Vaillancourt trial set for next year

By Rhonda Massad   April 7, 2015, is the date set for the preliminary inquiry for former mayor of Laval Gilles Vaillancourt and 36 other individuals arrested by UPAC in its...

Montreal, West Island collaborate against ash-killing bug

By Rhonda Massad   Montreal and West Island municipalities joined forces last week to inform the population about the insidious emerald ash borer (EAB) at a seminar was held at Beaconsfield...

LBPSB boots parent, commissioner and opposition candidat

By Robert Frank   Lester B. Pearson School Board (LBPSB) Chair Suanne Stein Day called for police to remove two members of the public during an unusually fraught school commissioners’ meeting,...

Printemps pour Pauline

By Robert Frank   Three years ago, Pauline Marois promised her Péquiste faithful that she would lead them to the Promised Land.On March 12, 2011, she waxed lyrical in predicting that...

St. Anne’s and DDO to save energy with new street light technology

By Rhonda Massad   Dollard des Ormeaux and St. Anne's have made changing street lamp technology a priority. Both cities are heading towards Led low energy decorative lighting to save money as...

Bed bugs on the rise for the privileged masses

By Rhonda Massad   The spread of bed bugs is soaring in cities like New York, Montreal and Laval. According to exterminator Pierre Dulude of Cible Action, calls are up 40...

West Island citizens advocacy to celebrate its fifth annual wine tasting event on April...

By Rhonda Massad   Excitment is building for the 5th annual west island citizens advocacy’s (WICA) wine tasting fundraiser, « In the Spirit of Advocacy « taking place on Wednesday, April...

Second councilor resigns in Senneville

By Rhonda Massad   Michael Van der Linden resigned from Senneville village council, March 27. The District 1 councillor is the second councilor to quit after the Nov. 3 municipal election.His...

Kuper students build prosthetic hand – for under $300 West Island teen scientists sweep...

 By Rhonda Massad   Kuper Academy Secondary 5 students Nicolas Theodore and Robert Riachi’s have dazzled McGill engineering and computer science professors with a working prosthetic robotic hand that they built...

Pointe Claire to spend $3.7 million on the Dongani overpass

 By Rhonda Massad   Pointe Claire has confirmed that it will spend $3.7 million this summer to repair the overpass on St. John over Donegani.The structure, which spans Canadian National and...

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