Saturday, April 29, 2017
Councillors' Forum

Councillors' Forum

Tough choices in Councillor replacement

Mayor McLaughlin sent us this commentary on Council's decision to appoint a replacement for the late Bernard Cameron: As most readers know, Council needs to...

Rural Mayor’s Forum of Eastern Ontario created

Mayor McLaughlin passed on this press release: December 4, 2015: Faced with common needs and common problems, the mayors and reeves of 13 small rural...

Like a book club on strategic planning

By Jill McCubbin I want to bring this book - Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design - to the attention of anyone...

Welcome Friendly Fires

From Mayor McLaughlin's blog: Recently, Amelia and I purchased a new wood stove at one of Mississippi Mills’ newest businesses, Friendly Fires. This store is...

Council takes stand in favour of endangered dragonfly

 From Mayor McLaughlin's blog: On Tuesday, September 8, Mississippi Council took a stand in favor of the very rare rapids clubtail dragonfly. The motion (copied...

Enerdu Update Summer of 2015

by Mayor Shaun McLaughlin First published in Shaun on Council  The public demonstrations against expansion of the Enerdu facilities, which dominated the local news last summer,...

Sometimes a bike isn’t just a bike

By Jill McCubbin    “Sometimes a bike isn't just a bike – sometimes it's an indicator too. The presence of many bikes out and about can be a visual indicator...

Pitch-in Week helps keep our watershed and groundwater healthy

Did you know the Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority (MVCA) and the Provincial Groundwater Monitoring Network (PGMN) report on our watershed every 5 years? PGMN wells...

Taxes and financial plannning

by Mayor Shaun McLaughlin first published on Shaun on Council   On April 14, Council finally passed the 2015 budget. The vote came a few...

Mayor Shaun McLaughlin explains the library budget

by Mayor Shaun McLaughlin Many of you are going to see a petition about MM library cuts or Facebook posts about it. The petition and...
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