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Laurie Ladouceur — obituary

Ladouceur, Laurie (Known for her home-cooked meals and for...

Amonte United seeks volunteer to record services

Almonte United Church is searching for someone...

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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 created by the recent anointment...

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 to establish a press club...

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 for the Mississippi Valley Field...

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...

Murray Guthrie — obituary

Guthrie, Murray Stewart (WW II Veteran) Passed away peacefully on August 13, 2019, at the Almonte General Hospital. Murray Of Almonte, Ontario. At the age of 96. Predeceased by his...

Jim Arendt THOSE OF US STILL LIVING

By Maureen Korp Jim Arendt's new exhibition at the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum is startling at first sight, even scary.   Upon entering the exhibition on...

Spots still available for nursery school

Almonte Nursery School Registration Still a few spots available for the 2018/19 year!! PRESCHOOL PROGRAM Ages 2.5 – 5 Mon/Wed or Tues/Thurs 9:00am – 11:30am $140 monthly** KINDERGARTEN READINESS PROGRAM Ages 3...

Looking for Bulbs? We’ve Got Them!

Attention all Gardeners! We may still be in the midst of the dog days of summer, but fall will be here before we know it....

For the Birds and Nature: Summer fun!

by Cheryl Baxter Hello everyone!  What can I say?  I have been slow to get on the Millstone to add some of my finds. It...

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