Friday, November 17, 2017

Almonte firm is international player in sports systems

by Marc Snelling Almonte’s own Sport Systems Canada Inc. (SSCI) is growing.  Its facility on Industrial Drive is set to undergo a $1.4 million expansion,...

Tender and Crisp Chicken Legs

by Susan Hanna These tasty chicken legs from Jamie Oliver are quick and easy to make and are a great weekend dinner on a chilly...

Gardening in Almonte: Moral Compass?

How do we decide right from wrong? I’m not talking the biggies here – grand theft auto, bank robberies and the ilk – but...

A show of love: get your Hub pin

We at Mississippi Mills Youth Centre love the Hub. Actually we feel indebted to the Hub for the great love they have shown local youth...

Remembrance

by Allan Stanley During a tour of Parliament Hill in August, Eileen and I and a friend came across the Memorial Chamber in the Peace...

Keep an Eye on My Purse: a War Story

by Tracy Stimpson The first thing my dad did on his 18th birthday was to lie to his priest. Dad needed a document to prove how...

Gay Cook’s Poached Eggs in Fresh Tomato Sauce

by Gay Cook Some local tomato crop may still are available in a few stores. Local tomatoes are rich in colour and taste and easy to...

Birthday wishes to Johanne Polis

Allan Goddard writes: I met a friend of Johanne Polis at the hardware store today, and we chatted recalling the days of Almonte Natural Foods....

Gardening in Almonte: Good intentions?

Good intentions often lead gardeners down a road that in hindsight they may wish they had not chosen. With apologies to Robbie Burns, the...

Coffee with Council

by Tracy Stimpson A few weeks ago I had the privilege of having coffee with three Mississippi Mills council members, one-on-ones that happened over two...
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