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Apple Pie Fest & Classic Car Show, September 18

For the first time since 2019, the...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – August 13, 2022

by Diana Filer 1.  Canada's Minister of Sport...

The Pakenham horse show rides on, August 20

Good news! On August 20th the Pakenham...

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About the Millstone

The Millstone is an online community newspaper founded in 2011. It focusses on the town of Mississippi Mills, Ontario, which includes  Appleton,  Almonte, Blakeney, Clayton,  Pakenham, and Ramsay Ward.  Its name pays tribute to the strong history of mills in the area.

We are staffed entirely by volunteers and are not dependent on advertising.


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All submissions should be emailed to There is no charge for any submission, including classified ads.

  • Send your item in plain-text or MS Word format and attach any related images (JPG format) to your email.
  • No PDF files. They don’t work for us.

Include your name, address and phone number; this is is so we can verify you are a local resident. We won’t publish your address or phone number unless requested, such as for a classified ad.

Volunteer Staff

Publisher and Contributing Editor: Edith Cody-Rice

Editor in Chief: Brent Eades