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 Canada Day

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader Happy Canada Day! Last...

Yard of the Week: June 29 2022

From the Almonte & District Horticultural Society: Beautifully...

Quinoa-Lentil Salad with Grilled Halloumi

by Susan Hanna This recipe adapted from Food...

Arts & Culture

An Artist's Notes

Notes from local artist Eileen Hennemann about her paintings.

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Blue Slippers and Black Scissors

Almonte, the summer of 1954.  The SOLD sign had just gone up on 38 Cameron Street signalling the beginning of a forty-year residency of the Dunn family.  Marie was...

GEORGE HORAN: BOUNDARIES at Sivarulrasa Gallery 

An exhibition in Gallery I, June 22 – July 29, 2022 Vernissage/Meet the Artist Reception: Saturday June 25, 2pm-4pm. From June 22 to July 29, Sivarulrasa Gallery is delighted to present...

Our Grand Olde Dame

Editor's Note: I have been remiss in not sharing more poems from Noreen Syme, about growing up in Almonte long ago. As the Almonte Fair approaches, I'll share this...

An Artist's Notes

Notes from local artist Eileen Hennemann about her paintings.

Puppets Up! has attracted the international puppet organization UNIMA

UNIMA (Union Internationale de la Marionnette) the international puppet organization representing over seventy countries will hold its board meeting in Almonte during the Puppets Up! festival...

The Naismith House.

 by Edith Cody-Rice As many Mississippi Mills residents know, the Naismith House is up for sale. Not only is this the childhood home of James...

Caravaggio Painter of Miracles – Book Review

by Edith Cody-Rice Caravaggio, Painter of Miracles is not a new book. In fact it was published in 2005. The author, Francine Prose, is a...

Art in the Attic

ALMONTE- Art in the Attic occurred on the first weekend of May this year (6-8). This event is an art show that takes place...

War – Book Review

by Edith Cody-Rice Now that Canada's participation in Afghanistan is winding down, it is useful to reflect on the current intervention as well as...

Tournament of Shadows – Book Review

 by Edith Cody-Rice As Canada's mission in Afghanistan draws to a close, it is interesting, if not important, to delve into  past missions into...

Sheridan College has discovered Almonte!!

by Noreen Young  Two of Sheridan College’s Advanced Special Effects, Makeup, Prosthetics and Props students will be coming to Almonte in July to do a two...

Touch – Book Review

Alexi Zentner's first novel Touch, is the story of the families of Sawgamet, a town in northwestern Canada at the edge of the vast...

Fiddler’s Friends Benefit Concert

by Noreen Young The Almonte Old Town Hall was alive with traditional Ottawa Valley fiddle music and dance  Sunday May 1.   Performers for the Fiddler’s Friends...

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