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Arrays of sunshine

By Tam Davis Trying times bring out the best in people imbued with community spirit. When corona virus began to upend our lives several weeks ago,...

Tempo temporarily closed

Given the risks associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, it is essential to follow the Public Health directives and to help others, especially seniors. Make sure...

It’s just a dog

She is resting on the couch next to me breathing, sometimes with difficulty, but alive. She’s an old Lab. She’s been my dog for...

Changes to Short Film Contest

There are changes to the Short Film Contest for the third Knowlton Film Festival, August 20 to 23. The contest is now open to all....

Five New First Responders join the team

This March, five new First Responders: Terek Lapierre, Colleen Andersen, Sylvie Morin, Jennifer Jones and Vicky Carrier, joined the Brome Lake team. These five...

Mario Paris: the man behind Étang.ca’s international success

The income of the business is a secret. Mario Paris, CEO of Étang.ca, better known as Canadianpond.ca, doesn’t like to measure its success in...

How to avoid being scammed

By Nancy Page, special contributor Many of us have had fraudulent phone calls or emails. Last year, nearly 20,000 Canadians were victims. Here is advice...

Brome Bright Lights short story contest for students

The Brome Bright Lights short story contest is open to elementary level children (grades 1–6) in the Brome-Missisquoi area. So, it is time for...

Canada’s Forests – size, diversity and ownership

A mature tree absorbs around 22 kilos of CO2 a year. Here is a picture of what Canadian forests contribute to fight carbon emissions. Canada...

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

By Gail Watt, special contributor By the time you read this there will be no more plastic bags available at the checkout counter at Knowlton’s...