Environment

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...

Concern about White Lake trailer park plans

In 2013, the Municipality of Mississippi Mills received an application to significantly expand an older trailer park on Hayes Bay on White Lake near...

Thriving – sustainably – in the long term

by Theresa Peluso Part 4:  Synchronizing the local economy with our natural and social capital In Part 3, I compared Mississippi Mills' environmental performance with that...

Open letter to premier on Endangered Species Act

Premier Kathleen Wynne, Main Legislative Building, Room 281, Queen's Park, Toronto ON M7A 1A1 Re: Bully Bills or Responsible Stewardship? What will be the legacy of your leadership for...

Just what are we spraying on our roadsides?

A true story in five short chapters by Theresa Peluso Ever since the news first surfaced last May that Lanark County was planning to conduct a...

New signs to mark drinking water protection zones

Mississippi and Rideau Watersheds, January 4, 2016 – There will soon be new road signs appearing in some communities in eastern Ontario. These signs...

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