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AGH emergency department closed tonight until morning of November 30

The emergency department at Almonte General Hospital...

Holiday studio sale, Chandler and Lily Swain, December 2-3

December 2nd, 6-9 pm • December 3rd,...

Stay safe: Don’t use space heaters with extension cords

'Tis the season for space heaters and...

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AGH emergency department closed tonight until morning of November 30

The emergency department at Almonte General Hospital will be closed as of 5 p.m. today and is expected to re-open at 7 a.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, November 30.  This temporary...

Stay safe: Don’t use space heaters with extension cords

'Tis the season for space heaters and a good time to remind folks that they should never be connected to extension cords or power bars -- these aren't generally...

Home Hospice North Lanark asks community to think of them on Giving Tuesday

Recent Successes Trigger Need to Raise Our Fundraising Goals Mary* is 48 years old. She and her husband live with their children aged 11, 13 and 18 just outside Carleton...

Anna’s Quinoa Salad

by Susan Hanna Bonnie Stern has co-authored a new cookbook with her daughter, Anna Rupert and it’s a great collection of delicious recipes. This salad...

Rural women face higher risk of abuse, so what now Lanark County?

By Fern Martin More than 40 years ago, three shelters for women and children fleeing abuse opened in  Lanark and Renfrew Counties: Lanark County Interval...

Lamb Meatball and Couscous Soup

by Susan Hanna This delicious recipe from Canadian Living is comfort food in a bowl. Cook Israeli couscous until al dente and set aside. Bake...

Health Unit urges residents to wear masks in public spaces

Call to Residents to Take Action We can all reduce hospital visits and admissions in those most vulnerable (the very young, very old and immunocompromised)...

Blakeney Bridge is closed for two weeks

The bridge crossing the Mississippi at Blakeney will be closed for repairs starting today. The repairs are needed in order to restore the structure’s...

Times have changed, but not enough

by Fern Martin A man and his bride are in a buggy, pulled by a donkey. The donkey stops, the man says, “That’s one”, whips...

Claire Desjardins Trunk Show at Judy Joannou, November 22

Judy Joannou, Classic Style with a Twist, is hosting a Claire Desjardins Trunk Show at her shop, located at 83 Mill Street in Almonte. Tuesday,...

“What Now Lanark County” — December 9

What Now Lanark County is a newly formed group. We are working in response to the recent Coroner’s jury and inquest recommendations following the murder...

Roasted Chicken Thighs with Tangy Apricots and Carrots

by Susan Hanna This recipe from NYT Cooking suggests marinating the chicken and apricots up to 24 hours in advance. This adds flavour to the...

VIDEO: Pumpkins on the Alameda

Laurie Blackstock shares this fun video of jack-o'-lanterns that local residents brought to the Alameda the day after Halloween. After the event, the pumpkins...

Shrimp Chow Mein

by Susan Hanna This tasty recipe from Canadian Living is as good as take-out. Prepare chow mein sauce and set aside. Cook broccoli and noodles...

Blanton’s Original Single Barrel Bourbon

by Mark Cochrane I first tried bourbon when I was in my mid-twenties. I really enjoy the sweet caramel flavour that comes from this...

Civitan Club: Passing of the Gavel

On Monday, the Almonte Civitan Club recognized the work of key members who helped keep the club active and installed the 2022 - 2023...

Mussels with White Beans, Rosemary and Garlic

by Susan Hanna Mussels are delicious, inexpensive and quick to prepare. This recipe from NYT Cooking combines mussels with white beans, served in a savoury...

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