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Column: Concerns, Improvements & More

Column: Concerns, Improvements & More

[Written by St George's Mayor George Dowling III] The Town of St George has been discussed in the media lately, and I would like to address a few matters that have arisen. I am in hope that this letter provides a bit of clarity on widely debated and sometimes misunderstood topics. We have noted the following concerns in reference to the Town and encourage... Read more of this article

Investors Withdraw From Planned Business

Investors Withdraw From Planned Business

The investors in the planned new eatery in the east end have “decided to withdraw” from the project noting what they called a “lack of support provided by Cabinet Ministers and the Premier toward this national level initiative.” A spokesperson said, “An emergency meeting was held by the investors related to the Pub On The... Read more of this article

Pause For Peace, Join For Justice Gathering

Pause For Peace, Join For Justice Gathering

A gathering — under theme ‘Pause for Peace, Join for Justice’ — was recently held in the east end. A spokesperson said, “The gathering in the Town Square of St George under theme ‘Pause for Peace, Join for Justice’ opened with the toll of a bell and the reflections by Rev Lorne Bean, the pastor of Richard Allen AME Church,... Read more of this article

‘Pause For Peace, Join For Justice’ Event

‘Pause For Peace, Join For Justice’ Event

The Mayor of the ‘Old Town’ will be hosting a Peace Tree Campaign event with the theme ‘Pause for Peace, Join for Justice’ at The Town Square in St George, tomorrow [March 25]. A spokesperson said, “Further to the initiative that began on March 10, 2022 with the presentation of a symbolic ‘Peace Tree’ to the Acting Governor, there... Read more of this article

CSG To Host UNESCO World Poetry Day

CSG To Host UNESCO World Poetry Day

The Corporation of St. George [CSG] will be hosting its annual UNESCO World Poetry Day on Monday, March 21st. Town Manager and Secretary Candy-Lee Foggo said, “ The event will take place in King’s Square, beginning at 12 p.m. “World Poetry Day has been held annually on 21st March since 1999, when it was adopted by the United Nations, with... Read more of this article

St. George’s Business Owners Call For Change

St. George’s Business Owners Call For Change

[Updated] A group of St. George’s business owners “have set their sights on improvements they feel need to be made to town infrastructure before the summer season.” St. George’s Group Statement A spokesperson for the group — that when asked provided a list of  21 businesses they said they represent — said, “A large... Read more of this article

Municipal Elections To Be Deferred For One Year

Municipal Elections To Be Deferred For One Year

A Bill to postpone the municipal elections is set to be tabled in the House of Assembly this Friday, with the Government saying that the elections will “be deferred for one year to maintain the operational stability of both Corporations pending the determination of the matter now before the Court of Appeal.” A Government spokesperson said,... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Christmas Drive Through Event

Photos & Video: Christmas Drive Through Event

The Corporation of St George held a drive through Christmas Candy Handout event this evening [Dec 11] which was sponsored by Butterfield & Vallis and St. George’s Dance Studio, and saw people being greeted by Santa, the Grinch, Mickey and Minnie Mouse and more.Related StoriesPhotos: Dowling’s Christmas Community Event Video:... Read more of this article

Holiday Shop N’ Stroll Events In St. George’s

Holiday Shop N’ Stroll Events In St. George’s

Retail, dining and cultural establishments in the Town of St. George will be open for the next four Sundays for their Holiday Shop n’ Stroll event, and they are encouraging the community to head down to enjoy shopping, music, and other activities.Kristin White, owner of Long Story Short gift shop and tour centre, said, “The businesses in St. George’s... Read more of this article

Column: A New Marina For St. George’s

Column: A New Marina For St. George’s

[Opinion column written by MP Kim Swan] I was overjoyed when the Throne Speech highlighted a new Marina for St. George’s will become a reality in 2022. The week prior I was on Ordnance Island making a Facebook live post about the economic benefits to St. George’s with all the yachts stopping over enroute to the Caribbean. While there, I took time... Read more of this article

SGF Continues Heritage Preservation Project

SGF Continues Heritage Preservation Project

With the renewed energy and funding received from its loyal corporate and individual members, the St. George’s Foundation is now prepared to continue the restoration of various assets located within Ferry Point Park. A spokesperson said, “This initiative aligns with the St. George’s Foundation’s mission: “to support the UNESCO World Heritage... Read more of this article

Minister On St. George’s Marina Development

Minister On St. George’s Marina Development

“A key component of this revitalization in the Town of St. George for the residents and visitors alike will be the development of a new Marina on Ordnance Island,” Acting Minister of Public Works Wayne Furbert said. Speaking in the House of Assembly, the Minister said, “I rise to provide this Honourable House with an update on the... Read more of this article

Oct 24: King’s Square Temporary Road Closure

Oct 24: King’s Square Temporary Road Closure

King’s Square in St George’s will be closed to vehicular traffic on Sunday [Oct 24] to allow for trenching works. A spokesperson said, “The Corporation of St. George [CSG] would like to inform the public that the entrance to King’s Square will be closed to vehicular traffic on Sunday, October 24, 2021 to allow for trenching works... Read more of this article