Saturday, April 29, 2017

Screening raises over $800 for Bird Studies Canada; DVD in library

Thank you to all those who attended the January screening of Canadian Director Su Rynard’s film, The Messenger, at the Almonte Old Town Hall. The film...

Spring, Astronomically Speaking…

by Pat Browne Question: What is the Sun's Declination On March 20 (Spring) 2017? You may be asking this question as we celebrate the arrival of...

What is That … a Robin or a Thrush?

It seems like the right time of year to talk about American robins.  Thank goodness, the American robins are returning, and spring is just...

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...

What Is That … Canadian Beastie?

As we gear up for this year’s cottage season and celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday, we are anticipating the various species of animals, insects, and...

Supernova 1987A 30th Anniversary

by Pat Browne February 24 2017 marks a special 30th anniversary in Canadian Astronomy: The discovery of Supernova 1987A The story behind the discovery: So much...

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...

What is that … pretty bug? (part 2) 

On January 22nd the Millstone News ran our article about pretty bugs ... bugs that are really beetles.  In this piece we want to...

Get really local weather information

The Millstone runs a daily weather forecast on our home page, at the upper right, provided by the community-based Weather Underground service. This forecast...
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