Beat the heat with literacy

Beat the heat with literacy

—  28 juin

Emily Southwood – The Little Green Library’s season of bilingual, free summer activities for kids kicks off this July and the region’s budding readers are invited to participate. Additional activities will appear…

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Mr. Barn Wood salvages a little history

Mr. Barn Wood salvages a little history

—  27 juin

Emily Southwood – Simon Brennan came up with the seed of an idea for his business Mr. Barn Wood when he drove by a fallen down barn in the Haut Saint Laurent and thought, “I’d like to try my hand at repurposing…

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Howick and Huntingdon scouts headed to Scotland

Howick and Huntingdon scouts headed to Scotland

—  27 juin

Six members from the 1st Howick and 1st Huntingdon Scouts will be travelling to Scotland in mid-July to participate in the 36th international Blair Atholl Jamborette, held at Blair Castle in Perthshire, Scotland. The Scouts…

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La Croûte : Serving up fresh bread a lifetime in the making

La Croûte : Serving up fresh bread a lifetime in the making

—  22 juin

You know you have a good thing going when people will travel across the whole of the Haut-Saint-Laurent to line up outside a bakery hidden away inside a garage in Athelstan for their weekly supply of fresh baked bread. The…

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Huntingdon Optimist Club 45th anniversary celebrated with community-wide party

Huntingdon Optimist Club 45th anniversary celebrated with community-wide party

—  21 juin

The Huntingdon Optimist Club held a community-wide family day on Saturday, June 16, in celebration of their 45th anniversary. Open to all residents, the party featured a number of free activities in Prince Arthur Park including…

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The 1st Huntingdon Beaver and Cub Scouts Build Pollinator Insect Hotels

The 1st Huntingdon Beaver and Cub Scouts Build Pollinator Insect Hotels

—  20 juin

Months of hard work and effort by the 1st Huntingdon Beaver and Cub Scouts culminated on May 12th, when the youth proudly installed a pollinator insect hotel at the Reserve nationale de faune du Lac-Saint-François. The inspiration…

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CVR celebrates golden cohort

CVR celebrates golden cohort

—  20 juin

The familiar blue and white gowns were brought out of storage for the fiftieth time this past weekend at CVR as the regional high school, which opened its doors in 1967, graduated its golden cohort – the class of 2018.…

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New Frontiers School Board wins three QESBA Excellence in Education Awards

New Frontiers School Board wins three QESBA Excellence in Education Awards

—  13 juin

Emily Southwood – This May, the New Frontiers School Board (NFSB) was proud to receive three out of five QESBA Excellence in Education Awards. The 2018 QESBA (Quebec English School Boards Association)/ AAESQ (Association…

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Anne of Green Gables – The Musical : 13 shows in 5 municipalities

Anne of Green Gables – The Musical : 13 shows in 5 municipalities

—  13 juin

It’s official – Anne Shirley, everyone’s favourite red-headed orphan, will be touring the Haut-Saint-Laurent this summer, with five stops planned for the Rural Arts Project produced musical under the big tent in Huntingdon,…

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Walking club “One More Step” kicks off summer

Walking club “One More Step” kicks off summer

—  11 juin

Emily Southwood – Community agent Marcelle Chabot of Howick and Très-Saint-Sacrement is passionate about getting people walking. He’s far from alone in recognizing the substantial benefits to be gained from donning…

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