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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...

Almonte resident is awarded posthumous Medal of Bravery

Governor General Julie Payette has named a local man a posthumous winner of a Medal of Bravery:  Barry Parks, M.B. (deceased) Almonte, Ontario On October 5, 2013, Barry...

Democracy in action at the Almonte Old Town Hall

by Edith Cody-Rice  Or as close as you are going to get to democracy given that council opted to appoint a deputy mayor rather than...

Mayor Christa Lowry on filling of Deputy Mayor position

by Christa Lowry I have been receiving many questions about the process to fill the Deputy Mayor vacancy.   My intention with this article...

ADHS students excel across the board

ADHS — a provincial powerhouse by Pippa Norman Are you seeking a spark of inspiration to ward off your winter blues? Look no further than the...

Council chambers packed once again

by Edith Cody-Rice Council meetings appear to be the best entertainment in town these days. Once again, on March 5, the council chamber was packed...

ADHS boys basketball team wins OFSAA gold

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is an updated version of the story. I was sent a link to a school board press release about the team,...

Wild parsnip spraying and deputy mayor vote dominate council meeting

by Edith Cody-RIce  Once again a packed gallery with citizens spilling out into the foyer, witnessed council's deliberations on Tuesday February 19. The most contentious...

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