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 Canada Day

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader Happy Canada Day! Last...

Yard of the Week: June 29 2022

From the Almonte & District Horticultural Society: Beautifully...

Quinoa-Lentil Salad with Grilled Halloumi

by Susan Hanna This recipe adapted from Food...

Crash closes March Road near Almonte

March Road just north of Greystone Drive was closed Monday morning following a serious collision. Numerous emergency vehicles were on the scene as of about 9:30 a.m. and the air ambulance was called out. The OPP reported the collision and...

Woman killed by tree branch in Ferguson’s Falls

(CARLETON PLACE, ON) - The Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police is investigating the death of an...

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Yard of the Week: June 29 2022

From the Almonte & District Horticultural Society: Beautifully maintained gardens at 314 Greystone Drive in...

Quinoa-Lentil Salad with Grilled Halloumi

by Susan Hanna This recipe adapted from Food and Drink is a lovely vegetarian summer...

Saucy Sriracha Pork with Radish-Cucumber Salad

by Susan Hanna This recipe from Chatelaine is on the table is less than half...

Blue Slippers and Black Scissors

Almonte, the summer of 1954.  The SOLD sign had just gone up on 38...

GEORGE HORAN: BOUNDARIES at Sivarulrasa Gallery 

An exhibition in Gallery I, June 22 – July 29, 2022 Vernissage/Meet the Artist Reception:...

Our Grand Olde Dame

Editor's Note: I have been remiss in not sharing more poems from Noreen Syme,...

MVFN sponsorship to the 2022 Ontario Nature Youth Summit

Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists (MVFN) is pleased to once again sponsor two local students...

What Is That … of the Woods?

Our cottage on White Lake is encircled by mixed forest and our property is...

Calling All Curious Young Minds! 

After a two-year hiatus, the MVFM Young Naturalists are gearing up to get back...

Thora Pugh — obituary

Pugh, Thora Doreen Jan 5, 1933 - June 15,2022 Thora joined her beloved...

Bob Pugh — obituary

PUGH, Robert Wesley October 28, 1928 – Jun 2, 2022 With deep sadness...

Ken Vallier — obituary

Vallier, Kenneth “Ken” Passed away suddenly with his wife and 4 kids by...

Frances Larocque — obituary

Larocque, Frances (Life Member of the Ladies Auxiliary - Almonte Legion - Branch 240) Passed...

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 Canada Day

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader Happy Canada Day! Last Canada Day, we weren't in a frame of...

Reflections on Being a Father

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader I missed writing about Father's Day on time for The Millstone....

Calling on a Higher Power

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader Many of us were affected by the recent storm and power...

A note of thanks after the storm

My wife Mary and I decided to venture out to Thruway Restaurant in Carleton Place...

Wannabe Cattle Rancher (Part Two)

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader This story is part two of my Wannabe Cattle Rancher story,...