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AGH Emergency Department closed on evening of March 2

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Widespread power outage on February 27

Yesterday just after 6 pm, Mississippi Mills suffered a power outage that affected  customers in several communities. Mayor Christa Lowry indicated on Facebook that both Hydro One and ORPC...

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...

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...

Run for Women’s Health brings in $30,000

More than 200 runners and walkers help celebrate AGH’s birthing centre during ninth annual Run for Women’s Health The ninth annual Run/Walk in support of women’s...

Community champions recognized at special ceremony

Community pride shone brightly at the Municipality’s first-ever Community Builder Awards ceremony. Family, friends and members of Council gathered at the Almonte Old Town...

Mayor Lowry and Councillor Ferguson are acclaimed in upcoming election

Nominations for the municipal election to be held on October 24 closed on Friday and the official list of candidates has been posted on...

Puppets Up is back!

For the first time in six years, Almonte is once again host to the Puppets Up festival. Financial worries led to the cancellation of...

Robbery reported at RBC on Ottawa Street

An apparent robbery happened at the Almonte branch of the RBC on Almonte Street by the grocery store at around 3 p.m. Thursday afternoon. According...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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