols will now be implemented in all its departments. David Gardner, the chief executive officer (...

Published:Tuesday | March 10, 2020 | 12:25 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: Kareen Miller, regional food-safety coordinator at the Western Regional Health Authority (WRHA), has called for teachers and students at Bethel Primary and Junior High School in Hanover to develop a protocol to deal with the...

Published:Saturday | March 7, 2020 | 12:00 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: A new excursion attraction has been added to the western Jamaica tourist entertainment scene. Sky Beach Bar and Seafood Grill, located in Hopewell, Hanover, is the destination point for the weekly affair, which was launched on...

Published:Thursday | February 20, 2020 | 12:11 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: The on-and-off plan by officials of the Hanover Municipal Corporation (HMC) to visit Huangshi city in China is officially off again. This time, it has fallen prey to the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, which has claimed more than 2,...

Published:Friday | February 14, 2020 | 12:31 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: Declaring that there appears to be an agenda to make his administration look bad, Lucea Mayor Sheridan Samuels told yesterday’s sitting of the Hanover Municipal Corporation (HMC) that he hates the media. Samuels, who was chairing...

Published:Tuesday | February 11, 2020 | 12:00 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: Just weeks after reports surfaced about an individual operating as a justice of the peace (JP) with the requisite authorisation, Hanover is back in the news that a bona fide JP has been compromised and could end up being...

Published:Monday | February 10, 2020 | 12:20 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: Prime Minister Andrew Holness’ decision to call a by-election in the just-vacated seat of Clarendon South East has been criticised by Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips as a wanton waste of taxpayer funds. Phillips, who is also...

Published:Friday | February 7, 2020 | 12:23 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: Fifteen students from the St Simon Primary School in Hanover are awaiting assistance from the Ministry of Education to repair their classroom, which sustained damage as a result of the 7 .7 strength earthquake that rocked Jamaica...

Published:Monday | February 3, 2020 | 12:15 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: Sharmaine Suckoo-Samuels has been re-elected unopposed to serve another term as president of the Hanover Justices of the Peace Association at its annual general meeting, held at the Orchard Community Centre in Hopewell on Thursday....

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