Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Stephen Overbury

Stephen Overbury, creator and curator of the Naismith Collection at the Almonte Old Town Hall, is a man with a passion for the authentic....

Valley history through plastic bags

by Neil Carleton When I was growing up, our family’s groceries came home in big, sturdy paper bags.  At the hardware store, strong paper bags...

Mailboxes of Mississipi Mills – Part 5

by Neil Carleton According to the ‘Rural Mail Guidelines’ of Canada Post, the bottom of a rural mailbox should be approximately 100 cm (39 inches)...

Where to stay in Mississippi Mills: Old Burnside

by Erica Eades Howard and Marilyn Campbell spent their lives traveling the world as members of the Canadian foreign service. But about twenty years ago...

Where to stay in Mississippi Mills: Pinehurst Manor

by Erica Eades With its breathtaking river views, immaculately groomed lawns, and a chic, heritage charm reminiscent of popular British period drama, Downton Abbey, it's...

Real estate development in Mississippi Mills

Stephen Stirling, Mississippi Mills' Town Planner, is a graduate of the University of Waterloo Bachelor of Environmental studies program with a diploma in Urban Planning from Fanshaw College...

The Ottawa Citizen profiles Almonte’s Gord Pike

On November 16 the Ottawa Citizen published a profile of Almonte's Gord Pike. Mr. Pike, a local entrepreneur, has had a varied and very successful...

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...

Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists flock to Point Pelee National Park

by Neil Carleton They went, they saw, they heard, and they’ll never forget the unique experience of visiting the best location in inland North America to...

Mailboxes of Mississipi Mills – Part 4

by Neil Carleton  They’re bright and bold for sure.  Some are really big.  Blue jays at the backyard feeder fit this description too, but I’m...
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