Time to think smarter Dear Editor, There is a competition now open for municipalities to make their towns ‘smarter.’ Sponsored by the Federal government, it provides cash grants of between $5 million and $50 million depending on the size of the town. The deadline to apply is April 24, 2018.
I believe this to be an excellent spring-board in making ground-breaking changes within our communities that may have national and international repercussions. Correct me if I am wrong, b
Fine Film Festival Dear Editor, I would like to thank all those who attended films at our just completed Hudson Festival of Canadian Film. Many people saw the complete list of programmed films and others attended what their busy schedules would accommodate. Without occupied seats, a Film Festival is just not a Festival at all. The co-operation and assistance of the Hudson Village Theatre was greatly appreciated as well as the involvement of our many sponsors and restaurant su
Many thanks Dear Editor, Before this winter makes its messy exit, I want to give a big thank you to Hudson and Whitlock and Falcon Golf Courses. I am just in from a lovely cross-country ski in our collective backyard. The weather has been fickle this season but when we had snow, the conditions were excellent. Whitlock and Falcon allow the town to set a track on their property as part of a network that adds up to about 20 kilometres. The trail is wide enough to accommodate cro
PHOTO BY JAMES PARRY Busily cooking and preparing a nutritious three-course meal, including a top sirloin roast with a rosemary and garlic crust, for delivery to some 20 local residents the very same day at noon, Hudson Meals on Wheels President, Diane Cloutier (centre), was joined by volunteers Renée Lucas and Carole Bill in the newly-renovated kitchen at the Stephen F. Shaar Community Centre earlier this week. Not wanting to tempt fate and possibly incur the wrath of Zeus,
PHOTO COURTESY PEXELS The next meeting of the Montreal Chapter of the Canadian Aviation Historical Society is March 15. Speaker Jim Mason, retiree from an illustrious and varied aviation career worldwide, will make a presentation then on the subject of ‘Canadian Airline Development.’ He will also cover the rise and fall of air carriers due to consolidation, merger, and bankruptcy, as well as how government policies have shaped the airline structure today. Anyone interested in
The public is invited to the Bread Basket Lac St-Louis fundraising activity ‘Empty Bowls’ at St-Columba-By-The-Lake Church. Guests will be able to choose and enjoy a savoury home-style soup served in a handmade ceramic bowl made by local potters. In exchange for the entrance fee, participants can keep their chosen bowl as a symbol of all the empty bowls throughout the world. Profits from this event will be given to Bread Basket Lac St-Louis to help the West Island’s vulnerabl
PHOTO COURTESY PEXELS Free Blues Song-Writing Workshop – come join us for a fun and informative introduction to the fascinating history of blues music as well as an interactive song-writing exercise. Rob Lutes’ Blues Song-writing Workshop is an inspiring participatory activity for everyone to enjoy. This workshop will be given in English on Monday, March 26, from 1:15 to 2:15 p.m. Pre-registration is required. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (450) 424-5727 ext.229.
Beta Bloc and KMDY by Émile Khoury team up for the first edition of the Beta Comedy Show for West Island Youth Action (also known as AJOI) on March 10. The Beta Comedy Show for AJOI is a unique bilingual comedy show that brings together up-and-coming stand-up comedians for an evening of laughter in order to raise funds for the organization, whose mission is to establish and maintain street intervention services for youth at risk and / or in difficulty in the West Island of Mo
PHOTO BY VALERIE PROVOST Photographed during rehearsa, local actors Lisa Vindasius, Joseph Dineen, Norma Murphy, David Fisher, Irene Osprey, Susan Gilmore Lombard, and Peter Williamson, promise a barrel of laughs when the Hudson Players Club launches its 70th season March 15. Hudson Players Club presents Jack of Diamonds from Thursday, March 15 to Sunday, March 25 at the Hudson Village Theatre. This hilarious comedy features four retirees who live in a luxurious retirement ho
PHOTO COURTESY CASCA Willy is a ginger, short-haired male who is 18 months old. He was sterilized in December, dewormed, vaccinated and tested negative for FIV and FeLV. Willy is a young brawny male with the soul of a child. He creates life in the house. He is an excellent companion for children aged 10 years and older. He plays playing tag, loves crayons, straws and tents! He is also very affectionate. He generously distributes hugs and kisses and enjoys napping on your lap.