Church closures in Johnville and Coaticook

Church closures in Johnville and Coaticook

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Sherbrooke announced on Thursday that it will be permanently closing the Notre-Dame-de-la-Paix church in Johnville. This follows the news last week that the Saint-Jean-l’Évangéliste church in Coaticook would also close its doors. In both cases the reasons provided…

Local theatres wondering when the show will go on

Local theatres wondering when the show will go on

On March 12 of this year the Province of Quebec made the announcement that indoor gatherings of more than 250 people were officially banned. It was one of the first of what would become daily announcements of new measures to control the spread of the novel coronavirus and, as a result of that announcement,…



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Township Grandmothers’ plant sale is on at the Sutton Saturday Market

Township Grandmothers’ plant sale is on at the Sutton Saturday Market

For several years the Township Grandmothers have organized a plant sale to raise money for the Stephen Lewis Foundation, which supports African grandmothers looking after children orphaned by HIV-Aids, and now COVID-19. It has been very successful for them, usually raising over a thousand dollars. Usually…

Lennoxville athletic therapist joins hall of fame

Lennoxville athletic therapist joins hall of fame

  If there’s one thing Dawn Patterson never expected to happen during a global pandemic, it was being inducted into the Corporation des thérapeutes du sport du Québec (CTSQ) Hall of Fame. “Well I wasn’t doing my job to ever win an award,” said Patterson. “I just do it because I…