Saturday, October 21, 2017

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...

Energy education at Pakenham Public School

by Reagan Russell, grade 5 Pakenham Public School loves the Classroom Energy Diet Challenge! What is that you may ask? The Classroom Energy Diet Challenge...

Pitch-In Time

by Pam Steele Almonte is in serious need of some generous Pitch-In Peeps – that’s you and me – people who will give their time...

Rapids Clubtail dragonfly logo winner announced

A team of approximately thirty Mississippi Mills residents have organized to encourage the preservation of Gomphus Quadricolor - also known as the Rapids Clubtail...
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