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Holiday Skating Schedule

Posted on Tuesday, December 06, 2022 03:48 PM

The Municipality of Mississippi Mills is pleased to offer FREE Public Skating during the Christmas break at both the John Levi Community Centre in Almonte and the Stewart Community Centre in Pakenham. 

John Levi Community Centre DateTime Tuesday, December 27 1pm - 3pm

Wednesday, December 28

1pm - 3pm Thursday, December 29 1pm - 3pm Friday, December 30 1pm - 3pm Wednesday, January 4 1pm - 3pm Friday, January 6 1pm - 3pm Stewart Community Centre DateTime Tuesday, December 27 2pm - 4pm Thursday, December 29 2pm - 4pm

Public Notice: Name Correction, Laroque Street

Posted on Tuesday, December 06, 2022 02:27 PM

During the registration of the Mill Run Subdivision, the spelling of “Laroque” Street, was incorrect.  To honor the veterans whom the street was named after, it is being recommended to Council that the correct spelling “LaRocque” Street be registered. 

Prior to proceeding with the final recommendation to Council for the name spelling correction of “Laroque” Street to “LaRocque Street”, the Municipality is interested in hearing any comments that you may have about this proposal.  Your comments...

Official Bicentennial Tree Available Through Home Hospice North Lanark

Posted on Monday, December 05, 2022 10:08 AM

The Municipality of Mississippi Mills is teaming up with Home Hospice North Lanark (HHNL) as part of their annual tree fundraiser by launching an official Bicentennial tree.

The “Autumn Blaze Maple” is a hybrid of the red maple and the silver maple, both native to North America. They mature quickly and can grow as much as two feet per year under the right conditions. A limited number are available for purchase through the HHNL’s website,

“This wonderful initiative is...

Pakenham Parade To Proceed As Planned

Posted on Saturday, December 03, 2022 09:47 AM

The Pakenham Santa Claus Parade will proceed as planned! The forecast is calling for rainy and windy conditions, so please dress accordingly.

Festivities get underway at 1:00 PM and this year’s theme is Christmas Movies. The Pakenham & District Civitan Club will be collecting donations for The Hunger Stop – Lanark County Food Bank en route. Floats will assemble at the Stewart Community Centre on MacFarlane Street and make their way through the downtown core – twice! The Pakenham & District...

Special Weather Statement May Impact Pakenham Parade

Posted on Friday, December 02, 2022 04:29 PM

Tonight’s Light Up The Night kicks of a series of festive activities planned for Mississippi Mills this weekend.

Tomorrow is the Pakenham Santa Claus Parade scheduled for a 1:00 PM start. We are aware of a Special Weather Statement that’s calling for high winds – while we aren’t anticipating having to cancel the parade, please be advised that this is a possibility – everyone’s safety is our top priority.

An official call will be made by 10am tomorrow (Saturday, December 3rd) and posted on our

Mississippi Mills Celebrates Giving Tuesday

Posted on Wednesday, November 30, 2022 09:51 AM

Giving Tuesday is the world’s largest generosity movement; created in 2012, it encourages people to do good by inspiring them to give, collaborate and celebrate generosity.

Mississippi Mills Mayor Christa Lowry and Councillor Vicki Lowe met with five local organizations that support families and youth in the community: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lanark County, Mississippi Mills Youth Centre, Lanark 4-H, Food for Thought Lanark and 2nd Almonte Scouting.

“Giving Tuesday was the perfect opportunity to...

Temporary Closure of Almonte General Hospital Emergency Department

Posted on Tuesday, November 29, 2022 06:10 PM

The Emergency Department (ED) at Almonte General Hospital (AGH) will be closed tonight as of 5 pm and is expected to re-open at 7 a.m. tomorrow – Wednesday, November 30th.

This temporary closure is due to a nursing staff shortage due to illness. The rest of the hospital is still open and caring for patients.

“Patient and staff safety is our main priority,” notes Mary Wilson Trider, President and CEO. “Our dedicated teams at both Almonte General Hospital and Carleton Place & District Memorial...