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  • Cities and countries aim to slash plastic waste within a decade
    by newsroom on 23/04/2019 at 2:16 pm

    Plastics pile up at Thilafushi, an artificial island created as a landfill, in the Maldives. (Shutterstock) Chelsea Rochman, University of Toronto and Diane Orihel, Queen’s University, Ontario If all goes well, 2030 will be quite a special year. Global and local community leaders from more […]

  • Easter weekend dampened by flooding in the Townships
    by newsroom on 22/04/2019 at 10:18 pm

    By Emilie Hackett, Special to the Record – After a close call for flooding earlier last week, Sherbrooke’s municipal emergency preparedness organization (OMSC) released a statement on Saturday, April 20 that the St. Francis River had overflowed its banks in several different areas […]

  • What’s that ringing in my ears? Church bells ring for Earth Day
    by Gordon Lambie on 22/04/2019 at 10:16 pm

    In what has become a tradition in certain parts of the Townships, church bells rang out more than 400 times at 11a.m. on Monday to “sound the alarm” for the planet on Earth Day. “We’ve been ringing the bells here for about eight years,” Reflected Carole Martignacco of […]

  • Potton’s Round Barn: This barn has a past, let’s give it a future!
    by newsroom on 22/04/2019 at 10:11 pm

    THE SCOOP, By Mable Hastings – On Thursday, April 18 at 10:30 a.m., the Round Barn Committee invited guests to the launching of a major fundraising campaign to complete the restoration of the Mansonville Round Barn located at 323 rue Principale in Mansonville. Noting a major grant from […]

  • Brome County News – April 23, 2019 edition
    by newsroom on 22/04/2019 at 9:38 pm

    The post Brome County News – April 23, 2019 edition appeared first on Sherbrooke Record. […]

  • Two Sherbrooke residents honoured for exceptional merit
    by mmccully on 18/04/2019 at 10:30 pm

    By Matthew McCully – In the lead up to National Organ and Tissue Donation Week, the City of Sherbrooke hosted a ceremony Thursday at City Hall to award Dr. Richard Tremblay, President of the Canadian Organ Donation Association, and Dr. Javier Teijeira, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeon with […]

  • Sherbrooke offers ­pre-pre-flood alert ahead of long weekend rain
    by Gordon Lambie on 18/04/2019 at 10:28 pm

    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 […]

  • Fleurimont hospital offers cycling to intensive care patients
    by newsroom on 18/04/2019 at 10:26 pm

    By Emilie Hackett, Special to the Record – CIUSSS de l’Estrie-CHUS is now offering a new rehabilitation program for its patients in the intensive care unit (ICU). A first in Quebec, patients who are bed-ridden or who are in a coma have access to the ergocycle, a mechanical exercise […]

  • Mont Orford to begin expansion work May 6
    by Gordon Lambie on 18/04/2019 at 10:21 pm

    The Corporation Ski & Golf Mont-Orford announced, on Wednesday, their plans for an investment of more than $11 million into the Mont Orford Ski Resort over the course of the coming year. Meant as a way to help the space become a year-round attraction, the work is set to be carried out between […]

  • New book records the stories of local vets military personnel
    by mmccully on 17/04/2019 at 10:51 pm

    By Matthew McCully – Roughly 300 people filled the William Street Armory in Sherbrooke Wednesday night to attend the launch of the book ‘Visages estriens – Hommage à nos militaires’. The 321-page volume contains the biographies of 150 different locals who served in […]

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