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Garbage/Recycling Collection Delays - April 5th, 2023

Posted on Wednesday, April 05, 2023 11:15 AM

UPDATE! Garbage and recycling CANCELLED for Wednesday, April 5th Please be advised that due to weather conditions, garbage/recycling collection has now been cancelled for today. Updates to when collection for the affected areas will continue will be posted on Facebook and on our website, Thank you for your understanding.

Water Conditions Statement April 5th - Flood Outlook

Posted on Wednesday, April 05, 2023 10:21 AM

Rain and snow melt to increase flows; potential for above average flooding remains high

April 5, 2023 MISSISSIPPI AND CARP RIVER WATERSHEDS—Significant precipitation amounts between 40-60mm are forecasted for today; along with continued snow melt this will cause a significant increase in levels and flows throughout the Mississippi and Carp river watersheds over the next few days.  We do not anticipate any significant flooding at this time. However, residents in low lying areas that are...

Garbage/Recycling Collection Delays - April 4th, 2023

Posted on Tuesday, April 04, 2023 04:05 PM


Please be advised that garbage/recycling collection is behind schedule today. It will be collected so please leave your bins curbside. Thank you for your patience and understanding! 

From the Office of the Mayor - Fire at Ambulance Base

Posted on Friday, March 31, 2023 03:05 PM

March 31, 2023

From the Office of the Mayor

At approximately 7:00 am this morning, the Mississippi Mills Fire Department (MMFD) responded to a structure fire at Lanark County Paramedic Service’s Almonte base.

Thanks to the MMFD’s swift response, the fire was quickly brought under control, preventing any damage to nearby homes and buildings in close proximity including the Mississippi Mills Childcare Centre, Fairview Manor and Almonte General Hospital. There were no injuries reported.

On behalf of...

MVCA Watershed Conditions Update - March 31st, 2023

Posted on Friday, March 31, 2023 01:32 PM

Flows expected to increase over the weekend in smaller rivers, creeks, and ditches

March 31, 2023 MISSISSIPPI AND CARP RIVER WATERSHEDS— Forecasted precipitation and warmer weather for the weekend could cause smaller rivers such as the Carp and Indian Rivers, and creeks and ditches to experience increasing flows over the weekend. Flows along the larger rivers such as the Clyde, Fall and Mississippi Rivers will continue to increase steadily into next week.

With flows and water temperature...

Ambulance Service Not Affected by Fire at Almonte Ambulance Base

Posted on Friday, March 31, 2023 09:37 AM

A fire at the Lanark County Paramedic Service’s Almonte ambulance base has been contained and will not affect ambulance service in the region. 

At approximately 7 am this morning, ambulance crew members detected smoke in the building. The shift crew was able to evacuate the building and remove vehicles and the fire was contained quickly. 

There are no injuries. The cause of the fire is being investigated. 

Ambulance operations will not be affected. Some crew members will be housed and deployed out of...

Downtown Almonte Construction Update - March 30th, 2023

Posted on Thursday, March 30, 2023 04:43 PM


Construction Update 

Construction within Phase C – Brae Street

Cavanagh Construction is currently working within Phase C – Brae Street of the downtown core reconstruction project.  Efforts are focused on the installation of new watermain, storm sewer and sanitary sewer systems.  The installation of underground work is approximately 70% complete and scheduled to be completed next week.

Traffic Phase C – Brae Street

A full road closure has been in effect since March 2nd