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Almonte Black History Dance Party - February 18, 2024

Posted on Friday, February 16, 2024 11:05 AM

Almonte’s Black History Dance Party is back!

The 5th Annual Almonte Black History Dance Party takes place Sunday, February 18 at the Almonte Curling Club (182 Bridge Street). Activities begin at 8 p.m.

We will have 3 DJs on deck playing Hip-hop, R&B, Country, Reggae, Afrobeat and more. It is cash bar only.

The Black History parties are always fun filled and also raise money for a good cause. This year, they are fundraising for Equal Chance (, an incredible non-profit in...

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Lanark County Seedy Saturday, March 16

Posted on Friday, February 16, 2024 11:00 AM

Press Release – Lanark County Seedy Saturday

March 16, 2024 | 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. | Almonte Civitan Club

Seedy Saturday is back in Almonte after a four-year pandemic related hiatus. It returns as a fundraiser with all door proceeds going directly to the Lanark County Interval House to support their Perseverance Pantry Outreach Program for women in challenging circumstances. 

Join us just in time to kick off the 2024 gardening season and plan to spend the day with us trading, swapping and shopping for...

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Almonte Lions Club Spread Love to Almonte General Hospital

Posted on Thursday, February 15, 2024 04:24 PM

Press Release – Almonte General Hospital Fairview Manor Foundation

Love was in the air on Valentine’s Day – Our love for the Almonte Lions Club! 

Several of their members dropped by the Hospital with donations totaling $15,000. They also pledged another $5,000 towards the remaining costs of the CT scanner.

The Almonte Lions raise funds in a variety of ways including the sale of Gladiolas, the annual Duck Race and the Bridge Toll collection. Their support doesn’t stop with the Hospital and Manor,...

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Council and Committee of the Whole - February 20, 2024

Posted on Thursday, February 15, 2024 04:10 PM

Council and Committee of the Whole will hold their regular meetings on Tuesday, February 20, 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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February 15 is National Flag of Canada Day

Posted on Thursday, February 15, 2024 10:56 AM

Today, February 15, is National Flag of Canada Day.

At the stroke of noon on February 15, 1965, Canada’s red and white maple leaf flag was raised for the very first time on Parliament Hill.

On the same day in 1996, National Flag of Canada Day was declared. 

Our national flag is a symbol that unites Canadians and reflects the common values we take pride in — democracy, inclusion and equity.

For more information about the Canadian flag: https://www.canada...

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Notice of Public Meeting for Minor Variance Application - February 26, 2024 - 4 Union Street

Posted on Wednesday, February 14, 2024 04:12 PM

TAKE NOTICE that a Public Hearing will be held virtually via Zoom on Monday, February 26, 2024, at 6:00 p.m. to consider a proposed Minor Variance application under Section 45 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter P.13.

Please be advised that the Municipality of Mississippi Mills has received the following Minor Variance application (details below) and an attached map identifies the location of the property and the area subject to this application.

File Number: D13-LAW-24

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News from the Mississippi Mills Public Library - February 13th, 2024

Posted on Wednesday, February 14, 2024 02:56 PM

LEGO Robotics Workshop

Wednesday, March 13 from 11am to 2pm. Free. Limited space. Ages 8+

Register here:

Cole Braden, from Steampunk Education, will lead participants as they use LEGO Spike sets to build a robot, use Scratch to code the robot & to complete the challenge, and solve structural and programming challenges.

This program is part of the Lanark Libraries STEM program and would not be possible without funding from the Elizabeth Kelly Foundation.