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AGH Emergency Department closed on evening of March 2

The Emergency Department at Almonte General Hospital...

Widespread power outage on February 27

Yesterday just after 6 pm, Mississippi Mills suffered a power outage that affected  customers in several communities. Mayor Christa Lowry indicated on Facebook that both Hydro One and ORPC customers in Mississippi Mills were affected.  The power cut hit all of  Almonte, Pakenham and Blakeney. Communities from Arnprior to...

Three people arrested in MM on drugs and weapons charges

The OPP has seized illicit drugs and arrested three people in Mississippi Mills. The OPP's Community Street Crime Unit, assisted...

Mississippi Mills Public Library collects provincial awards

We've received this exciting news from the Library: MMPL CEO, MMPL-led Lanark Libraries STEM Program and MMPL Accreditation recognized at...

Retired RCMP member reflects on providing security to the Mulroneys

Wayne McKay from Almonte sent us this note following the death of former prime...

AGH Emergency Department closed on evening of March 2

The Emergency Department at Almonte General Hospital will close on Saturday, March 2nd, at...

Brad Harrington is new president and CEO of MM and CP hospitals

The Mississippi River Health Alliance (MRHA) is pleased to announce the selection of Brad...

Secrets of the Sprakkar by Eliza Reid

by Edith Cody-Rice Many Almonte residents will be surprised to hear that the First Lady...

The Lost Love Letter to a Small Town – new album release by Nathan Sloniowski

Singer-songwriter Nathan Sloniowski entered a recording studio with his guitar for the first time...

THREE EXHIBITIONS opening at Sivarulrasa Gallery

The shows run February 9 to March 15, 2024. Combined Vernissage/Artists Reception: Saturday February 10,...

Summary of MFVN Nature Talk, February 15

The Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists (MVFN) held its annual Members’ Night and Annual General...

A hawk and its prey

Attached is a photo of a sharp-shinned hawk atop one of our bird feeders...

Ken Allison – MVFN Champion for Nature, 2024

Ken Allison is a “wildlife ecologist/naturalist/educator”; extraordinaire! He earned his B.Sc. from the University of...

Gordon ‘Gordie’ Timmons — obituary

Gordon Arnold Timmons Gordon known as Gordie to many was born January...

Glenn Arthur — obituary

ARTHUR, Glenn “Archie” (Mr. Arnprior) With shattered hearts, the family regretfully announces that...

Robert Bone — obituary

Bone, Robert Cecil July 4, 1940 – February 5, 2024 Peacefully, in his 83rd year,...

Carole Yeaman — obituary

Carole Ann Yeaman, at 82 years, died peacefully on February 5,...

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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...

The ROCK

Robbie Brady One never knows how something starts but it always amazes everyone just how many...

Canada: Where are we?

by John Clinton Recent discourse has revealed some millennials asking the question: "How do I identify...

Betty and Veronica, and getting your nails done

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader The snowless Christmas break is over, and the kids are back...