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Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader Happy Canada Day! Last...

Yard of the Week: June 29 2022

From the Almonte & District Horticultural Society: Beautifully...

Quinoa-Lentil Salad with Grilled Halloumi

by Susan Hanna This recipe adapted from Food...

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Yard of the Week: June 29 2022

From the Almonte & District Horticultural Society: Beautifully maintained gardens at 314 Greystone Drive in Almonte feature a variety of shrubs and perennials and mature trees, all mulched and edged...

Quinoa-Lentil Salad with Grilled Halloumi

by Susan Hanna This recipe adapted from Food and Drink is a lovely vegetarian summer salad. Make the citrus dressing and use it to both marinate the halloumi cheese and...

Saucy Sriracha Pork with Radish-Cucumber Salad

by Susan Hanna This recipe from Chatelaine is on the table is less than half an hour. Make the salad dressing and toss with the cucumber, radishes and arugula. Whisk...

Play4dads.ca hospital lottery 4th early-bird draw delayed by one week

The play4dads.ca hospital lottery early-bird draw scheduled this Friday, May 27 at Levi Home Hardware for a full suite of Milwaukee cordless power tools...

Yard of the Week is back!

Get your gardens ready!  In 2022, the Year of the Garden, as declared by Communities in Bloom and Landscape Ontario, the Almonte & District...

Update from the municipality on storm clean-up

As a result of the severe windstorm yesterday, much of the municipality remains without power and will be facing significant clean-up due to fallen...

Spicy Shrimp and Chickpea Salad

 by Susan Hanna This dish from NYT Cooking is tasty, healthy and ready in 15 minutes. Add chickpeas, onion, chile and parsley to the lemon-lime-mustard...

Home Hospice North Lanark thanks Carleton Place Public Library for beneficial collaboration

There were some smiling faces gathered at the beautifully renovated Carleton Place Public Library on May 12 to launch a new collaboration with Home...

Holy cow, so many submissions!

Well, I can see that things are getting back to normal after over two years of pandemic and lockdowns, based on the number of...

Starting a cookbook club

Are you, like me, interested in adding to your recipe repertoire, getting together with friendly and eager individuals, maybe even learning a culinary trick...

Home Hospice North Lanark presents knitted items to FVM residents

On a beautiful sunny day, Home Hospice North Lanark (HHNL) presented staff and residents of Fairview Manor with 23 hand-knitted items — shawls, blankets...

Chicken, Potatoes and Leeks with Pine Nut Gremolata

by Susan Hanna This recipe from Food and Wine is a one-pan meal of chicken, potatoes and leeks, topped with a gremolata of parsley, pine...

Call for community gardeners at the Almonte Library

For the upcoming gardening season, the Neighbourhood Tomato Community Gardens at the Library is looking for people to take up a limited number of...

The Almonte Fair is coming up — get involved!

Almonte Fair is coming up quick, July 15, 16 and 17th.  We are so excited to be able to have this great event this...

Hospice fundraising auction wraps up May 9

Spring fundraising auction is wrapping up — will you help us achieve our goal? We know that every charity is asking for help with fundraising...

New arrivals from Ukraine seeking used car

A local woman, originally from Ukraine, has recently been joined here by her parents and is hoping to find an affordable used car they...

Home Hospice North Lanark seeks new visiting volunteers

Local organization is growing in leaps and bounds Home Hospice North Lanark (HHNL) is experiencing a growth spurt! Our client numbers are the highest they’ve...

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