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The Leaning Outhouse of Corkery

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader It's been a...

Puppets Up seeks volunteers

We are looking for a multitude of...

For sale: 10-speed bike

Raleigh Sprite 10-speed bike for sale. wheel...

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The Refugee Series – Nour el Tarsha and Khodor Jarouz

by Edith Cody-Rice The Millstone is publishing a short series on the lives of a some of the refugees who have come to Mississippi Mills from Syria and Ukraine since...

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...

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 a musical couple. Christopher Enns...

Core of Community: Shelley & Chris Armstrong, Clayton

In this series of articles, titled ‘Core of Community’, Millstone columnist Arnie Francis profiles citizens of Mississippi Mills who embody the spirit of community...

Core of Community: John Montgomery

In this series of articles, titled ‘Core of Community’, Millstone columnist Arnie Francis profiles citizens of Mississippi Mills who embody the spirit of community...

Core of Community: Mary Dillabaugh, Almonte

In this series of articles, titled ‘Core of Community’, Millstone columnist Arnie Francis profiles citizens of Mississippi Mills who embody the spirit of community...

Core of Community: Omar Rajab, Pakenham

In this series of articles, titled ‘Core of Community’, Millstone columnist Arnie Francis profiles citizens of Mississippi Mills who embody the spirit of community...

Core of Community: Monica Blackburn, Almonte

In this series of articles, titled ‘Core of Community’, Millstone columnist Arnie Francis profiles citizens of Mississippi Mills who embody the spirit of community...

Millstone Profile – Hugh Neilson

by Edith Cody-Rice Hugh Neilson has always liked Almonte, ever since he was a child growing up in Ottawa. After leaving Ottawa and developing an...

Menzies great-great grandson searches for Almonte roots

by Edith Cody-Rice Victor Menzies, the great-great grandson of  John Menzies of Almonte, was recently in town researching his family history. Victor was born in Prince...

Michael Rikley-Lancaster – Millstone profile

by Edith Cody-Rice  I sat down for an interview in the office of Michael Rikley-Lancaster on Monday, May 30. The Executive Director and Curator of...

Almonte inventor creates new technology to combat obesity – the ever-loving donut with 60% less fat

by Joan Levesque You may have seen the sign at the corner of Industrial Rd and Ottawa St. for the past two Friday mornings  “Donuts”...

Santa Claus – an exclusive Millstone interview

Knowing what is on the minds of Mississippi Mills children at this time of year, the Millstone once again made a special trip to...

Beth McCubbin

Beth McCubbin says that she is just passing through Almonte, but her connection here is relatively deep. Her sister, the painter Jill McCubbin, is...

Stephen Overbury

Stephen Overbury, creator and curator of the Naismith Collection at the Almonte Old Town Hall, is a man with a passion for the authentic....

Stephen Brathwaite

Look down Mill Street in Almonte and you will see Stephen Brathwaite's handiwork. An entrepreneur and an artist, owner of several central Almonte properties,...

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