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‘No More Secrets’, May 26

In recognition of Sexual  Assault Prevention Month 1 in...

Bike rider seeks small group to join

Recreational bike rider looking for a small...

WANTED: House for long-term rental

LONG TERM RENTAL We are looking for a...

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Veteran Stan Carter describes role of merchant navy in WW2

After reading Kelly Kent's article of the upcoming event , I found it highlighted much of the effort and losses to the RCN and the Royal Navy. May I, while giving credit...

The sun kissed Almonte on Christmas Day

Local photographer Sherry Galey sent The Millstone this lovely photo of Almonte she took on Christmas Day. Sherry says: Shining briefly, but still… Wishing Shaun our Mayor, and all councillors and...

Construction on Clyde Street: now and then

Reader Michael Dunn made an interesting comparison concerning construction on Clyde Street. Below is the current construction site. At the bottom of the page is a photo of the...

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...

Laying of the cornerstone of St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Almonte – 150th anniversary celebration‏

by L. G. William Chapman, B.A., LL.B. Note: The following is an account of the laying of the cornerstone of St Paul's Anglican Church in...

Thoburn Mill rooted in Almonte’s heritage

Sheppard's Falls – Shipman's Mills – Ramsayville – Victoriaville – Waterford- Almonte. Tracing the heritage of the Thoburn Mill is akin to tracing the...

Chores around the home

 By an Almonte ‘Native’  To stimulate discussion and relive memories……     Though our days seemed to be filled with chores there was always time for...

A slower pace of life

By an Almonte ‘Native’ To stimulate discussion and relive memories…… Listen! Do you hear that? The distinctive clopping sound of a horse’s hooves as it...

The Train Station

By an Almonte ‘Native’ To stimulate discussion and relive memories…… Louis Peterson stepped off the train. Having arrived from Greece into Canada, he had used...

Little Bridge Street, Almonte

by L. G. William Chapman, B.A., LL.B. It is hard to imagine a more quaint name for a street than "Little Bridge Street". Little Bridge...

Historic Almonte website set up by Brent Eades with photos from Michael Dunn

Almonte residents will be interested in this site which contains 18 pages of historical photographs of Almonte. Reader Joan Levesque alerted us to this...

Spring Bush

By an Almonte ‘Native’ To stimulate discussion and relive memories…… It was the early 1950s and after seeing a ’Duster’ (Western Movie) at the local...

Mind the time

by an Almonte ‘Native’ , yes, born and raised in Almonte as were my parents. To stimulate discussion and relive memories…… It’s a hot summer Saturday...

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