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Answers to Diana’s Quiz – April 13, 2024

by Diana Filer 1.  The V2 rocket built...

Almonte Readers and Writers hosts award winning poets

by Edith Cody-Rice Last Thursday evening, April 11,...

Artificial Intelligence for Creatives, a workshop with Gabe Braden

Ever since computers became popular in the...

R. Tait McKenzie students discover veteran missing from Almonte Cenotaph

R. Tait McKenzie students prompt Cenotaph change in Almonte after discovering missing WWI veteran A Remembrance Day Real-World Learning (RWL) project that saw students visit a local cemetery to place stones on veterans’ graves uncovered a local soldier whose name is missing from the Almonte Cenotaph. Now, the Almonte Legion says it's...

RaeAnn Davey from Fulton’s Sugar Bush & Maple Shop wins tourism award

Hello friends and neighbours, We couldn't be more thrilled to share some exciting news!  In fact, we're still bubbling over...

OPP recovers stolen explosives after ‘barricaded person’ incident in MM

The Lanark County Detachment of the OPP continues to investigate a barricaded person incident in the Pakenham area of...

Working bee at Augusta Park Community Garden, April 14

Did you know that there are many benefits to community gardening? It helps build...

ConnectWell Community Health seeks board and community members

ConnectWell Community Health is seeking new members for our Board of Directors and community...

Mussels in Spicy Green Broth

by Susan Hanna This recipe from NYT Cooking cooks mussels with shallots, garlic, wine and...

Almonte Readers and Writers hosts award winning poets

by Edith Cody-Rice Last Thursday evening, April 11, Almonte Readers and Writers hosted an enthusiastic...

A pair of poems for spring

Editor's note: Chris Cavan sends these reflections on the arrival of spring in our...

‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ at Old Town Hall, April 18-21

by Madison Sonnenburg Almonte District High School Drama Club’s production of Peter and the Starcatcher,...

Field Naturalists talk: ‘World Heritage Sites in Canada’

The Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists were presented a March Nature Talk on the World...

What Is That … Early Butterfly?

Winter is over.  Spring is here.  And we are certainly looking forward to opening...

Cliff Bennett Nature Bursary: Ready for 2024 student applicants!

“We’re all stories in the end. Just make it a good one, eh?” ― Doctor Who...

Ethel Finnagan — obituary

FINNAGAN, Ethel With great sadness, yet grateful for a life well lived,...

Glenn Eastman — obituary

EASTMAN, D. Glenn 1934-2024 On Friday, April 12, 2024, Glenn passed peacefully at...

Celebrate the life of Jack Hinton, April 21

Please join us to celebrate Jack Hinton’s well-lived life on Sunday,...

James Box — obituary

Box, James Brian Peacefully at the Smiths Falls Hospital on Monday, April...

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Hairy Peanuts

Reflections from the Swamp Last night was a starry night with only a sliver of a...

2024 Millstone News Goose Lottery winners

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader The most anticipated day in the Corkery calendar this year was...

The Prayer Room

Reflections from the Swamp I hope that the rumours I've heard about events that happened more...

Goose Lottery Update

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader Now for the important news in Almonte There are still no signs...

Why I Celebrate Lent

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader Many lapsed Catholics have discarded most of their religious traditions and...