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Almonte Lions Club raises over $5K for CNIB summer camp

On Saturday, May 5, 2018, dedicated volunteers across the region hit the streets to raise funds for CNIB’s Lake Joseph Centre (Lake Joe). Through...

Gardening in Almonte: How big is too big??

Over my many decades of growing vegetables, I have always been consistent -- consistent in having a garden that is just a bit too...

New owners take over Palms on June 1

Some exciting news via Facebook and current Palms owner Sally Parsons: PUT YOUR HANDS TOGETHER FOR NORTH MARKET... ‘CAUSE THEY’VE GOT PALMS!!! Amanda Sears and Rick...

Yikes: Two of three Almonte bridges closed over the summer

Starting June 4 and lasting until October, it's going to be complicated crossing the Mississippi River in Almonte.   This note has been sent to local...

Shrimp with Potatoes and Tomatoes

by Susan Hanna This excellent recipe from Food and Wine is based on a recipe from Mamma Agata’s, a culinary school on Italy’s Amalfi Coast. Sear the shrimp...

Gardening in Almonte: On water …

Two events on the weekend spoke profoundly to me of the importance of water and how we view it. The first event was a blessing,...

The Commonwell donates $15K to Almonte General Hospital

Local Insurer Gives Back with C.A.R.E Program Back, L-R: The Commonwell: Miki Paczek, Brand and Communications Manager, Tim Shauf, President and CEO, David Blodgett, Chief...

A tomato thread links Almonte with Iceland

In the latest edition of Harrowsmith, local resident Heather Phaneuf writes about the Neighbourhood Tomato Community Gardens project and its kinship with the harvesting of...

Pockets of Paradise: Wolf Grove

by Ken Allison The Wolf Grove area just west of Almonte is a special place in Mississippi Mills. You can see how special it is as...

Cathy Reside’s Good Food Tour on CBC

by Edith Cody-Rice Cathy Reside's Good Food Tours, which launched in Almonte in the summer of 2017 with foodie tours of restaurants, shops and microbreweries...

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