Thursday, November 23, 2017

Monthly Archives: October 2017

Halloween in Almonte, circa 1900

by Brent Eades I knew that somewhere in the historic photo collection Michael Dunn was kind enough to share with me years ago there was...

Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists get a reading lesson

Last Wednesday was a beautiful cool, crisp October morning as the Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists (MVFN) and friends gathered in the Metcalfe Geoheritage Park...

“It’s A Wonderful Mississippi Mills Life” — get tickets

ALMONTE, ON—Hot on the heels of last year’s wildly successful, sold-out adaptation of Dickens’s A Christmas Carol, Puppets Up! will once again bring their magical...

Celebrating All Hallows  

by C. H. Wells A Brief History For the ancient Celts, and for some other peoples even today, November 1st marked the beginning of the New...

Gardening in Almonte: Gardening with youth in Mississippi Mills

I am convinced that the health of our society can be improved by spreading the knowledge of gardening and of growing our own food,...

Millstone daily emails not going out

Thanks to Sanjeev Sivarulrasa for letting me know that the daily email version of the Millstone hasn't been delivered since last Wednesday. This happens now and...

Please help find Darci the dog: FOUND

We've had this update from Darci's family: "Please tell everyone she is now home safe and  sound.   She fell into one of the foundations...

‘Taste and buy’ foodie event at Old Town Hall, Nov. 22

We've received this press release about an interesting food & drink event at Old Town Hall on November 22. Calling all foodies! Savvy Company is...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – October 28, 2017

by Diana Filer The LA Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs, and the Houston Astros the New  York Yankees to qualify for this year’s World...