Galt celebrates 50 years with 1,200 cupcakes

On Friday Oct. 11, Alexander Galt Regional High School celebrated its upcoming 50th anniversary with 1,200 cupcakes. Students and staff gathered around the school’s new gazebo where they munched on…
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While Mondays at Grace Village Pavilion are always special thanks to weekly visits from the Lennoxville Quilters Guild, this week was extra special. Monday, Feb. 17 the quilters presented a…
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Last week, in an interview with Radio-Canada Estrie, Coaticook Mayor Simon Madore expressed that his municipality is exploring the possibility of implementing a pay system for access to Mount Pinacle…
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Ice cutting is something rare to see these days but just like the snow rollers from back in the day, it was a way for farmers to deal with what…
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On Friday, Feb.14, the Missisquoi North Volunteer Centre (CABMN) received a visit from Jenny’s Daycare (Jenny Royea). Four-year-olds Ava Fortin and Kloee Colgan were proud to deliver treats to the…
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Love comes in many forms, and when this pair of two-year-old Saint Bernards arrived at the Frontier Animal Society shelter, it was clear they had a special bond. Together since…
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After a week of competitive action, the 2020 edition of the Alexander Galt Carnival culminated in an activity-filled day with inflatable games, a mechanical bull, improv games, dance competition, and…
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The Eastern Townships School Board celebrated Teacher Appreciation Week from Feb. 2 to Feb. 8 in honour of all the wonderful teachers out there who make it their daily mission…
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A small but varied crowd turned out to watch the beginning of demolition work on the old Hotel Wellington building on Wednesday. Among those who took in Sherbrooke’s newest spectator…
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Mother Nature smiled on Stanstead in time for the annual Winter Carnival at Beebe Memorial Park Saturday. Kids took advantage of a giant snow pile, horse-drawn wagon rides, bounce houses,…
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The federal government was all ears Monday, listening to the needs of constituents at a pre-budgetary consultation in Sherbrooke. Marie-Claude Bibeau, Member of Parliament for Compton-Stanstead and Minister of Agriculture…
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An amount of $729,700 will be invested by the provincial government in the Estrie region to improve the services offered directly to caregivers. The funds, which will be distributed and…
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For 123 years The Sherbrooke Record has been serving the population of the Eastern Townships. Founded on Feb. 9, 1897, it is one of only two English dailies in Quebec…
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Last week Sherbrooke’s five educational institutions of higher learning, Bishops’ University, Champlain Regional College, Université de Sherbrooke, Cégep de Sherbrooke, and Séminaire de Sherbrooke, launched their new collaborative project with…
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It’s the end of French school boards in Quebec, and the beginning of a legal battle for English boards to preserve their right to govern their schools. In the early…
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Local branch members of the Lion’s Club stopped by Princess Elizabeth Elementary School (PEES) Thursday morning to deliver a donation of $5,000, helping the school reach its fundraising goal for…