So a doctor moves with his wife and two young children from the big city to a small picturesque town in the country very similar to Hudson. Nearby is a pet cemetery that rests on a Native American burial ground - think Oka - which is probably something he should have checked out ahead of time. Like scouting out the schools in the area. When his son dies in a tragic accident, he takes the boy's body to the cemetery which he had earlier used to resurrect their pet cat, killed b
PHOTO COURTESY ANTHONY PETRONE The Boston International TaeKwonDo Championship competition was held June 2 and Canada was proudly represented by the elite team of Vaudreuil-sur-le-Lac based Twins TaeKwonDo. The five athletes (Vincent Aubut, Chloe Mossa, Enzo Fabi, Thomas Watier, Alexander Ardeleanu) accompanied by their coaches Nicholas and Anthony Petrone made the trip to gain more international experience. Once again, the students proudly distinguished themselves by winning
PHOTO COURTESY CASCA Snowball was born May 25, 2017 and is a highly energetic female who loves to play with bottle caps and carries them everywhere. She really likes children and enjoys being picked up in your arms. When she’s not playing, she likes having a siesta. She loves to eat, especially treats. Snowball was removed from a home where she was being mistreated. She is super loveable and would love to find a wonderful and loving home forever. Like many white cats, Snowbal
Photoville is an exhibit of vintage and newer photos highlighting local subjects from the past. The public is invited to participate/exhibit some of their family and or favourite photos. All photos tell a ‘story’ – feel free to share. There will be a display of vintage wedding gowns as well as selected wedding photos. An all-day pass is $10 with food and drink available for purchase. Activities take place all day including photo presentations, film screenings, talks from film
Greenwood Centre for Living History presents StoryFest for Kids Saturday, June 9 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Children's author Deborah Cowley, Ben & Joonie puppet show, books, stuffed toys, fairy gardening, house tours, goodies, gardening for kids – bring a picnic! Admission by donation. Join us at 254 Main Road. More info at greenwood-centre-hudson.org.
PHOTO COURTESY PEXELS Dance to music from the 1980s to the present in support of the VSPCR Second edition of the ‘Back to’ Chez Maurice event Take a trip down memory lane, get down to music of the 1980s and 1990s, groove to the electro-vibe of the 2000s, and have a great time while supporting a worthy cause. Chez Maurice, a Saint-Lazare bar featuring live music and entertainment is sponsoring this exciting event on June 9 in support of the Vaudreuil-Soulanges Palliative Care
Paws to Paint fundraiser takes place Sunday, June 10, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Jack Astor’s Bar & Grill, 3051 Sources Boulevard (minimum age 18). Admission is $50 per person and includes all painting material. Funds raised benefit Rosie Animal Adoption.
PHOTO COURTESY UNSPLASH Mayor Robert Grimaudo is inviting all St. Lazare residents to participate in the ninth annual edition of Plantons ensemble, a community tree planting event that will take place rain or shine at the Community Centre, 1301 Rue du Bois, at 10 a.m. this Sunday, June 9. Plantons ensemble is an initiative that was started in 2010 by Soulanges MNA Lucie Charlebois, Minister Responsible for Rehabilitation, Youth Protection, Public Health and Healthy Living, an
THE JOURNAL FILE PHOTO/JAMES ARMSTRONG Infrastructure for the well drilled in October 2017 to serve Hudson’s Heartbeet Community Farm was up for discussion at the June 4 council meeting. The issue of the non-potable water well drilled in late summer of 2017 to serve the Hudson Heartbeet Community Farm, the neighbouring dog park and Thompson Park was a major discussion point at the Hudson Town Council meeting on Monday, June 4. “The well needs a certain type of housing,” said
PHOTO BY JOHN JANTAK Nicolas Demurtas, Inspector and Prevention Technician for the Pincourt Emergency and Fire Protection Department; Councillor Denise Bergeron; Célia Corriveau, Division Chief responsible for Pincourt’s Cultural and Social Development Policy; and Councillor Claudine Girouard-Morel at the town’s first public consultation meeting regarding developing an action plan to assist handicapped citizens as part of its social development policy that was held at the Omn