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August 19th, 2014

Police seek missing man, again

August 19, 2014

Sherbrooke Police are urgently seeking Jean-Bernard Trottier, 34, who went missing from his Sherbrooke residence last Thursday with a lilac coloured Nakamura mountain bike.
Trottier’s family has expressed grave concern for his safety as he left a note letting allowing them to fear the worst. This is not the first time Trottier has disappeared. In 2012 he disappeared in Magog in a similar manner. After several days of searching, he was finally found safe and sound in the Charlevoix region

McMURRAY, Robert Forrest

August 19, 2014

Robert (Bob) passed away suddenly, but peacefully, at home in Georgetown, Ontario on Monday, August 11, 2014

GROVES, George Stanley

August 19, 2014

August 7, 1933 - August 17, 2014. Peacefully with his loving family around him at the Hotel Dieu Hospital, at the age of 81.

August 18th

Lennoxville ‘lump’ a sympton of ongoing bridge decay

August 18, 2014

According to Hélene Beauchesne of Transport Quebec, the mystery lump in the road surface of the bridge on College Street in Lennoxville, first reported on in last Wednesday’s Record, is a side effect of the ongoing decay of the sandwich plate system installed as a bridge deck in 2005.
“In certain places the steel has detached from the elastomer, and that is what is causing the bumps.” Beauchesne said, “The small bump is the result of the steel plates coming apart.”

Lennoxville Street Festival coming Saturday

August 18, 2014

The Lennoxville street festival, the borough’s annual late summer excuse to take to the streets and have a good time, is coming up this Saturday for the fifth year in a row. Between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., Queen Street, from Academy to College Streets, will be closed to road traffic so that vendors, organizations, performers and visitors from near and far can move freely through the heart of Lennoxville, taking in all the community has to offer.

Rain wreaks havoc on Cookshire Fair

August 18, 2014

t wasn't a pretty scene. Gone were the expanses of green grass, grassy parking spaces and the show space in front of the grandstand where, often, in years past, a water truck lumbered by the stands sprinkling the dust into submission.

Smiles were hard to find as muddied boots slipped along beside a cow towards a trailer, or an exhibitor struggled to stay upright carrying one of many loads of equipment usually needed when exhibiting animals was carefully carried to a waiting vehicle.

Skate park and youth centre serious business for teens

August 18, 2014

Standing in the area that was dedicated for the likes of a skate park in the original long-range plan of the Town of Brome Lake Community Centre, four young men justified a growing movement to see that the project becomes reality.

TBL celebrates summer with a beach party

August 18, 2014

Where do you go to have a party for over 500 people that costs approximately $2,500? “Keeping it simple is all we need to do to have a good time,” said Johanne Morin, director of Town of Brome Lake Community Services. “We don’t need steak, it wouldn’t make the difference. It is about the simplicity that makes it easy, relaxing, and fun. And of course the people.”
For visitors coming to Knowlton, few know that it is more than simply a charming country commercial centre with great eateries by the crossroads of Lakeside and Knowlton roads.

WALKER, Howard

August 18, 2014

Passed away peacefully at CHUS Hotel Dieu on August 15, 2014 at the age of 87 years.

GAUTRY, Helen Martin

August 18, 2014

Passed away peacefully at the CSSS Memphremagog on August 14, 2014, in her 84th year.