Mineral milestone came and went

Updated on August 31, 2015 - The “new era” trumpeted by newspaper headlines here around Labour Day, 60 years ago was to last 11 years. If the investors in the...

An ore conveyor at Bell Island. It is not clear whether this is an early picture of the structure before it was ceremoniously opened on Labour Day 1955. The picture is from the school text “Newfoundland Our Province,” Edith M. Manuel, 1954 edition.   Video

Shillon siblings share love for music

Updated on August 24, 2015 - When either Dillon or Shana Brown play a note of music at their Whiteway home, it’s only natural for the other to pick up an...

Turning pages

Updated on August 20, 2015 - Turning Pages is a look back through The Beacon by decade on items of interest. There will be some with news value, some will tell...

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