Stone Fence Theatre presents “Fine as Binder Twine”, October 27

Musical Memories from shows of the past 15 years Sunday, October 27 at Beckwith Township Public School, 1523 9th line Beckwith Doors Open at 4, Buffet by...

Lions Club duck race, tomorrow at Fairgrounds

A last-minute notice from the Lions Club: The Almonte Lions Duck Race is tomorrow morning. Duck drop at noon at the Fairgrounds beach. Tickets still available...

United Way offers courses for non-profit boards

This September and October, United Way East Ontario will hold Governance Capacity Building workshops to support board members of local non-profit organizations and charities. “Part...

Peak blooms at Al and Shirley’s sunflower walk

by Brent Eades One of the lovelier late-summer experiences in Almonte is strolling through Al Potvin and Shirley Deugo's sunflower walk on their Carss Street...

Major donations arrive for Riverwalk extension

Creamy Pasta with Crispy Mushrooms

Pakenham Arena gets a makeover

Mayor Lowry on the future of Mill of Kintail

Update from Mayor Lowry on Mill of Kintail museums

At a meeting earlier this week, the Board of the Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority decided that a special advisory committee will be struck to...

Mammals (non-homo sapiens) and their role in the web of life

Part 1:  Where we all began By Theresa Peluso Being mammals ourselves, we perhaps identify more closely with other mammals than with any other class of...

What is that … Spot in the Forest

Festival of the Wild Child draws hundreds

What Is That … on the daisy?

Doris Ward — obituary

Ward, Doris Christine Dec. 9, 1922 – Sept. 18, 2019 With sadness we announce the passing of Doris on September 18, 2019, at Orchard View by...

Anne Rettie — obituary

Rettie, Anne Passionate Horse Lover and Crusader for Cat Rescue. (referred to as the “Cat Angel”) Taken from this world suddenly in a car accident on Friday, September 6,...

Eastern Ontario Regional Games report

The Eastern Ontario Regional Games took place on August 15th, 2019 in Carleton Place, Almonte and Beckwith Township and was hosted by District 7...

3-pitch tourney helps Rural FASD Support Network

On Saturday, August 17, Perth’s Family Ties, Carleton Place Bulldogs, Carleton Place Blues, and Almonte’s Cam’s Clan faced off at Beckwith Park for the...


Report on September 22 Council meeting

A Well-Run Meeting: The Mississippi Mills Council meeting on September 17, 2019 by Theresa Peluso Now that I have returned from vacation, my plan is to...

LETTER: Volunteer Neil Carleton on Mill of Kintail

Sally McIntyre General Manager Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority Dear Ms McIntyre, BILL 108 FORCES MVCA TO EXAMINE NON-CORE PROGRAM I read with dismay both the August 27 posting and...

Pro-quality Yamaha piano for sale

Yamaha upright (model U1) for sale. Only one owner. The piano was recently appraised at $3000 and was found to be in excellent condition with many...

UPDATED: Downtown parking lot attendant

PART-TIME PARKING LOT ATTENDANT Looking for a mature individual to monitor and control a large parking lot in downtown Almonte. Hours:  11 am to 2 pm;...

‘Ever step into a painting?’

Local photographer and designer Trevor Johnston shares this gorgeous shot from Blakeney.


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Report on September 22 Council meeting

Diana’s Quiz: September 21

Pro-quality Yamaha piano for sale

Lions Club duck race, tomorrow at Fairgrounds


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