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Posted Thursday, April 18, 2019

Street sweeping may continue in the Almonte ward this Saturday April 20, 2019 depending on weather conditions. In order to help road crews be efficient please park in driveways and not on the street. Have a great long weekend!

Posted Thursday, April 18, 2019

arbour week 2019Those who attended Dianna Beresford- Kroegar’s presentation of The Call of the Forest during last year’s Arbour Week will remember her focus and key message – “trees play a critical role in sustaining all life on earth.” As a recognized author, medical biochemist and botanist, her work often puts her in the position of working at an international level.  However, she chose to end her riveting talk at the  Almonte Old Town Hall with some simple, yet highly important...

Posted Thursday, April 18, 2019

MVCA logoAPRIL 18, 2019 OTTAWA RIVER FROM ARNPRIOR TO HAWKESBURY — Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority (MVCA) in conjunction with the Rideau Valley (RVCA) and South Nation Conservation Authorities (SNC) is issuing an update FLOOD WATCH for the areas under our jurisdiction along the Ottawa River.   The Ottawa River Regulating Committee warns that levels and flows on the Ottawa River from Lac Coulonge down to the Montreal region are expected to rise extremely rapidly starting this Friday due t...

Posted Thursday, April 18, 2019

Flood WarningThe Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority and Environment Canada have recently issued flood and rainfall warnings for the Mississippi Mills area from Thursday to Saturday with forecasted rainfall amounts of 50 to 65mm in addition to melted snow accumulation during warmer weather. Residents in flood prone or low lying areas should take precautions to protect their property. The Municipality has sand piles and bags located outside the gate of the Almonte Public Works yard, 3131 Old Perth Rd A...

Posted Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Cardboard Race TeamThe evening began with Council accepting the resignation of Terry Lumsden from the Heritage Advisory Committee and appointing two (2) new members to the committee, as well as six (6) new members appointed to the Finance and Policy Advisory Committee. For a list of committee members please visit our website. The Almonte District High School Cardboard Boat Racing Team, along with their coach Andy Carruthers, were in attendance last night to receive certificates from the Mayor congratulating them ...