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Quilters Stitch Together Friendships And Art Across The Border. Meghan PLamondon of Lac Megantic, Quebec, beams as she shares her stories about making this bunny quilt for her granddaughter during the North Country Quilters gathering Tuesday evening in Derby. (Photo by Robin Smith) ...

Smoke and flames billow from derailed railway cars carrying crude oil in downtown Lac-Megantic, Quebec, on July 6, 2013. MONTREAL — The bankrupt railway at the center of a 2013 train derailment that killed 47 people in the Canadian province of Quebec will not have to stand trial for criminal ...
The event will feature Dr. Mellissa Genereux, the chief public health officer for Quebec's Eastern Townships responding to an oil train derailment in Lac Megantic, Quebec. The July 6, 2013, event resulted in 47 deaths, the destruction of 44 buildings and the evacuation of 2,000 people. The event is free and ...
Mayor Catherine Pugh signed the Crude Oil Terminal Prohibition on Wednesday, March 28. The bill will change the city's zoning code to prohibit the construction of new crude oil terminals and the expansion of the city's two existing facilities. Baltimore is the first east coast city to pass a ban of this kind.
LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec – Tafisa has announced that it will be the first manufacturer in North America to produce synchronized textured embossed in-register (EIR) decorative panels that replicate the look and feel of hickory and teak. Named Brava and Feria, the teak and hickory textures were developed ...
The worst was in 2013 in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, when a runaway train car spilled oil that burned downtown, killing 47 and destroying 30 buildings. Contact reporter Amy Neff Roth at 315-792-5166 or follow her on Twitter (@OD_Roth). ——— ©2018 Observer-Dispatch, Utica, N.Y.. Visit Observer-Dispatch ...
MONTREAL -- The former train engineer recently acquitted of criminal negligence in the Lac-Megantic railway disaster apologized Monday in a rare public statement since the 2013 tragedy that claimed the lives of dozens in the small Quebec town. With visibly quivering lips and flanked on each side by his ...
The accident occurred on a summer evening after a rail worker left an industrial train unattended on a hillside above the village of Lac Megantic, Quebec. A malfunctioning brake system allowed it to roll free. The train gathered speed, derailed and exploded, sending balls of fire rolling through downtown.
Canadian officials say the bankrupt railway at the center of a 2013 train derailment that killed 47 people in Lac-Megantic, Quebec will not have to stand trial for criminal negligence. Prosecutors' spokesman Robert Benoit said Tuesday that there was little chance of convicting the Montreal Maine and Atlantic ...


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