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OPP seeking assistance to identify persons responsible for theft of 2018 Yamaha Wolverine Side-by-Side

Lanark County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is seeking assistance from the public to help identify the person or persons responsible for the theft of a 2018 Yamaha Wolverine Side-by-Side. Sometime between Wednesday, June 17 and Tuesday, June 23 an unknown person(s) went to a residence on Wolf Grove Road in the Town of Mississippi Mills. […]

COVID-19 Assessment Centre in Almonte now offers direct access

Effective Tuesday May 26, 2020, the COVID-19 Assessment Centre (CAC) located behind the Almonte General Hospital will expand efforts to reach more people requiring COVID-19 testing. A referral from Public Health or a Primary Care Provider is no longer required.  Residents of North Lanark, which includes Mississippi Mills, (Pakenham, Almonte and Ramsay), Carleton Place, Beckwith […]

Fire department responds to a structure fire on Malcolm Street, Almonte

The Mississippi Mills Fire Department responded to a structure fire on Malcolm Street in Almonte just before 6:30 pm May 20th. A quick moving fire spread to two properties causing significant damage. There were no injuries as a result of the fire. Firefighter’s from Carleton Place and Beckwith supported fire operations with the Almonte and […]

MVCA Conservation Areas to Open in Time for Long Weekend

After weeks of closure, Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority (MVCA) is reopening all five of its conservation areas for public use on Saturday, May 16. To ensure the safety of the community, only walking trails are open at this time. Bathrooms and buildings are closed for the time being including the R. Tait McKenzie and Dr. […]

Ontario starts to re-open for business

On May 14, The Ontario Government announced some re-opening strategies for businesses and a plan to start Stage 1 on Tuesday May 18. The list of businesses opening this weekend can be found on the Ontario website. The Health Unit has recently published a fact sheet with some guidelines that will help to get your business thinking about […]

Health Unit and Farmers’ Markets are working together to safely bring local food to the community

The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark strongly supports local Farmers’ Markets. They encourage people to buy healthy local food, and are a way for farmers to sell their produce.  They have also been a social gathering place which supports individual and community well-being.  Unfortunately at this time, with COVID-19, where social gatherings used to be a […]

Highlights of special council meeting May 5

During the COVID-19 pandemic Council business continues to proceed using web and telephone conferencing. All Council meetings are streamed live to the public on the Municipal YouTube channel with recordings linked to the municipal website. At the May 5th meeting Council voted on the 2020 tax rates as well as additional changes to interest and […]

We are “Community Strong”

I believe as we go through this pandemic, self-care is very important. One thing I do is go for a walk. Even before the pandemic, walking every day has been as important to me as oxygen.  When we began this pandemic, restrictions and directives were put in place to keep us safe. If we follow […]

AGH and CPDM – If you need care, we’re here for you

The Emergency Departments at Almonte General Hospital (AGH) and Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital (CPDMH) are open 24/7 and ready to care for patients with serious health concerns. We appreciate that members of our communities are taking the recommendations to stay home seriously, but it should not come at the cost of your health or […]

Ontarians asked to “Shine a Light for All They Do” May 1 in a province-wide show of appreciation on Doctors’ Day

Ontarians can show their appreciation for doctors on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic, and all doctors who work to keep their patients healthy, by simply turning on their phone flashlights and holding them high on May 1 at 9:00 p.m. The province-wide show of appreciation is being organized by the Ontario Medical Association (OMA) […]