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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...

When ‘local corn’ isn’t

Allan Goddard, Almonte Every summer I look so forward to tasting the sweet sensation of buttered, peppered, and slightly salted corn on the cob!  This...

Losing a pet

Pet ownership is not without trial by fire … by Karen Hirst Much has been written about having pets in our lives whether we be single,...

The world needs more ‘restorers’

Whether getting our information from the news, social media, or word of mouth, we’re constantly having opinions, trauma and downright negative vibes shoved down...

People Watching … Fact Or Fiction?

Karen Hirst A cornucopia of human form, attired and adorned with accoutrements that speak of personal stories and choices made, pours forth into each new...

Commuter cycling and the rail trail

Doug Preece I have heard from the county that they are changing the rail trail’s surface material from exclusively granular M to gravel and stone...

Reflections on a place called home

May 1, 2018 ... the day came and went as they all seem to do, stopping for no one. Through the persistence of change,...

$548,000 for rail trail is from ‘Commuter Cycling Program’

by Doug Preece Well, I guess it's a done deal.  Lanark County councillors have voted for a mixed-used OVRT trail combining ATVs with active users...

No two people

No two people can stand in exactly the same spot at the same time and see the same thing. We all see something slightly...

Successful candidates … what is required?

by Karen Hirst I don't know about you but I am feeling the vibes of a very competitive election campaign brewing in the wings with...

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