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For Sale: Buffet and hutch, $100

Buffet and hutch in excellent condition. Made...

Mississippi Mills Shuffleboard Tournament, 2024

The last remaining event from the week-long...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – February 24, 2024

by Diana Filer 1.  The dog is 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...

Ottawa mayor Watson receives Noreen Young caricature puppet

Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the incredibly popular Puppets Up!International Puppet Festival, Noreen Young, artistic director and puppet maker today presented Ottawa Mayor Jim...

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...

Almonte resident James Hugessen awarded the Order of Canada

Retired Federal Court of Appeal Justice and Almonte resident Jim Hugessen has been awarded the Order of Canada. His name appears on the recent...

Cliff Bennett receives the 2014 Stan Hodgkiss Canadian Outdoorsperson of the Year

 Cliff Bennett of Carleton Place, Ontario is the recipient of the Canadian Wildlife Federation 2014 Stan Hodgkiss Canadian Outdoorsperson of the Year award, in...

House fire on Ottawa Street Tuesday

by Brent Eades Quick work by the Mississippi Mills volunteer fire department appears to have prevented major damage to a single-story home at 295 Ottawa...

Almonte's Wayne Giardino inducted into Ottawa Sports Hall of Fame

Almonte resident Wayne Giardino will be inducted into the Ottawa Sports Hall of Fame on Wednesday, May 7, at Ottawa City Hall. Mr. Giardino...

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

Volunteers clean up downtown

by Brent Eades About two dozen local residents turned out on a cool and drizzly Saturday morning for this year's 'Pitch-In' day in downtown Almonte. Armed...

Sunday morning blaze on Concession 12 Ramsay

As of 10:30 Sunday morning local firefighters and police were still on the scene of a fire that appears to have badly damaged a...

Almonte's Jeff Semple hired by the CBC London England bureau

Almonte's Jeff Semple, who was hired by CBC Ottawa and moved to the CBC  National News  in Toronto, has been hired as a  video-journalist by...

Childhood home of James Naismith has a new owner

The Naismith House, on County Road 29 between Almonte and Pakenham, is the boyhood home of James Naismith the inventor of basketball and was...

Shirley Deugo and Al Potvin wedding raised $8,000 for the Hub Hospice

The wedding of Shirley Deugo and Al Potvin on December 28, 2013 was a unique affair. They invited only their closest friends - the...

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