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Ukrainian pysanky egg workshops at St. Andrew’s in Pakenham

Join Rev. Sheryl McLeod in the spiritual...

Proceeds from St George’s breakfasts support school food programs

Prior to the pandemic, the parishioners of...

Glenn Arthur — obituary

ARTHUR, Glenn “Archie” (Mr. Arnprior) With shattered hearts, the...

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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 Tactics and Rescue Unit members,...

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 Row, CEO of Mississippi Mills...

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 Simpson. "We are so grateful to...

Local man charged with firing pellet gun at school buses, shattering windows

The Lanark County Detachment of the OPP has charged an individual following reports of shots fired. On April 27, 2023, at about 4:30 p.m., officers...

Appleton general store destroyed in fire

Photo: Rocky Veley A Mississippi Mills landmark — the former Appleton general store — went up in flames today. This is the second serious fire...

Fire in Almonte on Friday morning

Heavy smoke was visible across town this morning as firefighters battled a blaze beside the Almonte General Hospital, at what appears to be a...

Ukrainian family gives thanks for a warm welcome to Almonte

We, Oksana, Iryna and Lena with our children Alexandre, Sasha and Olya would like to give thanks to all habitants of Almonte for their...

Fatal snowmobile accident on Ramsay Concession 12

Members of the Lanark County Detachment of the OPP are investigating a fatal collision involving two snowmobiles. On February 5, 2023, just after 5:00 p.m.,...

Mississippi Mills celebrates bicentennial with official launch party

It was a toast two hundred years in the making – Mississippi Mills Mayor, Council, residents, partners and community volunteers clinked their glasses together...

Remembering Betty Preston 

The Almonte General Hospital family is mourning the loss of a committed community volunteer. Elizabeth “Betty” Preston passed away on Wednesday, January 4th, leaving...

Almonte General Hospital welcomes first baby of 2023

Happy New Year! Happy New Baby! Erika and David Baird celebrated the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Eve in a special way – by...

Intimate partner violence declared an epidemic in Lanark County

In a historic move, Lanark County Council became the first county in Ontario to declare Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) an epidemic in accordance with...

Daily Scoop Café forced to close after 13 successful years

by Brent Eades Cheryl King glanced around the restaurant she’s owned on Ottawa Street for the past thirteen years, the Daily Scoop Café. She gestured...

2022-2026 Mississippi Mills Council officially sworn in

The new Mississippi Mills Municipal Council was officially sworn in during an inaugural meeting last night at Almonte Old Town Hall. Mayor Christa Lowry (acclaimed),...

Newcomers from Ukraine settle into life in Almonte

On October 25th I sent to the Millstone the story of Iryna and Sasha, Ukrainians who have fled the war zone and settled in...

Unofficial election results are now in

Apparently, interest in today's municipal election is strong, because the Mississippi Mills website has been largely offline since voting closed and the results aren't...

Voting opens for 2022 municipal election

Today marks the start of the 2022 Municipal Election voting period - advance voting will open at 10:00 am. Voter Information Letters have been...

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