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Almonte Walk of the Cross – Good Friday, March 29

Posted on Monday, March 25, 2024 09:11 AM

The Walk of the Cross is an ecumenical gathering of Almonte and area's Christian communities on Good Friday, March 29, 2024 at 12 p.m. This event was begun in 2010 and is hosted each year by one of the local churches.

This year the walk will begin by gathering on the steps of Almonte Old Town Hall (14 Bridge Street). A cross will be carried, short readings and the Scripture will be read at each stop. Symbols are placed on the cross at each stop telling the story of Christ's crucifixion.

The route...

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MVCA Watershed Conditions Statement – Water Safety – March 22, 2024

Posted on Friday, March 22, 2024 12:19 PM

Press Release – Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority

A Water Safety Statement is to provide notice of high flows, unsafe banks, melting ice or other factors that could be dangerous for recreational users such as anglers, canoeists, hikers, children, pets, etc. Flooding is not expected.

This Water Safety Statement is an update to the Flood Outlook Statement issued March 8, 2024.

Water Conditions: Water levels across the watershed have peaked and are on the decline. With minimal precipitation...

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Health Unit Promotes Well Water Testing on World Water Day

Posted on Friday, March 22, 2024 11:00 AM

Press Release – Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit

The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit is celebrating World Water Day on March 22, 2024.

In Ontario we are fortunate to have an abundance of drinking water and it is important to conserve what we have. Not all drinking water sources in Ontario are safe so it is important to test and install treatment if necessary.  Our municipalities take good care of our municipal drinking water systems. If your drinking water comes...

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Lanark County Outlines Construction Projects for 2024

Posted on Friday, March 22, 2024 10:48 AM

Press Release – Lanark County

Construction season is nearly here! Lanark County Public Works plans to complete pavement preservation on 17 kilometres of roads this year, with rehabilitation scheduled for 27.9 km and paved shoulders slated for 20.3 km.

The county oversees the construction, operation, repair and maintenance of more than 560 km of roads and 82 bridge and culvert structures.

The total capital budget for this year is $13.7 million, with the federal Canada Community-Building Fund...

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Council Highlights - March 19, 2024

Posted on Wednesday, March 20, 2024 04:24 PM

At last night’s meeting, Council approved the project framework for Official Plan Amendment 28 – Rural Villages and Rural Vitality. This will ensure all policies, including any associated Zoning By-law Amendments are aligned with current provincial policy and planning trends and provide a municipal planning framework that is supportive of the rural villages and the rural areas, all of which play an important role in the vitality of Mississippi Mills. Components in the process include identifying...

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Deadline Extended to March 29 for 2024 Summer Student Employment Applications

Posted on Wednesday, March 20, 2024 02:59 PM

If you’re looking for a rewarding summer job experience with the Municipality of Mississippi Mills, there’s still time to apply!

The application deadline has been extended to noon on March 29. Several positions within the Municipality are available:

  • Summer Program Co-leaders at Mississippi Mills Public Library (2 positions)

These roles are responsible for planning, promoting and coordinating the summer children’s programming at the Almonte and Pakenham branches.

  • Mississippi Mills Childcare Services...

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Mississippi River Health Alliance Seeks Candidates for Allied Board of Directors

Posted on Wednesday, March 20, 2024 12:00 PM

Press Release – Mississippi River Health Alliance

Help shape the future of Almonte General Hospital and Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital.

The Mississippi River Health Alliance, a partnership between Almonte General Hospital and Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital, is seeking candidates for its Allied Boards of Directors, commencing July 2024.

The Allied Boards provide leadership and strategic direction to the organizations’ four entities– Almonte General Hospital, Fairview Manor...