Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Thibeau, Pierre A., 72 years, son of Étienne Thibeau LeBlanc, André, 85 years, husband of Maria Mury Fortune, Marie E., 64 years, daughter of W. Fortune Power, James Michael, 59 years, husband of Daisy Wilson Marchand, Daniel Alexandre, 65 years, son of Désiré...
The old cemetery is located on the north side of Route 206, directly across the road from the church. The majority of the early stones and markers are missing and this property is in very rough condition. The following is...
The history of municipal government in Richmond County does not necessarily begin in 1879 when the county was incorporated. Pre-1820, committees were convened each spring and fall to provide local government. In 1820, the...
Ephrem Boudreau was born in River Bourgeois in 1905. After his classical studies from 1922 to 1928 at the seminary at Trois Riviere, he spent three years at agricultural school at Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatiere. Here he earned bachelors’ degrees in arts and...
Ephrem Boudreau wrote Riviere Bourgeois from which this history is taken and translated: The Silver Jubilee of Rev. Father Pierre Robitaille At the Solemn High Mass the jubilee was assisted by Fathers Leo Keats, priest at St. Peter’s and Alfred-Abraham Boudreau...
Thanks to a Facebook post by Dr. Steven DeRoche, the identities of local Spanish Flu victims have been made known. In the following columns, I hope to bring the identities of these victims to a wider audience.
In West Arichat in 1862, a portion of land was procured from the diocese, and a two-storey building was erected to accommodate classrooms on the first floor and a convent on the second. Les Freres des Ecoles Chretiennes oversaw the...
January 29, 1906: Henri Boudrot, son of Jeffrey Boudrot and Marie Hebert, Arichat, married Louise Pertus, daughter of Jean Pertus and Adele Benoit, witnesses Alexandre Boudrot and Lybie/Lydie LeBlanc February 7, 1906: Beni Boudrot, son of Charles Boudrot and the...
Ephrem Boudreau was born in River Bourgeois in 1905. After his classical studies from 1922 to 1928 at the seminary at Trois Riviere, he spent three years at agricultural school at Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatiere. Here he earned bachelors’ degrees in arts and...
In 1781 France supported the American colonies in their efforts to maintain independence from the British empire. From the beginning of the insurrection, France supplied munitions and naval power to the rebellion. Nova Scotia remained loyal...




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