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Media Release, Health Unit - Changes to Self-Isolation requirements & school/childcare screening

Posted on Monday, February 22, 2021 11:28 AM

Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit Media Release

February 19, 2021

The presence of COVID-19 variants of concern (VOCs) in Ontario has prompted the province to make changes to the guidelines for self-isolation, and changes to the school and childcare screening tool. The VOCs cause COVID-19 to spread more easily from one person to another, and the goal with these changes is to stop/slow the spread of VOCs to the greatest extent possible to prevent new COVID-19 infections and mitigate...

Highlights of the February 16, 2021 Council Meeting

Posted on Thursday, February 18, 2021 09:44 AM

Tuesday night’s Council meeting began by recognizing two board members of the Mississippi River Power Corporation (MRPC) Mr. Paul Virgin and Mr. Garry Dalgity, who’s terms have recently ended. Mr. Virgin is the longest serving member on the Board with a total of 17 years, with 6 of those years as President. Mr. Dalgity was originally appointed to the Board during his term as municipal Councillor and served a total of 10 years with MRPC. Deputy Mayor Minnille thanked Mr. Virgin and Mr. Dalgity for...

Update on Municipal Services after Stay Home Order Lifted on Feb 16

Posted on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 04:24 PM

On Friday Feb 12 2021, Premier Ford announced Ontario Returning 27 Public Health Regions to Strengthened COVID-19 Response Framework.

Lanark Leeds and Grenville District Health Unit, which includes Mississippi Mills, has been moved back to the Green-Prevent Framework to start today, Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 12:01 a.m. which means we are no longer subject to the Stay-at-Home order. 

With the Green-Prevent framework in place the following municipal facilities will re-open as of...

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Library Hours and Information Update

Posted on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 03:09 PM

We're open!!!

The Almonte and Pakenham libraries are once again open to the public! 

Library Hours
Almonte BranchPakenham Branch
Monday 10-5 Tuesday 3-7
Tuesday 12-7 Wednesday 10-2
Wednesday 10-5 Thursday 3-7
Thursday 12-7 Friday 1-5
Friday 10-5 Saturday 10-2
Saturday 10-2 Seniors' time - Thursday 12-2
Seniors' time - Tuesday and Thursday 10-12  

We will continue with contactless pick up.
Patrons can reserve using their online...

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Office of the Clerk - Passing of Allan Lowry

Posted on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 10:43 AM

It is with heartfelt sadness we announce the passing of Allan Lowry of Penlow Farms. Our thoughts are with his wife Donna Sweeney and family Christa (Mayor Lowry), Julie, Brad (Lindsay Cavanagh) and Leanna. Allan was a community pillar serving on the Agricultural and Community Economic Development committees, and a lifelong resident of Ramsay Township.

To honour Mr. Lowry, all flags at the municipal buildings have been lowered. Please keep the Lowry family in your thoughts and prayers during this...