Dear Editor, Re: homes not being sold in St. Lazare’s Chaline Valley (The Journal, March 15, page 3). To say homes aren’t selling in Chaline is not factual. I live in Chaline Valley and see signs going up and then a few months later see the signs with a ‘Sold’ sprawled across the front. Why say that if it’s not the case? That’s just my two cents. Joseph Mitchell St-Lazare
Dear Editor, A personal note to thank you for the brilliant article by James Parry in The Journal about the War Memorial Library Shop, also known as ‘The Bunker.’ It was a comprehensive article outlining all that we do and the recipients of all our hard work will continue to receive funds from our wonderful little shop. A huge thank you on behalf of ‘The Bunkerettes.’ Carole Bill Hudson
YLJ FILE PHOTO/JAMES ARMSTRONG Bureau du rétablissement – Inondations (BRI) inspectors will conduct a field operation to meet Rigaud citizens affected by the spring floods in 2017 who have not yet opened a file at the City of Rigaud or with the Ministry of Public Security. Over the next two weeks, the City of Rigaud's inspectors will travel across the territory to meet with owners in the high-current area (0-20 years) and who have not yet opened a case at the BRI or the minis
A Bake, Book, and Craft Sale will be held Saturday, April 7, from 9 a.m. to noon at Church of St. John the Baptist, 233 Ste. Claire Avenue in Pointe-Claire. Hundreds of books, delicious home baking, and miscellaneous crafts.
A tea room will offer a sweet snack and coffee.
PHOTO COURTESY PEXELS Boomers’ Bike Group - get ready for spring! If you like cycling, and want to join a fun group of like-minded cyclists then the Boomers are for you. We will be cycling two days a week (Mondays and Fridays) and will leave from the Hudson Community Centre, 394 Main Road. Rides vary in length from 20km to 80+ km, depending on the day, at a pace of 20+ km/hour. Season starts as soon as the weather gets warmer. For more information call Roland at (514) 7
PHOTO COURTESY CASCA Zorro was part of the cat colony in Île-Perrot. The first week we had Zorro, he was in a cage and we were afraid of him. Every time we fed him, he growled throughout his meal.
After a week, he seemed to understand that the food would keep coming and that no one would take it away. Now when we feed him, he eats and nudges us with his head to be petted as well.
From homeless stray cat to total lap cat. Zorro now sleeps on the bed of his foster mom. He sit
‘In Town Tonight’ is a bi-weekly community get-together for people interested in learning more about today’s arts and crafts movement held at Gallery Plus, 448 Main Road, Hudson. Every other Wednesday evening (beginning with Wednesday, March 28), will feature either a demonstration, workshop, or guest speaker, as well as a drop-in-for-help section to encourage makers to seek help and companionship with other beginners and professional artisans. The concept is to meet, share,
PHOTO BY JAMES ARMSTRONG (Left to right) Soulanges MNA Lucie Charlebois, Vaudreuil MNA Marie-Claude Nichols and Health Minister Gaétan Barrette behind Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard at the microphone met residents this afternoon to announce the expansion of the Vaudreuil-Soulanges hospital project. Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard announced the construction of a 404-bed hospital for Vaudreuil-Soulanges residents that will break ground in 2022 with a projected completion d
PHOTO BY JAMES ARMSTRONG The Black Watch Pipes and Drums braved the cold along with the hundreds of other parade participants at the ninth Annual Hudson St. Patrick’s Day Parade March 17. It was a bright sunny day with a clear blue sky as Hudson’s 9th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade moved its merry way through the centre of town on Saturday, March 17. There was a biting cold wind but in true Irish form, it was at their backs for those walking or riding the parade route. Local
PHOTO COURTESY HUDSON CHAMBER MUSIC Hank Knox The 35th season of the Hudson Chamber Music Series concludes March 25 with a very special concert devoted to the complete cycle of J.S. Bach's sonatas for violin and harpsichord. The concert will take place at 4 p.m. in St. James’ Church Hall (642 Main Road in Hudson). The two soloists will be Mark Fewer on violin and Hank Knox on harpsichord, both of whom are internationally renowned as soloists and chamber musicians. Mark Fewer