PHOTO COURTESY CASCA Handsome Leroy was born November 30, 2016. He has been vaccinated and sterilized. Leroy is a big cuddle bug and would like nothing more than to find his forever family. Leroy is friendly with other cats, dogs and children. For more information regarding Leroy please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PHOTO COURTESY HARRY STERGIOPOULOS Harry Stergiopoulos, Instructor for Krav Maga Vaudreuil, with students Melissa Degongre, Pascal Wautier, and George Panagopoulos who successfully completed their P1 level exam, a rigorous 4-hr test supervised by Master Instructor and International Expert Thierry Cimkauskas. "I am very proud of all of them - they worked very hard for this, it is well-deserved. Congratulations!'"
PHOTO BY JOHN JANTAK A Rigaud resident gestures to council as he complains about residential property tax hikes during a special session that saw the town’s 2020 budget adopted on December 16. Taxes will rise between 8.3 per cent to 13.7 per cent depending in which sector a resident resides. Calls made for provincial inquiry into town’s management It was standing room only as Rigaud council adopted its 2020 municipal budget to a chorus of boos and jeers as approximately 150 r
PHOTO BY JOHN JANTAK Saint-Lazare Treasurer Stephanie Martin presents the city’s 2020 budget during a special sitting of council on Tuesday, December 17. Property taxes for an average house evaluated at $386,000 will rise by $60 next year. Homeowners in Saint-Lazare will see their property taxes increase by 1.9 per cent for a completely serviced residence after council unanimously adopted the city’s budget for 2020 during a special session on Tuesday evening, December 17. Tax
PHOTO COURTESY PETER SCHIFKE’S OFFICE As the new Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Peter Schiefke (left) begins his second term as the Member of Parliament for Vaudreuil-Soulanges with a new challenge ahead and will be working on what has become a high profile portfolio for the Liberal government. Vaudreuil-Soulanges Member of Parliament Peter Schiefke has been appointed by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as the new Parliamentary Secreta
The end of the year is budget time and the town of Hudson held a special meeting on the evening of December 16 to present 2019 results, the budgetary plan for 2020, and a look ahead for spending as far as 2022. The orientation of council for this budget was to work on tax fairness and ensure that going forward taxes and budgets better reflect actual use. Pro-Mayor Austin Rikley-Krindle opened the meeting and got straight to the business of the evening. Financial resource mana
PHOTO BY JOHN JANTAK Pincourt homeowners are looking at an increase of 3.32 per cent on their 2020 tax bill which includes services including garbage collection, recycling and brown bin pickup, and payments to the Sûreté du Québec. Homeowners in Pincourt will see their property tax bills rise by 3.32 per cent next year after council unanimously adopted its 2020 budget during a special sitting on Tuesday evening, December 17. For an average home evaluated at $299,408, the incr
PHOTO COURTESY UNSPLASH Hudson Village Quilters welcomes new and experienced quilters to join our friendly group. We meet from 9 a.m. until noon on the third Wednesday of the month September through June at Wyman Church, 513 Main Road, Hudson. Membership offers opportunities to learn new techniques and showcase work at the upcoming 'PasTimes' quilt show (May 2-3, 2020 at the Community Centre in Hudson).
PHOTO COURTESY UNSPLASH The aches and pains have subsided, the dizziness has gone away, and I’ve had two nights of pretty good sleep, all thanks to a double dose of vaccines I received late last week. After a good friend came down with a nasty case of shingles, she urged us all to get ourselves vaccinated in order to avoid going through the horrible pain and discomfort she’d been enduring for weeks. It was enough to light the proverbial fire under me – I booked the appointmen
PHOTO COURTESY ANIMATCH Darling (aka Peanut) is looking for a very special human because the two of them have a lot of work to do. This 2 ½ year old female-Shih Tzu- Yorkie mix is so cute that her previous family set no rules or guidelines for her. So she became the boss of both the humans and the other dog. If someone tried to push the point, she would have a tantrum and bite. She's in a foster home now and has learned a lot in the last two weeks. Darling is getting a lot of