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Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader Happy Canada Day! Last...

Yard of the Week: June 29 2022

From the Almonte & District Horticultural Society: Beautifully...

Quinoa-Lentil Salad with Grilled Halloumi

by Susan Hanna This recipe adapted from Food...

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Crash closes March Road near Almonte

March Road just north of Greystone Drive was closed Monday morning following a serious collision. Numerous emergency vehicles were on the scene as of about 9:30 a.m. and the...

Woman killed by tree branch in Ferguson’s Falls

(CARLETON PLACE, ON) - The Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police is investigating the death of an 80-year-old woman. She was struck by a falling branch while...

The cleanup begins

Thousands of people in our area remain without power after yesterday's brief but violent thunderstorm. In Almonte, long lineups were jamming gas stations as people sought fuel for generators...

Woman killed by tree branch in Ferguson’s Falls

(CARLETON PLACE, ON) - The Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police is investigating the death of an 80-year-old woman. She was struck...

Storm pounds region

A violent thunderstorm has brought damage across the region. Trees and power poles are down, barns have reportedly been flattened and thousands are without...

Man drowns at Blakeney on Sunday

Officers from the Lanark County OPP are currently investigating a drowning in Mississippi Mills. On May 15th at approximately 9:45 am officers were dispatched...

Fatal fire in Almonte on Thursday evening

Lanark County OPP are currently investigating a fatal house fire that occurred overnight in Almonte. When officers arrived to assist firefighters the house was fully...

Mild earthquake rattles local residents

A light 3.1 magnitude earthquake rumbled through the region shortly after 10 a.m. on Tuesday morning. According to Earthquakes Canada, the epicentre was about...

COVID-19 on the rise again in Eastern Ontario: What you can do

This is a joint message from local hospital Chiefs of Staff and Medical Officers of Health The level of COVID-19 in the Champlain region is...

Fire lab staff told to drink bottled water before neighbours warned

According to a CBC story, "National Research Council employees at the fire-safety testing facility in Mississippi Mills were told to start drinking bottled water...

Shirley Deugo and Al Potvin wedding raised $8,000 for the Hub Hospice

The wedding of Shirley Deugo and Al Potvin on December 28, 2013 was a unique affair. They invited only their closest friends - the...

Truck dings bank

A pick-up truck jumped the curb and struck the front of the Royal Bank on Ottawa Street this afternoon. Police, firefighters and paramedics were in...

ADHS wins gold medal at Skills Competition 

Almonte District High School Construction Technology students attended the Eastern Ontario Skills Competition in Cornwall on Feb. 25 and came home with a gold medal.   Will Lowry, Mitchell Palmer,...

Storyteller Jan Andrews named to Order of Canada

by Brent Eades Lanark resident Jan Andrews has been appointed to the Order of Canada "for her contributions to Canadian culture as a children’s book author...

Good attendance and smiles mark the Almonte Fair

by Marilyn Snedden This year's Almonte Fair was blessed with perfect weather and the  directors are thankful for that since the attendance was good and...

Almonte Cenotaph to be renovated by Remembrance Day 2013

The town of Mississippi Mills has been successful in its application for a $12,100 grant from the Cenotaph/Monument Restoration program, run by Veterans Affairs...

‘Jessica’s Syrian Food’ seeks start-up funding

We've been told about a GoFundMe campaign to help Almonte's Jarous family put their catering business on a more solid financial footing. Readers will recall...

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