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Residents, visitors clean up Buff Bay

Residents of Buff Bay, Portland, turned out on Friday (November 12), to participate in a community clean-up project. Dubbed, ‘Dengue Clear Out Project, it was spearheaded by the Social Development Commission (SDC), and was one of five national projects in … Continued

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Clean-up project set for Buff Bay on November 12

The Social Development Commission (SDC) Office in Portland will be spearheading a major clean-up project for the community of Buff Bay, Portland, on Friday, November 12. Dubbed, ‘Dengue Clear out Project’, the activity is aimed at minimising the current dengue … Continued

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Portland gets ready

As Portlanders step up preparations for Tropical Storm Tomas, the Portland Disaster Committee has been making plans to minimise the possible impact on the parish. Forecasts have indicated that Portland is likely to face the full brunt of the storm, … Continued

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Mayor sees football as unifying force

Mayor of May Pen, Councillor Milton Brown, has called for more corporate support for community football competitions, noting that the game has proven to be a unifying force for challenged communities. “It is evident that when football is played widely … Continued

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Street lamps to be converted to LED

Several street lights across the island will be converted to LED (Light Emitting Diode) lamps as an energy and cost saving measure. The lamps, which will be converted, are currently HPB (hydroxyphenyl benzoxazole) bulbs. Making his contribution to the 2010/11 … Continued

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New municipal buildings to be constructed

During this financial year, the Government is to begin constructing new municipal buildings, and enhance others in several parishes throughout the island. State Minister with responsibility for Local Government, Hon. Robert Montague, has said that many municipal buildings are in … Continued

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Portland residents get fire safety tips

Householders in the communities of Mill Bank and Comfort Castle in Portland were given fire safety tips by officers from the Portland Division of the Jamaica Fire Brigade during house-to-house visits on Tuesday (Oct. 26). The community outreach was part … Continued

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Street lamps to be converted to LED

Several street lights across the island will be converted to LED (Light Emitting Diode) lamps as an energy and cost saving measure. The lamps, which will be converted, are currently HPB (hydroxyphenyl benzoxazole) bulbs. Making his contribution to the 2010/11 … Continued

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New municipal buildings to be constructed

During this financial year, the Government is to begin constructing new municipal buildings, and enhance others in several parishes throughout the island. State Minister with responsibility for Local Government, Hon. Robert Montague, has said that many municipal buildings are in … Continued

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Portland residents get fire safety tips

Householders in the communities of Mill Bank and Comfort Castle in Portland were given fire safety tips by officers from the Portland Division of the Jamaica Fire Brigade during house-to-house visits on Tuesday (Oct. 26). The community outreach was part … Continued

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