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Giant Baked Beans with Sausage Meatballs

by Susan Hanna This is another great recipe...

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...

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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...

Almonte native Pat Hickey wins prestigious award

Almonte native and ADHS grad Pat Hickey received the Premier's Award at a ceremony in Toronto recently. Now an esteemed professor of nursing at the...

Almonte Country Haven is Workplace of the Year

NOTE: We've received this good-news story from Omni Health Care, which has given us permission to reproduce it. Award recognizes outstanding LTC homes for commitment...

BMO chips in $40,000 to AGH diagnostic imaging goal

BMO Financial Group donates $40,000 to help ensure patients at Almonte General Hospital have access to the best in diagnostic imaging BMO Financial Group today announced...

Almonte firm is international player in sports systems

by Marc Snelling Almonte’s own Sport Systems Canada Inc. (SSCI) is growing.  Its facility on Industrial Drive is set to undergo a $1.4 million expansion,...

Another Almonte lad on CBC’s Dragon’s Den

EDITOR'S NOTE: Bryan Sadler sends us this exciting news. Readers will recall that Almonte's own Dan Fallak made a big splash on the same...

Latest Almonte Christmas movie is out

by Brent Eades But we can't watch it... ah well. Readers will know that over the past few years Almonte has emerged as "mini Hollywood North"...

ADHS show jumper headed to Royal Winter Fair

by Brent Eades Toronto’s Royal Winter Fair is the gold standard for Canadian equestrians, the place they go to compete against the best in the...

Leonard Lee inducted into Royal Military College Wall of Fame

On Saturday, 30 September, 2017, in Kingston, Ontario, 5576 Honorary Colonel Leonard Gordon Patrick Lee, (1938-2016), late of Almonte, and founder of Lee Valley...

Geoheritage Park inaugurates QR code

On Saturday, September 16, the new QR code system at Canada’s first municipal geoheritage park was inaugurated by Dr. Daniel Lebel, Director General of...

Fifteen paid staff let go from The Hub / Rebound

More sad news. We will be following up on this notice we received from Almonte Community Co-ordinators. In June 2017, the membership of the Almonte Community...

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...

Ron Caron remembered in music

by Glenda Jones A new fiddling tune, “Smiling Ron Caron,” premiered August 22 at the Canadian Grand Masters Fiddling camp held in Manotick.  Renowned fiddler, singer,...

‘Paddle for AGH’ brings in almost $16,000

by Brent Eades Yesterday's 'Paddle for AGH' event drew an enthusiastic crowd to the banks of the river and raised nearly $16,000 for our hospital. Billed...

Prescott family meets PM Trudeau on music train

ADHS grad Kelly Prescott, a noted Canadian musician, has been travelling the country recently on CP Rail's Canada 150 Train.  Earlier this week Kelly, with...

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