One of the newest and most unique additions to the business landscape of Middleton is Hidden Valley Treasures, a boutique-style clothing store that opened for business Nov. 2. “We've been open two weeks today,” owner Melanie Salisbury said Nov. 16. “I've always wanted my own business, and the idea of a clothing store came to me over the past couple of years.”
The Main has a new destination for cured meat (and more) starting today, as Aliments Viens opens, from pro Montreal charcutier Phillip Viens. Viens has been working with sausage, terrine, and more for several years — his meat work started at chef Derek Dammann’s now-closed Old Montreal restaurant DNA; he then moved on to become chef de cuisine for Dammann’s renowned Plateau restaurant Maison Publique when it first opened in 2012.
When government-run marijuana stores open up, might there be one at the Beaconsfield Shopping Centre or the Beaurepaire Village? These possibilities greatly disturb resident Ben Anson. “I don’t think pot has a place in our community,” he said.