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Almonte Hospital Foundation appeals for funds to purchase capital equipment

          Dear Mr. Sears, The mission of the Almonte General Hospital-Fairview Manor Foundation is to provide funds to support the goals and objectives of the Almonte...

Questions for Enerdu

This is another in my list of questions and concerns over the Enerdu project in Almonte. Still no response from Enerdu about my earlier...

The Mississippi River Watchers: a one year anniversary meeting – April 11, 2013 The...

The Almonte-based Mississippi RiverWatchers Group was created a few days after the first real exposure to the Expansion and Redevelopment plans by Enerdu Power Systems Inc. (Enerdu) for the Old Flour Mill Building on the river in the centre of Almonte.  Many...

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...

Ted and Jennie Legg provide their views on the question of Mississippi Mills Councillor...

Dear Mayor and Councillors, Since we will not be able to attend the open houses on determining the number of members for Mississippi Mill's Council,...

Confronting the tiger with Donnie McLeod

by Donnie McLeod I got my purple Photo Card from the Ontario government last week. It was the same week Stephen Harper promised to protect...

Local developer seeks zoning change to build seniors housing

Editor's Note: Bryant Cougle has sent us the following information: I am trying to place a seniors subdivision on land that the town has zoned...

Comments to be approved before posting

Reluctantly, the Millstone is moving to preapproval of comments. We recognize that this impedes the free flow of conversation to some degree but we...

RiverWatchers respond to out-dated letter from former MNR minister, submitted by Councillor Denzil Ferguson

The August 28, 2014 issue of the Carleton Place Almonte Canadian Gazette contained a letter from David Orazietti, Ontario’s former Minister of Natural Resources,...

Mayor Shaun McLaughlin responds to Heritage Conservation District – Still a hard sell with...

This a well articulated view of current affairs regarding the proposed HCD. I will comment on some points mentioned here that I've heard before. 1....

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