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Celebration of Walking Event November 28th

Submitted We will be celebrating the “Walking the Rural Way” project; a project supported by Ontario Active School Travel, a program of Green Communities Canada with funding from the Government of Ontario. The goal of this project is to increase active school travel opportunities for elementary school students by strengthening our partnerships, and creating environments […]

2nd Annual Ladies Night at Cedar Hill Christmas Tree Farm

Thursday, November 22, 6:30pm – 8:30pm Submitted Cedar Hill Christmas Tree Farm and Fulton’s Pancake House & Sugar Bush are excited to present the 2nd Annual Ladies Night, an old-fashioned evening of Christmas hospitality and warmth. Oh, and some shopping opportunities too! Join us on Thursday, November 22, 2018 from 6:30 to 8:30pm at Cedar […]

Sivarulrasa Gallery to host United Way Lanark County Mix & Mingle fall social

Submitted United Way Lanark County is pleased to announce its partnership with Sivarulrasa Gallery in hosting United Way’s Mix & Mingle Fall Social. This networking event is being held on Wednesday November 21 st , in the Sivarulrasa Gallery, amongst the eye catching exhibits on display, from 6:00 p.m.to 8:30 p.m. at 34 Mill Street […]

Ontario Festival of Small Halls set to deck the halls with special shows

Submitted The Ontario Festival of Small Halls is getting festive with hall-iday shows again this year, bringing big names in holiday music and comedy to even more special places across Eastern Ontario! The festival is expanding its hall-iday offerings, while presenting the unforgettable music of JUNO-nominated, Royal Wood, as well as the enthralling live performance […]

Emergency Department improvements support patient care

Submitted Changes are being made to the triage area in the Emergency Department at Almonte General Hospital. The goal is to improve how patients access care and to enhance privacy. “When patients and families come to Emergency, they are in crisis and need immediate care and support,” notes Randy Shaw, Integrated Vice President, Corporate Support […]

Official Mississippi Mills 2018 election results

Official Mississippi Mills 2018 election results   Mayor Results Mayor Candidates Votes Ken Laframboise 505 Christa Lowry 2798 Steve Maynard 1566 Paul Watters 1478 Spoil this ballot 19 Decline to vote this ballot 21 Total Votes 6387 Deputy Mayor Results Deputy Mayor Candidates Votes David Hinks 778 Dieter King 54 Jane Torrance 2228 John Levi 2985 […]

Lanark County Independent Grocers running I Love My Community Point of Sale Campaign in support of United Way

Submitted United Way Lanark County’s 2018 Campaign is underway, and starting October 21st through November 3rd, Andress’ YIG (Your Independent Grocer) in Smiths Falls, Mitchell’s YIG in Carleton Place, Patrice’s YIG in Almonte and Barnabe YIG in Perth will be running a I Love My Community Point of Sale (POS) Campaign. This marks the first […]

Lanark County to unveil food and drink trail at stakeholder session Oct. 23

Submitted The Lanark County Tourism Association (LCTA) is pleased to announce that Lanark County’s first food and drink trail program guidelines will be officially unveiled to stakeholders on Oct. 23 between 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at the Lanark County Administration Building. This stakeholder session is the second meeting held to gain feedback on the […]

The Ragged Flowers give thanks to SchoolBOX supporters for raising $2,432

Submitted The Ragged Flowers would like to thank SchoolBOX supporters and music fans for their generosity at the band’s benefit show at Almonte Old Town Hall on Sept. 29th. The performance helped raise $2,432 from sales of concert tickets, home baking, pizza provided by Pizza-ria Unlimited, drinks provided by Equator Coffee Roasters, and of our donated CDs […]

Libraries across Lanark County celebrate Ontario Public Library Week

Submitted October is Canadian Library Month. During this month, libraries and library partners across Canada raise awareness of the valuable role libraries play in Canadians’ lives. In Ontario, we celebrate our public libraries during Ontario Public Library Week (OPLW), on October 14-20, 2018. Libraries are Ontario’s farthest-reaching, most cost-effective community resource – providing high-quality education and lifelong learning, fostering community economic development and reducing the impacts of poverty. […]