Saturday, March 25, 2017
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Councillors' Forum

Ontario’s Lieutenant Governor visits Mississippi Mills

by Mayor Shaun McLaughlin (written on Thursday March 23) Today, it was my thrill and privilege to host Her Honour, the Honourable Lieutenant Governor of...

Good News: Crime on Decline in Lanark County

by Mayor Shaun McLaughlin  As mayor, I sit on the Community Policing Advisory Committee. The committee meets quarterly with the head of the OPP Lanark...

Who Pays the Highest Taxes: Not Us!

by Mayor Shaun McLaughlin Let me bust a few tax myths. I often hear people say that Mississippi Mills homeowners pay the highest property taxes...

Councillor Abbott supports objection to anonymous letter

As the end of my vacation nears I have opened my email to get ready for my return only to find an anonymous letter...

Anonymous letter advises Town staff to find other jobs

EDITOR'S NOTE: We have received this copy of a letter from "The Committee" that was left at Town Hall recently. Several members of Council have...

Councillors respond to anonymous letter to Town staff

EDITOR'S NOTE: We have received the following letter from Councillor John Edwards. The anonymous letter Mr. Edwards refers to can be read here. I have...

Councillor Abbott writes on Enerdu noise exemption request

Dear Sir: I am writing to reply to Brian Young's letter of Jan 29th concerning Enerdu. I recognize that the residents of the neighbourhood have...

Mayor’s Year-end Address 2016

  by Mayor Shaun McLaughlin Each year, the Mississippi Mills mayor presents an annual address looking back at the year just ending. This is my address...

Why a few years of high taxes are good for us

by Mayor Shaun McLaughlin The most frequent complaint I hear is, “why do property taxes in Mississippi Mills keep rising so much?” Yes, taxes have...

Economic Report for 2016

by Mayor Shaun McLaughlin On December 6, I provided an economic update to Council, the first of what I hope will be an annual report....

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