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Ukrainian pysanky egg workshops at St. Andrew’s in Pakenham

Join Rev. Sheryl McLeod in the spiritual...

Proceeds from St George’s breakfasts support school food programs

Prior to the pandemic, the parishioners of...

Glenn Arthur — obituary

ARTHUR, Glenn “Archie” (Mr. Arnprior) With shattered hearts, the...

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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...

Enthusiastic response to Active Transportation Workshop

 by Neil Carleton In the context of municipal planning, active transportation refers to all human-powered forms of transportation, in particular walking and cycling.  It includes...

Swearing-in of Mississippi Mills Council attracted a full house

by Neil Carleton   Before the Council meeting was adjourned, the Mayor gave a short speech which is copied here in full. Photos: © Neil Carleton

Valley history through plastic bags

by Neil Carleton When I was growing up, our family’s groceries came home in big, sturdy paper bags.  At the hardware store, strong paper bags...

Protecting yourself through good cell phone management – Part 3:

by Ted Legg In the Case of a Lost or Stolen Cellphone: CBC's  The National recently ran a segment highlighting an experiment run by Symantec (a software security...

Protecting yourself through good cell phone management – Part 2:

by Ted Legg Password Protecting Your Cellphone: Our mobile phones are filled to the brim with names, numbers, photos, text messages and a wide range of...

Protecting yourself through good cell phone management – Part 1:

by Ted Legg  ICE-ing Your Phone - ICE meaning 'In Case of Emergency'. We all carry our mobile phones with names & numbers stored in its...

Mailboxes of Mississippi Mills – Part 6

by Neil Carleton The mailboxes of Mississippi Mills range from delicately painted, roughly welded, finely crafted, duct taped together, dazzling new, to weather challenged.  Many...

Mailboxes of Mississipi Mills – Part 5

by Neil Carleton According to the ‘Rural Mail Guidelines’ of Canada Post, the bottom of a rural mailbox should be approximately 100 cm (39 inches)...

Mailboxes of Mississipi Mills – Part 4

by Neil Carleton  They’re bright and bold for sure.  Some are really big.  Blue jays at the backyard feeder fit this description too, but I’m...

Mills Community Support — community development unplugged

by Maggi McLeod “Community Development” is one of those terms that is widely used and, perhaps even more widely interpreted. It can mean something different...

Mailboxes of Mississippi Mills – Part 3

by Neil Carleton The mailboxes of Mississippi Mills include bright, bold colours in a variety of designs.  Our roadsides are enhanced by their floral displays,...

Mailboxes of Mississipi Mills – Part 2

by Neil Carleton Some birds in Mississippi Mills don’t migrate as colder weather approaches.  Northern cardinals and black-capped chickadees, for example, can be seen throughout...

Almonte gets rave reviews on TripAdvisor.com

by Brent Eades When I used to travel more frequently for work my 'go-to' place for advice on lodgings and things to see and do...

Mailboxes of Mississipi Mills – Part 1

by Neil Carleton While I’m looking for and hanging out with shady characters in the area, many other things catch my eye along our rural...

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