Sherbrooke offers ­pre-pre-flood alert ahead of long weekend rain

Stéphane Simoneau, Sherbrooke Fire Chief and Director of the OMSC, Sherbrooke’s municipal civil security authority, is warning people living near waterways to keep an eye out for flooding in advance of heavy rain expected in the area over the long weekend. Should the forecast 25-50 millimeters of ra…
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Drivers entering and leaving Lennoxville from the south should be advised that Queen Street will be reduced to one lane between Maple Grove and William-Paige streets from 9 a.m. Thursday…
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According to the Quebec Public Health Institute, the province has 51,884 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Of those, 937 are in the Estrie region. There were 81 new deaths attributed to…
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With big juicy hugs currently on hold, locals are trying to come up with creative and safe ways to celebrate milestones like, for example, the upcoming 99th birthday of Lennoxville…
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An early Saturday morning fire that destroyed the house at 621 McIver Street in Bury has been added to an ongoing investigation into fires on that street by the Sûreté…
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Revenu Quebec is reminding citizens of the province that the deadline to submit their income declarations either electronically or by mail for the 2019 tax year is June 1, by…
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Elizabeth Levac, Full Professor in the Department of Environment and Geography at Bishop’s University, wants to get people to take a closer look at their trees through a citizen science…
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Since culture is essential to the collective well-being, Sherbrooke’s three museums, the History Museum (Musée d’histoire), the Museum of Fine Arts (Musée des beaux-Arts) and the Museum of Nature and…
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According to the Quebec Public Health Institute, the province has 49, 702 confirmed cases of COVID-19, an increase of 563 from the day before. Of those, 932 are in the…
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Sunscreen was a hot topic during Tuesday evening’s Eastern Townships School Board Council of Commissioners meeting. Appalachian Teachers’ Association President Megan Seline pointed out that while parents are expected to…
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According to the Quebec Public Health Institute, the province has 49,139 confirmed cases of COVID-19, an increase of 541 from the day before. Of those, 932 are in the Estrie…
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On May 15 the Quebec English School Boards Association (QESBA) filed an application for judicial review regarding the constitutionality of Bill 40, the provincial government’s education governance reform bill. The…