PHOTO BY LAUREN MITCHELL As of September 21, motorists using the Hudson/Oka Ferry are advised to give themselves a little extra time on their commute as Bellevue Street will be closed due to redesign and repair work. The Town of Hudson website says the project will include: Correction of the street’s foundation; addition of a multifunction path on the street’s east side; addition of traffic-calming measures; and the addition of flower boxes. Throughout the duration of the wor
PHOTOS COURTESY FRED AGNEW Artist Deirdre Potash (left) and musician Rob Lutes are the two participants in the free oline Portal MusiArt 2020 Program for seniors. Portal MusiArt 2020 Do you enjoy drawing, or listening to music? The Stories behind the Songs - Join acclaimed singer-songwriter Rob Lutes for interesting stories and live performances of songs from the the history of popular music. Deirdre Potash Drawing Workshop Be inspired by the Quebec artist Marc-Aurèle Fortin.
PHOTO COURTESY HUDSON MUSIC FESTIVAL Steel Rail, comprised of Dave Clarke, Tod Gorr, and Ellen Shizgal, are back together in Quebec, making new acoustic music that reflects the best of the folk, bluegrass, and country traditions. By Brian Gallagher Nice to see the Hudson Music Festival back, even in a small way. Seems like the summer just wasn’t the same without it. I was chatting with festival director Blair Mackay and he was certainly happy to be bringing music back for a c
ByRod L. Hodgson – President Our Legion Branch #115 is now open. For this weekend and next week we will be open on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. There is a new debit/credit card machine at the bar for payments though you still can pay by cash. Our first opening weekend went very smoothly with an increase in patrons each day. The maximum allowable number of patrons is just 20. However if you are from the same bubble (husband and wife, partner etc.) you will be
To all at IGA Hudson Dear Editor, I would like to thank the IGA for all their service during this pandemic. When we, as seniors, were isolated at home, they continued to supply our much-needed groceries. On the phone they received our requests with patience, humour, and understanding. Delivery to our home was regular and professional always with a happy greeting and friendly attitude. When we later began to buy our own groceries at the store in Hudson, all precautions were es
Too close for comfort Dear Editor, Last Thursday as I was driving home on Main Road in Hudson I saw a huge number of teenagers from Westwood High School going through the village on the street and sidewalk and believe me, the two-meters distancing was not respected at all and no one was wearing a mask. In fact, not only did they not keep any distance, some were holding hands and some were holding each other by the waist and so on.
Aren’t they told by their parents and by the
QESBA is a menace to educational reform and should be ditched Dear Editor, On September 21, 2020 the Lester B. Pearson School Board (LBPSB) held its last council meeting under the present mandate which had been extended for two years, thus commissioners served from 2014 to 2020. Having attended all Council, Executive Committee and many Parents' Committee meetings during that time, there is no question that the elected public school system needs a massive revamping. Heaven kno
Thumbs up and down Dear Editor, On Saturday, September 19 I was invited to participate in Saint-Lazare’s sustainable development plan public consultation at the community centre from 9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. I was invited after having filled out a questionnaire. I can only commend the city and all those who worked on setting it up and planning/organizing this event. In consideration of the present circumstances with COVID-19, their job must have doubled or tripled. I felt safe and
PHOTO COURTESY SHUTTERSTOCK Approximately 50 kilograms of cannabis buds were seized in Saint-Zotique after police pulled over a vehicle that was exceeding the posted speed limit by over 70 k/hr. On Saturday September 12 at around 11:45 a.m., a patroller from the Vaudreuil-Dorion Sûreté du Québec station intercepted a vehicle traveling at 173 km/h in a 100 km/h zone. The vehicle was intercepted at km 7 of Highway 20 west in Saint-Zotique. After the vehicle was stopped, the off
PHOTO COURTESY CASCA Looking for an adoptive family or foster family for Zento. Hello, I am Zento. I was born July 6, 2015 and have been vaccinated and sterilized. I have tested negative for FIV and FeLV. I was found on a campground and rescued. I am super happy to live indoors now and I will follow you around in case you have time to pet me. I am looking for a loving home where I will be the only cat. For more information regarding Zento, please write to us at cascavaudreuil