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Former Professional Basketball Player and Almonte Native, Kory Hallas, joins Walk of Fame Event

Posted on Wednesday, August 09, 2023 04:48 PM

The Municipality of Mississippi Mills is thrilled to announce the addition of former professional basketball player and Almonte’s own, Kory Hallas, to the Dr. James Naismith Canada’s Walk of Fame Hometown Stars event, Saturday, August 12.

Please join us for this free public ceremony at 3 p.m. at the Gemmill Park Main Stage. Taking place during Mississippi Mills Bicentennial year, these celebrations, presented by Scotiabank in partnership with Cineplex, will be a special part of the 28th annual...

Local Immigration Partnerships Create Eastern Ontario Immigrant Attraction and Retention Strategy

Posted on Wednesday, August 09, 2023 04:42 PM

Press Release – Local Immigration Partnership – Lanark & Renfrew

Skilled and unskilled labour shortages remain a significant concern across Eastern Ontario. Recognizing the pivotal role of immigrant attraction and retention in addressing these shortages, our municipal leaders, economic development partners, and business owners have come together.

The Local Immigration Partnership (LIP) – Lanark & Renfrew, in partnership with The Eastern Ontario Training Board (EOTB), Ottawa Local Immigration...

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August 12 Will Be a Busy Day in Almonte – The Municipality Recommends Residents, Visitors Plan Ahead

Posted on Monday, August 07, 2023 03:34 PM

This Saturday, August 12, Bridge St. in Almonte will be closed to vehicle traffic between Parkview St. and Colbourne St. starting at 6 a.m. for the 28th Annual Naismith 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament. In addition, Mississippi Mills is pleased to be hosting a special Canada’s Walk of Fame ceremony at 3 p.m. Gemmill Park. Expect slower travel times, detours and some additional traffic.

The Municipality recommends avoiding the Bridge St. closure and choosing an...

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Celebrate Dr. James Naismith During Canada’s Walk of Fame Hometown Stars Ceremony August 12

Posted on Wednesday, August 02, 2023 03:48 PM

The stage is set for a Bicentennial bash in the birthplace of basketball!

Join us on Saturday, August 12 as we welcome Canada’s Walk of Fame to Mississippi Mills for a special Hometown Stars event to celebrate our very own 2019 Canada’s Walk of Fame inductee, Dr. James Naismith, and all the contributions he’s made to the sporting world as the founding father of basketball. Presented by Scotiabank, in partnership with Cineplex, the Hometown Stars celebration is free to the public and will feature...

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Have Your Say: 2024 Budget Survey Now Live Until August 31

Posted on Tuesday, August 01, 2023 04:57 PM

We want to hear from you! Today (August 1), the Municipality launched our 2024 Budget Survey.

Click here to fill out the survey. Paper copies are also available at the Municipal Office, Almonte Old Town Hall and the Almonte and Pakenham branches of the Mississippi Mills Public Library.

Your input is valued. A collaborative approach to development and adoption of the budget will help us consider the priorities and planning that meet the needs of the community in a fiscally responsible manner.


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2024 Budget Schedule Set, Survey Launches August 1

Posted on Monday, July 31, 2023 03:48 PM

Planning for the 2024 Municipal budget is underway. There are many ways to be involved and stay informed!

Here is the timeline and dates of our budget meetings:

We are planning to send out bi-weekly budget spotlights to inform residents and businesses of the different programs, services, and planning that comprise the Municipal budget.  We will publish the spotlights on Facebook and on our website. 

We also hope you will...

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Statement on Fire at Almonte Fairgrounds

Posted on Monday, July 31, 2023 11:04 AM

Over the weekend, a fire destroyed the Municipality’s beach/storage changing hut at the Almonte Fairgrounds.

Thanks to the quick efforts of Mississippi Mills Fire Department, the fire was contained and did not spread further. An investigation has been conducted, and the cause is undetermined. However, it is not believed the fire was started intentionally.

The area has been taped off and damaged materials have been removed by Public Works staff. The Municipality recommends the public avoid the...