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St. Andrew’s United Church seeks AV manager

St. Andrew's United Church in Pakenham is...

Clarifying the language: Understanding Gender and Sexual Diversity

Learning Again In Almonte is offering an...

Diana’s Quiz – January 28, 2023

by Diana Filer 1.  Who composed the libretto...

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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 the bacon drippings. While 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...

Ukrainian family flees war to live in Almonte

submitted by Rick Edwards and Elisabeth de Snaijer Iryna and Sasha (mother, 49 years old/son, 16 years old) arrived at the Ottawa airport very early...

Home Hospice North Lanark program coordinator Sidney Thomson to retire

A Chat with Sidney Thomson, Part-time Program Coordinator Sidney Thomson is one amazing person. Sidney started working with Home Hospice North Lanark in April 2021...

Fire-damaged Mary Street home is demolished

A reader sent these photos of the demolition of a house on Mary Street today, where a serious fire last May tragically led to...

Air Fried Korean Chicken Wings

by Susan Hanna Air fryers are becoming more popular because they cook a wide variety of foods quickly with very little oil and yield fantastic...

Grief and bereavement support group in danger of being cancelled

Deadline extended to Thursday, October 20 Home Hospice North Lanark is offering a Grief and Bereavement Support Group to begin on Wednesday, October 26, and...

Alchemy in Autumn

by Catherine Cameron Autumn takes centre place on the podium once more. Her gold gleams in the trees and a glistening carpet lies at her...

GoFundMe campaign to support Amber Young after spinal surgery

by Jessica Hibberd We are raising funds for our beautiful friend Amber Young who has recently gone through an unexpected emergency spinal surgery to remove...

Oniony Brothy Beans

by Susan Hanna This delicious vegetarian soup from Bon Appetit gets its savoury flavour from onions, garlic and thyme, its heartiness from cannellini beans and...

Teriyaki Pork and Vegetable Stir-Fry

by Susan Hanna This quick stir fry from Canadian Living features a home-made teriyaki sauce, tender pork and colourful veggies. You could substitute chicken, steak...

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