PHOTO BY CARMEN MARIE FABIO Despite a recent break-and-enter that saw Rosie Animal Adoption lose their computer systems from their Pincourt office, the group, founded by Anne Dubé (above) still made an appearance at the September 9 Beaconsfield Pet Fair. The September 8 Pet Fair held in Beaconsfield was deemed a success with a record turn-out and several dogs adopted following an onstage ‘cat-walk’ by many animal rescue agencies but at least one was unable to present their po
PHOTO BY JAMES ARMSTRONG Hudson Acres, Tree Farm and Ritchie residents are frustrated with the delays in resolving the long-standing potable water in their area of Vaudreuil-Dorion. Enjoying a glass full of cold, fresh, safe water from the faucet will remain a dream for residents in three areas of Vaudreuil-Dorion until 2018. That was the news contained in a letter dated August 30 from the town to the people living in the Hudson Acres, Tree Farm and Ritchie sectors that have
PHOTO COURTESY OF LYNN SERRE ‘Ozzy’, the Serre family cockapoo was mauled and killed by a larger, aggressive dog on Rue Meloche in the north sector of Ste. Anne de Bellevue last Wednesday evening, September 5. A Ste. Anne de Bellevue resident is demanding the city enforce its dog by-laws more vigorously after their family pet was mauled and killed by another large aggressive dog in the north sector of the city last Wednesday evening, September 5. Lynn Serre, 49, and her 15-ye
PHOTO BY CARMEN MARIE FABIO Frustrated flood victims were urged by the September 10 rally organizers to voice their complaints directly to the office of the Minister of Public Security. Martin Coiteux announced new measures to help flood victims two days later. The Minister of Public Security (MSP) Martin Coiteux responded to the Sunday, September 10 outcry from hundreds of victims of the spring flooding who protested in front of his Kirkland office about the lack of funding,
PHOTO BY CARMEN MARIE FABIO These Rigaud residents joined counterparts from across the region who've been affected by the spring flooding and are frustrated at the lack of movement from the Ministry of Public Security on fixing their homes. An angry and vocal crowd of over 200 gave up their Sunday morning to come to the Kirkland office of the Minister of Public Security (MSP) Martin Coiteux, protesting the lack of funding, leadership, and comprehensive plan in place to tangib
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Greenwood Dear Editor, I read with some astonishment that someone would complain about signage at Greenwood Centre for Living History (Your Local Journal, August 31, page 14). I have passed the house many times and the signs and flags seemed to be in good taste and fully acceptable. Greenwood is one of the attractions in Hudson that should make us proud and we should applaud those volunteers who devote their time to honouring the history the house represents. I hope the by-la
Garage Sale Politics Dear Editor, I survived my first Labour Day weekend garage sale in Chaline Valley! A cross section of residents from all over Saint-Lazare showed up and surprisingly the chatter centered around politics! People are very unhappy with the current state of affairs. Higher taxes seems to be the main pressure point and this extravagant spending has diminished the quality of life in Saint-Lazare. Millions of dollars already spent and going to be spent, for who?
Parent involvement Dear Editor, Every September calls are put out for parents to become involved in their children's education by participating at Governing Boards, Central Parents' Committees, Parent Participation Organizations, and other pertinent committees. Sadly, at times, not enough parents heed the call. At the webcast Lester B. Pearson School Board Council meeting on Aug. 28, the subject of poor parent attendance was raised. Consider the Board's 'Parents Committee' Ma
There’s a faint odour emanating from the floor of my office, one that can also be detected in my car, on my couch, and on my bed. It’s accompanied by fairly heavy, nostril-y breathing and is punctuated with a trail of shed white hairs for which a sticky lint roller is never far from hand. For some people, this all might present a problem but for me, it’s a constant reminder of one of the sweetest and most loyal pets I’ve ever had. We’re coming up on the one-year anniversary o