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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...

Welcome from Editor Val Sears

Welcome to the inaugural edition of Lanark County's first exclusively on-line newspaper:The Millstone. We are told this is the way news and entertainment...

Second person dead in Almonte shooting

We've just received this brief update from the OPP about today's fatal shooting of Councillor Bernard Cameron: Upon arrival, officers located a 65-year-old male deceased...

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...

SUV driver injured in collision with dump truck this morning

A 39 year old man driving an SUV on County Road 29 at Perth Street in Almonte collided with a dump truck this morning. The...

Woman dies in house fire

Lanark County OPP Detachment A 51 year old woman died today in a  house fire on Kidd Road between Carleton Place and Smiths Falls. Police...

Former mayor Shaun McLaughlin passes away

We are shocked and saddened to learn that former mayor Shaun McLaughlin passed away unexpectedly on Sunday while vacationing in Mexico. Mr. McLaughlin served as...

Branch 240 awards winners of Posters, Poems and Essays Contest

There was standing room only available at the Almonte Legion on Tuesday evening, December 12, 2012 when the winners of the Branch 240 Almonte...

The Millstone welcomes Erica Eades

The Millstone welcomes Erica Eades to its reporting staff. Erica is an Arts & Culture writer based in Almonte. She graduated from Dalhousie University...

Scott Newton of Mississippi Power Corporation has a warning concerning an apparent scam

by Scott Newton I've heard from multiple people today, in Almonte, that they've received a call from someone claiming to be representing their hydro provider....

2016 around town: It was quite a year

by Brent Eades The past 12 months in Mississippi Mills have been memorable, in ways both good and bad. We've been through both wonderful moments and...

Small plane flips on landing at Carp – no injuries

A small homemade plane flipped while attempting an emergency landing at Carp on Saturday morning. The pilot was uninjured in the incident at Diamondview...

Arnprior man killed today was son of Pakenham drowning victim

Local media report that 29-year-old Christopher Walsh was found dead on a roadside in McNab-Braeside Township near Arnprior early this morning. Christopher was the son of Michael Walsh,...

Vandals damage ‘Shelter/Tissage’ sculpture at Metcalfe Park

by Brent Eades As has been widely reported on local news channels, recently some ignorant jerks decided to damage the glass faces adorning the 'Shelter/Tissage'...

Poor cellular coverage puts Clayton residents at risk

submitted by Clem Pelot Last Thursday, two young adults from Clayton were involved in a traffic accident that landed their car in the Indian River. Fortunately...

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