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Alexander Hazelwood — obituary

Hazelwood, Alexander Herbert Alexander Herbert Hazelwood of Almonte, Ontario...

Backyard birds, the AI version

by Brent Eades Some readers may know that...

For Sale: Pine Farmhouse Kitchen Table

This sturdy pine table makes for a...

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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...

Good attendance and smiles mark the Almonte Fair

by Marilyn Snedden This year's Almonte Fair was blessed with perfect weather and the  directors are thankful for that since the attendance was good and...

Local residents honoured at Order of Canada event

by Brent Eades Several local recipients of the Order of Canada were at Rideau Hall today for an event marking the 50th anniversary of the founding...

Christmas Eve kayakers

Earlier this month we published an unlikely photo of a petunia springing into bloom at the Almonte post office. Today, Christmas Eve, we bring you...

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...

2016 around town: It was quite a year

by Brent Eades The past 12 months in Mississippi Mills have been memorable, in ways both good and bad. We've been through both wonderful moments and...

Poor cellular coverage puts Clayton residents at risk

submitted by Clem Pelot Last Thursday, two young adults from Clayton were involved in a traffic accident that landed their car in the Indian River. Fortunately...

Puppets Up draws in the crowds

by Brent Eades The weather was almost ideal for the first full day of Almonte's internationally renowned Puppets Up festival, with temperatures in the low...

Almonte hospital gets #1 ratings, again

Maternity care at Almonte General Hospital (AGH) is ranked #1 in Ontario by patients asked the question, “Overall, how would you rate the care you received at the hospital?” And, for the second year in a row, AGH’s maternity care is also ranked #1

Moose McGuire’s destroyed by fire: UPDATE

by Brent Eades Ottawa Street remains closed at 8:30 Tuesday morning as firefighters continue to battle a blaze at Moose McGuire's restaurant, between Paterson Street...

Almonte’s Paddy Doyle profiled by Canada Goose company

As part of its long-running 'Goose People' series, the Canada Goose company, makers of the iconic Canadian parka, have run a profile of local...

The Ottawa Citizen profiles Almonte’s Gord Pike

On November 16 the Ottawa Citizen published a profile of Almonte's Gord Pike. Mr. Pike, a local entrepreneur, has had a varied and very successful...

Leonard Lee and sons open new Mill Street store

by Brent Eades Almonte has an intriguing new store at 36 Mill Street, called L.G. Lee & Sons. Opened this week by Lee Valley Tools founder...

Local MPP Jack MacLaren turfed from Tory caucus

by Edith Cody-Rice Carleton-Mississippi Mills MPP Jack MacLaren has been turfed from the Tory caucus and will not be a Conservative candidate in the...

Puppets Up celebrates its 10th birthday

Puppets Up! artistic director Noreen  Young was interviewed this morning on CBC TV's Our Ottawa. The puppet festival which takes place next weekend -...

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