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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 16,202 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, Robert J. GalbraithRalph Thompson, Sophie Tarnowska, Ingrid Kovitch Dannenbaum, Isaac Olson, Kristin McNeill and David Price. 

David Price, Publisher, 514.935.4537, "indie", then the "at" sign, then this website's name.

Kristin McNeill, Editor (on maternity leave) 

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:  

July 8: Oak leaf to brand new square - Communities in Bloom evaluation on July 21 

July 1:  Metcalfe demolition - Rain basin tested - 45 new trees at WRC

June 24: St. Catherine rezoning - Rehab of Summit Woods - Local bank robbed

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

Information: Registration form for English Montreal School Board elections.

 

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. Plus: Flanagan's in Knowlton, Quebec.

 

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.