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Almonte’s Mill Street Books makes Canada’s top ten list

  Mill Street Books Those who nominated this "small, community minded shop" in Almonte, Ontario, repeatedly sang the praises of owners Mary and Terry. A keen,...

The Pakenham Fall Fair

The outdoor portion fit perfectly with this  year's theme "the Village Green" as young people competed with their heifers, calves and horses.  While it...

Dramatic event at the Brian J. Gallagher Generating Station on August 15

On Monday, August 15th the huge underground penstocks of the hydro generation station will be blocked at both ends and the water drained to...

The Boonies

  Being ensconced as I have for over three decades in virtually the same place and routine day after day, one tends to lose sight...

Almonte Beach is closed for health reasons

The Almonte Beach has been closed temporarily by the Health Unit due to high levels of bacteria. The beach will remain closed until further...

Government Debt, Budgetary Deficits and the Equity Markets

by Graham Tench and Denis L'Heureux As is often the case when discussing the economy, this is a good news, bad news story.  For example...

Transport Action Ontario responds to Canadian Transport Agency decision concerning CP Ottawa Valley line.

The Millstone is printing in its entirety the response of Transport Action Ontario to Ms. Cathy Murphy, Secretary to the Canadian Transport Agency which...

Three car thefts in three days prompt police warning to lock cars

 The OPP are reminding residents to lock their cars and roll up windows when leaving cars after three recent auto thefts. Valuables should never be...

Death knell for Ottawa Valley rail line.

by Edith Cody-Rice That train whistle you heard in Mississippi Mills and Carleton Place on Tuesday last was the  death knell of the Ottawa Valley rail line. Sources...

Brian J. Gallagher to be honoured in naming of Mississippi Mills generating station

 At a meeting of Town Council last evening, Council approved the naming of the new hydro plant as the "Brian J. Gallagher Generating Station"....

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