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Bike for sale

  The bike shown is a 26” frame,...

For sale, Mobility scooter

"The Fortress 2000" Three Wheel Power Scooter....

Extras needed for local music video

Looking for something a little different to...

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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.

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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