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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...

Almonte resident’s daughter is one of Canada’s Top 100 Powerful Women

Proud mother and Almonte resident Mary Rozenberg was off to Toronto this week to celebrate her daughter's induction into Canada's Top 100 Powerful Women,...

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 &...

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...

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...

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,...

A Christmas Story…

by Jim Mountain It was Christmas, 1972. Earlier that month and just out of university, I had started a position in Thunder Bay, at the...

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...

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...

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