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Ukrainian pysanky egg workshops at St. Andrew’s in Pakenham

Join Rev. Sheryl McLeod in the spiritual...

Proceeds from St George’s breakfasts support school food programs

Prior to the pandemic, the parishioners of...

Glenn Arthur — obituary

ARTHUR, Glenn “Archie” (Mr. Arnprior) With shattered hearts, the...

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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...

Small plane crashes on Old Almonte Road

Local news sources report that a small airplane crashed at about 8:30 this morning near the corner of Old Almonte Road and Howie Road,...

River cleanup yields tons of trash, but treasures too

Scott Newton, Mississippi River Power Corporation Mississippi River Power is presently rebuilding both dams in the North Channel of the Mississippi River in Almonte. In order to...

Baker Bob gets plastered — literally!

by Brent Eades Stephen Brathwaite wrote last year about his plans to restore the Shelter / Tissage sculpture he and Jennifer Ryder Jones created in 1992 for the...

‘Peak blooms’ at Al Potvin’s sunflower walk

by Brent Eades Shirley Fulton-Deugo sends this note: Al Potvin’s sunflowers are at their peak. Everyone is welcomed to come for pictures, cut a bouquet for yourself, friends,...

Snow in Almonte next week — movie snow that is

by Brent Eades Well, this is a big surprise -- another Christmas movie is being filmed in Almonte. This is -- what? -- the fourth Christmas movie...

Noreen Young retrospective opens at Textile Museum

by Brent Eades A long time in the making, the exhibit “Noreen Young: A Puppet Retrospective” opened today at the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum. A look back...

Pockets of paradise: The Mill of Kintail

by Michael Reynolds As I write it is the time of trilliums and trout lilies in the woods around Mississippi Mills and in my mind...

ADHS production of ‘The 39 Steps’ wins big at the Cappies

by Pippa Norman On May 27 the glamorous Cappies Gala was held to celebrate achievements of high school theatre productions in Canada’s capital. Amongst a...

Honouring Al Potvin, 8,000 trees later

by Wendy Rampton for Hub Hospice Palliative Care Board of Directors There is a new Comfort Sugar Maple tree in Augusta Street Park in Almonte....

Hell may not have frozen over, but the town clock has

We've had this note from the team that's been caring for the Old Post Office clock in recent years. D'almontes: The clock has been affected by...

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...

“Christmas with the Jim Browns” — 1951

by Brent Eades Andrew Brown contacted me recently about a profile of his family that appeared across Canada in December of 1952, a year after...

Lanark County’s dumbest criminal?

We've received this press release from the local OPP detachment. Though we're not experts on such matters, it seems to us that the best...

Levi Hardware remembrance displays support the Legion

The Almonte Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion is the proud recipient of the continued support of Levi’s Home Hardware and Bill Lawrence.  Lawrence...

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