Vocm.com News | Latest Articles http://www.vocm.com Vocm.com - Newfoundlands number one news source en-us Copyright 2014 vocm.com All Rights Reserved. 7/31/2014 3:22:55 AM 240 http://www.vocm.com/rss/vocmrss.gif VOCM.com http://www.vocm.com Fire Forces Evacuation http://www.vocm.com/newsarticle.asp?id=48038 The blaze on Parade Street broke out around 11 p.m. Wednesday. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EST Hundreds Flock to Government House Garden Party http://www.vocm.com/newsarticle.asp?id=48036 Extravagant hats, complimentary snacks, and summer flowers were plentiful at this afternoon's garden party. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EST Water and Sewer Upgrades for Portugal Cove-St. Philip's http://www.vocm.com/newsarticle.asp?id=48029 Mayor Moses Tucker says the funding is a big asset to the town. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EST Stolen Chairs Replaced at Daffodil Place http://www.vocm.com/newsarticle.asp?id=48027 After hearing of the theft on VOCM, contractor John Roberts showed up first thing this morning with a brand new patio set and twelve chairs for patients in the building. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EST East Coast Trail is Not for Bikes: Custodian http://www.vocm.com/newsarticle.asp?id=48026 The volunteer custodian of the Sugarloaf Path says he's pleased to see the Department of Tourism acknowledge that the trail is not intended for mountain bikes. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EST Fish Harvesters Discuss Policy at Forum http://www.vocm.com/newsarticle.asp?id=48025 The meetings, which drew independent fishermen from across the country, also focused on ways to help more young people get involved in the fishery. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EST Raising Minimum Wage Lowers Employment: Policy Expert http://www.vocm.com/newsarticle.asp?id=48024 Charles Lamman with the Fraser Institute says studies show that increases in the minimum wage often result in reductions in employment. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EST Seniors Keep Cool, Despite Record Heat http://www.vocm.com/newsarticle.asp?id=48023 Bonaventure Retirement Home, formerly Margaret's Manor, doesn't have air conditioning but Debbie Lane says they haven't had any serious problems. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EST Forces Trainees Pay Respects to Fallen Hero http://www.vocm.com/newsarticle.asp?id=48022 Master Corporal Kirk Noel of Goose Cove was a search and rescue technician who died in a helicopter crash in 2006. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EST