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Proceeds from St George’s breakfasts support school food programs

Prior to the pandemic, the parishioners of...

Glenn Arthur — obituary

ARTHUR, Glenn “Archie” (Mr. Arnprior) With shattered hearts, the...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – February 17, 2024

by Diana Filer 1.  The Dempster Highway connects...

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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...

Four more deaths at Almonte Country Haven

I'm very sorry to have to report that another four residents of Almonte Country Haven have died, bringing the toll to 23. "The families of...

Another person dies at Country Haven, bringing toll to 19

Another person at Almonte Country Haven has died from COVID-19, bringing the total to 19. The Ottawa Citizen quotes home administrator Carolyn Della Foresta as...

Update from Mayor Lowry on COVID-19 in our community

From The Office of the Mayor Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, our community has shown its true character by coming together and supporting...

UNSUNG HEROES – Mask Makers

by Edith Cody-Rice  Internationally recognized designers Paddye Mann of Pakenham and Ingrid Hamster of Almonte have pivoted their studios to make protective masks for local...

Two more Country Haven residents die, bringing toll to 16

As of Monday two more residents of the Haven have passed away from COVID-19. "My heart goes out to the families and our entire care...

Elva Robey Martin — obituary

ROBEY MARTIN (nee LeBarron) ELVA JOYCE in her 89th year Peacefully on April 11, 2020 at Almonte Country Haven, Elva departed from this world. She was the daughter...

Three more deaths at Almonte Country Haven, CBC reports

The CBC has just reported that three more residents of Almonte Country Haven have died of COVID-19. "Thirty-six residents at the Almonte Country Haven home...

An Easter poem of thanks

by Ann LeBlanc There is a worldwide pandemic on this Easter weekend of 2020, Normally family gatherings, food and chocolate eggs, there would be plenty. Keeping us...

To Mask or not to Mask

Shannon Lee Mannion I’m going for it. Masking, that is. Now that the collective medical profession have their heads on straight, word’s out that it’s...

12 have died at Almonte Country Haven, mayor confirms

Message from Mayor Christa Lowry Municipality of Mississippi Mills Situation within the community In a media release today, Country Haven confirmed that 12 residents have passed away. ...

A Visit From The Coronavirus

by C. H. Wells Inspired by: A Visit From St Nicholas/'Twas The Night Before Christmas ... with apologies to the author. 'Twas months after COVID-19 came around; Few...

More donations to local health workers

Thank You to Cavanagh and Others for Your Generous Support The donations just keep coming – and we are very grateful. Over the past few...

Online classroom for young naturalists

As we all are accepting the realization that we must continue to physically distance ourselves from others Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists are reaching out...

Local health workers: ‘Thank you for nourishing our souls’

Thank you for nourishing our souls  Our local communities care. And we are grateful to everyone who has offered support to the front-line workers at Almonte...

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