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Turcot Interchange Closed For The Weekend.

Getting either in or out of Montreal’s downtown will essentially be impossible this weekend unless you use city streets. The entire Turcot interchange is slated to be closed down for the weekend. Here are the weekend closures illustrated: Then, to

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School Closures Up North

No school closures to report in our area so far this morning. However there are several up north in both the Sir Wilfred Laurier and des Laurentides school boards. Here’s what is closed: Arundel Elementary School Grenville Elementary School Laurentia

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Partial Closure Of Main Road In Hudson

Main Road in Hudson will be closed between Cameron and Wharf starting at 7:30 this morning. Town employees will be working on a water main. Work is expected to be wrapped up by 4 this afternoon. Visit the Town of

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Former Afghan Hostage Now Facing Sexual Assault Charges And More

A Canadian man recently freed with his American wife and children after being held hostage for about five years in Afghanistan is now facing 15 charges — including assault and sexual assault. Neither the federal government nor Ottawa Police have

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Christmas Tree Pick-Up

Time to take the lights and decorations off the tree and haul it out to the curb. In Vaudreuil-Dorion, the collection of Christmas trees will take place from January 8 to 19. You can also bring your natural tree to

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Most Area CLSC’s Remain Closed Today

  The Montérégie-Ouest Integrated Health and Social Services Center is reminding area residents that a number of CLSC’s and out patient services remain closed  or have reduced hours today. Here’s a list of area services and their status for today.

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Public Health Canada Warns To Avoid Romaine Lettuce

Public health officials are advising people in eastern Canada to consider avoiding romaine lettuce because of the risk of E. coli contamination. The Public Health Agency of Canada says one person has died and 40 have gotten sick in Ontario,

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Ste. Angelique Road Work – Phase Two

More road work on the way for central Saint Lazare. Ste. Angelique will be down to one lane between Denis and des Cedres for a week starting tomorrow. There are detours in place and some CIT bus stops may be

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Keep Them Active Over The Holidays

There will be low cost drop in Hockey, Skating, Soccer and other activities at the Complexe Sportif Saint-Lazare starting on Saturday the 23rd of December and going through to January 6th. Here’s the schedule of events:  

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Heading To And From Downtown Is About To Become Even More Difficult

What’s that old saying? A picture is worth a thousand words. Well, here are some pictures that will probably have you muttering at least a few words that shouldn’t be repeated in polite company. Major changes and closures start tonight

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Canada’s Most Watched Videos

You Tube has released their annual list of the most watched videos in Canada. Topping the list this year at more than 30 million views worldwide is the frightening scene of a young girl being dragged off a BC ferry

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Detours In Downtown Saint-Lazare

A storm sewer pipe has to be replaced on St. Angelique in Saint Lazare. That means that Ste. Angelique will be completely closed to traffic between Daniel and des Cedres starting this morning and running through to the 15th. The

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Santa Claus Is Coming To Town

The Christmas Season in Hudson starts this Friday evening with the Festival of Lights. The fun starts at 6:15 at the Community Centre on Main Road and there will be a screening of the movie “The Polar Express” following the

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NBC Fires Matt Lauer

Matt Lauer, the anchor of the “Today” show for two decades, has been terminated by NBC News after a detailed complaint about inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace. NBC News Chairman, Andrew Lack said in a memo to employees that

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Discover The Advantages Of A “Downtown” Education For West Island And Off Island Students

All three of my daughters have traveled or are traveling downtown five days a week to go to school in the city. The advantages have far outweighed any minor logistical problems posed by the travel. To that end, I am

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