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 Canada Day

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...

Former fire chief Art Brown passes away

We were saddened to learn that Art Brown, a long-time Mississippi Mills fire chief, has passed away. Mayor Lowry posted this message today: FROM THE...

Mississippi Mills Fire Chief Art Brown to retire June 27, 2014

by Edith Cody-Rice Mississippi Mills Fire Chief Art Brown has announced his retirement after 45 years of service to Mississippi Mills. He handed his letter of...

How you can make the Christmas season for Lanark County Interval House shelter

by Sarah Bingham It can be the best of times and it can be the worst of times. The Christmas season is full of opportunities...

Meet your new Councillor

by Brent Eades Amanda Pulker-Mok didn't expect to emerge the winner from last Tuesday's open vote to fill the Council seat left vacant by the death of...

Mississippi River Power Corporation lights falls to show support for Ukraine

Mayor Lowry shared this Facebook post from the Mississippi River Power Corporation, showing the falls illuminated with colours of the Ukrainian flag. The caption...

Canada-India film crew shooting in Almonte today

by Brent Eades The cast and crew of a Canadian-Indian film titled Canadian Tharavu (Canadian Duck) has been shooting in Almonte this weekend. On Sunday afternoon...

Local residents honoured at Order of Canada event

by Brent Eades Several local recipients of the Order of Canada were at Rideau Hall today for an event marking the 50th anniversary of the founding...

Christmas Eve kayakers

Earlier this month we published an unlikely photo of a petunia springing into bloom at the Almonte post office. Today, Christmas Eve, we bring you...

ONTRAC donates computers to Lanark County Interval House

Bert Morrow, Executive Director of ONTRAC Employment Resource Services in Smiths Falls presents several computers to Heather Whiting, Fundraising Coordinator of Lanark County Interval House....

Waste Reduction Week in Mississippi Mills

Last week was Waste Reduction Week in Ontario, a week intended to raise awareness of the need to divert waste from landfills. Across Ontario, many...

A ‘freedom convoy’ is apparently headed to Almonte on Saturday

Word is circulating on social media that supporters of the recent protests in Ottawa are planning a 'slow roll' trip starting on Saturday at...

OPP investigate suspicious Carleton Place fires

- OPP press release On April 5, 2013 at approximately 3:10 am the Carleton Place Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a house fire...

Two more Country Haven residents die, bringing toll to 16

As of Monday two more residents of the Haven have passed away from COVID-19. "My heart goes out to the families and our entire care...

Local mayors issue joint statement on today’s convoy

February 26, 2022 - Today, a freedom convoy drove through communities in Lanark County. This demonstration began in Smiths Falls and travelled to Perth...

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