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Joe Ryan — obituary

RYAN, Joe (Retired Ottawa Hydro) With broken hearts, the...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – July 13, 2024

by Diana Filer 1.  Ammunition is now available...

The Skinny Shirt at the Hub

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader Most of us...

Arts & Culture

An Artist's Notes

Notes from local artist Eileen Hennemann about her paintings.

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The Original Puppets Up “Nick” – Nick Bellemore

by Edith Cody-Rice Those of you who are veterans of Puppets Up! either as volunteers or attendees, will recall the popular logo "Nick" who represents the festival. Well, the puppet Nick is...

The balancing act of festivals

By Jane Torrance, Chair, Puppets Up! International Puppet Festival https://puppetsup.com/ Ah, summer.  The season of swimming and BBQs, late nights on patios and hanging out with friends, cottages and camping...

“Woven by Hand: Contemporary Canadian Tapestries” at the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum

Almonte, ON- Join the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum (MVTM) on Saturday, July 20 at 1 pm for the opening of “Woven By Hand: Contemporary Canadian Tapestries”! This exhibit presents...

An Artist's Notes

Notes from local artist Eileen Hennemann about her paintings.

Almonte Readers and Writers hosts award winning poets

by Edith Cody-Rice Last Thursday evening, April 11, Almonte Readers and Writers hosted an enthusiastic audience of poetry lovers at Equator Coffee in celebration of...

A pair of poems for spring

Editor's note: Chris Cavan sends these reflections on the arrival of spring in our area: discomposed overture   it’s been a slow dry creeping equinox though no hiding was possible under cover of snow absent patter of rain low...

‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ at Old Town Hall, April 18-21

by Madison Sonnenburg Almonte District High School Drama Club’s production of Peter and the Starcatcher, directed by Ms. Jennifer Sheffield, is a heartwarming and funny...

An Age of Innocence by Noreen Syme

Editor's Note Noreen Syme grew up in Almonte and currently lives in Carleton Place. Now in her nineties, she recalls her happy childhood in Almonte...

‘Campbell, Fagan, Park Trio’ at Almonte in Concert, April 13

Just a few more days to go until our grand finale with Campbell, Fagan, Park Trio. Saturday, April 13th 2024, 7:30 p.m. Almonte Old...

TWO EXHIBITIONS opening at Sivarulrasa Gallery

The shows run April 5 to May 10, 2024. Combined Vernissage/Artists Reception: Saturday April 6, 2pm-4pm. Sivarulrasa Gallery will present two new exhibitions beginning April 5....

Come out and “Odd-ition” for a new musical!

Humm Team Productions, the creative ensemble behind 2019’s Who Stole Christmas from Mississippi Mills and 2022’s Sketchy Santa, is getting ready to bring another...

MMPL year in review

We've had this update from the library.

Sudden Impact: The Almonte Train Wreck of 1942

by Edith Cody-Rice   Many Almontonians will be aware of the memorial plaques at the intersection of Mill and Bridge Street commenorating the great train crash...

Almonte Readers & Writers Bulletin

March 8, 2024 ARW Bulletin Hello, all you readers and writers! First off, Happy International Women’s Day! We hope you are enjoying this special day and celebrating...

Secrets of the Sprakkar by Eliza Reid

by Edith Cody-Rice Many Almonte residents will be surprised to hear that the First Lady of Iceland, Eliza Reid, was raised in the nearby village...

The Lost Love Letter to a Small Town – new album release by Nathan Sloniowski

Singer-songwriter Nathan Sloniowski entered a recording studio with his guitar for the first time at the age of 16. 45 years later, he’s still...

THREE EXHIBITIONS opening at Sivarulrasa Gallery

The shows run February 9 to March 15, 2024. Combined Vernissage/Artists Reception: Saturday February 10, 2pm-4pm! Almonte’s Sivarulrasa Gallery will present three new exhibitions beginning February...

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