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This is the latest news from The Millstone, a community-run online newspaper for Almonte and the area.


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  • Gay Cook’s Green & Yellow Bean Salad with Basil Dressing, July 24, 2014
    by Gay Cook Garnish with pansies cherry tomatoes if available 4-6 servings Local green and yellow beans are now at their peak in flavour . Blanch the green and yellow beans separately as yellow beans take a little longer to cook than green ones. The beans can be left whole or cut on the slant. […] […]

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  • New at the Mississippi Mills Public Library this week of July 21, 2014 July 24, 2014
    by Margo Hay-GoodingsLibrary Assistant, Almonte Branch Just some of what’s new at the library this week: ALMONTE BRANCHFictionIf You Were Here by Alafair BurkeVicious Circle by Wilbur SmithClose Your Eyes, Hold Hands by Chris BohjalianThe Lemon Grove by Helen WalshNon-FictionHow to Start a Home Based Catering Business by Denise VivaldoThe Rancho de Chimayo C […]

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  • 30 local families are urgently needed to host Japanese students this summer. July 24, 2014
     Just for 2 weeks and you receive a compensation payment of $400+. Students will be here July 29-Aug 11 and Aug 15-30 (you can host for either or both). A wonderful opportunity to share your culture & family customs and make lifelong friends. All kinds of families welcome to host: young kids, old kids, grandparents, retirees, singles, childless. Call 613 […]

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  • Exciting new contest for Ottawa River Power Customers July 24, 2014
    Sign-up for peaksaver PLUS® and you’ll have a chance to WIN a free Apple iPad Air from Ottawa River Power! By participating in the worthwhile peaksaver PLUS program you will be joining thousands of other households in Ontario to help manage electricity use.  Once enrolled, your central air conditioner and/or electric water heater will be automatically adjust […]

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  • Peter Souter – obituary July 24, 2014
    SOUTER, PETER Passed away peacefully on the Rosamond Wing of the Almonte General Hospital on Monday, July 21, 2014. Dearly loved husband of Linda Souter and beloved father of Lynn Carss (Rod) of Almonte, Chris (predeceased) and Richard (Jennifer) of Kelowna. Loving big brother of Pat Bedford of Groomsbridge, England. Cherished grandfather of Chelsea and […] […]

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  • Open letter to Ontario Energy Group senior management re dor to doorsales pitch July 24, 2014
    To the Senior Management of Ontario Energy Group (OEG). On July 22nd, I received a visit from a member of your sales team. The young representative did not present himself directly as a sales agent, but rather a quality assurance inspector looking to verify my HVAC equipment as in-line with the 2009 Ontario Energy Board […] […]

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  • (Untitled) July 24, 2014
    Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the incredibly popular Puppets Up!International Puppet Festival, Noreen Young, artistic director and puppet maker today presented Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson with a caricature puppet of himself. Mayor Watson will be Parade Marshall of the Puppets Up parade on Saturday August 9. The puppet festival runs on the weekend of August […]

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  • Dr. Karen Turcotte’s tips for protecting yourself from dehydration July 23, 2014
    If you or your loved ones are outside and active this summer, make sure to avoid dehydration. Here are Ottawa Valley Family Health Team physician Dr. Karen Turcotte’s answers to frequently asked questions about dehydration. What is dehydration? “Dehydration means you are not replenishing the fluids you are losing through sweating,” says Dr. Turcotte. “You [… […]

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  • 1 bedroom apartment for rent in Almonte July 23, 2014
     Available immediately.   Ground Floor, Central Location, suitable for a single, quiet person. $650/month including heat, Hydro extra.   No Pets. Please call 613-256-1790. […]

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  • A tax-smart way to save July 23, 2014
    by Matthew Enns A mid-Summer refresher on the Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) As of January 1, 2014, you can contribute an additional $5,500 to your TFSA to benefit from additional tax-free investment growth. With the contribution room from 2009 through 2013, you may be able to contribute up to $31,000 to your TFSA if you […] […]

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Upcoming Events From theHumm

07/26/2014 – Tea on the Lawn July

Wed & Sat, 2-4pm. Ramsay WI serve baked goods, tea. Since ’58.

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07/27/2014 – Herbfest July

For those interested in herbs, gardening, cooking & a healthy lifestyle. Rain or shine. Vendors, food, cook-off, talks, walks.Vendors, health, food, cook-off, talks, walks.

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07/30/2014 – Tea on the Lawn July

Wed & Sat, 2-4pm. Ramsay WI serve baked goods, tea. Since ’58.

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07/30/2014 – Augusta Pk: Judge a Book July

Open mic, BBQ, and concert.Spend a beautiful summer evening in the park with friends, family and neighbours, each Wednesday in July. Evenings will feature either a BBQ run by the Almonte Civitan Club (1st, 3rd and 5th Wednesdays) or a community potlu. […]

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07/30/2014 – Open Celtic Jam July

The Naismith Pub Celtic Music Sessions are held on Wednesday nights, starting at 7:30pm. They are an opportunity for medium to higher level musicians who want to jam, playing Celtic music.Although they do some singing, their focus is on Irish, Scott. […]

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08/02/2014 – Tea on the Lawn August

Wed & Sat, 2-4pm. Ramsay WI serve baked goods, tea. Since ’58.

