Environment

The lab rats of Lanark County

Imagine a giant chemical experiment taking place in our county.  For which we taxpayers are paying $51,500 per year. Where we are the subjects –...

Support Pakenham students in energy challenge

Once again Mrs. Newlands’ grade 5/6 class at Pakenham Public School is participating in Canadian Geographic’s Classroom Energy Diet Challenge. Over  six weeks we hope...

Land Trust concerned about County rezoning proposal

Editor's Note: We have receive this letter from Howard Clifford, president of the Mississippi Madawaska Land Trust. I am writing to express the serious concern...

This is Something We Can Fix

by Gretta Bradley I loved my cat, Hobbes. She was beautiful as she sauntered gracefully out to our garden. She would look at the dog...

Reader concerned about County herbicide plan

Fellow Residents of Lanark County: On November 23, at a Lanark County Council meeting, our county councillors were provided with a presentation on an Integrated...

Why do so many people send leaves to the dump?

by Maynard van der Galien Maynard is a Renfrew County farmer and a columnist for the Cobden-Beachburg area Whitewater News. With all the talk of recycling,...

Reader reports deer collisions on Country Street

We received this note from a reader. We often walk along Country Street and go as far as where the curve becomes Rae Road. This...

Clyde River drought

I know that Almonte residents are somewhat put out by the untidy look of their Mississippi River caused by the Enerdu project works, but perhaps they...

County begins trial Adopt-a-Road Noxious Weed program

Lanark County is working with a property owners' association on a trial program along a section of road to reduce noxious weeds, such as...

Pakenham student wants Rapids Clubtail Dragonfly saved

Dear Millstone Editor, Today I am sending you this letter in regards to the Rapids Clubtail Dragonfly. The Rapids Clubtail Dragonfly is an endangered species...

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