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Almonte Christmas Night Parade Will Proceed Tonight

Posted on Sunday, December 03, 2023 12:08 PM

The forecasted snow will add an even more magical element to the Almonte Christmas Night Parade, which will go ahead as planned today at 5 p.m.

The Municipality is monitoring the weather advisory in effect and our Public Works crews are prepared and out ensuring our roads and the parade route are ready for the arrival of Santa Claus this evening.

Winter has arrived, please dress accordingly.

Reminder – there is a new route for this year’s parade. It will depart from the Almonte Civitan Hall and...

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Mississippi Mills Business Breakfast December 6

Posted on Friday, December 01, 2023 02:13 PM

On December 6, join us at the Almonte Civitan Hall as we celebrate Mississippi Mills business successes at our Mississippi Mills Business Breakfast.

We'll be raising our orange juice glasses and coffee mugs to toast this year's Carleton Place & District Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year Winner - LBL Excavation, along with nominee for the Chamber's Entrepreneur of the Year - Makers Lodge!

We will also learn about the Mississippi Mills 2023 participants in the Small Business Advisory Starter...

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Council and Committee of the Whole - December 5, 2023

Posted on Thursday, November 30, 2023 06:34 PM

Council and Committee of the Whole will hold their regular meetings on Tuesday, November 21, 2023.

Regular session is scheduled to start at 6:00 p.m., followed by Committee of the Whole.

Agendas for the meetings can be found here

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Nominations Open for The Order of Ontario

Posted on Thursday, November 30, 2023 11:19 AM

The Order of Ontario is the province’s highest civilian honour. An Ontarian who has shown the highest level of excellence and achievement in any field, and whose impact has left a lasting legacy in our province, in our country and around the world is eligible to be nominated.

The deadline for nomination for the 2024 awards is March 31, 2024.


The person you nominate must be:

  • A long-term or former resident of Ontario (nominee does not need to be a Canadian citizen)

  • Someone whose career, in...

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Holiday Spirit Comes Alive in Mississippi Mills December 1-3, 2023

Posted on Thursday, November 30, 2023 09:50 AM

Embrace the magic of the holiday season in Mississippi Mills December 1-3 with three days of festive fun as we welcome Santa Claus for the entire weekend.

The ever-popular Light Up the Night wintry open-air concert returns on Friday, December 1. Almonte’s Mill Street will close to vehicles and thousands will fill the downtown core for an evening of holiday music, emceed by Ottawa Valley favourite, Wayne Rostad. Sing along to your favourite Christmas tunes, hear from some puppet friends, and...

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2023 Light Up the Night to be Livestreamed

Posted on Tuesday, November 28, 2023 01:30 PM

Watch Light Up the Night 2023 from the comfort of your home! Share the link with family and friends who can’t make it this year! Host a viewing party and tag us in it! #LUTNViewingParty #MississippiMills #MM200 #lightupthenightalmonte

Thanks to the Music Performance Trust Fund and Musicians Association Ottawa-Gatineau, for this year only, you can watch Light Up the Night from your living room online, from 7 to 9 p.m. The concert link can be found here: https://fb...

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Public Notice of Intention to Pass By-law – Development Charges

Posted on Tuesday, November 28, 2023 01:15 PM

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Municipality of Mississippi Mills intends to pass proposed Development Charges by-laws and the underlying 2023 Development Charges Background Study.

Council will consider these by-laws at its regular meeting on Tuesday, December 5, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers (3131 Old Perth Road, Almonte).

To review the draft D.C. by-laws, click here.

For more information or to provide comment, please contact the Clerk’s office at 613-256-2064 or