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Giant Baked Beans with Sausage Meatballs

by Susan Hanna This is another great recipe...

Ukrainian pysanky egg workshops at St. Andrew’s in Pakenham

Join Rev. Sheryl McLeod in the spiritual...

Proceeds from St George’s breakfasts support school food programs

Prior to the pandemic, the parishioners of...

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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...

Almonte hospital receives largest gift ever: $1.2 million

The Almonte General Hospital Fairview Manor Foundation received its largest gift ever, $1.2 million, in December 2023, from long-time summer residents Gene and Millie Simpson. "We are so grateful to...

Operation Goodbye Graffiti – Volunteers Required – OPP Lanark County Detachment Press Release

  Come help clean up your town and earn community hours! On Saturday June 11, 2011, the Lanark County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) in partnership...

Theft from Vehicles – "Lock It or Lose It" Results – OPP Carleton Detachment Press Release

The Carleton Place Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has laid possession of stolen property charges in relation to thefts from vehicles.  On May 22, 2011 at...

Over $3,000,000 shared by Almonte Coffee Club

by Bruce Kingsley  For over 30 years a group from Almonte has met for coffee at the Superior Restaurant at 10:00 a.m. every day of the...

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...

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...

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...

Almonte General Hospital funds ripped off again.

by Bruce Kingsley For the second time in as many weeks the donation box attached to the leaf compost bin at Al Potvin's house has...

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...

The Almonte Ultramar

By Sam Cooley  Near the end of 2010, the Ultramar fuel station at the bottom of Mill street in downtown Almonte  closed down. The actual...

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