Friday, December 15, 2017

Mill Street Books wins display award

We are delighted to share the news that Mill Street Books won a prize for our hockey window display in October. The Ultimate Hockey...

Smile by Roddy Doyle

by Edith Cody-Rice  Roddy Doyle's 11th novel Smile is a departure from his previous humour laden novels. With a sharp wit and piercing insight, Roddy...

Jay Li opening at General Fine Craft, Sunday

Play of Light -- landscapes and interiors by Jay Li November 7 – December 31 opening/meet the artist: Sunday November 19, 2-4pm General Fine Craft, Almonte Ontario Jay Li is...

Blakeney Rapids birds-eye

by Brent Eades I took the drone out yesterday morning and got a couple of interesting shots of the Blakeney Rapids area. This was shortly...

In Remembrance

by Tom Deffina   The war is over, The armistice is signed No more upturned bloody soil No more the cries of terrified animals Soon the bands will be playing Soon...

Youthful faces wanted for Almonte sculpture

by Stephen Brathwaite Shelter/Tissage is a sculpture done by myself, and Jennifer Ryder Jones of Blakeney, for the NCC to commemorate Canada 125 in 1992. It...

Kathleen Frye’s Halloween Pumpkin

Almonte resident Kathleen Frye carves complicated Halloween pumpkins every year. Her display of pumpkins draws children to her front lawn. Here is an example...

ADHS students travel to Stratford Festival

by Shelby Farnham A group of students from Almonte District High School attended the 64th annual Stratford Festival in Stratford, Ontario in mid-October. The students viewed...

Signs commemorate local hero, royal visit

by Brent Eades Mayor McLaughlin and Councillor John Edwards joined members of the Heritage Committee and the Lanark County Genealogical Society for the unveiling of...

Canoeing memoir at Mill Street Books

Ottawa author Phil Weir send us this information about his new memoir, available at Mill Street Books. If Algonquin Park holds a special place in your...
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