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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...

A Year as a New Councillor!

This past week marks my one-year anniversary as a Mississippi Mills Councillor. April 19th, 2016, was the day that Mississippi Mills Council appointed this new...

Council has been deluged with letters concerning the Enerdu project

by Shaun McLaughlin We on Council have been deluged with letters and comments on the Enerdu hydro project. Many people have asked for us to...

Councillor Dalgity recommends a referendum at the next municipal election to decide the size...

Editor I have said, to Council since the beginning of the Reduce the Size of  Council  Negotiation process, that I would reserve my decision, on this...

Asset management for Mississippi Mills – special council meeting November 25, 2013

by Shaun McLaughlin For anyone interested in the financial management of Miss Mills—stuff that only accountants and actuaries love—then come to the special Council meeting...

Highlights of Next Council Meeting September 2, 2014

by Shaun McLaughlin Residents have packed the Council chambers for our last two meetings, July 29 and August 12. There are at least four...

Lanark County Council to allow ATV’s on all country roads except three urban ares

by Shaun McLaughlin Lanark County Council just passed a by-law to allow ATVs to use all county roads except for three urban areas. Mississippi Mills...

Recycling and garbage pickup to improve significantly

by Shaun McLaughlin First published in Shaun on Council Recycling and garbage pickup is about to change significantly in Mississippi Mills. Beginning in June, the blue...

Council Motion on Enerdu Project

by Shaun McLaughlin first published in Shaun on Council On Tuesday May 21, Council unanimously passed a motion co-written by Alex Gillis and me (with...

Septage: The White Elephant Awakens

 by Shaun McLaughlin Nearly two years ago, I wrote that the proposed septage treatment component of the new sewage plant was a white elephant—an...

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