ATM break-in and theft in Almonte

The Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is investigating a break-in and theft at an ATM in Almonte. Officers responded March 10, 2024, when damage was discovered […]

Mississippi Mills Council deliberations highlight zoning, public health and strategic visions

SUBMITTED During last night’s meeting, Council heard a delegation from Danielle Shewfelt with the Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit, who is the Municipal Public Health Nurse Liaison. The role […]

Mississippi Mills Public Library collects provincial awards

STAFF WRITER In recognition of excellence, Mississippi Mills Public Library (MMPL) chief administrative officer Christine Row, and the library itself received prestigious provincial awards at the Ontario Library Association Super […]

Mississippi Mills organizations to receive over $40,000 in 2024 Municipal Grants program

SUBMITTED Mississippi Mills will distribute over $40,000 to community groups and organizations in 2024 through the Municipal Grants program. Council approved the 2024 allotments during their February 6 meeting in the […]

Information session for Blakeney Bridge

SUBMITTED Lanark County is providing the public with an in-person update on the Blakeney Bridge replacement design and schedule. The existing single-lane bridge is more than 100 years old and […]

Mississippi Mills council unveils unique start to 2024: Indigenous ceremony and buzzworthy battery storage plans

SUBMITTED The meeting opened with the Annual Mississippi Mills Land Acknowledgement Ceremony, held by Council at the start of each year as a step to help re-establish relationships between Indigenous and […]

Mississippi Mills participates in successful ministerial delegations at ROMA Conference

SUBMITTED Last week’s Rural Ontario Municipal Association (ROMA) Conference was highlighted by two successful ministerial delegations for Mississippi Mills Council Members and staff.  The first delegation took place with the […]

Mayor Lowry Chairs gender-based violence discussion at ROMA Conference

SUBMITTED BY MISSISSIPPI MILLS While at the 2024 Rural Ontario Municipal Association (ROMA) Conference held last  week in Toronto, Mississippi Mills Mayor Christa Lowry chaired a panel discussion on  gender […]

Mississippi Mills prepares for growth, prosperity in 2024

Downtown Almonte completion one the highlights of last year BY LAURIE WEIR The completion of Downtown Almonte, the celebration of the municipality’s bicentennial, and action on Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) […]

Local Land Trust receives fantastic Christmas gift!

SUBMITTED BY MISSISSIPPI MADAWASKA LAND TRUST Not everyone can say they received a new property for Christmas! Such was the case for the Mississippi Madawaska Land Trust (MMLT) this holiday […]