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AGH Emergency Department closed on evening of March 2

The Emergency Department at Almonte General Hospital...

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The ROCK

Robbie Brady One never knows how something starts but it always amazes everyone just how many legs a story gets especially in a small town. We are not talking about...

Canada: Where are we?

by John Clinton Recent discourse has revealed some millennials asking the question: "How do I identify as Canadian?" Does this questioning have a reply? Surely not a simple one. Identity implies...

Heads up Baby Boomers! 

That’s anyone born between 1946 - 1964. If you’re a late Boomer, you’re 55 Plus; early Boomers, like me, are hitting our stride at 78. These generations have been responsible...

A special Remembrance Day

Al Jones, who served for 32 years in the RCAF after joining in 1963, and spent 18 months in the Royal Canadian Navy (Reserve),...

A moment of reflection

Today, during my early morning walk, while sipping a Baker Bob’s coffee, I paused for a moment to view the Almonte 'Volunteer War Memorial.'...

Tearing down our Canadian leaders

Are you old enough to remember a time when we respected our political leaders and their profession? I am. Well, it's not so much like...

Remembering our humanity

With a disquieting tremor of fear I sense we are facing the unthinkable. The world is heating up fast. Contagion spreads around us.  Entropy...

Reminder from a reader about on-leash rules at Mill of Kintail

On Monday, July 3, my wife and I were enjoying a lovely morning walk at the Mill of Kintail, one of our favourite places...

Reader objects to Monarchist League criticism of Governor General

Very recently comments made by Robert Finch, the long-time Dominion Chairman of the Monarchist League Canada, caught national media attention. Mr. Finch had the...

Reader comments on cost of Governor General’s Mid-East trip catering

Firstly and in the spirit of transparency, as a former senior Federal Government official and later a colleague, I worked with Mary Simon, our...

Reader recommends new sushi restaurant in CP

Recently we had take-out sushi from Moore Sushi in Carleton Place. WOW. It was so good. Any sushi lovers out there? If so please take...

Reader comments on AGH emergency department closure

Finally, Ontario’s crumbling patient-centred healthcare system has knocked on Almonte’s door. The AGH emergency room was forced to close from 5:00 PM Tuesday night...

Veteran send thanks for Remembrance Day service

My sincere thanks to all involved for a memorable Almonte Remembrance Day at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. ...

In a deep bow of recognition

Shining Knights of Mississippi Mill rail-trail. A DEEP BOW to you, the two young men riding their four-wheeler on the rail trail between Pakenham and...

Debate on swimming pool and recreational parks in post-Howard Alan Agreement era

As winter and municipal elections approach, there persists a rather touchy topic that seems to have produced a less than objective resolution in our...

Bell Canada: Unfinished Business

It’s been four years since I and another neighbour have twice or thrice annually petitioned BCE Executive Offices to finish installing Bell Fibre on...

A note of thanks after the storm

My wife Mary and I decided to venture out to Thruway Restaurant in Carleton Place for supper, after the devastating Thunder Storm, which thank...

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