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State Funeral March 19 – 23 for the Right Honourable Brian Mulroney, Canada’s 18th Prime Minister

Posted on Friday, March 15, 2024 02:09 PM

Press Release – Government of Canada

The Government of Canada will hold a state funeral in memory of Canada’s 18th Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Brian Mulroney, P.C., C.C., G.O.Q., who passed away on February 29, 2024.

The Right Honourable Brian Mulroney will lie-in-state at the Sir John A. Macdonald Building (144 Wellington Street), in Ottawa, on Tuesday, March 19 and Wednesday, March 20, 2024.

On the morning of March 19, dignitaries, including the Governor General of Canada and Prime...

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$13,811 Royal Canadian Legion Donation Purchases Lifts for Fairview Manor

Posted on Friday, March 15, 2024 01:54 PM

Press Release – Almonte General Hospital Fairview Manor Foundation

The Royal Canadian Legion, Ontario Provincial Command Branches and the Ladies Auxiliary Charitable Foundation have made a donation of $13,811 for the purchase of two Sara Flex Active Lifts for Fairview Manor.

Almonte Legion President Rob Madore and Veteran Services Officer Matt Carson came to the Manor Thursday, March 7 to present the cheque to staff and residents of the Manor and the Almonte General Hospital Fairview Manor (AGH...

Vote for Almonte in the Chez 106 Contest

Posted on Friday, March 15, 2024 11:55 AM

Vote for ALMONTE in the Championship round against Carleton Place for Best Small Town in the Chez 106 March Madness of Small Towns Contest!


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Council and Committee of the Whole - March 19, 2024

Posted on Friday, March 15, 2024 10:39 AM

Council and Committee of the Whole will hold their regular meetings on Tuesday, March 19, 2024.

Regular session is scheduled to start at 6:00 p.m., followed by Committee of the Whole.

Agendas for the meetings can be found here.

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Home Hospice North Lanark Practical Caregiver Training Sessions This April

Posted on Thursday, March 14, 2024 09:00 AM

Practical Caregiver Training weekend sessions in April 2024

Dates: Saturday, April 6 and Saturday, April 20

Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Location: Upstairs at Your Independent Grocer, 455 McNeely Avenue, Carleton Place. Elevator available. Ample free parking.

Registration required: call 613-791-7167 or email

Registration deadline: Friday, March 29

Maximum attendance: 15

Please bring your own lunch and/or snack.

Are you an unpaid caregiver? This FREE Course is specially designed for you!


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Mississippi Mills Fire Department – Exercise Caution When Open Air Burning

Posted on Wednesday, March 13, 2024 03:29 PM

Spring’s upcoming arrival has produced dry conditions in the Municipality of Mississippi Mills.

The Municipality is currently at a Level 2 Burn Risk Status, which means conditions for burning are suitable, but caution should be exercised due to dry conditions. If rain doesn’t arrive soon, a partial or total fire ban is possible.

When open air burning, the Mississippi Mills Fire Department recommends residents:

  • Avoid burning in areas with brown, dead grass

  • Abstain from burning in windy conditions

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Lanark County OPP - ATM Break-in and Theft in Almonte

Posted on Wednesday, March 13, 2024 10:33 AM

Press Release – Lanark County OPP

Lanark County OPP is investigating a break-in and theft at an ATM in Almonte.

Officers responded March 10, 2024, when damage was discovered at the ATM on Ottawa Street. It's believed that the thieves began tampering with the bank machine around 3:30 a.m. that day.

They eventually made off with thousands of dollars in cash.

The investigation is continuing, with assistance from the OPP Forensic Identification Services Unit.

Anyone who may have seen anything suspicious...