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Almonte Civitan Fish Fry – Friday, June 17

It has been a challenge for service...

CANCELLED – MMLT Annual Spring Walk at Blueberry Mountain 

The Mississippi Madawaska Land Trust has decided...

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

The play4dads.ca hospital lottery early-bird draw scheduled...

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Introducing MMordle, a word game for Mississippi Mills

So you may, just possibly, have heard of an online game called Wordle. Though the initial global craze for it seems to have died down a little by now,...

Yep, it’s one of those nights — off

I do this two or three times a year, especially on long weekends; I look at the Millstone inbox and decide, "There's nothing here that can't wait until tomorrow."...

Operators are (not) standing by — support the Millstone

As many readers will know, the Millstone is a volunteer-run paper with an unpaid staff of two. We don't charge for any service we provide and we don't take...

We’re back, I hope

Readers may have noticed that things have been pretty quiet around the Millstone for the past four days. That's because the Montreal company that...

Election 2021: the Millstone’s policy

Canadians will be going back to the polls for a federal election on September 20. As in every election, whether federal, provincial or municipal, the...

A night off at the Millstone

by Brent Eades Regular readers will know this routine by now. Two or three times a year I look at the Millstone inbox and think,...

A night off at The Millstone

by Brent Eades Regular readers know the deal by now. A few times a year I look at the Millstone inbox and see nothing really...

2,000 Facebook likes and counting

I've been watching the number of the Millstone's Facebook 'likes' creeping ever higher lately, and I see they finally hit the 2,000 mark today....

Time to revive The Classifieds, I think

Readers may know that a month or two back I stopped accepting most classified ads in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now that spring is...

Millstone Profiles – Mireille Asselin

by Edith Cody-Rice  A well-regarded opera star, Mireille Asselin, has recently moved to Almonte with her husband. Ms. Asselin and her husband, Christopher Enns are...

No news is good news

by Brent Eades That's exactly what I have for you, no news. And that is good news at such a time. I have a couple...

Sorry, no classifieds for now

I'm not going to accept any new classified ads for the time being, because meeting sellers and exchanging goods could increase the chance of...

Keep on top of coronavirus news in Mississippi Mills and area

by Brent Eades I've set up a new page on the Millstone where I'll try to keep you all up to date on closures and...

Night off at the Millstone

by Brent Eades Well, most of you know the drill by now. Two or three times a year -- especially at the start of a...

Millstone 2019 election coverage

It looks like 'the writ will drop' tomorrow morning, meaning the 2019 federal election will be officially underway. Voting day, it appears, will be October...

Just in case anything goes weird…

by Brent Eades Dear readers, I'm working on a fairly major upgrade to the look-and-feel of the Millstone. I don't know when it will be done,...

PNG photos in Millstone submissions: Just Say No

Dear readers, I've been receiving an increasing number of photos for ads and articles in 'PNG' format, rather than the much preferred 'JPG' format. Please...

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