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Upcoming Council and Committee of Whole Meeting

Posted on Thursday, December 01, 2022 03:27 PM

Council/ Committee of the Whole Meeting - December 6, 2022

Council and Committee of the Whole will hold their regular meetings on Tuesday, December 6, 2022.

Council  is scheduled to begin at 5:00 pm with a closed session. Regular session is scheduled to start at 6:00pm, immediately followed by the Committee of the Whole meeting. Agendas for the meetings can be found here.

As we re-open Council Chambers to members of the public, we have a limit of 20 in the viewing gallery, which will be...

Mississippi Mills Celebrates Giving Tuesday

Posted on Wednesday, November 30, 2022 09:51 AM

Giving Tuesday is the world’s largest generosity movement; created in 2012, it encourages people to do good by inspiring them to give, collaborate and celebrate generosity.

Mississippi Mills Mayor Christa Lowry and Councillor Vicki Lowe met with five local organizations that support families and youth in the community: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lanark County, Mississippi Mills Youth Centre, Lanark 4-H, Food for Thought Lanark and 2nd Almonte Scouting.

“Giving Tuesday was the perfect opportunity...

Temporary Closure of Almonte General Hospital Emergency Department

Posted on Tuesday, November 29, 2022 06:10 PM

The Emergency Department (ED) at Almonte General Hospital (AGH) will be closed tonight as of 5 pm and is expected to re-open at 7 a.m. tomorrow – Wednesday, November 30th.

This temporary closure is due to a nursing staff shortage due to illness. The rest of the hospital is still open and caring for patients.

“Patient and staff safety is our main priority,” notes Mary Wilson Trider, President and CEO. “Our dedicated teams at both Almonte General Hospital and Carleton Place & District Memorial...

A French Conversation Club at the Almonte Branch Library!

Posted on Thursday, November 24, 2022 11:02 AM

Do you speak French at an “intermediate” level? Would you like to practice with others in your community? 

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The library wants to facilitate a French conversation club for adults. The club would meet at the library. The one hour timeframe would be spent in conversation – this club is not for those just beginning to learn French. (The club is not for those...

Christmas Spirit Alive and Well in Mississippi Mills

Posted on Thursday, November 24, 2022 09:48 AM

Mississippi Mills is ready to welcome hundreds of residents and visitors to downtown Almonte and Pakenham next week to experience holiday magic with the return of Light Up The Night and some special appearances by Santa Claus himself.

The 30th anniversary of Light Up The Night kicks off at 7:00 pm on Friday, December 2nd. Wayne Rostad is this year's host, with guests Gail Gavan, Johnny Spinks, The Bowes Brothers, Brea Lawrenson and the Twinkle Fairies to name a few. There will be a vendor area featuring...