$50 million for Buff Bay Police Station

Former Minister of National Security Robert Montague last month announced plans for the construction of a $50-million police station to replace the current one in Buff Bay, Portland. Read More

Career Day at Zion Hill Primary
Zion Hill Primary school in St Mary recently held its career day under the theme 'Building the Future by Guiding the Present'. ... Read More

100 not out for Higgin Town's Maizie Rose
Maizie Rose turned 100 years old last month and family and friends were there to celebrate with her.... Read More

Massive police station for Port Maria
Former National Security Minister, Robert Montague, last month broke ground for construction of a new police station in the St Mary capital of Port Maria.... Read More

Buff Bay's Champion Boy

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter | Monday, April, 2 2018    

ROMAINE Beckford was disappointed with his placement at Buff Bay High School following his sitting of the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT), but that disappointment has morphed into joy. Read More

$24-million river training for Buff Bay

Monday, April, 2 2018    

MEMBER of Parliament for Portland Western Daryl Vaz has announced a $24-million river training programme for Buff Bay, which now threatens a housing scheme in the parish of Portland. Read More

$200-million renovation for Buff Bay hospital

Monday, April, 2 2018    

MEMBER of Parliament for Portland Western Daryl Vaz says that the Buff Bay Community Hospital is to be refurbished to the tune of $200 million from the National Health Fund. Read More

MoBay welcomes Custos Pitkin

Thursday, March, 29 2018    

Montego Bay businessman Lachu Ramchandani recently hosted a luncheon at the Mystic India Restaurant in Whitter Village, Ironshore, for senior pastor of the Faith Temple Assembly of God, Bishop Conrad Pitkin, ahead of his official installation as custos rotulorum for St... Read More

Laura Smith snags Sandals South Coast Diamond Team Member of the Year award

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, March, 29 2018    

 WHITEHOUSE, Westmoreland — Twenty-four-year-old Laura Anika Smith is still on cloud nine after winning the prestigious Diamond Team Member of the Year Award for 2017 at the Rising Stars Sandals Prestige Awards ceremony held at Sandals South Coast in Westmoreland last week. Read More

New Route

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, March, 29 2018    

 There will be a route change and turnaround for this year's fifth staging of the Montego Bay City Run, set for May 6, in the resort city of Montego Bay. Read More

Faulkland eye semi-final spot in Western Confed

BY PAUL A RED Observer West writer | Thursday, March, 29 2018    

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Catherine Hall Relays launched

BY PAUL REID Observer West writer | Thursday, March, 29 2018    

CATHERINE HALL, St James — Organisers of the inaugural Catherine Hall Relays, set for April 14 at the Herbert Morrison Technical High School grounds in St James, are promising two firsts in the island at the meet. Read More

Holland trounce Mt Alvernia in Western Conference basketball

Thursday, March, 29 2018    

Holland High earned a measure of revenge after thrashing defending champions Mt Alvernia High 40-12 in their ISSA Western Conference girls' Open basketball game played at Cornwall College on Monday. Read More

High Alert!

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, March, 29 2018    

 COOPER'S PEN, Trelawny — The Trelawny police are on high alert for criminals fleeing the two parishes that have been placed under a state of public emergency, and seeking to take refuge in the parish. Read More

Gift of love for Tweedside

Monday, March, 26 2018    

May Pen, Clarendon — Describing the donation of a two-storey building to operate as a health centre in Tweedside, five miles south of here, as an amazing gift, Minister of Health Dr Christopher Tufton has lauded the benevolence of Eric and Dr Hyacinth Hue. Read More


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