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Published:Wednesday | July 14, 2021 | 12:10 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

CHANTILLY, Manchester: The Manchester police are confirming the shooting death of man near his home in the Chantilly community in the parish. The dead is man has been identified as 35-year-old Richard Powell. Reports are that about 9 p.m. on Monday...

Published:Monday | July 12, 2021 | 12:07 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

MANCHESTER, Jamaica As the issue of scamming continues to add to the high levels of criminality in the country, commanding officer of the Manchester Police Superintendent Gary Francis is appealing to the public to be vigilant when doing business...

Published:Saturday | July 10, 2021 | 12:08 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

MANCHESTER: For the month of June, the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) has removed 1,301 throw-ups in several communities across central, south and northeast Manchester even as they seek to encourage residents to secure electricity legally. However,...

Published:Saturday | July 10, 2021 | 12:08 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Despite a reduction in emergencies for the month of June, the Manchester Fire Department says there are constraints as a result of the unavailability of labour and is looking forward to the addition of new trucks to the existing fleet. “We are...

Published:Friday | July 2, 2021 | 12:11 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Though Manchester has recorded a 48 per cent reduction in murders since the start of the year, according to police reports, there are now increased calls for greater reliance on prayer to remedy the moral decline and consistent issues of...

Published:Friday | July 2, 2021 | 12:10 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Currently holding eight of the 15 divisional seats across Manchester, the People’s National Party (PNP) councillors are banking on the electorate to prevent a repeat of the general election, where several PNP stronghold areas became green. For...

Published:Tuesday | June 22, 2021 | 12:10 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Minister of Local Government and Community Development Desmond McKenzie has said that the shelters across the island are in an advanced state of readiness. Following a two-week tour of a number of the facilities, the minister said that the...

Published:Friday | June 18, 2021 | 1:09 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

With the forecast that Jamaica’s gross domestic product (GDP) will increase by over 3.6 per cent this year and that the economy will regain strength in 2022, heads of some of the largest local-based corporations are encouraging the Government to...

Published:Monday | June 14, 2021 | 12:06 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce and Member of Parliament for Northeast Manchester Audley Shaw is encouraging Jamaicans to adopt the initiative of planting trees as not just a means to help the Government achieve its three-year goal to...

Published:Friday | June 11, 2021 | 12:10 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Residents of the Bethel Isles community in South Manchester say they are now at their wits’ end as efforts to receive their official land titles, after being relocated by bauxite company Jamalco, continue to be a challenge and may not materialise...

Published:Monday | June 7, 2021 | 12:08 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

COMFORT, Manchester: The Manchester police are still on the hunt for persons of interest, approximately 25 individuals, from Comfort district in the parish, as they maintain a heavy presence in the area. Just over a week ago, following a...

Published:Wednesday | June 2, 2021 | 12:05 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

MANCHESTER: With the full reopening of physical school spaces pending, the Bethabara Infant School in Manchester was recently assisted by a group of past students to secure and install a water tank that will ensure compliance is met for proper...

Published:Monday | May 31, 2021 | 12:11 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

MANCHESTER: As members of the teaching profession continue to underscore the importance of strong representation on their behalf, principal of the Broadleaf Primary and Infant School in Manchester and candidate in the Jamaica Teacher’s Association...

Published:Thursday | May 27, 2021 | 12:15 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

NEW FOREST, Manchester: THE NEW Forest High School, commissioned only five years ago with 36 students, is strengthening its resolve to solidify its mark among the greatest educational institutions in the country, following a former student’s...

Published:Thursday | May 20, 2021 | 12:11 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

ROYAL FLAT, Manchester: Head of the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA), Audley Gordon, says there is no timeline for when the 100 new garbage trucks promised by the Government will be procured and added to the island’s fleet. Gordon...

Published:Friday | May 14, 2021 | 12:08 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester: Overflowing garbage skips, intolerable stench and rodents have made the lives of some Mandeville residents living in the Avondale Heights community unbearable. The residents say they are forced to find alternative means of...

Published:Friday | May 7, 2021 | 12:07 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester: It would have been a massive civic fanfare to celebrate the life of a gentle giant if COVID-19 had not upended funerals, but the restricted gestures of thanksgiving for the life of the late former Custos of Manchester Dr...

Published:Wednesday | May 5, 2021 | 12:14 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester: In a sombre viewing ceremony, members of the public were given an opportunity to bid their final farewell to former custos of Mandeville, the late Dr Gilbert Allen, at the Mandeville Seventh-day Adventist Church on Tuesday....

Published:Saturday | May 1, 2021 | 12:17 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester When an unbearable series of verbal and emotional abuse took root in *Marcia Brown’s marriage and led to her child being diagnosed with psychotic disorders, she knew her love for her children had to trump the uncertainty of...

Published:Tuesday | April 27, 2021 | 12:19 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester: For years, Dr Arthur Reid and his late wife, Jennifer Reid, catered to the well-being of the homeless in Mandeville at Candle in the Dark Ministries. But today, his illnesses have rendered him incapable of doing much but...

Published:Tuesday | April 20, 2021 | 12:10 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester: Ten entrepreneurs across the island are now anticipating reaping dividends from an initiative under which they were each given $100,000 grants and training to incorporate more technology in their agricultural operations to...

Published:Saturday | April 17, 2021 | 12:18 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

The Harmons Valley Community Council Benevolent Society (HVCCBS) is exploring apiculture and agriculture investments to generate income for project beneficiaries and sustain the charitable initiatives they undertake annually. The project, which...

Published:Saturday | April 17, 2021 | 12:18 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

The late Dr Gilbert Allen has been praised by civic society as an outstanding public servant who was a reservoir of wisdom and whose charm endeared many. Allen, former custos rotulorum of Manchester, died on Thursday morning aged 92 after ailing...

Published:Wednesday | April 14, 2021 | 5:41 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

NEW FOREST, Manchester: Farmers at the New Forest Agro-Park are counting more than a million dollars in losses after close to 100,000 pounds of melons failed to properly mature under mysterious circumstances. Investigations by technical...

Published:Monday | April 12, 2021 | 12:19 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Below-par take-up by critical groups on the priority list for COVID-19 vaccination has triggered the expansion of the inoculation of younger people that caused immunisation sites to swell with crowds and long lines on Sunday. That revelation...

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