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Published:Thursday | June 4, 2020 | 12:21 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: Principals in Hanover have raised concerns that the configuration of school plants may hamstring attempts to conform to COVID-19 health protocols, with six-foot social-distancing stipulations the biggest challenge for the start of...

Published:Wednesday | June 3, 2020 | 12:10 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: The recent letter from Minister of Justice Delroy Chuck to president of the Lay Magistrates’ Association of Jamaica (LMAJ), Dr Lynden Rose, calling for justices of the peace (JPs) in each parish to operate under one umbrella, has...

Published:Friday | May 29, 2020 | 12:14 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: THE SITUATION which sees some parishes having two separate organisations representing justices of the peace (JPs) is poised to become a thing of the past, as Justice Minister Delroy Chuck has issued an edict to end the practice and...

Published:Wednesday | May 27, 2020 | 12:09 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: MASHARIO BISSASOR, the Social Development Commission’s (SDC) parish manager for Hanover, says that based on the ongoing survey being undertaken in the parish, the bars and taverns have been meeting the standard outlined to combat...

Published:Wednesday | May 27, 2020 | 12:08 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: THE OFFICE of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) in Hanover is now in the process of putting the final touches on its preparedness plans for the upcoming hurricane season, which starts on June 1. Topping the...

Published:Friday | May 22, 2020 | 12:08 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: THE REOPENING of community bars and taverns in Hanover has sparked the Hanover Municipal Corporation (HMC) and the Social Development Commission (SDC) into action, as they are now collaborating in a survey to determine if these...

Published:Wednesday | May 20, 2020 | 12:17 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: At least one business entity in Lucea, Hanover, has responded to the Hanover Municipal Corporation (HMC), which recently raised concerns about customers congregating on the outside of business places and not obeying the social-...

Published:Friday | May 15, 2020 | 12:11 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: While farmers in St Elizabeth, Manchester and other parts of the island are lamenting that COVID-19 has driven a wedge between them and the markets where they traditionally sell their crops, their Hanover counterparts have no such...

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 (...

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