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Joe Ryan — obituary

RYAN, Joe (Retired Ottawa Hydro) With broken hearts, the...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – July 13, 2024

by Diana Filer 1.  Ammunition is now available...

The Skinny Shirt at the Hub

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader Most of us...

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Winner announced for hospital Win2024 grand prize

Win2024.ca grand prize winner announced along with 50/50 winner Peter Sonea of Ottawa is this year’s winner of the WIN2024.ca Hospital Car or Ca$h for Healthcare lottery benefiting both the...

AGH Run/Walk sets fundraising record: $105,000

11th Annual AGH Run/Walk for Women’s & Newborn Health sets new fundraising record:  $105,000 The 11th Annual AGH Run/Walk for Women’s & Newborn Health, presented by Canadian Tire (Carleton Place), set...

There was a Happy Hub-Bub in Almonte last Thursday!

L-R: Founding members of The Hub, Fern Martin, Julia Thomas, Elaine Madore and Ann Brown, are all ready to cut the cakes for the 50 th Birthday celebration on Thursday,...

Aggravated assault charges laid in attack in Almonte home.

31 year old Gary Sadler of Ottawa has been charged with aggravated assault with a weapon. His hearing will take place on August 29...

14 year old Dystiny Janisse is missing

 Police have issued a notice that they are looking for 14 year old Dystiny Jannise who left a residence on Country Street in Almonte...

James Naismith would have been proud!

by Noreen Young    It was a perfect morning for the dedication of James Naismith's new statue and many turned out for the unveiling of...

Mississippi Mills' staff prudence results in a brand new fire truck

by Edith Cody-Rice On April 28, Mississippi MIlls' ladder fire truck was destroyed in an electical fire, but this story has a happy ending. Thanks...

The Mill Street Crepe Company enjoys early success

by Edith Cody-Rice The Mill Street Crepe Company in the Heritage Mall on Mill Street in Almonte, just opened its doors on June 29 and already...

CBC Ottawa will air radio and TV news items on Almonte and the Millstone

CBC radio and television visited the Almonte Press Club today to record a feature item on the Millstone and went on to visit Mill...

Michael Walsh of Arnprior drowns at Pakenham

 by Edith Cody-Rice The person who drowned on July 17  in the Mississippi River at Pakenham near Kinburn Side Road has been identified as 51...

SOS: Stories of Substance

by Rachel EadesSubstance abuse is a pervasive issue that has touched many of our lives. In any Canadian community big or small, stories of...

A generation of change

Mr. Jamieson’s office was by any definition quaint. Aside from having a Gestetner duplicating machine and antique looking heavy black telephones, there was also...

Lawyer L.G. William (Bill) Chapman now contributes to the Millstone

Prominent Almonte lawyer Bill Chapman is now a Millstone contributor. Bill has maintained a blog for a number of years to the  delight of his friends...

Congratulations on Mississippi Mills' baskets

The Millstone congratulates the beautification subcommittee of Mississippi Mills Council and Bantrim Farms for the stunning flower baskets gracing Almonte this summer. These are the...

Like a trip on the African Queen

by Isaac Hunter Our back yard, just out the kitchen window, is noisier than the sound effects from that wonderful 1951 movie. There’s a buncha...

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...

Vehicles damaged overnight

 Lanark County OPP Detachment  On June 19, 2011 at approximately 8:15 am police received a report of a vehicle that had its tires punctured and...

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