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  1. On the hunt for the lost apples of Lanark CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | CBC News

    ... and has a lead on a Princess Louise apple tree in Middleville, Ont. This apple tree at the Auld Kirk Cemetery in Almonte, Ont., has multiple trunks, which leads Jennifer Ferris to believe it probably grew from an apple core someone tossed away. She ...


  2. Paddling through Barron Canyon in Algonquin ParkRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2018 |

    ... said they were interested in bringing their kayaks up to do the canyon, we jumped at it. They were coming from Almonte, which is about two hours away, so we agreed to meet at the Squirrel Rapids parking lot at noon on Friday morning - Squirrel ...


  3. Why Huskins Coffee Company would rather go slow and do things right...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2018 | The Wave

    ... The latte features a hint of maple syrup that comes from Fulton's Sugar Bush near co-owner Kent Huskins' hometown of Almonte, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Josh Barber, Contributing Photographer) A view of the Cortado at the recently opened Huskins ...


  4. Decorated peacekeeper auctioning off pieces of historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | CBC News

    Now retired Maj.-Gen. Lewis MacKenzie, shown here in 1993 after receiving the Meritorious Service Award medal, is selling almost all the contents of his rural home in Almonte, Ont., including some military memorabilia.


  5. Egan: How to buy a piece of Maj. Gen. Lewis MacKenzie, peacekeeping warriorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 |

    Lewis MacKenzie, one of Canada's best known soldiers and peacekeepers, poses for a photo at his home near Almonte. Retired Maj.


  6. Play it safe: Don't jump from trail bridges, Lanark County warnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2018 | CBC News

    "No Trespassing" signs are posted along the 296-kilometre multi-use trail slated to be built on a former Canadian Pacific rail corridor, which runs through the community of Almonte, Ont. The reminder comes after the Ontario Provincial Police alerted county authorities it has received reports of young people jumping into the Mississippi River from fenced-off bridges along the Ottawa Valley Recreation Trail in the town of Almonte, Ont.


  7. Ottawa's rural routes a favourite for tourists and localsRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2018 | Ottawa Business Journal

    ... many more just beyond. These include the scenic towns of Vankleek Hill, home to Beau's All Natural Brewing Co., and Almonte, among many others. Winery tours. Museums. Whitewater rafting. Whether you're interested in food, culture or sport, Ottawa's ...


  8. Crunch time for Literary Derby hopefulsRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2018 |

    ... the province. Peter Clements greeted visitors at his Dobbinton farm, as did Kathy McBride at her Bridewood Farm near Almonte. "Although it was a rainy day, they were an enthusiastic group who were anxious to learn more about Standardbreds." Kathy ...


  9. Woman injured, dog killed in shooting involving OPP in Almonte, Ont., SIU saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | 680News

    The province's police watchdog says it's investigating after a woman was seriously injured in a shooting involving provincial police in a community southwest of Ottawa. The Special Investigations Unit says two OPP officers went to a home in Almonte, Ont., on Tuesday morning as part of an investigation.


  10. More than a century later, Almonte hero George Eccles finally has a headstoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2018 |

    ... during a shipwreck in 1909, will be unveiled at the St. Paul's Anglican Church cemetery on Wolf Grove Road. The Almonte native was the first radio telegrapher to die at sea - bravely sticking to his post, summoning help - after the SS Ohio, a ...


  11. 109 years later, an Almonte hero finally gets his gravestoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | Ottawa Citizen

    Reg Gamble, , semi-retired funeral director, and John Bowes of Kinkaid & Loney Monuments, get a look at the monument that they and a group of Almonte residents have managed to erect for a long-forgotten hero, George Eccles. In 1909, as a telegraph operator on a ship, he died when the ship sank off the coast of B.C. A monument to George Eccles, who helped save more than 200 lives during a shipwreck in 1909, will be unveiled at the St. Paul's Anglican Church cemetery on Wolf Grove Road.


  12. Arbitrator rules wage gap exists between rural, urban mail carriersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | CBC News

    ... of addresses and distance they have to travel. That was a major problem for Deborah Richmond who worked as a RSMC in Almonte, Ont., from 2009 to 2014. "I felt like I was being exploited," she said, adding she quit after Canada Post changed its ...


  13. Victim in South Keys shooting mourned as police hunt for suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2018 | CBC News

    ... him" Babineau wrote in a Facebook exchange with CBC News. Babineau said he would often accompany Osman to visit Almonte, Ont., and remembered how happy his friend looked as he took his older son fishing and swimming in the countryside. A makeshift ...


  14. Ontario Votes 2018: Lanark-Frontenac-KingstonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | CBC News

    ... city of Kingston, as well as a number of rural townships: Perth, Smiths Falls, Carleton Place, Mississippi Mills, Almonte and Pakenham. The riding has been significantly redrawn, losing 30 per cent of its territory to Hastings-Lennox and Addington ... 2 comments

  15. Grass fire burns on Almonte RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2018 |

    Firefighters were called to 3115 Old Almonte Rd. at 1:30 p.m. and arrived on the scene 10 minutes later. The fire was under control in about 15 minutes after burning an area about 15 metres by 23 metres.


  16. More seminary students leave the Master of Divinity behindRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | Religion News Service

    ... are fully equipped to lead the churches that are emerging on the horizon," he said. Angie Arendt, a UCC minister in Almonte, Ontario, started out as a lay minister in a small church in Gilman,


  17. Enerdu waterpower generating station opens in AlmonteRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | Journal of Commerce

    Powerhouse for the redeveloped Enerdu Generating Station in Almonte, Ont. is pictured under construction in March 2017.


  18. Local woman launches trek for Lyme disease awarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2018 | Ottawa Citizen

    ... a devastating case of Lyme disease when she was bitten by ticks on a hiking trip five years ago. On Saturday, the Almonte woman was back on the trails with a mission, launching the Ontario portion of her TransCanada Trek for Lyme. About 40 ...


  19. Ontario residents 'outraged' after town refuses to lower flag for Humboldt victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | GlobalNews

    ... should be reason enough for municipalities to follow suit. Maydan is the director at large for the Pakenham Ramsay & Almonte Taxpayers' Advocacy Coalition (PRATAC), which has taken the lead in pushing for the mayor to change his mind. On Friday, the ...


  20. Flag flap in Almonte as mayor, residents at odds over Humboldt tribute requestRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2018 | CBC News

    Some Mississippi Mills residents are upset after they were told the flag outside a local arena couldn't be lowered in memory of the victims of a fatal Saskatchewan bus crash because it didn't meet the municipality's half-masting policy. Hockey sticks are propped up against the flagpole outside the Almonte Community Centre and Curling Rink - where the flag also sits at half-mast - on April 14, 2018.