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OHTO Meet-up in Almonte, Friday January 20th

Posted on Thursday, January 19, 2023 04:52 PM

Ontario's Highland's Tourism Organization
is inviting area businesses to a wine and cheese networking event in Downtown Almonte. Come out and enjoy networking, live music, wine and cheese and the beautiful Sivarulrasa gallery. This is a great opportunity to meet other small business owners and tourism industry contacts.

This event is this Friday, January 20th, 6-9 pm at the Sivarulrasa Gallery, 34 Mill St, Almonte.

Tickets are now $15 per person and include hors d'oeuvres,...

Municipality of Mississippi Mills Celebrates Bicentennial with Official Launch Party

Posted on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 04:14 PM

It was a toast two hundred years in the making – Mississippi Mills Mayor, Council, residents, partners and community volunteers clinked their glasses together to celebrate the launch of the municipality’s Bicentennial ahead of last night’s Council meeting.

More than 75 people filled the atrium at the Municipal Office for the kickoff event, which included Town Crier Brent McLaren and the unveiling of the top 20 finalists of the Bicentennial photo contest, many of whom were in attendance. Voting is...

Council Highlights - January 17th, 2023

Posted on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 12:44 PM

Highlights of the January 17th, 2023
Council Meeting

The first Mississippi Mills Council meeting of 2023 was recognized last evening with an annual Land Acknowledgement prefaced with a Smudging Ceremony offered by Algonquin Elder Larry McDermott from Shabot Obaadjiwan First Nation. He also provided a message to Council and blessed food which was shared during a recess to allow for a short time of fellowship. This Council meeting also served as the official kickoff of the municipality’s Bicentennial,...

Bicentennial Photo Contest Goes Live

Posted on Tuesday, January 17, 2023 05:30 PM

Thank you to everyone who submitted photos to the Bicentennial Photo Contest! There are so many talented photographers in our community!   The top 20 finalists have been selected and voting is now open. Go to: and select ALL of your favourite photos!   Voting ends February 6th and the winners will be announced at the February 7th Council meeting.   Good luck to all finalists!

Author Tim Cook To Visit Almonte

Posted on Monday, January 16, 2023 03:36 PM

Mill Street Books, along with the Friends of the Mississippi Mills Public Library, are delighted to welcome Tim Cook to the Almonte Old Town Hall on January 22 at 2pm.

Tim is Chief Historian and Director of Research at the Canadian War Museum. He has won multiple awards, is a frequent commentator in the media, and is a member of both the Royal Society of Canada and the Order of Canada.

His book Lifesavers and Body Snatchersis a definitive medical history of the Great War, illuminating...