Saturday, April 29, 2017

Gay Cook’s Banana Pancakes

by Gay Cook I accidently learnt a lesson when our home freezer held an abundance of overripe frozen bananas. I defrosted, peeled, pureed and...

Gardening in Almonte: Yes, you may start your tomatoes!

Back in the middle of February I wrote about whether it was time to start some seedlings indoors under lights. At that time I...

Mississippi Mills to install LED streetlights

Mississippi Mills is about to invest in streetlights that Mayor Shaun McLaughlin states will save the town  $68,000 annually in electricity and maintenance. In...

Agricultural Hall gets major grant for repairs

The Almonte Fair Board has some exciting news As a third-generation member of the North Lanark Agricultural Society Board of Directors, I’m aware of the...

Almonte one of ‘Top Small Towns to Visit for a Canada Day Getaway’

by Brent Eades The top-ranked travel site Expedia has just advised us that Almonte has made the list of small towns people should visit for...

Baked Lobster Tails with Tarragon Cream Sauce

by Susan Hanna I recently attended a cooking class, where the instructor made these delicious lobster tails, topped with a tarragon cream sauce. I couldn’t...

Our dinner group and the Syrian food experience

Canadians are truly citizens of the world. Our wanderlust broadens our understanding of cultures beyond our own and fuels a national curiosity for new...

Gardening in Almonte: What is Food Security?

Wearing my hat as a volunteer at our local food bank I have chosen to interpret food security in a very local and immediate...

A successful approach to a son’s behavioural challenges

My 9-year-old son had been struggling with making friends, completing his school work, and getting angry at every small thing.  He was arguing with...

Support high-speed Internet, turn out for Council meeting

At the upcoming Council meeting on March 21 the Broadband Working Group will be reporting on its findings on high-speed internet in Mississippi Mills....
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