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Eastern Townships: May 2014 Archives

The Fairy Potters at Waterloo Elementary

Meet the Fairy Potters at Waterloo Elementary School. The pottery program started four years ago thanks to a local businessman, who donated a kiln to the school and hired a local potter to teach the kids. 

Our Townships reporter Alison Brunette met some of the enthusiastic young potters to find out more. Listen here.

77 people forced out of their homes in Sherbrooke

140527_d400k_residence-de-la-cathedrale_g.jpg77 people in downtown Sherbrooke have just been told they have until the end of July to find new homes because their assisted living residence is being forced to close. Les Résidences de la Cathédrale is the second assisted living housing complex to be closed in the city this year, after the Maison Marquette was closed for similar reasons back in March. Our Townships Reporter Alison Brunette spoke to some of the residents, and brings us that story. Listen here.

Family home attacked in Bury

Police are investigating a Molotov cocktail bombing that happened around 2 in the morning last Thursday in the town of Bury, in the Eastern Townships. Patricia Thibault, her husband and her two kids were sleeping when the bombs went off.

Visit ICI-Estrie's website for an interview with the family, and to see more images of the damage.