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Trust your eyes to local optometry clinic celebrating 25 years

In 2018, Almonte Family Optometrists will celebrate a quarter century in Almonte. Owners Dr. André St George and Dr. Evelyn St George first opened...

Generous donor’s “can do” attitude helps purchase new Fairview Manor van

“I can do that!” With those four words, Jenepher Hooper surprised even herself when she agreed to help purchase a new van for Fairview Manor...

Gardening in Almonte: Fruit Trees 101, February 25

This column, if truth be told, constitutes a shameless promotion of a workshop on fruit trees to be held this coming Saturday morning February...

Gardening in Almonte: Whimsy in the Garden

This past Saturday I made a fortuitous stop at one of the locations on the West Carleton Red Trillium Tour as I was travelling...

Mr. Easton’s Guardian Angels

Thanksgiving seemed to be the perfect time to announce our two newest Guardian Angels.  Every year for the last seven years a man came...

Gardening in Almonte: Interest is growing!

by David Hinks What better way to enjoy a Saturday morning than to head down to the Almonte Farmers’ Market; buy some very fresh veggies,...

Sweet and Chewy Montreal-Style Bagels

by Susan Hanna We love bagels, but it’s hard to find ones without additives and preservatives. So I was looking forward to trying this recipe...

Gardening in Almonte: Food as love?

We all have an incredibly complicated emotional relationship with food. We celebrate special occasions, we show our love to our family and friends by...

Gardening in Almonte: Mayor urges caution

by David Hinks What I am noticing mostly about the weather this spring is the wild swings in temperature and the paucity of precipitation. I...

“People line up for Almonte inventor’s lower-fat doughnuts” — Ottawa Citizen

The Ottawa Citizen ran a story today on local entrepreneur Ed Atwell's low-fat doughnut business, Healthy Food Technologies Inc. Here's an excerpt: People are travelling...

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