SHUTTERSTOCK PHOTO The three St. Lazare mayoralty candidates – Lise Jolicoeur, Michel Lambert, and Robert Grimaudo – have been invited to take part in a debate at the office of Your Local Journal Monday, October 30. The event will be live-streamed from 2 to 4 p.m. on our Facebook page. Please submit your debate questions to firstname.lastname@example.org from now right up until Monday at 12 p.m.
PHOTO BY JAMES PARRY Whitlock’s Food and Beverage Manager, Marc-André Boisclair, was delighted to join volunteer models Suzanne Raymond, Vicky Colier, and Nancy Campeau at the fashion featuring designer creations available at La Boutique Nova in Hudson. T'was indeed a glorious weekend over at Whitlock Golf and Country Club in Hudson. And absolutely nothing whatsoever to do with the weather, golf, or curling! --------------------------------------------------------------------
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Ask Lea Durocher about this Saturday’s Hudson Witch Project Fundraiser and she’ll tell you about her “Aha!” moment in mid-September. “I had seen some crazy witch dance on Facebook and said to a bunch of girlfriends, ‘Wouldn’t it be awesome if we all just paraded around down Main Road dressed as witches and doing a choreography?’” Durocher said. Everyone agreed the idea was ‘awesome’ and Durocher thought about it some more. “I was sitting in my shop at Centre Décor Hudson and
PHOTO BY JAMES ARMSTRONG The Rigaud potable water emergency and restricted usage ended Wednesday, October 25 as the hole in the intake pipe in the Agathe Well was repaired. According to Director of Communication Services Marie-Andrée Gagnon, seen here with a sketch of the well system, the problem began with a broken weld in a pipe 200 feet below ground level. The alarm was raised Saturday, October 21, when high level of sand appeared in the filtration system. Specialized equi
PHOTO COURTESY OF NICOLE DURAND Making Hudson a senior citizen friendly town is one of many projects Nicole Durand is promoting in her bid for council re-election. After four years at the Hudson Town Council table, Nicole Durand is competing with Chloe Hutchison for the District 3 seat. “I’m running on my record,” said Durand, “I want to continue what we have started,” pointing out she was involved in negotiating an 8-year collective agreement with unionized town employees an
PHOTO COURTESY DAN BOUGUER Involving the community in planning town development is an important component of Chloe Hutchison’s bid for a town council seat. Chloe Hutchison is on the campaign trail in a bid to replace incumbent Councillor Nicole Durand for the Hudson District 3 seat in the upcoming municipal election. In a recent interview, Hutchison outlined the points of her platform. Citizen dissatisfaction “The most important thing is participation in the political process
PHOTO BY JAMES ARMSTRONG Responsible fiscal planning and development are key factors in Councillor Barbara Robinson’s re-election platform . Barbara Robinson is committed to maintaining her seat as councillor for Hudson’s District 4, one being challenged by Christine Redfern. Robinson sees her four previous years as a source of strength and continuity for the next mayor and council. “My council experience gives me a knowledge of municipal governance and the challenges that fa
PHOTO BY MICHAEL GREEN All smiles at the HVT Gala (from right to left) were Kalina Skulska Executive Director of HVT, ardent supporters Myriam O’Brien and Sandra Lawrence, Pam Campbell HVT Advisory Board member, and ever faithful Laurie Tomita. It was an exhilarating evening and for such a worthy cause! In the perfect setting for fundraising that is the Whitlock Golf and Country Club in Hudson, 200 guests, champagne in hand, were amicably chatting near tables full of treasure
David Hill’s election slogan is ‘For a cleaner, greener and healthier St. Lazare’. A self-proclaimed environmentalist, Hill is also a CEGEP teacher and a St. Lazare first responder. He moved to the Saddlebrook area in 2008 has been working hard on nature conservation issues in the community. He pledges to make the town more sustainable by promoting responsible spending that reflects the needs of residents and maintaining the ‘country’ quality of life that defines St. Lazare.