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Margaret Spriggs — obituary

Spriggs, Margaret Mary August 26, 1930 - April...

Breakfast at the Legion, April 20

At the Almonte Legion Eggs to Order, Hash Browns, Bacon,...

Civitan Club gift to the community finds a home at the Pakenham library

During Pakenham’s 2023 bicentennial year, the Pakenham...

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Note to readers of the daily email version of the Millstone: Duplicate images

We are aware of an issue with the daily email which leads to some images being duplicated. This is proving to be a fairly difficult problem to solve. Nothing has...

Correction to article about heritage award

CORRECTION:  In a previous article about the heritage award given to Fran Kronstal for renovations to the building at 58-60 Mill Street, Fran was quoted as saying that the...

Did you send us a submission about artificial intelligence?

Last week a reader sent us an article about artificial intelligence and its implications. Upon a quick read, it seemed very interesting, but when I went back to the...

Millstone Twitter feed was busted, now it isn’t

by Brent Eades You'd be surprised at how often I get home from my city job and start wading through my Millstone emails, only to...

Black holes and Millstone emails

by Brent Eades Some years ago I was speaking at a conference at Cambridge University and was staying here at Christ's College: One night I went...

Millstone offline at some point this weekend

Or at least that's the plan. I'm hoping to make some upgrades over the weekend, assuming I get all my technical ducks in a...

Is the Internet frozen too?

by Brent Eades As temperatures plunge to absurd levels for yet another day, the CBC advises us that the Ottawa region is currently the coldest...

Welcome to new columnist Marc Snelling

Marc is a writer-activist based in the Carlington neighborhood of Ottawa. He has an OSSD from ADHS, and a "PhD in Life" from the "University...

14 Eastern Ontario newspapers close; Millstone is fine

by Brent Eades I've had some texts and emails asking if the sad news about the closure of 14 community papers in Eastern Ontario affects...

‘Tis the season to… send stuff to the Millstone

Hi folks, a little heads up... The volume of Billboard items and classified ads is up quite a a bit over the past week --...

More ^@%# technical issues

Pardon the expression. So it appears that neither the daily email nor the Facebook version of the Millstone have gone out for the past couple...

Millstone daily emails not going out

Thanks to Sanjeev Sivarulrasa for letting me know that the daily email version of the Millstone hasn't been delivered since last Wednesday. This happens now and...

Offline for a grad ceremony

Dear readers and contributors, I'll be leaving for London, Ontario, early tomorrow morning to attend my my daughter Erica's convocation at Western University, where she will...

Submitters: Check the date and other important bits

I've been receiving a growing number of Billboard items that are missing moderately important information, such as "when actually is the event?" Or the...

A night off at the Millstone

It's been a busy week at the office and a busy week at the Millstone. I'm taking the night off. Still waiting for a submission...

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...

Bug halts email version of Millstone

It's been a buggy week at the Millstone. Following on the heels of the zombie apocalypse on Wednesday, I discovered today from a reader that...

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