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

Firstly and in the spirit of transparency,...

FOR SALE: Solid maple hutch, $250

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What Is That … Ruffled Plumage?

While reviewing some of last year’s cottage...

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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 Governor General, for a number...

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 my advice and go and...

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 until 7:00 AM Wednesday morning...

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...

Another remembrance of Margaret Duncan

Thank you, John, for this wonderful tribute to Margaret. She was our neighbour at Thoburn Mill. When we came back from a trip, we might...

Affordable housing: It’s time to start asking questions

Did you know that the Ontario government has a Provincial Policy Statement (PPS) on Affordable Housing and so does your municipality’s Official Plan? Did you...

People taking care of Almonte

My wife is out of town this weekend so I walked downtown for lunch. It is a normal Saturday in Almonte. Reasonably busy. The...

Cost-sharing dilemma was avoidable

August 2020 … that’s when the groundwork for today’s controversy was launched with a notice of motion “that Mississippi Mills Council terminate the Cost-Sharing...

More opposition to cost-sharing proposal

All Mississippi Mills Council Members and Mayor, What is wrong with all of you? Recreation in Carleton Place is an important part of many MM...

Another comment on the cost-sharing agreement

I want to thank Bill Levesque for writing a very poignant letter concerning the Howard-Allen Cost Sharing Agreement with Carleton Place. This issue, however,...

Time is of the essence: Cost-sharing agreement

If you play or support hockey and/or ringette or you belong to a figure skating club, maybe you play broomball, or you frequent the...

Reader recommends at-home snow tire installer

It's in the air. Can you tell? Winter. Snow. And this means that your summer tires need to be swapped for your winter ones. What could...

A note of thanks

Sincere thanks to the lovely couple from Ashton who were waiting for their Friday fish and chips at The Cheeky Chippy when my new...

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