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June 26th, 2014

Richmond: Must Memory Maple go? 

June 26, 2014

An argument about a Red Maple tree has become news in Richmond. In spite of its position on just about anything Canadian, proudly bright on our flag, this national symbol of peace and loyalty has no place in the local St Andrews cemetery according to the management of this ancient, hallowed place.

North Hatley Farmer’s Market gradually expanding

June 26, 2014

The North Hatley Farmer’s Market inaugurated its 2014 activities on June 20. Since its relocation from School Street to Parc de la Riviere in 2012, the burgeoning market’s increased surface volume has enabled additional merchants, artists, and artisans to exhibit their products. 72 free parking spots are available to visitors, facilitating access and fluidity thus allowing the commerce to prosper.

Read the entire article Friday in The Record.

Twilight half marathon coming to Magog in July

June 26, 2014

Trimemphré Magog is working feverishly to get ready to host the Canadians Triathlon Championships over the two days of Saturday and Sunday, July 19, 20.
The warm welcome of the Magog community, and the professionalism of the Trimemphré team succeeded in seducing Triathlon Canada officials and coaches from all Canadian provinces who decided to innovate by offering runners and triathletes of all ages “a Twilight Half Marathon” on Saturday at 5 p.m.

LANGLOIS, Jason

June 26, 2014

1992 - 2014. Peacefully, at the Brome Missisquoi Perkins Hospital in Cowansville, QC, on June 18, 2014, at the age of 21, passed away Jason Langlois.

PATERSON, Douglas

June 26, 2014

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our beloved Dad/“Grampa”/”Uncle Doug”. Peacefully on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, age 95.

VEARY, Earl

June 26, 2014

Passed away in Wilton, ME, on June 22, 2014, at the age of 88.

June 25th

Ecobeat hostel welcomes city’s first public piano

June 25, 2014

On a walk down the otherwise decrepit south end of Wellington street in Sherbrooke, travellers can’t help but notice the vibrant activity surrounding the Ecobeat youth hostel. Opened just prior to the arrival of the 2013 Canada Games, the hostel and cafe has been a popular hang out for Sherbrooke’s student population over the last ten months, according to owner Sami Gamoudi. The local business is now trying a different sort of outreach by partnering with local piano enthusiast Luc Pelletier to host Sherbrooke’s first outdoor community piano.

Read the entire article Thursday in The Record.

Sutton to hold register for $3.95 M borrowing by-law

June 25, 2014

At the special council meeting held June 16, 2014, the Municipal Council of the Town of Sutton adopted by-law number 244, a borrowing by-law in the amount of $3,950,000 for the renovation of the Town Hall.
Qualified voters in the municipality may sign a register, which will be made available on Friday, June 27, from 9 a.m. till 7 p.m. at the Town Hall located at 11 South Principale Street, Sutton.
If the register is signed by at least 392 citizens, council will have three options: to hold a referendum, amend the by-law, or withdraw the by-law altogether.

Another fatal accident on ET roads

June 25, 2014

Sherbrooke

Eastern Townships roads became deadly over the holiday with another fatal accident occurring just hours after the tragedy in Saint-Malo, claiming the life of one person and injuring two.
At around 1:30 Tuesday, a head-on collision involving two cars took place on Highway 247 in Stanstead Township between Georgeville and Magog.

Sunnyside has a groundbreaking end to the school year

June 25, 2014

On Friday, June 20, Sunnyside Elementary in Stanstead finished the school year with their academic awards ceremony in the morning, followed by shovels in the dirt, launching the first phase of the school’s playground renovations. The students will return to school in September to a new landscape to enjoy during recess and lunch hour.
“Things are pretty good,” said Principal Steve Weary, looking back at a successful school year, and the promise of exciting things to come as construction begins behind the school.