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Answers to Diana’s Quiz – February 4, 2023

by Diana Filer 1.  Lavender is a member...

Appleton Studio ART CLASSES with Adrian Baker, MFA

  2023 winter/spring open studio sessions Enjoy a bright,...

FOR SALE: Norco fat bike

Norco Bigfoot 2 - Fat Bike (Red/Silver) purchased...

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Flooding closes Highway 29 at Pakenham

Heavy rain overnight has flooded a stretch of Highway 29 on the way into Pakenham, by the train bridge. A tweet from the OPP says the road's reopening time...

Council appoints Rickey Minnille deputy mayor

by Edith Cody-Rice In a council meeting lasting only twenty minutes, including the singing of O Canada, Rickey Minnille was chosen as the deputy mayor of Mississippi Mills to hoots...

ADHS students excel across the board

ADHS — a provincial powerhouse by Pippa Norman Are you seeking a spark of inspiration to ward off your winter blues? Look no further than the students of Almonte District High...

ADHS boys basketball team wins OFSAA gold

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is an updated version of the story. I was sent a link to a school board press release about the team,...

Mary Lou Souter receives Ontario Library Association award

submitted by Susan Hanna On February 2, 2019, Almonte resident Mary Lou Souter was presented with the President's Award for Exceptional Achievement at the Ontario Library...

Deputy Mayor John Levi passes away

Deputy Mayor John Levi passed away yesterday after falling ill while vacationing in Florida. In a statement this morning Mayor Christa Lowry said, "Council and...

Library board chair wins major award

On February 2, 2019, Mary Lou Souter, Chair of the Mississippi Mills Public Library Board, will be in Toronto to accept the Ontario Library...

Local mystery: What was that big boom yesterday?

by Brent Eades I've seen and received numerous reports of 'an explosion' heard in parts of Mississippi Mills yesterday at about 4:20 pm. Some people...

MM libraries achieve prestigious accreditation

Thank You for Your Patience During the past few months, many patrons have wondered  why the Almonte and Pakenham branches have been in a state...

Neil Carleton named to Canadian Amateur Radio Hall of Fame

by  Frank Davis VO1HP Chair CARHOF Board of Trustees St.John's NL The Board of Trustees of the Canadian Amateur  Radio Hall of Fame is pleased to  announce that ...

Kindness in small-town Almonte

We always knew we were blessed to live in a wonderful caring community, but none more so than an evening just a few weeks...

My Dad, Soldier of a War Unspoken

The letters are cut into the cold grey granite, aligned with the precision of a military parade, and marking the final resting place of...

“Bells of Peace” to ring across MM on November 11

It has been 100 years since the treaty that ended the first world war. In honour of this anniversary the Royal Canadian Legion is planning...

Dairy Vodka comes to Almonte

by Edith Cody-Rice Have you heard of dairy vodka? I had not and could not imagine vodka made from cow's milk, but last Thursday, the...

Christa Lowry is new mayor

The first results are in and Christa Lowry is declared the new Mayor of Mississippi Mills, according to results just published by the Town. John...

The Friendly Town and Paradise Found

Editor's Note: I am pleased to share this eloquent essay from Avalyne Diotte describing how a long journey finally brought her back home. It is...

Back Bridge to reopen Wednesday

From the Town: The Back Bridge will re-open to vehicular traffic at the end of the day on Wednesday, October 17th, 2018, while the Short...

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