Invasive European water chestnut spotted in  the St. Francis

Invasive European water chestnut spotted in the St. Francis

A foreign invader is taking hold in the waters of the St Francis river, says COGESAF, the organization dedicated to maintaining the waters in and around the river. Colonies of European water chestnuts have cropped up in the waters near St. Bonaventure and Lac Pierre and are at risk of travelling up the…

Your front row seat is a park bench

Your front row seat is a park bench

The sounds of trumpets, trombones, and tubas will drown out the crickets on Sunday evening in Cookshire’s Parc des Braves during the town’s second Concert Apéro of the summer. Using the park’s gazebo as a stage, the Copper Quintuple will perform a series of classical and folk songs to an open…



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If you ‘tri’, you will always win

If you ‘tri’, you will always win

Triathlon might not be the first thing to pop into the head of the average person looking for a fitness challenge. But next week locals Joshua Bray and James Andrews will give it their best try, attempting a sprint triathlon to push themselves physically, and also use the opportunity to fundraise for…