PHOTO COURTESY JENNIFERROBSON.COM Greenwood's Pre-StoryFest presents bestselling novelist Jennifer Robson (writer of The Gown, a novel about the making of Queen Elizabeth's wedding dress) as part of Arts Alive 2019. Join us at the Hudson Village Theatre on Wednesday, June 12 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $15. Available online at villagetheatre.ca and at the Hudson Village Theatre box office. More info at greenwood-centre-hudson.org.
PHOTO COURTESY PEXELS The annual Spring Fling will be held Saturday, June 1 on Wyman Lawn, 513 Main Road from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in conjunction with groups such as Le Nichoir, Hudson Garden Club, Hudson Food Collective, and the Greenwood Centre for Living History. This is the time to refresh your garden with plants donated by the Hudson Garden Club (HGC) members. Donated plants, clearly labelled, will be welcomed from 8:30 a.m. onward. Revenue from the sale helps the HGC fund o
PHOTO COURTESY ANIMATCH Katou, an 11-year-old Pomerainian Chihuahua mix, is a mature girl who still has energy and lots of love to give. Sadly, her human died, but she is ready to move on. A few strolls around the neighborhood and even a little play time would help her lose a couple of pounds. After that, she'll be ready for belly rubs and ear scritchies. If you're the laid back family that's been looking for a dog just like her, fill out the form and ask for Katou. For more
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PHOTO BY MICHAEL GREEN The committee of the St. James’ Church Country Homes Tour always presents an exceptional line-up of homes for their annual June fundraising event. The Wilshire House, with a prestigious Hudson address, is one of this year’s carefully curated picks. The home, built in 2012, is located on a private crescent and sits harmoniously on a 35,000 sq-foot lot that is subtly landscaped and full of mature trees. The exterior, in keeping with the developer’s vision
PHOTO BY JOHN JANTAK Cyclists in Vaudreuil-Dorion will have a new option to choose from this summer as the city prepares to convert the north portion of Rue des Dahlias into a bike path. Vaudreuil-Dorion cyclists will have another bike route option to choose from as the city prepares to convert a portion of the north side of Rue des Dahlias into a bike path. The lane width of the street for vehicles will be reduced to accommodate the path and parking will only be permitted on
For the fourth year in a row, summer arrives in Hudson with Arts Alive, a festival of arts and culture that, during the course of the summer, travels to several of the most beautiful regions in Quebec (besides Hudson, it includes Huntingdon, Knowlton, Quebec City, Wakefield and certain Montreal libraries). Arts Alive is organized by ELAN (English Language Arts Network) with the aim of connecting, supporting and encouraging English speaking artists and cultural organizations t
PHOTO BY JAMES ARMSTRONG It takes an entire team of volunteers, sponsors, city employees, political representatives and more to ensure the continued success of Festival de Cirque. The 15th edition of the Vaudreuil-Dorion Festival de Cirque sets off from Jeannotte Street on Friday, June 21. It promises a family-oriented fun-packed weekend that includes the 9th Mozaïk Parade on Sunday, June 23 culminating in a spectacular fireworks display. “All the shows are free,” said Festiv
Open Letter - Floods 2019: The cameras are withdrawing ... the government too Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, François Legault, Premier of Quebec, While the crisis situation due to the floods persists and the victims are preparing for the recovery phase, your governments seem to have already turned the page on this event and appear insensitive to the demands of the municipalities that are at the forefront of the 2019 floods. On this 37th day of floods, even if the m
PHOTO BY NICK ZACHARIAS Organizer Daniel Legendre (right) presents a proposal to Rigaud Mayor Hans Gruenwald in front of town hall Thursday, with ideas brought forward by frustrated locals looking for better ways to deal with the flood crisis, and to be better prepared for future flood events Citizens gathered last Thursday, May 23 on the steps of Rigaud Town Hall to present Mayor Hans Gruenwald Jr. with a proposal for current and future flood responses, and discuss existing