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10th Anniversary AGH Run for Women’s Health, June 10

10th Anniversary AGH Run for Women’s Health Saturday, June...

Vallentyne Bake, Tuesday, February 14

Mark your calendars for H.F.T's 9th Vallentyne...

2 bedroom furnished apartment for rent, downtown Almonte

Two-bedroom, one-bath fully furnished apartment for rent...

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Covid-19: ‘Herd immunity’ misinformation

We have heard from certain groups and even other countries that, if we let people be infected with Covid-19, they will become ‘herd immune’. It is very important to remember...

To mask or not? Why is it even a question?

submitted by Sherryl Smith I am writing this as an appeal to Mississippi Mills residents when considering whether to wear a mask.  I am an active and (so far) healthy...

From Mayor Lowry: How to enjoy the outdoors in town

Update: Outdoor Recreation Facilities in Mississippi Mills https://youtu.be/sKZ1Gn7DJtM The Province has allowed certain municipal recreation facilities to re-open this week. The Municipality is taking time to ensure proper planning as facilities...

‘MM Together’ brings comfort during COVID

‘We're all in this together’… words we will remember for a long time to come. ‘MM Together’ is one way that our community has helped...

Curbside pick-up starts at the Library

“We have been planning curbside service since March 14th, the day we had to close our branches to the public”, said Monica Blackburn, Deputy...

UNSUNG HEROES – Waste and Recycling Collectors

by Edith Cody-Rice Each week we put out our waste and recycling and normally don't give it a second thought. Occasionally we will catch sight...

Rural Internet deteriorates during the pandemic

by Jesse Hirsh  This pandemic has reinforced what many of us already believe: that the Internet is essential infrastructure. Like water, electricity, and roads, our...

MVCA trails to reopen Saturday

MVCA Conservation Areas to Open in Time for Long Weekend May 15, 2020 Carleton Place — After weeks of closure, Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority (MVCA) is...

Artist’s COVID fundraiser brings in almost $8,000

I wish to thank Brent Eades and the Millstone News for posting information on my "Covid-19 Fundraiser" a week ago. Since that time, several people...

Maple and vodka and meat pies, oh my!

When owner Shirley Fulton-Deugo of Fulton’s Pancake House & Sugar Bush, got together with the team from the Dairy Distillery, little did she know great...

Local businesses raise $23,000 for much-needed ventilator

Westview Projects Fundraising Drive - $23,000 raised! Local businesses donate to ensure safe transportation for Almonte General Hospital patients. Several weeks ago, three young businessmen...

UNSUNG HEROES – Pharmacists

by Noreen Young Mariem Eldihimy, BScPhm Rph CDE, is Manager of Almonte Remedy's RX Pharmacy, located in Patrice's Independent Grocery store.  She and her staff...

UNSUNG HEROES – Volunteer Shoppers

by Edith Cody-Rice  During this pandemic, volunteers in our community have stepped forward to grocery shop for their neighbours and vulnerable individuals. The Millstone interviewed...

Six-year-old boy raises $300 for Almonte Country Haven

I've received this inspiring news from local resident Gavin Donnelly: With all the news regarding Almonte Country Haven, and with members of my family working...

Health Unit shares facts on face masks

From the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit: Uncovering the facts on face coverings The Government of Canada has recommended the use of face coverings...

Local boat launches to stay open during pandemic, Mayor says

I've received this welcome news from Mayor Lowry: Many of you have been asking about boat launches and whether or not it is ok to...

Gardening in the time of Covid

For me, it is always a small miracle to see garlic shoots emerge in April. The photo, taken April 17, shows rows of garlic...

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