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Stanstead

Ross Murray: Activism

Thumbnail image for BRKWY LOGO FINAL.jpgMany people of a certain age went through what we might call a hippy phase. Ross Murray is no exception. In this week's column we learned how he seems to have passed on his planet-saving penchant to a new generation. Turns out his daughter is a chip off the old man's environmentalist block, though her dumpster-diving may be going off the deep end... Listen here

Schoolyard project at Sunnyside Elementary

20140522_160445.jpgThe new schoolyard at Sunnyside Elementary in Stanstead will be a natural play area, with tree trunks, logs, rocks and trails. Rachelle visited the school and spoke with teacher Chantal Ménard about the Sunnyside Up Project. A committee of teachers and parents are working to upgrade that school-yard, to ditch the plastic and make the space more green. Listen here

Charity auction in Stanstead

20140522_130751.jpgA giant charity auction at Centenary United Church in Stanstead will benefit children in that community and  in Lac Megantic. Rachelle met up with two of the women organizing the June 7th event. Martine Drysdale and Barbara Heath showed her some of the items that have been donated for auction.  Listen here