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Water Bills for Period July 1 – August 31, 2023

Posted on Thursday, September 21, 2023 05:31 PM

Water bills for the period July 1 – August 31, 2023 have been sent to property owners. Payment is due on October 13, 2023.

To sign up for paperless water billing, complete this form.

If you have questions about your water bill or your account, please contact the Tax/Water Clerk at 613-256-2064 ext. 303.

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The Seven Gifts Indigenous Public Art Installation Unveiled in Almonte

Posted on Thursday, September 21, 2023 12:26 PM

In the spirit of Truth and Reconciliation, a new Indigenous public art installation in Almonte pays tribute to the Seven Grandfather Teachings of the Algonquin Anishinaabe.

The Opening Ceremony and Celebration for The Seven Gifts was held in Riverfront Park on September 17. The event featured smudging and drumming ceremonies, prayer offerings, as well as stories from Elders, the artists involved in the project, and a traditional Indigenous feast.

“The Seven Gifts project is, in my view, one of...

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Council Highlights - September 19th, 2023

Posted on Wednesday, September 20, 2023 03:25 PM

At last night’s meeting, Council heard a delegation from Matt Craig, Manager of Planning and Regulatory Services with the Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority, who provided information on the MVCA’s Category 2 and 3 non-mandatory programs and services agreement with the Municipality. Category 2 (e.g. watershed planning and monitoring), and Category 3 (e.g. stewardship programs, support to lake associations and the Mill of Kintail), are programs and services defined in the Conservation...

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Mississippi Mills Celebrates Completion of Downtown Almonte Revitalization Project

Posted on Wednesday, September 20, 2023 10:22 AM

After nearly two years of construction, the Downtown Almonte Revitalization Project is complete.

The Municipality of Mississippi Mills, in partnership with Destination Almonte, showed off the revamped downtown core during the Downtown Almonte Reopening Celebration on Saturday, September 16. Members of Council and staff, along with Kay, Lori and Cindy Cavanagh, and members of the Thomas Cavanagh Construction Limited team, joined together to celebrate with downtown business owners and the...

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Fall Programming at Mississippi Mills Public Library

Posted on Tuesday, September 19, 2023 01:54 PM

Press Release – Mississippi Mills Public Library

The fall season has begun! The following programs are starting up (mainly in October) at your Mississippi Mills Public Library.

For details on these and all programs and events, please visit

Creative Writing Club

For Grades 6 to 12, this club meets the first Wednesday of each month. It starts for the season on October 4 from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Almonte Branch.

Spanish Conversation Group

Spanish conversation for adults meets...

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Community Safety & Well-being Advisory Committee Releases Progress Report and Outlines Plan Update

Posted on Monday, September 18, 2023 03:33 PM

Press Release - Community Safety and Well-being Advisory Committee

The Community Safety and Well-being (CSWB) Advisory Committee for Lanark County and the Town of Smiths Falls has released its 2022 update on activities outlined in the CSWB plan.

“This will be our final update for the current CSWB Plan,” explained Committee Co-Chair Elle Halladay, who is United Way East Ontario’s regional director for Lanark County. “We are now in the process of updating the existing plan to reflect the changes...

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Council and Committee of the Whole - September 19, 2023

Posted on Monday, September 18, 2023 02:55 PM

Council and Committee of the Whole will hold their regular meetings on Tuesday, September 19, 2023.

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