Sunday, February 26, 2017

Reader recalls Almonte of eight decades ago

Remembrances of “Days Gone By” by Murray Stewart Guthrie, born July 1, 1923 As I recall, during Prohibition, the only non-alcoholic drink that was available...

Extras needed for another Almonte Christmas movie

Editor's Note: We've received the following notice from the Town: Message shared with us from www.extrawork.ca: We have exciting news! Another movie of the week is...

Mills Community Support shares the musical wealth, with your help

The Folkus concert series, in its celebration and sharing of music, is a powerful catalyst for community connection – something that is near and...

Commuting to Ottawa in 1939

by Brent Eades Not long after we moved here in 1987 I talked with a long-time resident who assured me he once did the daily...

Puppets Up Christmas video

by Brent Eades I've been photographing Puppets Up events for a few years now, including last December's quite amazing Mississippi Mills Christmas Carol. Later I made...

Almonte’s Elgin Street, circa 1890

by Brent Eades Looking through Michael Dunn's collection of historic Almonte photos that I share on Almonte.com, I came across this marvellous postcard view of the top...

See your artwork in MM parks for Canada 150

Reminder – Tomorrow night is the Public Meeting to Launch Mississippi Mills Beautification Committee Canada 150 Public Art Contest Mississippi Mills Beautification Committee is seeking...

MVTM ‘Colour Unboxed’ exhibit draws crowds

Today's vernissage for the Textile Museum's exhibit 'Colour Unboxed' drew sizable crowds to the Norah Rosamond Hughes Gallery. by Brent Eades Museum staff said that out-of-town visitors...

Gemmill Park tobogganing on New Year’s Day

Gemmill Park is a magnet for tobogganing in this snowy winter. Christine Moses sent in these pictures of local residents enjoying New Year's Day on...

Movie shot here this summer now online

Thanks to reader Jack Falt for tipping us off that the Hallmark movie shot in Almonte last July and August is now available on...

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