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The Mayor’s final address to Council

Mayor’s Annual Address Tonight is the last meeting for many of those around this table. Those departing have 109 years of combined service. They take...

Note of thanks from Christa Lowry

Thank you, Mississippi Mills! Your overwhelming support is truly humbling and I am thrilled to have been voted your new Mayor! My heartfelt thanks...

Comment on Mayor’s article on finances

Councillor Alex Gillis The mayor stated rather graciously in his article that "First-time candidates — and reruns trying to make a mark—always make alarmist statements...

Election 2018: Common Themes

by Shaun McLaughlin This campaign has eighteen candidates running for positions of mayor, deputy-mayor or ward councillor in Mississippi Mills. Seven of them are current...

Municipal Finance 101

by Shaun McLaughlin According to brochures from nine of the current slate of candidates, the municipality’s finances are a mess. Their statements at candidate meetings...

Timely message from Lanark Highlands mayor

by Jill McCubbin (Councillor Almonte ward, Mississippi Mills) I want to share an inspiring, articulate and thoughtful passage from a troubling news release that came...

Councillor Watters reports on broadband upgrades in MM

From my seat on council, looking around the table, we are unanimous in realizing how critical up to date communication infrastructure is for the social...

Councillor Edwards on OVRT recommendations

Council’s recent vote on Mississippi Mills’ recommendations for use of the OVRT was a difficult decision.  It followed a much-anticipated meeting with the Lanark...

Year-end address from the Mayor

EDITOR'S NOTE: Since our founding six years ago we have have made the 'Councillor's Forum' section available to all members of MM Council who...

PRATAC disappoints, fosters fear

Shaun McLaughlin Our local resident advocate, PRATAC, is a disappointment. Such groups can be positive forces in a community. Sadly, PRATAC continually focuses on fear...

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