Learning in Almonte: Flying pigs meet music and writing

Treat yourself to a winter mini-vacation in Greece! Dust off your memoirs and create a living treasure! Celebrate spring with a musical adventure! Learning in...

CP Horticultural Society meetings start March 6

A new season starts for Carleton Place & District Horticultural Society on March 6, 2019. The first meeting of the year will be an...

Could be a rough commute tomorrow

A reminder to readers who -- like me -- have to commute to downtown Ottawa: a convoy of several hundred trucks from Alberta, protesting...

Vallentyne Bake raises $4,500 for AGH

Winter getting to you? Force spring indoors!

Shaking Beef

Flashing green light? Pull over

“I am Here” by Rosemary Leach

40 x 30, Glass Millie-Rose, age 4, is under the walnut tree, concentrating hard, and moving sticks on our grassy lawn. We chat about things...

“20 Years and Still Humming!”

Chilly James

A cold night in Almonte, circa 1880

What is That … Migrant?

Many of our friends are migrating, heading south, fleeing winter.  Snowbirds are like that.  Some leave the region as early as November, not returning...

Nick Magus — obituary

Magus, Nicholas “Nick” Passed away peacefully on February 9th, 2019 in his 101st year at The Almonte...

Leslie Buck — obituary

Buck, Leslie (May 26 1953 - February 7 2019) Peacefully at the Almonte General Hospital on Thurs Feb...

Laine Gervais — obituary

RITCHIE MARIE MARGUERITE GHISLAINE “Laine” Peacefully in hospital at Almonte surrounded by the love of her family...


Another voice on Deputy Mayor selection process

Dear Editor, I am writing to express my concerns about the process to find a replacement...

More on tomorrow’s Deputy Mayor vote

Councillors, You will be considering the appropriate mechanism whereby the presently vacant council seat will be...

Vote tomorrow on filling Deputy Mayor position

We received this letter in regard to the decision by Council tomorrow on how to...

Left-hander curling championship results

The third annual Ottawa Valley Left Hander Curling Championship was held at the Almonte Curling...

Try out curling at ‘Open Fridays’

Come in to the Almonte Curling Club to see what curling’s all about There is something...

Almonte Soccer registration opens February 5

EARN YOUR STRIPES ALMONTE SOCCER CLUB REGISTRATION 2019 Outdoor Season Opening FEBRUARY 5, 2019 Go to: almontesoccer.com

Picturesque Canadiana in Corkery 

Chris George sends this quintessentially Canadian photo. The boys of the Almonte Pakenham Thunder Midget B2 team met on a cold, clear Friday night for a friendly 3-on-3 competition at the Corkery outdoor rink.  Many thanks to Coach Stephen Page and...


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More on tomorrow’s Deputy Mayor vote

Could be a rough commute tomorrow

“I am Here” by Rosemary Leach


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