The Magog River is rising

By Emilie Hackett, Special to the Record – The Magog Lake in Sherbrooke reached its maximal level on Wednesday morning, which forced authorities to open the Rock Forest dam, which holds back the water in the Magog Lake. The dam was opened to its maximum at 10 a.m. yesterday. It will lead to an incre…
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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…
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Tom Cavanagh, former Academic Dean of Champlain College in Lennoxville and longtime columnist for The Record, died on Tuesday at the age of 87. Although Cavanagh and his wife Rosemary…
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The can and bottle drive organized by the Provigo Robert Lafond in Lennoxville on Sunday succeeded in raising $3,088.95 for the local scouting movement. Helped out by a collection of…