What started as a dare ended with a dozen firefighters from Lachute, Wentworth, Gore and Morin-Heights stripping down to their bunker suits and posing for a new benefit calendar that is being sold to benefit the Lachute edition of the Relay for Life, that is scheduled to take place on June 7.
Virginia police are searching for Lachute fire chief Pierre Morand after housekeepers at the Quality Inn in Hillsville, Virginia found a note allegedly left by a little girl.
Hillsville Police Department investigator James Alderman told The Review that on Thursday, November 29, a hotel housekeeper in Hillsville found a note that police say appeared to be written by a child by the name of Jasmine Hines.
Virginia police are searching for Lachute fire chief Pierre Morand after housekeepers at the Quality Inn in Hillsville, Virginia found a note allegedly left by a little girl. Hillsville Police Department investigator James Alderman told The Review that on Thursday, November 29, a hotel housekeeper in Hillsville found a note that police say appeared to be written by a child by the name of Jasmine Hines. Police alleged that the note said she was missing and that police were looking for her.
On the day The Review met with veteran air-force pilot John Watson and his wife, U.S. Air Force nurse Shirley-Marie Sineath, at their home in Lachute, it was 50 years to the day that the world almost ended.
The couple recounted what it was like living through the fear that surrounded the country, and indeed the world, during the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962.
Stationed at the Cape Canaveral base in Florida, Watson worked covertly on special assignments involving the U.S. space program and he said he felt very isolated from Canada during the crisis.
A rash of robberies left city officials and agricultural society members in Lachute sparking mad last week after a thief or thieves broke into the electrical buildings located at Richelieu Park and at the Lachute Fairgrounds and made off with thousands of dollars in stolen electrical components and copper wires.
Sûreté du Quebec Sergeant Marie-Josée Gervais told The Review that police are investigating both crimes, but currently have no suspects.
J.M Barrie's classic tale of Peter Pan, came to life at the Théâtre des Petits Bonheurs, in Lachute, during a three-day run from June 1-3, that catered to the region's families, by presenting a show that was largely performed by children, for children.
The child actors ranged in age from four-year-olds to teenagers and they featured such budding talents as William Lépine, who played the iconic role of Peter Pan, opposite Joannie Lacroix as Wendy and Johanne Desr
LACHUTE – Anti-Liberal protesters have been heating-up Lachute's streets since May 25, banging pots and pans and calling for the 'defeat of Quebec's Liberals'.
The group of citizens are calling for a repeal to Bill 78 and they demand that the Liberal Government end the tuition strike by ceding to all of the students demands and lowering, tuition - or possibly financing it completely.
The Lachute United Church is preparing to start a new chapter of its existence. Thanks to a $3.1 million grant from the Quebec Ministry of Culture, Communications and the Status of Women the goal of transforming the historic church into a regional library is one step closer to reality.
The City of Lachute has been working on the expansion of its municipal library since 2009 when council proposed an expansion of the Jean-Marc Belzile library which is located on Main Street in Lachute.
More than 125 dogs and puppies seized from a commercial breeding facility near Quebec City are receiving a new lease on life.
Thanks to the help of provincial investigators from the Quebec Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPAQ) the animals were removed in late March after multiple visits revealed the dogs were living in poor conditions.
Firefighters in Wentworth-North got more than they planned for on Sunday, March 20, when they responded to a fire alarm that quickly escalated into a critical situation involving a suicidal gunman who allegedly told firefighters he intended to die in a shoot-out with police.
Wentworth-North Fire Chief Jason Neil spoke exclusively with The Review on Monday and he explained that his team was responding to a routine fire intervention for an alarm at 351 Chemin du Lac Farmer that escalated into a top-notch scenario no one was expecting.
The bright lights of reality television turned their cameras towards Lachute and Vankleek Hill last summer as Sheldon Smithens and Scott Cozens, the hosts of History televisions ‘Canadian Pickers’, arrived in the region to tour for local treasures. If you tune-in to the History Network this week you can follow the pickers tour as they dig through antiques at Phil Arber’s farm in Vankleek Hill and as they hunt for treasures at the Lachute Flea Market.
It's been three months since Argenteuil MNA David Whissell resigned his position as provincial deputy, leaving behind an empty seat in the National Assembly - and an impending election.
According to Melanie Cayer, spokesperson for the Liberal riding office in Lachute, the election must be called within six months of Whissell's resignation. Alternatively, Premier Jean Charest may choose to call a general election, which is rumoured to be happening sometime this fall.
In the meantime, Lachute native Lise Proulx has emerged as the next Liberal candidate for Argenteuil.
Police officers rushed a badly injured two-month old baby to the CSSS Argenteuil Hospital in Lachute on Monday, February 27, after they received a tip from a concerned citizen who said the infant was in danger.
Within a matter of days, however, the Sûreté du Quebec had launched an internal investigation into the situation, which resulted in both the transfer of the child's custody to youth protection services as well as the arrest of an emergency-room doctor.
It's been two months since MNA d'Argenteuil David Whissell resigned as the region's provincial deputy and the clock is ticking for new candidates to step forward and express an interest in replacing him.
However, when The Review contacted each of Quebec's official political parties, the results were the same: no candidates have yet been named for the riding.
Shop owners and residents in Lachute and Hawkesbury are being advised by their respective police forces to be on the lookout after seven instances in two weeks in which businesses have reported customers attempting to pay for purchases using counterfeit $100 bills.
According to Sûreté du Quebec Sgt. Gilles Mitchell, the counterfeit bills are isolated to the Canadian Journey Series, which have been in circulation since 2004.
Mylène Freeman, the New Democratic Party representative for Argenteuil-Papineau-Mirabel, was one of several MPs that slammed the federal government for its "lack of action on combating violence against aboriginal women" during a series of debates last month.
The official opposition party said in mid-December the government's report tabled in the House of Commons was "whitewashed," noting the United Nations would be pursuing its investigation into missing and murdered aboriginal women and children.