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Diana’s Quiz – April 20, 2024

by Diana Filer 1.  When did Nobel Prizes...

EARTHFEST, April 20 in Carleton Place

Second Annual EARTHFEST, April 20 in Carleton...

An Almonte baby boom

Springtime is often busy in the Almonte...

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R. Tait McKenzie students discover veteran missing from Almonte Cenotaph

R. Tait McKenzie students prompt Cenotaph change in Almonte after discovering missing WWI veteran A Remembrance Day Real-World Learning (RWL) project that saw students visit a local cemetery to place stones...

RaeAnn Davey from Fulton’s Sugar Bush & Maple Shop wins tourism award

Hello friends and neighbours, We couldn't be more thrilled to share some exciting news!  In fact, we're still bubbling over with excitement since returning from the Canadian Museum of History on Tuesday...

OPP recovers stolen explosives after ‘barricaded person’ incident in MM

The Lanark County Detachment of the OPP continues to investigate a barricaded person incident in the Pakenham area of Mississippi Mills Township. Officers responded to a home on the 4th...

Thieves clean out Ottawa Street ATM

The Lanark County Detachment of the OPP is investigating a break-in and theft at an ATM in Almonte. Officers responded on March 10 when damage...

Widespread power outage on February 27

Yesterday just after 6 pm, Mississippi Mills suffered a power outage that affected  customers in several communities. Mayor Christa Lowry indicated on Facebook that...

Three people arrested in MM on drugs and weapons charges

The OPP has seized illicit drugs and arrested three people in Mississippi Mills. The OPP's Community Street Crime Unit, assisted by Lanark County OPP, OPP...

Mississippi Mills Public Library collects provincial awards

We've received this exciting news from the Library: MMPL CEO, MMPL-led Lanark Libraries STEM Program and MMPL Accreditation recognized at the annual Ontario Library Conference Christine...

Almonte hospital receives largest gift ever: $1.2 million

The Almonte General Hospital Fairview Manor Foundation received its largest gift ever, $1.2 million, in December 2023, from long-time summer residents Gene and Millie...

OPP releases photos of murder and assault accused, warns of other possible victims

The OPP has released photos of two people charged with first-degree murder and sexual assault in connection to ongoing investigations in Carleton Place. On November...

Vandalism is on the increase at the Fairgrounds

Over the past year the North Lanark Agricultural Society (NLAS) Board has been dealing with an increase in vandalism on the Fairgrounds in Almonte....

Restored Mill Street building receives heritage award

We received this exciting news recently from the Ontario Historical Society about heritage restorations to Fran Kronstal's building on Mill Street, which houses Acanthus...

Almonte’s Linda Manzer named to the Order of Canada

Linda Manzer, who during her long career has built guitars for some of the world's leading musicians, was appointed on December 28 by Governor...

Two people charged in murder of Rose Kerwin

On November 12, 2023, a body was located in the Mississippi River near the Village of Pakenham. The deceased has been identified as 50-year-old...

Almonte General Hospital emergency department closed overnight, November 25

The Emergency Department at Almonte General Hospital will close on Saturday, November 25th, at 3 p.m. and will re-open at 7 a.m. on Sunday,...

OPP identifies body found near Pakenham, seeks assistance

The Lanark County OPP is asking for the public's assistance in the suspicious death investigation of Rose Kerwin, whose body was discovered in a...

OPP investigates after body found near Pakenham

The Lanark County Detachment of the OPP is investigating after a body was located near Pakenham. On November 12, shortly after 12:00 p.m., officers received...

Bomb threats against Eastern Ontario schools

The OPP reports that it is investigating multiple bomb threats across parts of Northern and Eastern Ontario. The threats targeted multiple schools under multiple school...

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