What’s in a name? Dear Editor, The popularity of the use of the descriptive term ‘Hudsonites’ sounds pretentious and presumptive to me. I have lived in Hudson all my long life... it would never occur to me to describe myself as a ‘Hudsonite.’ This term is mostly used by newcomers (all people who have come to live here relatively recently.) We don't hear people who live in Vaudreuil, St. Lazare or Rigaud, for instance, calling themselves Vaudreuilites, Rigaudites, or St. Laza
Well, Thanksgiving was certainly unforgiving this past long weekend. A real turkey. Weatherwise, that is. Bucketing down, power outages, delayed dinners and, to top it all off, a few flooded basements throughout town. Ah, waddya gonna do? Give thanks for family and friends and celebrate, that's what. And there sure was a lot of that going on in Hudson this past week with several fellow Libras celebrating not just Thanksgiving but also their birthdays in fine style! Just some
PHOTO COURTESY STEVE AMBLER (Left to right): Isabelle Fortier (harp), Marie-Violaine Ponte (flute) and Jean-François Gagné (countertenor and viola) comprise the Trio Beau Soir. The Hudson Chamber Music Series’ 35th season kicks off on October 15 at 4pm in the St. James Church Hall at 642 Main Road in Hudson. The Trio Beau Soir will be performing works by Schumann, Berlioz, Fauré and Debussy. The Trio consists of Isabelle Fortier (harp), Jean-François Gagné (countertenor and v
PHOTO COURTESY GERALDINE MOORE These are some of the bras received at the Library Shop, otherwise known as ‘The Bunker’ on Elm Street in Hudson. Those that do not sell are given to La Vie en Rose or Omer DeSerres who, in turn, donate $1 for each bra to the Breast Cancer Society. Thank you for your donations.
PHOTO COURTESY CASCA Little Arpuce was born April 15. He is cautious at first but when he feels trust, he only wants to be petted. He comes when you call him and rubs up against your legs and purrs as soon as you touch him. He is a very sweet and gentle cat who gets along well with other cats. If you would like more information about Arpuce, please contact us at (514) 706-2287 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 16th edition of the Vaudreuil-Soulanges Employment Fair (Salon de l’emploi de Vaudreuil-Soulanges) was held Wednesday, October 4, with the slogan “Découvrez, sous un même toit, le marché de l’emploi!” (Discover, under one roof, the job market!) at the Pavillon sur le lac du Château Vaudreuil. Over 860 job seekers were present throughout the day to meet the 49 employers and organizations present to learn about the variety of positions offered at the salon and the resources
IMAGE COPYRIGHT SONY PICTURES Genre: Military Sci-Fi Rated: R Parental Guidance: Heavy graphic violence, disturbing images, language, not recommended for young children Playing: In your living room (DVD, Blu-ray and 4K releases; also streaming on iTunes and other services) Good military sci-fi movies are rare. In fact, military sci-fi – good or bad – is simply scarce. An argument could be made that Star Wars and Star Trek have elements of military sci-fi, but the last, full-b
Join us Thursday, October 19, at St. James Church Hall to hear the three Hudson political candidates present themselves to area voters and answer questions about the myriad issues in the community. Submit your questions for the candidates – Joseph Eletr, Bill Nash, and Jamie Nicholls – to email@example.com prior to the debate. Questions can also be asked at the event, time permitted. Join us at 642 Main Road, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. Arrive on time – se
PHOTO BY JOHN JANTAK District 1 Councillor Lise Jolicoeur recently announced she will run as mayor of St. Lazare in the upcoming municipal election. Councillor Lise Jolicoeur, who recently said she will run for Mayor of St. Lazare, would not raise residential tax rates for two years and curb what she feels has been extravagant spending on infrastructure projects, if elected. Jolicouer felt it’s important residents get a break from the substantial annual residential property t
PHOTO BY JAMES ARMSTRONG Hudson Town Council concluded its four year mandate with a special meeting held Wednesday, October 4, to deal with potable water issues. Hudson town council approved a $1.4 million loan by-law at a special meeting held Wednesday, October 4, to pay for the drilling of a new well to improve the potable water supply to the town. According to the by-law, the project will benefit from a subsidy provided by the province through Programme de la taxe sur l’es