Archive - Sep 28, 2011 - News Article
SĂ»retĂ© du QuĂ©bec officers in Sherbrooke arrested a local man Tuesday on charges of being in possession of child pornography.
âHe had in his possession, on his computer, images of child pornography,â said SQ spokesperson Louis-Philippe Ruel. âThe computer was seized and may lead to further charges after it undergoes a complete analysis.â
The 45-year-old Jean-Philippe Muratori was arrested at his home and appeared in a Sherbrooke court on those charges late Tuesday afternoon.
School may have just started but it seems several students have already worn out their welcome with Lennoxville residents following immature and destructive antics during homecoming last weekend.
Despite the post-secondary schoolsâ extension of the codes of conduct to off-campus students and the presence of Town and Gown, several students seemed out of control, according to a borough councillor, leaving a trail of trash and smashed windows as they toured the borough.
The UniversitĂ© de Sherbrooke scored a small victory on Tuesday as a Quebec Superior Court judge granted them an injunction that will limit the presence of the striking support staff on campus.
Antique hunters looking to add to their collection or history buffs eager for a stroll down memory lane will have three days to explore the collections of more than 30 of the provinceâs best antique dealers during Eastmanâs 20th Anniversary Antique Show and Sale.
Held at the villageâs Old Age Club, organizers Yves Duclos and Michel Quintal and event spokesperson Marc AndrĂ© Coallier will welcome visitors accompanied by an accordion player for the events officially opening Friday, September 30, from 7 to 10 p.m.
The conflict at the Manoir des Sables hotel in Orford took a new turn this week as the union representing the striking hotel staff say they now have proof the hotel has been using scabs.
The Steelworkers union, which represents 120 unionized full-time, part-time and seasonal employees who work at the hotel, says it now has the results from an investigation it requested from the provincial Minister of Work, results which allegedly confirm that the hotel management has been breaking provincial scab laws.
The City of Sherbrooke responded quickly and divulged all the information requested during the 2011 freedom of information audit conducted by Newspapers Canada, released this week.
The results of the audit, which tests government institutions at various levels across the country on their responses to access-to-information requests, showed that three requests were filed in Sherbrooke this year, and all three were responded to in full, within the 30-day time limit.