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Michael Holland — obituary

Holland, Michael Walter Passed away peacefully on January 13,...

Morgan Pickering — obituary

Pickering, Morgan Joseph Passed away suddenly on January 5th...

Hawaii Travelogue evening, February 15

Wednesday, February 15 at 7pm, Almonte Branch...

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Skillet Turmeric Chicken and Rice

by Susan Hanna Turmeric is a vibrant yellow spice that is said to have several health benefits, including reducing inflammation. In this recipe from Canadian Living, chicken thighs are tossed...

A silverish lining

A reader sends us this moving story: My 94-year-old mother has a lot going on in her brain that would have remained hidden had it not been for COVID. COVID opened...

Home Hospice North Lanark needs a new “home”

We’ve been very fortunate. First the St. Paul’s Anglican Church gave us space, then Pam Murphy “rented” us office space in her home for $1 a year, and then...

Bacon and Chard Dutch Baby

by Susan Hanna This recipe from Real Simple is perfect for a weeknight supper. Cook bacon and then cook Swiss chard stems and leaves in...

Retired and looking to keep active? Consider the Naismith Men’s Shed

Naismith Men's Shed, a Mississippi Mills group organized for men to rub shoulders together, welcomes new members. We gather in different venues to socialize,...

Christmas lights to donate? Help brighten Kintail next December

During the Christmas season of 2023, the Mill of Kintail has plans to light up most of the buildings at their site on the...

Ginger Stir-Fry Beef

by Susan Hanna Once you assemble your ingredients, this stir-fry recipe from Real Simple is on the table in 15 minutes. Marinate sliced steak in...

Many hands make light work

Did you know that volunteering can lead to a longer life, improves both physical and mental health, enhances social relationships and raises your level...

Ukrainian newcomers and friends gather at Ottawa Valley Coffee

Thirty folks gathered Wednesday evening at Ottawa Valley Coffee to connect with area Ukrainians that now call Almonte home. It was a fun evening...

Hot Sweet Shrimp

by Susan Hanna This recipe from Bonnie Stern’s Don’t Worry, Just Cook could be served as an appetizer or main dish. Shrimp are seared and...

Review: ‘You’re Looking Very Well: The Surprising Nature of Getting Old’

Review written by Brenda Needham Did you know that Home Hospice North Lanark has special sections in our local public libraries that hold a curated...

Just in time for New Year’s, a new community compost pick-up service opens in Almonte

It is likely that many readers of the Millstone will have already heard of our new composting project. Thanks to many wonderful supporters, the...

Easy Veggie Chili

by Susan Hanna If one of your resolutions for 2023 is to eat more veggies, try this vegetarian chili from Evergreen Kitchen. The ingredient list...

It’s Been a Busy Year for Home Hospice North Lanark

We invite everyone to enjoy our end-of-year newsletter, available here: https://hhnl.ca/newsletters/ Why not sign up to receive your own copy every quarter? You can do that...

Turkey Barley Soup

by Susan Hanna If you are looking for a way to squeeze every last drop of goodness out of the holiday turkey, try this turkey...

AGH emergency closed overnight, December 27, due to staff illness

The Emergency Department (ED) at Almonte General Hospital (AGH) will be closed tonight -- Tuesday, December 27th -- as of 7 pm and is...

First Christmas baby born at Almonte General Hospital brings joy

The snowy drive was so worth it! “It’s definitely been an exciting day!” says Mom Rebecca Paterson. It all began with contractions on Christmas Eve...

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