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Almonte entrepreneurs shake up spirits industry on Dragon’s Den

Becoming a small business owner is a journey that requires courage, innovation, and the ability to seize opportunities. Almonte business owners Omid McDonald and Neal McCarten exemplify these qualities through […]

Almonte students take part in unique act of remembrance 

A group of students from Almonte’s R. Tait McKenzie Public School gathered at Auld Kirk Cemetery on Wednesday, Nov. 8 for a unique, hands-on act of remembrance to honour fallen military veterans. […]

Holiday Smile Cookies supporting Lanark County Food Bank

All four Tim Hortons in Almonte and Carleton Place are supporting the Lanark County Food Bank – The Hunger Stop with this year’s Holiday Smile Cookie campaign. The Lanark County […]

Guarding your home and health: November’s call to action for radon awareness

November is Radon Action Month and the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit (LGLDHU) is encouraging homeowners to test their homes for radon. Radon is the second leading cause […]

Small papers make a big difference

We haven’t left. We’re still here. Others have gone…but Hometown News is still on the streets. For a week or two we thought there wouldn’t be any papers in Smiths […]

The 2023 Build a Mountain of Food Campaign

The Build a Mountain of Food Campaign is about to embark on its 17th year of collecting food and cash donations in support of local food banks through out the […]

Annual Lake 88 Radiothon for Local Healthcare Raises $122,475

The Annual Lake 88 Radiothon for local health care has raised $122,475 for local hospitals and community health care centres. And we can’t thank you enough.  Lake 88 Radiothon Founder Brian Perkin […]

Congratulations to the 2023 Fibrefest Raffle Winners!

The 28th Annual Fibrefest was a phenomenal success! Well over 1500 people visited the festival throughout the early September weekend, and Almonte’s summer tourism season closed with a bang. As […]

Lanark County acknowledges World Homelessness Day

Lanark County Council has declared Oct. 10 as World Homelessness Day in Lanark County and affirms its commitment to move the bar on homelessness in the community. World Homelessness Day […]

Vendor chosen for CT Scanner Project at Almonte General Hospital

Following a competitive Request for Proposal (RFP) process, GE HealthCare Canada has been chosen to provide the new CT Scanner at Almonte General Hospital. The first patients will be welcomed by […]