Archive - Oct 4, 2011 - News Article
It seemed as though their problem had been solved, but it wasnâ€™t to be for the residents of Bartlett Road.
The Lennoxville residents were told last month that the city would be fixing up the crumbling street, only to have the plans cancelled because of a misinterpreted contract.
On September 19 the City of Sherbrooke approved plans at a council meeting to invest $2 million into roadwork projects this fall, $430,000 of which was to be dedicated to repairing Bartlett Road.
A misinterpreted contract forced the City of Sherbrooke to reconsider plans announced last month to undertake construction work on multiple roads this fall, meaning only one of the four streets targeted in the initial proposal will see improvements in 2011.
Four years after Montreal company Maybach Corp. proposed setting up a megadump at the Jeffrey mine, the town of Asbestos is still waiting for an official plan it can study.
And mayor Hughes Grimard is getting impatient.
â€śWe cannot approve or dismiss this project unless we see the official plans,â€ť he told the council at a the monthly public meeting Monday night.
â€śThe residents of Asbestos deserve to know what this project is all about, and we cannot tell them unless the company gives us something to work with.â€ť
Itâ€™s hard to believe but the Lennoxville Youth Centre is turning 25 and in a true show of maturity the centre is commemorating their quarter of a century marker with a pay-it-forward party.
Coordinator Rachel Hunting says the centres board and youth members between 12 and 17 decided they would celebrate their strength by helping â€śout a fellow non-profit.â€ť
High-profile entrepreneur and one of the stars of CBCâ€™s Dragonâ€™s Den, Kevin Oâ€™Leary will be the first speaker in Bishopâ€™s Universityâ€™s annual Donald Lecture Series this year.
On Thursday, October 13, Oâ€™Leary will be giving a lecture at the universityâ€™s Centennial Theatre, offering a glimpse into his life as a very successful Canadian businessman, a subject largely present in his recently-released book Cold Hard Truth: On Business, Money & Life.
The full story Wednesday in The Record
About 30 mobile home tenants were in attendance for Monday nightâ€™s council meeting to express their serious concerns about the future of the residences, which are at risk of being forced out in favour of single family homes, but councillors could only offer them sympathy and a consensus that no options are really available until the next urbanism plan in a couple of years.