A Very Successful Open House for ANHSL

A Very Successful Open House for ANHSL

It is with great pride and great pleasure that the team of Les Aidants Naturels du Haut St-Laurent have welcomed more than 60 people at the inauguration of their new premises, this past Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. Many people took advantage of the invitation to come and visit our offices at 23A, Ste-Anne, Saint-Chrysostome. Many […]

Philippine Fundraiser

In early December Yannicke, owner of Café Namasthe and friend Adrien Doucette discussed the fact that little has happened to raise funds for the crises in the Philippines. It was then that they decided to put on a musical fundraiser to be held December 21st. The day arrived and despite it being a terrible day […]

Avalon Singers Perform Handel’s Messiah

Don’t miss a great opportunity to celebrate the season this year by attending the performance of a beloved Christmas work. On December 21, the Avalon Singers are excited to present Handel’s Messiah. Pamela Selkirk, who directs the Avalon Singers, was a member of the Madrigal Choir when they performed the Messiah in their early days, […]

Maison des Jeunes de Huntingdon December Calendar

Maison des Jeunes de Huntingdon December Calendar

The Maison des Jeunes de Huntingdon (MDJH) is a youth center which greets all teens regardless of their social status, gender, race, language and religion. The only requirement is to be between the ages of 12 to 17 years old to come to the MDJH. There is no specific problematic youth group attending the MDJH. […]

Complete closure of the Centennial Bridge

Shuttle transportation within Ormstown will be offered, free of charge, during the complete closure of the Centennial Bridge. Follow the below link to a map which shows the path of the shuttle bus.  Work begins on November 21, 2013. http://www.ormstown.ca/web/doc/Actualites/Localisation_de_la_navette_pont_du_Centenaire_20131120105312.pdf

Ormstown’s Black Friday Sale

Ormstown’s Black Friday Sale

Start your shopping early and save a few dollars!  On Friday, November 29, a number of shops in Ormstown will be having their ‘Black Friday Sale’.   The sale will take place during regular business hours.   Here’s a chance to not only save some money,  but also support your local merchants.   There are stores on […]

Chateauguay Valley Community Nights

Chateauguay Valley Community Nights opens its’ doors once again at C.V.R. with 79 participants participating in varied activities such as basketball, motors, art hives, badminton, Zumba, volleyball and a “Smart Women & Money” seminar. Watch for our Winter brochure coming out in December for the January , 14 10-week session offering these activities and much […]

Burglary in Huntingdon

Sometime on Sunday night or early Monday morning, one or two suspects broke into two Huntingdon businesses.  The suspects entered through the side door of Jess Café Bistro and Multi Ink.  A foot print of a large work boot was found at the door and it is estimated that the individual would be 6 feet […]

Elections and Participatory News

Elections and Participatory News

With news headlines about scandals, arrests and vacationing candidates,  wouldn’t you like to know more about who’s running in your municipality? Municipal candidates, let your constituents know what’s on your platform and how you plan to help make your community a better place. That being said,  your municipal candidates can only know which issues you […]

Public annoucement of Johanne Roy’s platform for the municipal election

Public annoucement of Johanne Roy’s platform for the municipal election

Ormstown, October 11 2013 Word of the candidate for mayor This election platform provides a description of the appointment which I invite the population in the next municipal elections in Ormstown, November 3, 2013. It is also the fruit of a reflection that follows my observations over the years and many meetings with the citizens […]

Welcome to It’s My Town

Welcome to your new community online participatory news site It’s My Town. At It’s My Town, members of the community can participate in the process of writing and sharing local news for the Chateauguay Valley. Residents can contribute local news items, announcements, stories from the past, photos and videos, post upcoming events, community calendar notices, road […]

Saving a Small Town

It’s sad to see so many businesses closing in the town of Huntingdon.  This once bustling little town used to offer it’s residents plenty of choices for shopping locally,  but with residents hit hard by the recession, they now head to the big box stores in Valleyfield, Chateauguay and New York for cheaper and cheaper […]

When it Rains it Pours!

When it Rains it Pours!

The Chateauguay Valley received large amounts of rain this spring, causing flooding and road closures. In Hinchinbrooke along the River Rd., workers had to do repairs to the road where the floodwaters washed away the shoulder not just once, but twice! Many farmers will likely suffer some yield loss and continue to struggle with the […]

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