‘The Day the Rains Came’

by Shannon Lee Mannion I love that song so eloquently sung by Jane Morgan in 1958. Hummed it all day on Tuesday when I joined...

‘Cue the parade’ — movie shooting scenes today

by Brent Eades On the way home from work today I decided to stop by Mill Street to see how filming was coming along on...

Share stories of your Lanark ancestors

Thank you from the Ten Collective

A Very Long Journey

Shock Treatment: a John Dunn story

Graduating students: Apply now for Cliff Bennett Nature Bursary Awards

Spring is the time for the Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists (MVFN) to award the annual Cliff Bennett Nature Bursary Award/s to the environmental leaders...

Appleton ‘Toonie Book Sale’ supports youth in Ecuador, Saturday

The Great ‘Toonie’ Book Sale! Saturday April 27, 10 am to 4 pm, 280 Wilson Street, Appleton Attention book lovers! Don’t miss our third annual ‘Toonie’...

Feldenkrais movement classes starting soon

Let your hands lead your eyes - Active Learning Through Movement Part 2 The first series of Feldenkrais® classes at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, led by...

Shirley Sonnenburg — obituary

Sonnenburg, Shirley Aileen  Surrounded with love and family, it is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of our dear mother, peacefully in the Almonte General...

Keith King — obituary

King, Keith  Passed away at the Almonte General Hospital on April 14, 2019. Keith Of Almonte, Ontario, in his 85th year. Married to Aline (nee Chenier) for fifty-four years. ...


April 16 Council meeting: uncivil comments, pointless arguments

Uncivil comments, pointless arguments, and skewed priorities:  the Mississippi Mills Council meeting on April 16, 2019 by Theresa Peluso Expecting our new Council to continue making...

The Importance of the Chair

by Maureen Dagg At Tuesday’s council meeting, Councillors Guerard and Maydan asked to appoint someone other than the Mayor as the Chair of the Committee...

A different sport for kids (and adults) — fencing!

We invite you to try a different type of sport... fencing The spring session at the Kanata Fencing Club begins on April 2nd and runs...

Almonte’s Famous Left-Right Curling Challenge

by Art McKay The 54 th annual Left Right Challenge Match was held March 8 at the Almonte Curling Club. This famous competition had started...

One ticket for David Myles concert, April 27, $25

DAVID MYLES concert APRIL 27th.  One ticket for Sale $25. Email  Witsend70@gmail.com

19th C ‘Seth Thomas’ clock for sale, $350

SETH THOMAS Thirty-Hour Brass Movement Weight-Driven Clock Ogee Case, made in Plymouth Hollow, glasses held with wood strips. ca.1860. Height 25 7/8". Dial: metal, one ring drawn around minute...


Bob Barnett shares this great shot via Facebook. Says Bob: Last Sunday I got out for a sunrise walk, and snapped this pic where the sun cast the shadow of the Old Post Office onto the mist over the River.


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