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Home Hospice North Lanark presents knitted items to FVM residents

On a beautiful sunny day, Home Hospice...

Hazel Raycroft — obituary

Raycroft, Hazel Passed away peacefully on May 12, 2022...

Man drowns at Blakeney on Sunday

Officers from the Lanark County OPP are...

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Wishing our readers a safe and happy Christmas

by Brent Eades Another year is almost done. As I look back on the stories we reported in 2018 I see a lot of happy news -- of high achievement...

Letter from Germany 10 – Integration

by Christl Stephanblome Refugees are still coming, risking their lives  by crossing the Mediterranean Sea. With them come their dreams and hopes: education, work, security, no bombs, no attacks. With...

Letter from Germany 9 – Germany adjusts to the huge influx of immigrants

by Christl Stephanblome Slowly the country comes to its senses and quietens down.After half a year routine is established. Helpful is the fact that the Balkan route is closed, that...

Letter from Germany 8 – Visit to an emergency accommodation

  by Christl Stephanblome It is difficult to extract information from the newspapers because news is scarce. One of the newest news is that up to now...

The Ottawa Citizen profiles Almonte’s Gord Pike

On November 16 the Ottawa Citizen published a profile of Almonte's Gord Pike. Mr. Pike, a local entrepreneur, has had a varied and very successful...

Letter from Germany – part 7- Freedom and Security

  by Christl Stephanblome     A story It's a boy, the first refugee baby in Leichlingen near Cologne. During the birth an aunt of the young father, who lives...

Letter from Germany- Part 6 – Human destiny

by Christl Stephanblome In writing about the background of the refugee crisis, I will try to give an  impression of the speech of Navid Kermani, journalist,...

Apple Day in Almonte

by Noreen Young It was  a beautiful autumn day in Almonte last Saturday and if you followed the tangy scent of apple pies baking...

Letter from Germany – Part 5 – We can do it!!

by Christl Stephanblome "We can do it!" (Chancellor Merkel) The atmosphere is changing. The Republic realizes finally, what she is up to.  The stream of refugees doesn't...

Letter from Germany – Part 4- Unity

by Christl Stephanblome3.October 2015. The day of unity was celebrated, a day, to remember the way we went with this goal:Unity. It has been a...

Letter from Germany Part 3 – The problem of unaccompanied underage refugees

 by Christl Stephanblome According to the newspapers it is to talk about the children and youngsters, not only about those who came with their parents...

Letter from Germany – Notes on the refugee crisis in Europe 2- Highlights

by Christl Stephanblome Since last Wednesday, 16.09.2015: 25 ooo refugees arrived in Croatia, were transported to the Hungarian border. Saturday, 20.09.2015: 13 000 refugees came to Austria, 1375...

Letter from Germany – Notes on the refugee crisis in Europe

by Christl Stephanblome These people run for their lives. No matter how dangerous it is. Families come and they bring their small children. Young children...

Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists flock to Point Pelee National Park

by Neil Carleton They went, they saw, they heard, and they’ll never forget the unique experience of visiting the best location in inland North America to...

TVO documentary on wind turbines exposes the perils of the Green Energy Act

The provincial Green Energy Act passed in 2009 has disenfranchised rural Ontarians, taking away their voices and power to question "green energy" projects.  Dalton...

Pipe dream?

by Neil Carleton The oil industry is promoting the Energy East pipeline for the $billions it will contribute to the gross domestic product. Opponents say...

Light up the Night 2014 – Friday night was aglow with festive spirit

by Neil Carleton This year’s featured guests at Almonte’s open-air concert were: Canadian Country Music Star - Tracey Brown; Singer/songwriter - Kelly Prescott; Singer/songwriter - Kaylen...

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