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The Westmount Independent is an independent, Westmount-owned, weekly newspaper distributed free in Westmount, Quebec, Canada. Westmount is an independent municipality on the island of Montreal, just west of downtown and a part of the Montreal "agglomeration."

The Westmount Independent's audited circulation is 15,056 copies by Canada Post and at drops around town. Our team of local writers, designers and editors is diverse and experienced. It includes Laureen Sweeney, Heather Black, Veronica Redgrave, Ted Sancton, Aurelien Guillory, Ralph Thompson,  Ingrid Kovitch Dannenbaum, Isaac Olson, Kristin McNeill and David Price. 

David Price, Publisher

Kristin McNeill, Editor, 514.223.3578, email: please type "indie", then the "at" sign, then this website's name without the "www"

Laureen Sweeney, Chief Reporter

 

Arleen Candiotti, Advertising Consultant, 514.223.3567, "advertising", then the "at" sign, then this website's name.

Beth Hudson, Accounting & Classifieds, 514.223.6138, "office", then the "at" sign, then this website's name.


Recent editions:  

March 24: Selby greystones - Council expenses drop, salaries frozen - island-wide radio communications network

March 17: New hydro hike - New rector at St. Matthias - Graffiti tagger arrested

March 10:  Parking changes approved - 180 frozen water services - Make your own comet

Looking for older editions? Check out our archives.  

Westmount links:

City of Westmount

Westmount Public Library

Atwater Library

Westmount Municipal Association

Westmount Historical Association

Centre Greene

 
Distribution:

The Westmount Independent is distributed by Canada Post in Westmount and at drop-offs around Westmount. 

Most reliable pick-up: 310 Victoria Bldg. lobby (Victoria Ave. and de Maisonneuve Blvd.)

2nd most reliable pick-up: Metro grocery store (Victoria Ave. & Sherbrooke St.)

Also: Victoria Hall, Westmount city hall, Westmount Public Library, Westmount Square tabagie, Atwater Library and at many coffee shops, salons and waiting rooms. 

 

The Westmount Independent is owned by Sherbrooke-Valois Inc. 310 Victoria Ave.,  #105, Westmount, QC, H3Z 2M9

Fax: 514.935.9241

Sherbrooke-Valois Inc. also publishes The Free Press. It used to publish calendars and Vivva Montreal, and hosts the website of Price-Patterson Ltd.