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For Sale: Buffet and hutch, $100

Buffet and hutch in excellent condition. Made...

Mississippi Mills Shuffleboard Tournament, 2024

The last remaining event from the week-long...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – February 24, 2024

by Diana Filer 1.  The dog is the...

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Mississippi Mills Shuffleboard Tournament, 2024

The last remaining event from the week-long winter festival that occurred in Almonte in the last decades of the last century was held on February 20, 2024 in the...

Grief and Bereavement Support: new group starting March 14, 2024

Most of us will, at some point in our lives, have to deal with grief. Home Hospice North Lanark (HHNL) offers a Grief and Bereavement Support Group twice a...

Giant Baked Beans with Sausage Meatballs

by Susan Hanna This is another great recipe from Jamie Oliver’s 5 Ingredients Mediterranean. Pull the sausage meat out of its casing to make meatballs, brown them and set aside....

Asparagus and Red Pepper Frittata

Serves 4 This frittata from Canadian Living is a great dish for either brunch or a light supper (and it is a great way to...

Gardening in Almonte: Are you a risk taker?

 by David Hinks  The Victoria Day rule for planting the garden is an important rule for heat-loving and frost-sensitive plants. Looking ahead for the week...

How to avoid gardening aches and pains

by Dr. Jennifer Fergusson, BASc, DC, Chiropractor, Hands on Healing, Almonte Yard work is no small feat. Raking and mowing, lifting and turning soil, planting...

Almonte Farmers Market opens Saturday, May 18

The Almonte Farmers Market opens in the library parking lot at the top end of Mill Street tomorrow May 18 at 8:30 a.m.    

Gay Cook’s sorrel soup – chilled or hot

  Makes 4 – 5 servings I published a version of sorrel soup in the Millstone on June 28 2012, but am turning to this delicious...

Gardening in Almonte: A Return to more Seasonable Weather

by David Hinks  The weather has changed with a vengeance and we are facing over-night temperatures that can kill frost sensitive vegetables. As I mentioned...

Enjoy the outdoors and get fit with Nordic Pole Walking

 by Mary Davies Want to firm up that little pot-belly? Tone your physique and improve your health? Nordic Pole Walking (NPW) allows you to do...

Almonte and District Horticultural society contributes to the community

by Marilyn Snedden Saturday morning the Almonte and District Horticultural Society held a very successful plant sale at the Library parking lot. The cold drizzly weather was a...

Steak salad with horseradish dressing

by Susan Hanna Serves 4 This steak salad from the March 2013 issue of Bon Appetit calls for two of my favourite things about spring: the...

What happened to spring?

 by David Hinks All of a sudden it’s summer – but hold off on planting any of those heat loving plants that are very sensitive...

Creating a culture of safety for everyone

Creating a culture of safety for patients, residents, employees, physicians, midwives students, volunteers and visitors is the mandate of the Occupational Health and Safety...

Rhubarb Crisp flavoured with orange zest & candied ginger

Makes 4 - 5 servings I visited our garden and found the rhubarb had popped up this past weekend with the warm weather. Even though...

Great Canadian Cheese Festival

by Gay Cook  In its third year, the expanded Great Canadian Cheese Festival In its third year, the expanded Great Canadian Cheese Festival  returns on June 1 & 2,...

Outdoor planting in full swing

 by David Hinks On a sunny day last week I prepared a raised bed for planting some early greens. My goal was to create a...

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