Charged with pos­sess­ing pro­hib­ited weapon Com­mu­nity cal­en­dar

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A man al­legedly caught with a pro­hib­ited weapon will wait at least two weeks for his bail hear­ing.

Shan­non Wilson of Car­bon­ear ap­peared in the Har­bour Grace pro­vin­cial court­house Thurs­day af­ter­noon, May 4.

Wilson, 34, is charged with pos­ses­sion of a pro­hib­ited firearm with am­mu­ni­tion, unau­tho­rized pos­ses­sion of a firearm and two charges of breach­ing a court or­der. He was ar­rested last Tues­day af­ter po­lice

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ex­e­cuted a search war­rant at a house in Car­bon­ear.

Dur­ing what was sched­uled to be the start of his bail hear­ing, Wilson spent 20 min­utes con­vers­ing with duty coun­cil lawyer Kevin Baker.

Baker and Wilson, along with sev­eral of Wilson’s ac­quain­tances, en­tered the court­room, where Baker re­quested an ex­tra two weeks. Baker said that Wilson has a sig­nif­i­cant num­ber of files, which will take a while to get through, and that these two weeks will al­low them to get coun­cil in place for Wilson.

Baker sus­pected that the bail hear­ing would take at least half a day to get through.

The bail hear­ing was set over to May 19 at 10 a.m. There will be a “Great Big Book Sale” at the TC Square in Car­bon­ear from Wed­nes­day, May 10 to Satur­day, May 13, dur­ing mall hours. Books of all types, for all ages; lots of fic­tion and non-fic­tion, NL books. Very rea­son­able prices. All pro­ceeds go to the Terry Fox Foun­da­tion, sup­port­ing can­cer re­search. Come early for the best se­lec­tion. There will be a pre­sen­ta­tion by Dr. Barry Hicks on the bi­ol­ogy of na­tive bees and honey bees and their im­por­tance for pol­li­na­tion. Af­ter­ward there will be a gen­eral chat about bee­keep­ing and the re­cent is­sues around bee health. Hap­pen­ing in the lec­ture theatre (Room 146), Col­lege of the North At­lantic, 4 Pike’s Lane, Car­bon­ear. St. John the Evan­ge­list Church in Co­ley’s Point will be hav­ing their an­nual fish and brewis take­out on Fri­day, May 12. Pick up be­tween 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tick­ets are $8. Call any vestry mem­ber or Maxine at 7866342. Thanks again for all you do. A coun­try jam­boree at the Princess Sheila NaGeira Theatre in Car­bon­ear. A jam ses­sion at the Royal Cana­dian Le­gion in Bay Roberts. A break­fast at the Royal Cana­dian Le­gion in Bay Roberts.

Spe­cial ap­pre­ci­a­tion open mic for Bill Luff­man

This is an open mic ap­pre­ci­a­tion day to hon­our our very own Singing Cob­bler

Bill Luff­man for all his vol­un­teer ser­vices through­out our com­mu­ni­ties. This will be held at the Knights of Colum­bus in Har­bour Grace. Pre­sen­ta­tions will start at 7 p.m. if any­one would like to come along and made a pre­sen­ta­tion. For more info call Jack Kent at 596-7342.

Come Home Year New Per­li­can

Cel­e­brat­ing Come Home Year in New Per­li­can. For more de­tails con­tact the Town of New Per­li­can at 583 2500.

Old Per­li­can Cel­e­bra­tions

A week of events and ac­tiv­i­ties. Visit www. towno­fold­per­li­ or the Face­book page for the events sched­ule.

Bac­calieu Trail SPCA chase the ace

Ev­ery Fri­day at West Side Char­lie’s in Car­bon­ear at 8 p.m.

Car­bon­ear Le­gion chase the ace

At the Royal Cana­dian Le­gion, Car­bon­ear, ev­ery Satur­day, 11 a.m. to 8:45 p.m. with the draw tak­ing place at 9 p.m. For info call 596-3691.

Bay Roberts chase the ace

CHANGE OF LO­CA­TION — Bay Roberts Cul­tural Foun­da­tion changed its lo­ca­tion for chase the ace ef­fec­tive May 1. Due to in­creased in­ter­est, the game will be re­lo­cat­ing from the Bay Roberts Le­gion to the Shearstown Com­mu­nity Cen­tre. The es­ti­mated jack­pot is $16,000. Ticket sales 7-8:45 p.m., draw con­ducted at 9 p.m. In ad­di­tion to lo­cal en­ter­tain­ment, there is also a weekly 50/50 draw. Thank you to all our pa­trons for your con­tin­ued sup­port.

New Hope Al-ANON

Meets ev­ery Tues­day 7:30 p.m. at the U-Turn Ad­dic­tions Cen­tre in Car­bon­ear, at 46 Pow­ell Drive. A 12-step re­cov­ery pro­gram for rel­a­tives and friends of al­co­holics.


The Trin­ity Con­cep­tion NAR-ANON Fam­ily Group of­fers a 12-step pro­gram de­signed to help rel­a­tives and friends of ad­dicts re­cover from the ef­fects of their ad­dic­tion. We al­ways main­tain per­sonal anonymity. Meet­ings Wed­nes­day nights, 7:30-8:30 p.m. at the U-Turn Ad­dic­tions Cen­tre, 46 Pow­ell Drive, in Car­bon­ear. For in­for­ma­tion, call 786-1797 af­ter 5 p.m.

Mu­seum and gallery

The Road to Yes­ter­day Mu­seum and the Christo­pher Pratt Gallery in the Ca­ble Build­ing, Wa­ter Street, Bay Roberts, open 2-4 p.m. Wed­nes­days only. Spe­cial tours can be ar­ranged by ap­point­ment and pay­ment of the pre­scribed fee.


New­found­land and Labrador Laubach Lit­er­acy Coun­cil is of­fer­ing an op­por­tu­nity to im­prove read­ing, speak­ing and com­pre­hen­sion (in English) in a con­fi­den­tial and con­ve­nient way from home for FREE us­ing the TOTI Vir­tual Teach­ing pro­gram! Reg­is­tra­tion open across New­found­land and Labrador but spots are lim­ited. For more in­for­ma­tion email or call 709-634-5081.

Qalipu mem­ber­ship

Have you been turned down for sta­tus with the Qalipu First Na­tions Band? If so, con­sider join­ing the Mi’Kmaq First Na­tions Assem­bly of New­found­land as we fight this de­ci­sion. Con­tact us at 1-709-388-6362 or check us out on our web­site­


Shan­non Wilson, 34, be­ing es­corted into the Har­bour Grace pro­vin­cial court­house.

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