Friday, November 24, 2017

Historic Almonte website set up by Brent Eades with photos from Michael Dunn

Almonte residents will be interested in this site which contains 18 pages of historical photographs of Almonte. Reader Joan Levesque alerted us to this...

Social media – The good, the bad, and the ugly

by Tracy Stimpson The first time I ever commented on social media was on this very website.  I kept seeing Enerdu signs posted around town...

Reader sends sweet story about Pakenham’s Riverbend Park

Hello Millstone Folks. I want to share a special story about somewhere my family has camped all my life. My parents visited family &...

Peter Nelson’s travels – Alaskan notes

by Peter Nelson Back in the mid-sixties, I lived just outside of Anchorage for a couple of years, and one of our favorite excursions was...

Little Bridge Street, Almonte

by L. G. William Chapman, B.A., LL.B. It is hard to imagine a more quaint name for a street than "Little Bridge Street". Little Bridge...

Former resident recalls working for Louis Peterson

The article on Louis Peterson brought back many interesting memories of my relationship with Louis and the people who worked for him. Jack, Donny,...

He was just a face on the corner

In advance of Remembrance Day this Friday, Lyle Dillabough sends us this eloquent and moving story. He was just an old man. A face on the...

James Mackintosh Bell

by L. G. William Chapman, B.A., LL.B.   "The Millstone News", the exceedingly popular e-newspaper of the Town of Mississippi Mills (combining as of 1998 the...

Thoburn Mill rooted in Almonte’s heritage

Sheppard's Falls – Shipman's Mills – Ramsayville – Victoriaville – Waterford- Almonte. Tracing the heritage of the Thoburn Mill is akin to tracing the...

Peter Nelson’s travels – Greece in the summer of love, part 1

by Peter Nelson  Hitched from Turkey into Greece with a Swiss girl I met in Istanbul.  Serena was very nice, but unfortunately, our relationship was...
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