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Posted Friday, May 25, 2018

Mississippi Mills – May 25, 2018 With the barbecue season under way across Ontario, the Mississippi Mills Fire Department recommends taking a few safety precautions before grilling that first meal this summer. “Barbecuing is one of the great pleasures of summer and the fire service wants to make sure everyone enjoys the season safely,” said Fire Chief Pascal Meunier. “Before you fire it up for the first time this year, check and clean your propane barbecue following the ...

Posted Thursday, May 24, 2018

As part of a public education series, the Municipality of Mississippi Mills publishes quick facts about questions commonly asked regarding by-laws and policies.   This week we are featuring Open Air Burning (By-law 17-35) which regulates the setting and maintaining of open air fires within the Municipality of Mississippi Mills.   Quick facts:   Burn permits are free and a new one must be obtained at the beginning of each calendar year before setting and maintaining open air fires. They are...

Posted Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Do you have a passion for the environment and thrive in the outdoors?  We're looking for an energetic, detail oriented student who is prepared to roll up their sleeve and get dirty this summer. Responsible students are required to assist in beautification and maintenance activities throughout the municipality from June to August. Experience or education in landscaping, gardening, horticulture or general maintenance would be considered a strong asset. Valid Ontario Driver’s Class G2 Licens...

Posted Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Porch Fest LogoPorchFest de Mississippi Mills musical line-up finalized for Saturday, June 16 What says “community” more than sharing music with friends, neighbours and visitors on a small town front porch? The musical artists and their hosted porches are now finalized for Almonte’s first-ever PorchFest de Mississippi Mills, with everything from a brass quintet to groovy jam bands to traditional fiddling, singer-songwriters and jazz combos.   Almonte’s latest cultural start-up gets...

Posted Tuesday, May 22, 2018

We have arranged for a Public Information Centre to answer questions from the public regarding the implementation of bike lanes on Martin Street North from Ottawa Street to Stephen Street, and on Sadler Drive from Ottawa Street to Horton Street. The Open House will take place from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 30th, 2018 in the Auditorium of the Almonte Old Town Hall. The Public Information Centre will feature information on display, and Municipal Staff will be there to discuss the projec...