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Covid-19 Exposure at Almonte District High School

Posted on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 01:03 PM

Parents/guardians, students and staff at Almonte District High School are receiving written notification today concerning two possible separate exposures to COVID-19.

The Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit has already been in contact with all individuals who have had high-risk exposure and those people have isolated. The health unit will continue to closely monitor the situation and are available to answer parent/guardian questions.

No change to the school schedule...

Media Release - Additional Measures for COVID-19 Response

Posted on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 09:53 AM

Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit

October 20, 2020 

MOH identifies additional measure for COVID-19 response 

Our experience is that people in our community with COVID-19 and their contacts follow public health directions willingly and completely.  Individuals with lab confirmed COVID-19 isolate at home until there is no longer any risk that they are infectious, usually 10 days with resolving symptoms and no fever. Close contacts of these individuals isolate for 14 days...

Media Release

Posted on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 08:32 AM

 October 21, 2020

The Mississippi Mills Fire Department (MMFD) responded to a structure fire on Appleton Side Road at approximately 2:30 am Wednesday, October 21.  Firefighters arrived at a fully involved barn fire that contained hay and equipment.  There are no injuries and heavy equipment is being used to help extinguish the fire.

MMFD was supported by fire departments from Beckwith, Ottawa, Drummond/North Elmsley Tay Valley, Lanark Highlands and Carleton Place.

Please avoid the...

Mayor Lowry's Spooktacular Virtual Halloween Contests

Posted on Monday, October 19, 2020 05:22 PM

Choosing costumes, decorating pumpkins, and getting special treats brings joy to many children at Halloween. Some Halloween traditions may look different this year to keep everyone safe during the COV​ID-19 pandemic. However, there are still plenty of ways families can have fun while avoiding the scare of being exposed to or spreading the virus. 

We want to help you celebrate! We're running two great contests you can participate in without leaving your home. We'll be awarding...

Budget Survey

Posted on Monday, October 19, 2020 04:34 PM

The Municipality wants to hear from you!

As part of the public consultation piece for the 2021 budget, the Municipality has put together a budget survey for residents to participate in. 

The results from the survey will help to identify priority areas for residents and how you'd like to see user fees and tax dollars spent.

These results will be presented to the Committee of the Whole for consideration at the November 24th Special Budget meeting. Following the meeting staff will make additional...