From the news & from around town.
The Government of Canada supports upgrades for Theatre Lac-Brome BROME LAKE, QUEBEC–(Marketwired – Feb. 10, 2017) – Department of Canadian Heritage The Honourable Denis Paradis, Member of Parliament (Brome-Missisquoi), today announced that Theatre Lac-Brome will receive $280,000 in funding for building renovations. Mr. Paradis made this announcement on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage. This support, provided by the Government of Canada through the Canada Cultural Spaces Fund, will be used by the organization to build a lobby adjacent to the theatre and extend its season to year-round. Quotes “The Government of Canada is pleased to […]
Knowlton’s Famous Store Dog Comes Alive in New Novel :: Wire Service Media New middle grades novel set in the Quebec Eastern Townships is inspired by a well-known Knowlton store dog named P.J. The author, Morri Mostow, will return to Knowlton to launch her book where it is set, in Knowlton, at Brome Lake Books, on October 1 at 3 p.m Knowlton’s Famous Store Dog Comes Alive in New Novel :: Wire Service Media Morri Mostow will launch her first novel, P.J. le Pooch & the Magic Sketchbook, at Brome Lake Books on Saturday, October 1, at 3 p.m. The […]
M.S. Martin s.c.a., i.a.f. Presents Visions – Voyages An exhibition of paintings in watercolour and oil that will take you from the Inner Hebrides, through Wales and England to sunny Italy. From church windows to Roman villas, from country lanes to the Appian Way, from poppy fields to olive groves, this exhibition will delight you with its varied subjects, its vibrant colours, and its contrasting moods. Recognized for accurate draftsmanship and superb quality of light, Martin’s paintings will be on display daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, July 16 to Sunday, July 24, at: The Brome County Museum […]
Last December, the Choir was thrilled to perform to large appreciative audiences. We owe huge thanks to all of you who came. Your generosity allowed us to make substantial donations: $600 to Helping Hands Food Bank in Cowansville, and an amazing $1500 to the Brome Lake Food Bank. This Spring we turn our attention to supporting the needs of young people. In Knowlton, all proceeds will be directed to the “Salamander Summer Camp”. Meanwhile, proceeds from our out of town concert will support the creation of a music room at the Mansonville Youth Centre. To enhance our performance and provide […]
The ensemble L’Harmonie des saisons presents ‘‘THE FOUR SEASONS,” musical poetry by Antonio VIVALDI, performed by the viola da gamba quartet Les Voix humaines. Come celebrate Spring with us! Vivaldi’s poems and musical surprises will also accompany each of the Seasons, for example an arrangement of Gershwin’s Summertime, Kosma’s Autumn Leaves and others. Saturday April 9th at 2 p.m. at St-Matthew’s Cultural Center of Stukely-Sud (450-539-1309) and 8 p.m. at The United Church of Knowlton (450-378-3555). Tickets available at Bijouterie Gervais in Granby and Brome Lake Books in Knowlton and at the door before each event. Pre-sale $30, Regular […]
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The popular public market in Knowlton, which is on Maple Street and has been for the last several years since opening, will be moved to the site of the old Town of Brome Lake Municipal Garage. The Town has decided not to sell the land where the garage has stood and instead will use for the public market. The site is on Mont Echo Road just over the creek and should make a nice site once the land has been thoroughly decontaminated. Years of use as a garage and waste dumping facility have meant the decrepit old building currently on […]
The Brome Lake Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that the store T Room located at 255 Knowlton Road in Knowlton, Lac-Brome won the prize for the contest Coup de coeur in the Town of Brome Lake. The competition was created as part of the Gala Excellence of Brome-Missisquoi to be held on October 24, 2015. The other companies that were proposed by the Towns’ residents for the competition are: – Auberge Knowlton – Desjardins (Knowlton branch) – Étang.ca – Le Panier Champêtre – Ô Paradis Animal – Panissimo – Star Café – Yoga Salamandre The Chamber of Commerce […]
Quadruple Olympic gold medalist Caroline Ouellette is teaming up with Barry F. Lorenzetti, President, CEO and Founder of BFL CANADA, for a benefit concert to be held on September 25th to raise funds for the Quebec and Ontario Provincial Women’s Hockey associations. “I want to promote the sport that has enabled me to better myself while representing my country and to help pave the way for young girls and women who are interested in joining”, comments Mrs. Ouellette. She will also be addressing the audience before the concert. Entertainment for the evening will be provided by the well-known tribute band […]
Meeting of the 5 candidates that are running in the Federal Election of October 19, 2015 The Brome Lake Chamber of Commerce is inviting all its members and all the citizens of the Town of Brome Lake to meet the five candidates who are running in the district of Brome-Missisquoi at the October 19, 2015 Federal Election. This meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 30 at 7 p.m. at the Lakeview Inn located at 50 Victoria Street, Knowlton. The names of the candidates are as follows: Ms. Catherine Lusson, NPD Mr. Patrick Melchior, Bloc québécois Mr. Patrick Paine, Forces […]
The reconstruction of the bridge over the Quilliams Creek, at Lakeside (route 243) in the path of Brome Lake, will force motorists to take a massive detour this fall. The latest report of the inspection of bridge over the creek Quilliams indicates that at least one beam lost its capacity. The framework also presented significant signs of corrosion. Transports Québec indicated that the work, which will lead to the complete closure of the 243 will be gradually from August 24 to December 7. The detour proposed by the Lakeside road, 215 and 104 (Knowlton road). The reinforced concrete girder bridge […]
Famous ECOSPHERE project ten years of the Fair of the Environment and Écohabitation in Brome on 26 and 27 September. I’m sending you information about some key events and distinguished guests that enrich this edition. Many conferences are held on green technology, green building, health and diet. Our guests Lucie Pagé and Zachary Richard (which comes as a speaker and not as a musician) are available for interviews, and our spokespersons and our Director–General, Eric Ferland. Passionate guests Lucie Pagé Journalist, writer and speaker Conference Saturday at 4 pm, participating at the evening of the wise Zachary Richard Songwriter, environmentalist […]