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Published:Wednesday | February 16, 2022 | 12:07 AMBryan Miller/Hanover Correspondent

WESTERN BUREAU: THE HANOVER Municipal Corporation (HMC) has announced that it will be making a number of moves to increase its intake of revenue over the coming months. In July 2020, the HMC made a similar announcement that it would be stepping up...

Published:Wednesday | February 16, 2022 | 12:05 AMBryan Miller/Hanover Correspondent

WESTERN BUREAU: THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 24 will mark the 138th anniversary of the birth of Jamaica’s first prime minister and national hero, Sir Alexander Bustamante, and the Hanover office of the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC), in...

Published:Wednesday | January 26, 2022 | 12:06 AMBryan Miller/Hanover Correspondent

WESTERN BUREAU: THE 40 residents at the Hanover Infirmary, made up of 18 females and 22 males, will be gifted with a new kitchen in a few weeks. The original kitchen at the facility was ordered closed by the Hanover Health Department, because of...

Published:Tuesday | January 25, 2022 | 12:08 AMBryan Miller/Hanover Correspondent

WESTERN BUREAU: PLANS TO establish a police post in the growing Eastern Hanover town of Hopewell took a positive turn at the January monthly meeting of the Hanover Municipal Corporation (HMC), when the conditions in the lease agreement were...

Published:Tuesday | January 25, 2022 | 12:08 AMBryan Miller/Hanover Correspondent

WESTERN BUREAU: WITH fatal accidents across the island being a topic for discussion in all circles, and to eradicate danger for road users, the Hanover Municipal Corporation (HMC) has made an appeal to the National Solid Waste Management Authority...

Published:Friday | January 21, 2022 | 12:08 AMBryan Miller/Hanover Correspondent

WESTERN BUREAU: THE DEADLINE for completion of refurbishing work on the meats, fruits and vegetable market in Hopewell, Hanover, has missed its end of December deadline, while incurring an additional $2 million over its original budget. Following a...

Published:Saturday | January 15, 2022 | 12:07 AMBryan Miller/Hanover Correspondent

WESTERN BUREAU: NATIONAL SECURITY Minister Dr Horace Chang says that the Government is willing to use the states of public emergency (SOEs) as a crime-solving tool, despite the fact the People’s National Party (PNP) has refused to support it....

Published:Wednesday | December 22, 2021 | 12:05 AMBryan Miller/Hanover Correspondent

WESTERN BUREAU: Rev Glenroy Clarke, the chairman of the board of governors of Rusea’s High School in Lucea, Hanover, says that alumni associations are the greatest asset to educational institutions, as no amount of government subvention could cover...

Published:Wednesday | December 1, 2021 | 12:09 AMBryan Miller/Hanover Correspondent

WESTERN BUREAU: The second phase of the estimated $20 million refurbishing of the meat, fruits and vegetable market in Hopewell, Hanover, is now on in earnest in the aftermath of Sunday’s demolition of the existing fruits and vegetable section of...

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2020 | 7:57 AMBryan Miller/Hanover Correspondent

Western Bureau: The Hanover Municipal Corporation (HMC) has asked the parish’s health department to take immediate steps to close down a rehabilitation centre, which is said to be operating illegally in the Chigwell and Rejoin areas of Hanover...

Published:Saturday | October 24, 2020 | 12:16 AMBryan Miller/Hanover Correspondent

Western Bureau: Hanover, which was the last parish to record a case of the coronavirus in Jamaica, took a direct hit yesterday as the family court in the parish had to be closed because of positive COVID-19 cases at the facility. A press release...

Published:Monday | October 5, 2020 | 12:07 AMBryan Miller/Hanover Correspondent

Western Bureau: Agriculture Minister Floyd Green will be taking his islandwide tour series, dubbed ‘Virtual Listening Tour,’ to the parish of Hanover this Friday, where he will be engaging farmers, fisherfolk and other stakeholders about his...

Published:Monday | May 18, 2020 | 12:10 AMBryan Miller/Hanover Correspondent

WESTERN BUREAU: Despite being the only parish without a case of COVID-19, stakeholders in Hanover remain vigilant as it relates to testing for the deadly respiratory virus, with the Hanover Health Department (HHD) and other stakeholder...

Published:Thursday | May 14, 2020 | 12:05 AMBryan Miller/Hanover Correspondent

WESTERN BUREAU: With a significant number of the nation’s adult population laid off from their jobs as a result of the COVID-19 containment effort, some impacted residents in Hanover are taking to agriculture, through backyard gardening, to use up...

Published:Thursday | March 26, 2020 | 12:00 AMBryan Miller/Hanover Correspondent

WESTERN BUREAU: WHILE OFFICIALS in some parishes are bemoaning the cavalier attitude of residents to the COVID-19 protocol, the authorities in Hanover are heaping praise on residents of the parish as it relates to quarantine and other health...

Published:Wednesday | January 29, 2020 | 12:05 AMBryan Miller/Hanover Correspondent

WESTERN BUREAU: Stakeholders in Hanover say last week’s three-day dengue clean-up project in the western parish was a major success, as tons of garbage were removed from drains as well as debushing in the Sandy Bay community, which was the main...

Published:Friday | October 11, 2019 | 12:05 AMBryan Miller/Hanover Correspondent

Western Bureau: Custos of Hanover David Stair says the 37 newly commissioned justices of the peace (JPs) in that parish should seek to serve their communities and the parish with distinction, noting that the people of the western parish deserves...

Published:Friday | October 4, 2019 | 12:19 AMBryan Miller/Hanover Correspondent

Western Bureau: Linvern Wright, principal of the Rusea’s High School in Hanover, is calling for special emphasis to be placed on the provision of technology for primary school students even more so than their high school counterparts. “I notice...

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