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The Humm happenings for the week of December 5

   'Tis the week of the Christmas concert! Things get underway on Thursday, December 8 with a Christmas Cantata in Almonte performed by the Renfrew Presbyterian...

Days of Toil and Tears:The Child Labour Diary of Flora Rutherford, Almonte, Ontario, 1887...

by Trish Dyer As a Toronto high school student studying Canadian history, I was fascinated by William Lyon Mackenzie and the Rebellion of Upper Canada...

Light Up the Night

Once again Almonte showed why it is known as "the magical town in the valley". All the warmth and spirit of its character was on...

A Season in Hell by Robert Fowler – book review

 by Edith Cody-Rice The title of this compelling account is from a Rimbaud poem about despair and desperation, an apt description of  the ordeal faced by the...

Humm Happenings for the week of November 28

  'Tis the Season   Although the weather is more suited to ducks than reindeer lately, never fear – Christmas is coming. This weekend offers a host...

the Humm Happenings for the week of November 21?

Santa Claus is Coming to Town (and he's bringing some friends!) The signs are unmistakable. Strings of lights are being lit, giant inflatable snowmen are...

Grete Hale appears at The Palms sponsored by Mill Street Books

Grete Hale, iconic philanthropist and new author, spoke to a small gathering at the Palms Sunday afternoon. Grete, one of a triumvirate of famous...

The Uncommon Reader

by Marnie Bruce Any of the Queen's subjects who may have wondered how she manages to cope with the endless round of duties at home...

Humm Highlites for the week of November 14?

Act Fast Before we dig into this week's offerings, we would like to offer some advice: if there is an event coming up that...

November at Mill Street Books

Mill Street Books is planning some great events for people who must eat gluten free. Mary Lumsden has many gluten free friends and has...

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