Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Holy Name of Mary marks 175 years

September 17th marked 175 years of continuous service to Almonte and the surrounding area by the Holy Name of Mary Catholic parish. The day...

Six-year-old Ella’s hair donation raises $1,030 for cancer research

We've received this sequel to our story about young Ella Munro's kind heart: Ella has raised a final total of $1,035. I'm in awe of...

Naismith student to donate hair to cancer patients

A reader sends this lovely story about a six-year-old Naismith student, Ella Munro, who is donating her red hair to help people suffering hair...

Gay Cook’s Caprese Salad

by Gay Cook This is the moment for a brilliant red, juicy and local tomato salad made famous in Italy. This popular salad becomes...

Gardening in Almonte: “Best Little Fair in Canada!”

I spent three very full days this past weekend at the Carp Fair participating in their Agricultural Awareness program. Wearing my Master Gardener hat...

Local mayors lend a hand at the Food Bank

EDITOR'S NOTE: We've received this article from the Lanark County Food Bank. September is Hunger Action Month, and we invited our elected officials to join...

Mosquitoes bearing West Nile virus found in region

Presence of West Nile Virus Found in Mosquitoes in Our Area Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Media Release: September 25, 2017 The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark...

Health Unit issues heat warning (!)

Well, this is a first. Today, September 22 -- the first day of Fall, for heaven's sake -- the local Health Unit has issued...

Food and Drink Show showcases excellence

by Edith Cody-Rice  The Almonte Food and Drink Show returned for its third season at the Almonte & District Community Centre on Saturday September 16. Founded...

Chicken Piccata

by Susan Hanna This tasty dish from Chef Daphna Rabinovitch takes only minutes to make. Pound chicken breasts until they are thin, dredge in flour...
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