Blueberry season escapes damaging May frosts

Blueberry season escapes damaging May frosts

By Michael Boriero While Quebec’s strawberry production took a hit this summer due to damaging frosts in May, blueberry season was able to continue unabated, and in some cases, produce one of the most fruitful years in recent memory. Thérèse Charbonneau, co-owner of Paradis des Fruits Dunham,…

A much-needed musical reprise

A much-needed musical reprise

By Matthew McCully Music and gatherings were a regular occurrence at local seniors’ residences until the pandemic put a real dent in entertainment and activities over the last year-and-a-half. Luckily, things are looking up and slowly but surely, music and laughing can be heard again coming from…



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Phoenix forward lives out dream scenario on draft weekend

Phoenix forward lives out dream scenario on draft weekend

By Michael Boriero With the 150th overall pick in the National Hockey League (NHL) 2021 Entry Draft, the Montreal Canadiens selected Sherbrooke Phoenix forward, and former first overall pick in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL), Joshua Roy. “I don’t have words to describe how I’m…