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The Story of the Taylors in Almonte & Carleton Place by Lyle Dillabough Alongside the beautiful castle-like structure that is the Carleton Place Town Hall sits...

The Huppmobile

by John Dunn The telephone rang while we were at the breakfast table. My father got up from his place and went to the inside...

Is the doctor in? – A John Dunn story

by John Dunn written February 10, 1999 As an introductory note, the doctor's house referred to in the first sentence is the imposing stone house at...

Christmas story – The Doctor and a horse called Frank

submitted by Michael Dunn. Written by his father, John Dunn. John Dunn's father was Dr. J F Dunn. In those days, the doctor kept both an...

STORY CONTEST: On the Job

by Mike Doyle This story was written in the summer of 1975 when I worked very briefly for the Rosamond Woollen Company, a textile mill...

STORY CONTEST: Granny’s Apartment

by Elena Richmond By the time I came on the scene, my grandmother was living in an apartment on Little Bridge Street in Almonte. Her...

STORY CONTEST: Negative + Positive = Almonte

by Mary Anne Harrison A few years after my Dad died, my Mom was moving from the family farm into Almonte to her first apartment....

STORY CONTEST: Delivering Telegrams with Dog

by Fern Martin In 1958, when I was 13 years old, my parents sold our dairy farm near Blakeney and made a huge move: four...

STORY CONTEST: The One That Got Away

by Richard Nightingale When you’re a kid, the world is the town you live in. Almonte was my world, and although small in area, it was...

Peter Nelson’s travels – Alaskan notes – part 3

by Peter Nelson So the little critters weren’t much fun, but the big critters?  You might not believe this part of our tale.  Were there any...

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