Farewell and thank you!

By Cassie MacDonell, Local Journalism Initiative
Farewell and thank you!
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When I moved to Lennoxville and started to read The Record, I couldn’t fathom how a local, English newspaper still published daily. Fast forward to the present day, as my four-month internship at The Record comes to a close, I no longer have any doubts as to the reason. Even after one day working at the offices, anyone could recognize the passion of the reporters, editors, and staff who genuinely care about keeping the Townships informed. Although I could most likely fill every page of The Record with reminiscent stories about my summer as a reporter, I instead would like to turn my focus onto a few moments that speak to my experience.
During my time, I further solidified my belief about the vital importance of local journalism. Gordon Lambie’s coverage on the members of the Rodriguez-Flores family taking sanctuary at Sherbrooke’s Plymouth-Trinity United Church was one of those instances that stuck with me.
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