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Victoria Day Office Closure – May 20, 2024

Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024 08:30 AM

Please be advised that the Mississippi Mills Municipal Offices will be closed for Victoria Day on Monday, May 20, 2024.

There is no impact to the garbage and recycling collection schedule due to the holiday closure.

Our offices will reopen on Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at 8:30 a.m.

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Apply Now for Neighbourhood Micro Grants

Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2024 04:41 PM

Have you heard about the Mississippi Mills Neighbourhood Micro Grants Program? They offer you a chance to connect with your community right where you live – your own neighbourhood!

Knowing your neighbours helps increase quality of life, enhances safety and security and fosters a stronger sense of belonging. Mississippi Mills recognizes the value of building an inclusive and welcoming community.

Applications are now being accepted for the 2024 intake of the annual program. The Municipality has...

Blue and green graphic with white text reading 'Spring Leaf and Yard Waste Collection' and full paper bags sitting at the end of a driveway.

Curbside Spring Leaf and Yard Waste Collection – May 21-23

Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2024 03:06 PM

Curbside spring collection for leaf and yard waste in the Municipality of Mississippi Mills will take place May 21-23 in Almonte, Pakenham Blakeney, Appleton and Clayton.

Please keep in mind that leaf and yard waste must be in biodegradable paper bags and items must be out at curbside by 7 a.m. on the day of garbage and recycling collection to guarantee pickup. Paper bags with leaf and yard waste do NOT require bag tags.

Please see below for the collection dates and areas:

  • Tuesday, May 21 – West...

Almonte Readers & Writers Introduce LANARK LIT Writing Competition

Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2024 01:19 PM

Press Release – Almonte Readers & Writers

Introducing the LANARK LIT Writing Competition — a new program celebrating works of original writing by local literary artists of all ages.

Now open for submissions, this competition is open to anyone who lives in Lanark County and the surrounding area. The geographic boundaries for the eligibility of this program are rural, and stretch as far west as Middleville, as far south as Westport, east as far as Oxford Mills, and as far north to Arnprior....

Applications Open for Almonte Community Coordinators’ Phyllis Goldsteen Bursary

Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2024 09:00 AM

From the Almonte Community Coordinators

The Almonte Community Coordinators is now accepting applications for the Phyllis Goldsteen Bursary.

This $1,000 bursary will be awarded to an adult learner how has successfully completed one year of post-secondary education and who is returning to education after a break of at least three years. All applicants must be residents of Mississippi Mills.

Your letter of application should include:

  • Details of anticipation education

  • Academic achievement to date

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Province-wide Test of Emergency Alerting System – May 15, 2024

Posted on Monday, May 13, 2024 02:00 PM

On Wednesday, May 15, there will be a routine test of the AlertReady emergency alerting system in Ontario. The test message will be distributed over TV, radio and compatible wireless devices and will occur at 12:55 p.m. EDT.

Visit alertready.ca for more information.

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Spring Clean Up Tips from the Health Unit

Posted on Monday, May 13, 2024 11:28 AM

Press Release – Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit

Spring has sprung! This time of year is often the time for doing some clean up around your yard, at the cottage or any property you own. The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit want to remind you that this activity can expose some hazards that may not be safe. Take precautions to help reduce your risk of infection.

Mosquitos and Ticks (Insect Bites and Diseases - Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit)

Cleaning...