Tay Valley Township Reeve Rob Rainer has announced his intention to seek the Liberal Party’s provincial nomination for the riding of Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston. Photo credit: Kevin Tulett.

‘Sweet Beginnings’: Experience Mississippi and Ottawa rivers by bicycle

Official launch of Cycle MORE is Saturday at Hummingbird Chocolate in Almonte LAURIE WEIR Cycling is a fast-growing activity for the entire family and it injects millions into local communities […]

No injuries after float plane crash lands in water near Arnprior

SUBMITTED Two occupants of a small plane were unhurt after the aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing in the water of Head Pond near the Arnprior Airport. Officers […]

Cell service goals to realize $300M investment in Eastern Ontario

Lanark County to see $19.2M in infrastructure builds LAURIE WEIR How annoying are dropped calls, slow data speeds and the inability to log into emails or meetings? Very – but […]

Blakeney Bridge in Mississippi Mills sees $420,000 shortfall

Lanark County awards the bridge tender to Looby Builders LAURIE WEIR A $420,000 budget shortfall for the replacement of Blakeney Bridge in the Municipality of Mississippi Mills was attributed to […]

Lanark OPP investigating barricaded person incident

Incident resolved without injuries / stolen explosive devices recovered SUBMITTED The Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) continues to investigate a barricaded person incident in the Pakenham […]

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 […]