Lastweek, the Regie de police Memphremagog received a call concerning an accident at the Soft-tex Pillows factory on Principale, in Magog. A 51 year-old woman got her arm caught in a machine. While personnel from the CSSSM cared for the woman, paramedics, firefighters and the police worked together for three hours to release her from the machine. Her condition is not known and a CSST inspector has gone to the scene to determine the cause of the accident.
A little before midnight on August 24th, a 32 year-old man from Charlemagne began beating his female partner following an attack of jealousy in a Magog motel room. The woman was able to find refuge in a nearby room of her work colleagues who called the police. She received wounds to her face and was taken to the hospital. The suspect, who had
Duringthe Ayer’s Cliff Fair, the Horticulture Building, full to the rafters with floral bouquets, fresh vegetables, home baking, colorful preserves and more, is a real feast for the senses. With over a dozen trophies on the line, the volunteers with the Stanstead County Horticultural Society are busy every year receiving and placing all the exhibits before the judging begins, on Friday. “We had one hundred and four exhibitors and lots of children’s exhibits. We also had a honeybee demonstration again this year – Ray Belanger set up a hive in the Horticulture Building,” said Wendy Mason, a volunteer with the Society.
“We didn’t have any entrants in the roses this year, but other than that it all went smoothly, everyone got along,” said Debbie Smith, another volunteer with the Stanstead County Horticultural Society. Shirley Roy, for about the tenth or eleventh year in