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Message from the Mayor: After the floods

OFFICE OF THE MAYOR Mayor Christa Lowry May 3, 2019 While our neighbours in the City of Ottawa and Renfrew County continue to face high water levels,...

Mayor Lowry responds to area flooding

Mayor Christa Lowry, April 26, 2019 Over the last eight days, we have witnessed the power of Mother Nature in full force across the Municipality....

MVCA warns of ‘severe flooding’ across Mississippi rivershed

EDITOR'S NOTE: While this latest warning doesn't -- so far -- seem to indicate major issues for Almonte or Pakenham, it sure does for...

Water still rising, warns MVCA

by Brent Eades The Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority issued a new flood warning today, advising that levels along the river system are likely to keep...

County Road 29 closed at Pakenham again

We've just had word that the highway by the CPR bridge is under water again and detours should be expected. Drivers are advised to...

MM issues flood and rainfall warning

From the Municipality: The Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority and Environment Canada have recently issued flood and rainfall warnings for the Mississippi Mills area from Thursday to Saturday...

Flooding closes Highway 29 at Pakenham

Heavy rain overnight has flooded a stretch of Highway 29 on the way into Pakenham, by the train bridge. A tweet from the OPP...

Council Meeting – April 2, 2019

by Edith Cody-Rice Watch for the Old Town Hall to turn purple on May 5. The item was one of the last on council's to...

Thief steals money raised for first responders at Almonte event

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is one of the more discouraging things we've heard in a while. This weekend the Hometown Hearts group held a fundraiser at...

Council appoints Rickey Minnille deputy mayor

by Edith Cody-Rice In a council meeting lasting only twenty minutes, including the singing of O Canada, Rickey Minnille was chosen as the deputy mayor...

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