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A great Canada Day to all our readers

It's 113 °F with the humidity at the moment but that's not keeping folks away from Canada Day events in Almonte. The turnout has been good...

Court dismisses Maynard defamation action

by Edith Cody-Rice  In a June 8 decision, Justice R. Ryan Bell of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in Perth issued a summary judgment...

OPP officers injured in Almonte confrontation

We've received this information from the OPP. (ALMONTE, ON) - On June 12, 2018, at approximately 10:22 a.m., officers with the Lanark County Detachment of...

Bernard Cameron Memorial Fountain is unveiled

by Brent Eades Local residents and family members gathered today by Old Town Hall for the unveiling of the Bernard Cameron Memorial Fountain, located between...

ADHS production of ‘The 39 Steps’ wins big at the Cappies

by Pippa Norman On May 27 the glamorous Cappies Gala was held to celebrate achievements of high school theatre productions in Canada’s capital. Amongst a...

Honouring Al Potvin, 8,000 trees later

by Wendy Rampton for Hub Hospice Palliative Care Board of Directors There is a new Comfort Sugar Maple tree in Augusta Street Park in Almonte....

Local student advances to provincial speakers competition

Public speaking contests take place in Legion Halls every winter across Ontario. The Public Speaking Contest, part of the Legion's Youth and Education program, is...

Mayor McLaughlin will not seek re-election

Mayor Shaun McLaughlin has sent us this note: Tuesday, May 1, is the first day that municipal candidates for the October 2018 election can file their...

Almonte resident discusses organ donation with CBC and MPs

National Organ and Tissue Donation Week was launched on CBC national news Monday via a live interview with Almonte resident Laurie Blackstock. On CBC Morning...

Municipality responds on Humboldt flag controversy

We've received this press release from the Town of Mississippi Mills. For immediate release Humboldt Broncos Over the past 10 days Canadians across the country have been...

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