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Informed decision-making based on public input?

George Yaremchuk I read with interest the Council agenda for the upcoming meeting on Tuesday Feb 5, especially in regard to the public meeting pertaining...

Reader comments on filling of Deputy Mayor’s job

Dear Mayor Lowry and Council While we all are saddened by Deputy Mayor John Levi’s unfortunate death, I am certain council will regroup and business...

The issue of citizen engagement

We heard it throughout the municipal election campaign and we heard it again last night at the Council meeting. How do Mississippi Mills citizens...

Reader cites local contributions to community

Reader Chris Baburek shares this letter sent to Mayor Christa Lowry. Dear Christa, In reviewing the highlights of the Special Meeting of Council held on December 11,...

Heads Up Mississippi Mills!

I attended the ‘Special’ Council meeting last night primarily to hear about the agenda items related to the Striking Committee and Advisory Committees. I...

The good that can come from social media

by Karen Hirst For all that has been written about the downside of Facebook, I feel compelled to acknowledge that much that is positive can...

Trail o’ poop?

A reader sends these letters: Just took our first walk on the trail from Church St towards CP. Would have been a much nicer experience if...

A blueprint for construction

Karen Hirst Over this past summer, those of us living in the town of Almonte have gotten used to taking a detour and thus avoiding...

Election thoughts

To the Editor: I believe our residents/voters can be divided into two particular types: Those residing here who came here having been attracted by the...

Ripe for Exploration

by Karen Hirst One of the many pleasures of retirement is the hopeful availability of free time ... time to explore what otherwise might have been...

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