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For sale: 1999 ‘Angelic Inspiration’ Barbie

I have a Barbie, a collectable doll...

Hilda Walker — obituary

Walker, Hilda Margaret (née Dickey) June 17, 1925 –...

Diana’s Quiz – December 2, 2023

by Diana Filer 1.  Which is the largest...

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Note to readers of the Millstone daily email

I've heard from some readers that they haven't received the daily email version of the paper for the past few days. I recently had an email from MailChimp, the company...

Ann Shea – Owner of Mill Street Books

Our new Mill Street book store owner, Ann Shea, switched careers to take over this enterprise from the beloved Terry and Mary Lumsden. She said that she visited Almonte...

Our municipal election coverage policy

As in every election, whether federal, provincial or municipal, the Millstone’s policy is to publish all submissions from official candidates or their authorized agents. We don’t endorse any candidates during...

It’s a flood — of submissions, that is

This happens occasionally: apparently, everyone who has been thinking of sending something to the Millstone decides to do it in the same day or...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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