Notice of Elections
THE NOTICE OF ELECTION HAS BEEN GIVEN BY THE RETURNING OFFICER FOR THE 2017 ELECTIONS: SEPTEMBER 18, 2017
For more information, click here
To obtain information from the Director for municipal elections in Québec, click here
To learn about candidates, click here
(for both links you will be redirected to the government of Quebec elections website)
Culture Days will be held in Mansonville from Friday, September 29th until Sunday, October 1st. See the program and join us!
Hiking Trail Closures / Hunting Season
The Missisquoi North trails will be closed during the hunting season, from September 23 to October 13, November 4 to November 19 and November 25 to December 3 2017. Trails in Eastman’s Missisquoi Park will remain open, with the exception of the waterfront trail. In addition, the Owl’s Head Trails remain accessible until the beginning of the skiing season.
Autumnfest Outdoor Festival
Come admire the autumn colors on Mount Owl’s Head, autumn views that will take your breath away! Hiking, chairlift in operation, ski sale, artisan’s kiosks, snacks, live music and activities for children. September 23, 24 and 30 and October 1, 7, 8 and 9, from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm 40, chemin du Mont Owl’s […]
Fundraiser for the Mansonville Round Barn Restoration
Funding for the restoration of our Round Barn is rapidly progressing. To date, the Municipality and the Potton Municipal Volunteer Group (GBMP) has raised $150 000 from public and private sources, and new grant applications are underway. The GBMP now call on all citizens and businesses to contribute as urgent work is required. A donation form is available here.
The Round Barn can be used as an exhibition center and a place for cultural and community activities. This project is part of the action plan of “Cœurs Villageois” and will contribute to the revitalization of the village by increasing tourism.
A short video on the Round Barn is available here.
Several great prizes will be drawn on October 14th for those who donate $100 and over, for a total value of prizes nearly $3 000, including a Thermomix Food Processor and relaxation packages at SPA Eastman.
The Municipality and Potton Municipal Volunteer Group (GBMP) thank you for your generosity!
Long Distance Walking Tour: The Circuit de l’Abbaye will be opening in 2018!
The Action Memphré-Ouest (AMO) intermunicipal committee is pleased to announce that its long-distance walking tour project is progressing nicely! The 155-km loop will begin and end at the Saint-Benoit-du-Lac Abbey, hence the name of the Circuit. At an average pace of 18 to 20 km per day, hikers will be able to complete the entire […]
Potton in brief – September
We are pleased to share the Potton in brief for September. You can view it here.
Potton’s artists for the Clinton
Potton’s well-known artists, Stanley Lake and Almut Ellinghaus, offered a show in front of unusual guests lately in the village of North Hatley. Indeed, they have entertained former US President Bill Clinton, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as well as their children. The family stayed for a week at Manoir Hovey and Mr. Clinton […]
The Round Barn Update
The Round Barn has been temporarly closed for security reasons. We are making all possible efforts to be able to proceed with the restoration works and to reopen the barn as soon as possible. The subscription campaign for the restoration of the barn continues and those interested in making a donation can contact Christine Baudinet […]