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Diana’s Quiz – December 3, 2022

by Diana Filer 1. What is the difference...

Dawn Rodney — obituary

Kimberley Bleue Dawn (Empey) Rodney   August 14th,...

Mary Scott — obituary

Scott, Mary Marian With heavy hearts the family announces...

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Ol’ Sluffer and the Lobster

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader Some of you, dear readers, may wonder why I have a story about two unrelated characters, the lobster and Ol’ Sluffer. What they have in...

For sale: 4 winter tires with rims, $200

Bridgestone Blizzak WS70 195/65R15 91T Used 2 winters, 12,000 km. $200. Pick up in Almonte. 613-256-5826

Larry Guy — obituary

Guy, Henry Lawrence “Larry” August 20, 1940 - October 24, 2022 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of  Larry Guy at Garden Terrace Nursing Home in Kanata on...

Norma Larose — obituary

Larose, Norma Irene (Life Member Ladies Auxiliary to Branch 240) Passed peacefully with the love of her family at the Almonte General Hospital on September 14, 2022.  Norma...

Yard of the Week, August 17 2022

This week, the Almonte & District Horticultural Society’s ‘Yard of the Week’ goes to 275 Ann Street. A charming cottage garden featuring a picket fence....

Support the Library: can you donate these services or products?

The preparation for the Friends of the Library auction in June is underway. We are doing this auction to fund the Library's budget shortfall...

The Millstone is 10 years old!

by Edith Cody-Rice, Publisher When my husband Val Sears and I built our home in Almonte in 2007-8, Val, a retired Toronto Star journalist, decided...

Birdhouse auction closes on a high note

Glenda Jones After months of diligent woodworking, crafting and painting, and two weeks of intense bidding, the 2021 Birdhouse Blowout Auction has raised over $6500.00...

War: How Conflict Shaped Us by Margaret MacMillan

by Edith Cody-Rice  When Margaret MacMillan's new book on war recently hit the bookshelves, I rushed out to buy it at Mill Street Books. This...

A bald eagle visit to town

Len Huskins shares this information about a visit to Almonte by a pair of bald eagles: --- This pair of bald eagles visited the Almonte area...

Almonte Civitan presents Triobike to Carebridge Community Support

Pictured from left to right are Robert Eves, Chief Executive Officer, CCS, Sophia Reimer, Carebridge Community Support, Bob Lesser, President Almonte Civitan Club, Bill...

Ten Years of Environmental Destruction in Ontario (part 2)

 Looking Back in Despair: Water pollution in Ontario in the last 10 years by Theresa Peluso Continuing my review of environmental destruction in Ontario, here is...

Happy 90th birthday Diane Malcolm

Diane Malcolm of Carleton Place is turning 90 today, Tuesday, June 2nd.  Because of the pandemic we can't have a party for her, so  "Happy...

All about trees, February 24

Almonte & District Horticultural Society meeting Monday, February 24, 2020, 7:30 p.m. Cornerstone Community Church (near the roundabout) Topic: Trees of the Arboretum and trees for our...

Sleep: Wouldn’t it be nice!

Without sleep, everything else feels worse. Learn what you can do to get more sleep, as well as better quality sleep.  The Series: This will be the second evening...

Local theatre group for seniors seeks members

We are a local theatre group for seniors (over 55) hoping to attract new members Are you retired or semi-retired? Did you used to act...

March Road closed at roundabout

March Road is currently closed at the roundabout with northbound traffic being rerouted along Appleton Side Road. A large number of sirens were heard...

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