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Aquatic Reimbursement Pilot Program Now Open

Posted on Thursday, February 22, 2024 03:08 PM

Council officially endorsed the continuation of the Mississippi Mills Aquatic Reimbursement Pilot Program for 2024 during the February 20 Council meeting. 

This program provides residents of Mississippi Mills with reimbursement for the difference between resident and non-resident fees charged for the use of aquatic programs (public swim fees, swim lessons, aquafit and similar programs) at municipal facilities in Carleton Place, Arnprior or West Ottawa. 

Receipts dating back from January 1, 2024 are...

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March Break Movie & Skate Events in Mississippi Mills

Posted on Thursday, February 22, 2024 02:38 PM

It’s time to think about your March Break plans and the Municipality of Mississippi Mills has got you covered!

Our Recreation & Culture Department is sponsoring two FREE March Break – Movie & Skate events to keep you busy.

The first event is set for Wednesday, March 13 at the John Levi Community Centre in Almonte. Free public skating will be offered from 1 to 3 p.m. and the movie ‘Migration,’ will be shown in the upper hall of the community centre from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Mississippi Mills Youth...

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Ken Allison Receives 2024 MVFN Champion for Nature Award

Posted on Thursday, February 22, 2024 12:19 PM

Press Release – Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists

Ken Allison is a wildlife ecologist/naturalist/educator extraordinaire!

He earned his B.Sc. from the University of Guelph and completed a career working for the Canadian Food Inspection Agency where he was a specialist in the assessment of risks to Canada’s food supply posed by invasive plants.

He was deeply involved with the Ottawa Field Naturalists Club, and acted as President in 2008-2009. He came to Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists...

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Council Highlights - February 20th, 2024

Posted on Wednesday, February 21, 2024 12:28 PM

During last night’s meeting, Council heard a delegation from Danielle Shewfelt with the Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit, who is the Municipal Public Health Nurse Liaison. The role will help support and work with Municipalities to strengthen policies and by-laws surrounding alcohol, smoking, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion; adapt and strengthen strategic and Official Plans; and identify community strengths and health priorities through data collection and surveys.  

A Public Meeting...

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Mississippi Mills Business Breakfast - Wednesday, February 28

Posted on Tuesday, February 20, 2024 04:47 PM

The next Mississippi Mills Business Breakfast is Wednesday, February 28 from 7-9 a.m. at the Almonte Civitan Hall!

Open to past, present and future business people in Mississippi Mills and beyond, these breakfasts are an opportunity to connect, inquire and stay updated. Coffee will be ready for 7 a.m., with breakfast served at 7:30 a.m.

Cost is $15 per person (cash or Debit TAP accepted at the door).

Mississippi Mills has been bustling with activity this fall and winter, with several new...

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34th Senior Shuffleboard Tournament Held February 20

Posted on Tuesday, February 20, 2024 04:35 PM

The 34th annual Senior Shuffleboard Tournament was held on Tuesday, February 20 in the upper hall of the John Levi Community Centre in Almonte.

The tournament ran from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. with 40 participants. The 2024 winners, pictured above, receiving their trophy from Marilyn Snedden are: Marion Armstrong and Dale Moores.

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Public Notice – Reduced Load Weights on All Municipal Roads

Posted on Tuesday, February 20, 2024 04:00 PM

Take notice that reduced load restrictions - five (5) tonnes per axle - will be in force on all municipal roads effective Tuesday, February 27, 2024.

The reduced load period is necessary for the protection of all municipal roads which are susceptible to damage during the spring thaw.

The restriction will be removed when the likelihood of road damage has diminished.

This activation is also in effect for Lanark County and the surrounding municipalities: Tay Valley, Drummond North Elmsley, Lanark...