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08/06/2014 – Tea on the Lawn August

Wed & Sat, 2-4pm. Ramsay WI serve baked goods, tea. Since ’58.

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08/06/2014 – Open Celtic Jam August

The Naismith Pub Celtic Music Sessions are held on Wednesday nights, starting at 7:30pm. They are an opportunity for medium to higher level musicians who want to jam, playing Celtic music.Although they do some singing, their focus is on Irish, Scott. […]

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08/09/2014 – Puppets Up! August

Aug 9-10, 9am-6pm. Puppet shows for young, old, Engl., French; street entertainment, parade, craft tent.

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08/09/2014 – Tea on the Lawn August

Wed & Sat, 2-4pm. Ramsay WI serve baked goods, tea. Since ’58.

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08/10/2014 – Puppets Up! August

Aug 9-10, 9am-6pm. Puppet shows for young, old, Engl., French; street entertainment, parade, craft tent.

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08/13/2014 – Tea on the Lawn August

Wed & Sat, 2-4pm. Ramsay WI serve baked goods, tea. Since ’58.

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08/13/2014 – Open Celtic Jam August

The Naismith Pub Celtic Music Sessions are held on Wednesday nights, starting at 7:30pm. They are an opportunity for medium to higher level musicians who want to jam, playing Celtic music.Although they do some singing, their focus is on Irish, Scott. […]

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08/14/2014 – As You Like It August

“Torchlight Shakespeare” by A Company of Fools, an Ottawa-based troupe who combine physical theatre techniques of clown, mask and puppetry, with the classical text. Bring a lawn chair or blanket, bug spray and a sense of humour.A Company of Fools.

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08/16/2014 – Tea on the Lawn August

Wed & Sat, 2-4pm. Ramsay WI serve baked goods, tea. Since ’58.

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08/20/2014 – Tea on the Lawn August

Wed & Sat, 2-4pm. Ramsay WI serve baked goods, tea. Since ’58.

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08/20/2014 – Hot Jazz for Hub Hospice August

Live music & exotic appetizers. All proceeds from this licensed event will benefit compassionate support for families facing life threatening of terminal illness. Tickets available at Peches et Poivre.Live music & exotic appetizers. Tickets at Peches. […]

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08/20/2014 – Open Celtic Jam August

The Naismith Pub Celtic Music Sessions are held on Wednesday nights, starting at 7:30pm. They are an opportunity for medium to higher level musicians who want to jam, playing Celtic music.Although they do some singing, their focus is on Irish, Scott. […]

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08/23/2014 – Tea on the Lawn August

Wed & Sat, 2-4pm. Ramsay WI serve baked goods, tea. Since ’58.

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08/27/2014 – Tea on the Lawn August

Wed & Sat, 2-4pm. Ramsay WI serve baked goods, tea. Since ’58.

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08/27/2014 – Open Celtic Jam August

The Naismith Pub Celtic Music Sessions are held on Wednesday nights, starting at 7:30pm. They are an opportunity for medium to higher level musicians who want to jam, playing Celtic music.Although they do some singing, their focus is on Irish, Scott. […]

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08/30/2014 – Tea on the Lawn August

Wed & Sat, 2-4pm. Ramsay WI serve baked goods, tea. Since ’58.

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08/31/2014 – Blueberry Tea August

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09/03/2014 – Open Celtic Jam September

The Naismith Pub Celtic Music Sessions are held on Wednesday nights, starting at 7:30pm. They are an opportunity for medium to higher level musicians who want to jam, playing Celtic music.Although they do some singing, their focus is on Irish, Scott. […]

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09/10/2014 – Open Celtic Jam September

The Naismith Pub Celtic Music Sessions are held on Wednesday nights, starting at 7:30pm. They are an opportunity for medium to higher level musicians who want to jam, playing Celtic music.Although they do some singing, their focus is on Irish, Scott. […]

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09/17/2014 – Open Celtic Jam September

The Naismith Pub Celtic Music Sessions are held on Wednesday nights, starting at 7:30pm. They are an opportunity for medium to higher level musicians who want to jam, playing Celtic music.Although they do some singing, their focus is on Irish, Scott. […]

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09/24/2014 – Open Celtic Jam September

The Naismith Pub Celtic Music Sessions are held on Wednesday nights, starting at 7:30pm. They are an opportunity for medium to higher level musicians who want to jam, playing Celtic music.Although they do some singing, their focus is on Irish, Scott. […]

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10/01/2014 – Open Celtic Jam October

The Naismith Pub Celtic Music Sessions are held on Wednesday nights, starting at 7:30pm. They are an opportunity for medium to higher level musicians who want to jam, playing Celtic music.Although they do some singing, their focus is on Irish, Scott. […]

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10/08/2014 – Open Celtic Jam October

The Naismith Pub Celtic Music Sessions are held on Wednesday nights, starting at 7:30pm. They are an opportunity for medium to higher level musicians who want to jam, playing Celtic music.Although they do some singing, their focus is on Irish, Scott. […]

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10/15/2014 – Open Celtic Jam October

The Naismith Pub Celtic Music Sessions are held on Wednesday nights, starting at 7:30pm. They are an opportunity for medium to higher level musicians who want to jam, playing Celtic music.Although they do some singing, their focus is on Irish, Scott. […]

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