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Saint Brigid’s tackling stomach bug

Saint Brigid’s Home had two floors under quarantine as of late Thursday when a number of cases of gastroenteritis appeared. Both residents and some 19 staff members had been affected as of Monday. The cause of the outbreak was unknown as of Monday.

Resident activities were cancelled at the home as of Friday.

A new look at Military History of Quebec City launched

Military History of Quebec City: 1608-2008 was launched this week in time to help celebrate the 400th anniversary of the city. Historians and military scholars Serge Bernier, Jacques Castonguay, André Charbonneau, Yvon Desloges and Larry Ostola have put together a work that shines a light on Quebec City’s different regimes and roles, beginning with the organization of New France.

Chalmers-Wesley Church spire in need of urgent repairs

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Photo: Yves Rodriguez

Chalmers-Wesley United Church, built in 1853, was recognized as a historic building by the province in 1995. This imposing Neo-Gothic structure is home to one of the few English-language congregations within the walls of historic Quebec City. The attached photograph shows the church with its soaring 164-foot spire, a feature of the skyline in many a famous picture of old Quebec.

Rediscover Laura Ingalls Wilder

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“Laura Ingalls Wilder, Farm Journalist”, edited by Stephen W. Hines
c.2007, University of Missouri Press $34.95
330 pages, includes index

Remember the days before computers?

Storybook weekend for Spartans at small schools tournament

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The Stanstead College Senior Girls basketball team did it again this past weekend, this time at the Bailly Small Schools Provincial Tournament at Bishop’s College School. And this time they did it in storybook fashion.

Another historic win for the Lady Lions

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Photo: Dominique Routhier

Last Friday night, the St. Lawrence AAA Women’s Basketball team set a new benchmark for their program by beating the Volontaires de Sherbrooke by a score of 104-71. This win confirmed the participation of the team in the Provincial Championships for the first time in the program’s history.

The St. Andrew’s Soloists to perform concert this weekend

The St. Andrew’s soloists are set to perform their chamber music at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in old Quebec on Saturday, February 23 at 8 p.m. Entitled Seasons at St. Andrew’s, the concert will be a musical panorama featuring the works of Beethoven, Kreisler, Shostakovich and Schumann.

Classical guitar, heavy metal and prog rock

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