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Lower North Shore: July 2014 Archives

Expensive water hook-ups for Harrington Harbour residents

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Residents in Harrington Harbour will now have access to clean water from the town's new water facility. But it could cost them up to $5,000 for their home hook-ups. The town's administration is currently working out the details. Darlene Roswell-Roberts, administrator for the municipality of Côte-Nord du Golfe Saint-Laurent, explains how much longer residents will have to wait until they have safe drinkable water flowing out of their taps. Listen here.

Judge rules town of St. Augustin must help build landing pad

In 2012, Quebec's ferry authority, the Société des Traversiers replaced a local airboat service in the Lower North Shore community of St. Augustin with a provincially run hovercraft. But the STQ needs to build a landing terminal for the boat. Superior Court Judge has now ruled that the town cannot stop that from happening. Simon Clément is the Attorney for the STQ in this court case. Listen here