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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...

Congratulations from Joe Schlesinger – CBC TV Journalist

Welcome Millstone aborning! In the world of journalism, you are the latest grandchild, full of promise and expectation. As so many news organizations these...

Appleton wetland forest in danger

by Edith Cody-Rice The Almonte dam is drowning the Appleton wetland forest, residents claim. The Almonte dam, built in the 19th century and privately owned by...

Birds Are Vicious!

Folks (especially many “birders”, as distinct from bird watchers) often have a warm, glowing, anthropomorphic view of birds.  Much of it is just plain...

Salmon Farming

by Isaac Hunter Can anyone please tell me the truth?  A major controversy within the outdoor community these days is churning around the farmed salmon industry. Big...

Picture Postcard or Garbage Dump?

by Isaac Hunter Sometimes living in Ramsay Township is like living in a picture postcard. Other times, it's more like living in a garbage dump.  Took this picture...

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