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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...

Garbage dumped on the OVRT

We received this discouraging letter and photo from a reader today.  Is anyone missing a sofa, drywall and carpeting? If so you can pick them...

A kind young man deserves a home-cooked dinner

EDITOR'S NOTE: I received this letter yesterday from a reader. If you are, or know, the young man in question, please get in touch...

In Only Seconds: A Tribute to Love

Reader Bernadette van Duyvendyk sends this touching poem, inspired by the account of the Gatineau man who clung to his 4-year-old daughter by her fingertips...

Debate #2 … Calm was too much to hope for

Karen Hirst Unable to attend the second of three candidate debates presided over by the PRATAC organization, I am unable to comment on any part...

A big thank-you to Mississippi River Power Corporation

Scott Newton and staff at Mississippi Power went the extra mile this week. Someone took the sign that advertises Jessica’s Syrian Food Catering service...

Debate #1 … hope in the Fall air

Karen Hirst Last evening was the night that the municipality of Mississippi Mills demonstrated its potential for healing, for breaching the divide that has separated...

Credentials and character — choose wisely

Karen Hirst We now know who has chosen to enter the race for the honour of occupying one of the seats around the Mississippi Mills...

Preserving the dignity of the little memorial: No signs, please!

Almonte is home to an important little memorial, tucked into the corner of Mill and Bridge Streets. On December 27, 1942, 8:43p.m., Almonte was the...

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