Saturday, April 29, 2017

Storyteller Jan Andrews named to Order of Canada

Lanark resident Jan Andrews has been appointed to the Order of Canada "for her contributions to Canadian culture as a children’s book author and as...

‘Jessica’s Syrian Food’ seeks start-up funding

We've been told about a GoFundMe campaign to help Almonte's Jarous family put their catering business on a more solid financial footing. Readers will recall...

Two dead in March Road crash

A man and a woman thought to be in their sixties died following a head-on collision on March Road just south of Highway 417...

SchoolBOX founder to receive award from Governor General on Friday

SchoolBOX Founder Tom Affleck receives Meritorious Service Cross (M.S.C.) from Governor General David Johnston this Friday ALMONTE, ON – November 23, 2016 – 10 years ago,...

Remembrance Day 2016

by Brent Eades Several hundred people gathered today at the Almonte Cenotaph to commemorate those who lost their lives in past wars. Skies were mostly sunny...

CBC Radio spotlights Almonte in live broadcast

by Brent Eades The CBC's Giacomo Panico brought his "In Town and Out" show to Almonte this morning for a special three-hour live broadcast from...

Town celebrates long-standing businesses at Old Town Hall

Mississippi Mills' 1st annual Long-standing Business Recognition Event an enjoyable night for all By Jill McCubbin On 20 October 2016, in celebration of national “Small Business...

UK delegation visits Almonte to learn about refugee resettlement

by Arnie Francis Last Wednesday evening, October 12, St. Paul's in Almonte played host to a UK "fact-finding" delegation. The UK delegation comprised Paul Morrision,...

Help restore the Old Post Office — vote now and often

Help Almonte’s Old Post Office receive some much needed restorative work! The National Trust of Canada is running a contest called This Place Matters –...

1880 time capsule discovered at Millfall during restoration

by Michael Rikley-Lancaster Yesterday was an exciting curatorial day at the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum. At Mill Fall Condominiums they are doing a lot of work...
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