Newly-created Soulanges Irish Society joins Saint-Jean-Baptiste parade

There was a sea of green at this year’s Saint-Jean-Baptiste parade in Saint-Lazare, off the western tip of Montreal. Nearly 30 members of the newly-created Soulages Irish Society (SIS) marched alongside proud Quebecers to mark the organization’s official launch. READ…

Saint-Lazare council addresses proposed development on Côte-Saint-Charles

Saint-Lazare city council debunked rumours about a proposed development project near Mon Village restaurant on Côte-Saint-Charles, at the intersection of Highway 40. Several people were upset over rumours the project’s sewage and runoff would eventually find its way into the…

Hudson, Que., landmark up for sale as church congregation downsizes

The Wyman Memorial United Church in Hudson, Que., is a brick landmark that has dominated a small hillside just off the town’s main street since it was built in 1907. But in the face of declining membership, ongoing deficits and…

Parents say lack of air conditioning at Lester B. Pearson schools a safety issue

Parents and teachers from Evergreen Elementary School in Saint-Lazare called on commissioners with the Lester B. Pearson School Board to install air conditioning at the school. Jennifer Buraglia, a parent at the school, got teachers to record temperatures throughout several…

Water supply, development plans take centre stage at St-Lazare council meeting

It was a packed council meeting in Saint-Lazare, with many residents voicing their concerns about a proposed development project for Chemin de Fief. “This could potentially impact on the larger area, an area that is entirely old forest and and…