Coat­i­cook na­ture trail now crosses river

Stanstead Journal - - FORUM - Coat­i­cook

l’Est, work­ing on the trails for many years and build­ing the first snow­mo­bile bridge to cross over the Coat­i­cook River. He also helped to main­tain the cross coun­try ski trail un­til his death.

Fol­low­ing the dam­age done by the Pratt Creek to Coat­i­cook’s down­town sec­tor last win­ter, the town has de­cided to buy and in­stall hy­dro­met­ric sta­tions. With this equip­ment, it will be pos­si­ble to re­act more quickly and warn cit­i­zens when the wa­ter in the creek rises too high. The $22,660 con­tract went to Hy­dro Me­teo. For the same rea­son, Hy­dro-Coat­i­cook needs to re­ceive statis­tics con­stantly re­gard­ing the three Amer­i­can

Photo cour­tesy

Seen here at the rib­bon-cut­ting cer­e­mony of the new walk­ing bridge in Coat­i­cook are (l. to r.): mayor Ber­trand Lamoureux; Re­jean Carriere of the Que­bec snow­mo­bile club; Ber­trand Boutin; and St. Fran­cois MNA Guy Hardy. ardy.Hh

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