Enerdu: the real facts

by Trish Dyer A local company is proposing to make major changes to the Mississippi River in downtown Almonte.  Enerdu, a private company owned by...

Woolen Mill Renaissance

by Trish Dyer   McArthur Woolen Mill is a century old stone building, in exquisite condition, on an island in the Mississippi River two blocks from downtown...

Carleton Place downtown development

by Trish Dyer    Contrary to popular myth, the town of Carleton Place is not growing in leaps and bounds. In fact, planner Lisa Young says...

Vow of Silence in support of child workers

by Sarah Reside Special to the Millstone A century ago only a select few attended school beyond the age of 12. Children worked full time, 12...

Mississippi Mills’ dynamic little museum

by Edith Cody-Rice The MVTM was founded about 26 years ago in a Mill Street storefront in Almonte and later moved to its current location...

Tales of the Riverbank

By Trish Dyer It could be mistaken- on the surface- for a small news story. But it’s not. An Appleton resident has been taking on a...


Sunrise at the farm

Rototilling services offered

26cc gas trimmer, only $65

Plant sale in CP, Saturday

Two lovely wingback chairs, only $200