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October 6th, 2014

Optimist Club raises $61,000 for BMP Foundation

October 6, 2014

The weather completely on board Sunday, the spirits high within the 400-person mob of pink tones, interlocked arms for the prayer, and then a Zumba rush to send them off.

Please see the October 7 issue of Brome County News for more.

LAPORTE, Carmen (nee ­Corriveau)

October 6, 2014

Mrs. Carmen ­Laporte passed away in Magog on September 30, 2014 at the age of 91.

PHANEUF, Doreen (nee Markwell)

October 6, 2014

Passed away peacefully at the ­Coaticook Hospital on Oct. 3, 2014 at the age of 72.

ROBERTS, Judy

October 6, 2014

(1945-2014). Suddenly on Thursday, September 25, 2014 in her 69th year.

October 5th

Neville feeling misled by City over garden centre

October 5, 2014

Speaking on behalf of those opposing the zoning change that would allow the Provigo in Lennoxville to set up a garden centre of up to 450 square metres (4,850 square feet) in its parking lot, Les Serres Neville co-owner Chuck Neville is once again upset about the way information is being provided by the City.

CKTS radio to make a web comeback this weekend

October 5, 2014

A ghost of Sherbrooke’s broadcasting past will be starting a new life online next Saturday.
Thanks to efforts by former employees Ted Silver, Isaac Shayne, Al Roberts, and Daniel Coulombe, the English radio station CKTS, which stopped broadcasting in 1991 after the CRTC ruled that it could not air French advertisements, will be returning as a web radio station at www.ckts.ca.
“Back in the ’70s it was the station to listen to,” said Coulombe, explaining that the station played a massive role in his later involvement in the radio industry.

Read the full story in Monday's Record.

Commemorating the missing and murdered

October 5, 2014

Some 150 people braved the heavy rains to gather in front of Sherbrooke courthouse on Saturday for a vigil to commemorate the hundreds missing and murdered Aboriginal women in Canada, denounce federal government indifference, and call for a national inquiry into this phenomenon.

Cougars stumble and fall, 20-16, to FX Garneau

October 5, 2014

The Champlain Cougars played their last regular season home game on Saturday against the FX Garneau Élans and fell short, losing 20-16 in their annual breast cancer awareness game. This is the Cougars’ second straight loss, following last week’s overtime loss to the Vanier Cheetahs.
“They played well, there’s not much I can say,” said Cougars head coach Jean-François Joncas after his team’s loss. “Our defence played well in the second half, but offensively we had a tough day at the office.”

Phoenix split weekend, suffer first home loss

October 5, 2014

Kevin Domingue led the way with three points (two goals, one assist) and rookie goaltender Evan Fitzpatrick notched his second win of the season and his junior career in the Phoenix’s 6-1 win over the Acadie-Bathurst Titans on Saturday at the Sports Palace.

Gaiters women finish Ontario trip with 1-2 record

October 5, 2014

The Bishop’s women’s basketball team completed a three-game Ontario tour Sunday afternoon with a 73-40 loss at the hands of the McMaster Marauders, to finish with a 1-2 record.
The trip got off on the wrong foot Friday night as the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks dominated the second half to down the Gaiters 76-51. The home team jumped out to a 12-point lead in the first quarter but Bishop’s battled back to cut the deficit to a mere three points, 30-27, at the half.

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