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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...

From the Mayor: Nominate someone for the Mississippi Mills Community Awards

From Mayor Lowry: Announcing the Mississippi Mills Community Awards!  NEW FOR 2022! Do you know a tremendous resident of Mississippi Mills whose service to the community...

Beans on Garlic Toast in Broth

by Susan Hanna This recipe from NYT Cooking turns inexpensive dried beans into a healthy and tasty supper. Cover the beans in cold water (water...

Understanding grief — a community presentation

Grief. Bereavement. Mourning. Intense emotions are the reality for people who experience the death of someone close to them. Everyone’s grief journey is unique,...

Hospital Lottery to support quality health care for men close to home

Almonte General Hospital Fairview Manor Foundation today launched a new online lottery featuring more than $30,000 worth of prizes, all chosen with ‘Dads’, and...

Time for another MMordle

As you may know, I’ll be running a DIY version of the hugely popular Wordle game over the next little while. The angle here...

Statement from the Mayor: Volunteer Week

Whether you serve on a municipal committee; coach kids hockey; organize Puppets Up, Celtfest or the Highland Games; raise money for Light Up the...

Fairview Manor gets Gold in Readers’ Choice Awards

The votes are in, and Fairview Manor is honoured to receive a Gold award as part of the Readers’ Choice Awards, organized by a...

Are you a caregiver for someone with dementia or other cognitive impairment?

U-First!® is an innovative education program for all members of the care team who are supporting people with behaviour changes due to dementia or...

Wordle for Mississippi Mills: MMordle #2

As noted last week, I’ll be running a DIY version of the hugely popular Wordle game over the next little while. The angle here...

Orzo Skillet with Shrimp and Feta

by Susan Hanna This tasty one-pan meal from The Kitchn is ready in less than half an hour. Toast orzo for a few minutes, then...

Gruyère, Chive and Prosciutto Scones

by Susan Hanna This scone recipe is from The Baker in Me by one of my favourite food writers, Daphna Rabinovitch. These savoury scones are...

Home Hospice North Lanark launches spring fundraising auction, April 13 – May 9, 2022

Hello Spring! Hello, loyal HHNL supporters! We’ve gathered together a wonderful variety of items to delight you, providing value for your donation. Since everything...

Gardening volunteers needed for Food Bank project

The Lanark County Food Bank was gifted with two acres of organic land near Blakeney and use of a barn rent-free for a minimum...

Catch the Ace Almonte winner played to ‘support her little town’

Anne Hourigan may not have lived in Almonte for 40 years now but she still considers it her home.  She grew up in Almonte,...

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