Thursday, December 14, 2017

New hiking trail open

One of the newest gems to discover in Almonte is a 4.2 km recreational trail for hiking, mountain biking and skiing through the forest...

Winning student posters to be displayed to fight plastic bag scourge

By Theresa Peluso Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists On your next outing in Mississippi Mills, check out the artwork on display in libraries, arenas, shops, and other...

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...

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...

Our Burnt Lands (Alvar) – A real surprise! Should it be developed?

by Ted Legg My wife and I attended the Mississippi Mills Council meeting last Wednesday (November 12th). We went there primarily to listen to the...

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 –...

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...

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...

Breaking a bag habit: the sequel

Last summer the Environmental Issues Committee (EIC) of Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists (MVFN) conducted a campaign to increase public awareness of the environmental damage...

Mississippi Mills offers electric vehicle owners free recharge

Join us on May 25, 2017, at 1:30 PM for the official unveiling of Mississippi Mills’ first public electric vehicle (EV) charger. A public-private partnership...
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