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IT’S BEGINNING TO LOOK A LOT LIKE CHRISTMAS – The Christmas spirit was in the air in Shawville for the municipality’s annual tree lighting, November 25 (picture left), and the Parade of Lights, November 26. After the parade, children were able to visit Santa at the Lion’s Hall.

CHRISTMAS ARRIVES IN QUYON – The Christmas season arrived early in Quyon on November 8 during Onslow Elementary School’s annual Christmas Craft Show and Bake Sale, presented by the Home and School Committee. Thirty-five vendors displayed their wares as the school’s auditorium and some of the classrooms were filled with tables of knitted items, jewellery, crafts, baking, and home decor. All proceeds from the rental of the tables and the bake sale went towards the school’s playground fund. Santa also stopped in for a visit and children were able to visit him, colour and prepare and post their Christmas wish list.

CAMPBELL’S BAY GROCERY STORE CLOSED – Shortly after the production of our last issue, Marche Ami in Campbell’s Bay closed it doors. Many residents were surprised to see papered windows and a closed sign on the door when they arrived at the store to do some shopping. In mid-November, co-owner Robert Larivière explained the financial difficulties faced by the company due to changes in the consumption habits of the population and the arrival of new competitors in the grocery field.

Over $800,000 invested in Scierie Lefèvre-Pharand

Added: Wed, 11/30/2016 - 9:14pm

Andre Fortin announced an $805,000 interest-free loan for Scierie Lefèvre-Pharand.

Gaëtan Forgues
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18 Pontiac mayors protest Laurentian closures

Added: Wed, 11/30/2016 - 9:13pm

Over 30 people, including the MRC Pontiac’s 18 mayors, protested the closure of both the Pontiac’s Laurentian Bank branches

Allyson Beauregard

CAMPBELL’S BAY – About 30 people, including the 18 MRC Pontiac read more »