Charged with possessing prohibited weapon Community calendar
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. townofoldperlican.ca 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 709-634-5081.
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 www.mfnan.org.
Shannon Wilson, 34, being escorted into the Harbour Grace provincial courthouse.