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Drinking Water Wise Webinar – Drinking Water Testing & Water Treatment – June 25, 2024

Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024 10:00 AM

A Drinking Water Wise Webinar will be held on Tuesday, June 25 from noon to 1 p.m.

In this one-hour presentation, join us and John Levie, a licensed professional engineer and Vice President of Engineering at Clearford, a water infrastructure management company, to learn about drinking water testing and treatment for individual systems, as well as conserving water through rainwater collection and gray water reuse. John specializes in the delivery of design, regulatory approval and construction...

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Cycle MORE – A New Adventure Linking Cyclists in Ottawa and the Valley

Posted on Monday, June 10, 2024 04:14 PM

Press Release – Mississippi & Ottawa Rivers Experience

Cycle MORE is an exciting new cycle route being introduced this bicycle month for cycle tourists, seasoned cyclists – and especially for local riders of all abilities and ages who are looking for new experiences.

The name MORE is an acronym for the Mississippi and Ottawa Rivers Experience, a 200 km route that loops through Ottawa’s downtown and western extremities, through heritage towns and rolling country farmlands.  

Cycle MORE is the...

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Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus releases Municipal Infrastructure Policy Paper

Posted on Monday, June 10, 2024 03:27 PM

Press Release – Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus

The Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus (EOWC), under its strategic priority of infrastructure, has released the 2024 Municipal Infrastructure Policy Paper.

This paper covers key infrastructure data and recommendations from across the region. The information will support Eastern Ontario’s municipal policy and program advocacy, applications for government funding, and future partnerships around infrastructure that will help enable the region’s prosperity...

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Almonte Cenotaph Commemoration Ceremony for Private George B. Monterville – June 15, 2024

Posted on Monday, June 10, 2024 09:23 AM

From Almonte Legion Branch 240

On June 15, 2024, a formal Commemoration Ceremony will take place at the Almonte Cenotaph at 12 p.m. noon by the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 240. The community is invited to witness this historic event, the Commemoration Ceremony of Private George B. Monterville. Forevermore, our community will acknowledge and honour Private Monterville’s sacrifice, alongside the other sons of Almonte, Ramsay, and Pakenham taken by the First World War.

Mme. Jean Grant-Kearney’s...

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2024 Community Awards Spotlight – George Yaremchuk

Posted on Sunday, June 09, 2024 09:30 AM

George Yaremchuk – Exceptional Volunteer Award

For more than 20 years, George has led by example, through kindness, character and concern for his fellow Mississippi Millians. Though quiet in nature, his actions speak loud and clear when it comes to his commitment to the community. 

A man of many talents, George is a founding member of Mississippi Mills Bicycle Month, established in 2008, was instrumental in achieving Bronze Level Bicycle Friendly Community status, and has helped redefine a...

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2024 Community Awards Spotlight – Brenda Deugo-Mills

Posted on Saturday, June 08, 2024 09:30 AM

Brenda Deugo-Mills – Exceptional Volunteer Award

Anyone who knows Brenda knows she possesses a deep passion for her community and has dedicated her time to fostering social connections. Truly someone who is “young at heart,” Brenda is a jewel and a strong supporter of everything community.

Her attitude of giving back was instilled in Brenda from an early age. Brenda’s family was involved in anything athletic in Pakenham and it’s that legacy of volunteerism that continues with Brenda’s own sons...

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Blakeney Bridge Closure – July 2 to December 2024

Posted on Friday, June 07, 2024 11:58 AM

Press Release – Lanark County

Blakeney Bridge in Mississippi Mills will be closed until mid-December starting Tuesday, July 2 in order to facilitate the removal and installation of the new bridge.

Blakeney Rapids Park will remain open. Please follow signage posted by Lanark County for parking instructions.

The existing single-lane bridge, which was built in 1915, will be replaced with a two-lane modular bridge with a widened shoulder to accommodate pedestrians. Work includes all new concrete...