Our Publication Dates

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  We’re a free monthly newspaper published on: Next issue date: January:  January 2, 2018 Pick up your free copy locally or subscribe here  for Canada Post delivery! Deadlines for submissions of PRINT advertising or articles are FOUR DAYS before the above publication dates at 12:00 PM. We are no longer keeping … Continue reading

Millbrook Dam Reconstruction Moves Ahead, But at a Higher Cost

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  Council was dismayed to learn that before shovels were in the ground for the reconstruction of the Millbrook Dam, the project costs have already risen by more than $500K.  At the time the project was approved, the original forecast was for a total project cost of $3.3 million dollars, … Continue reading

This Month at Your Libraries – Congratulations! 25 years!

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December 2017 marks a momentous occasion at the Millbrook Branch – Judi Obey celebrates 25 years of service with the Millbrook Library. She started in the fall of 1992 on a project to computerise the library catalogue and has never left.  The Library Board and staff value her impeccable work … Continue reading

Christmas Comes to the Village on December 7th

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Get your flashlights ready, because this year you can really make an entrance.  Come to the Millbrook South Cavan School parking lot ready for a 5:45 p.m. departure as you follow a horse-drawn wagon and join Community Choir members as they form a musical procession down Tupper and King streets … Continue reading

Peterborough County Extends Public Consultation Period over Signage Restrictions

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County Council has extended the public consultation period for review of the Sign By-Law and seek public input into the new sign by-law for the County. The intent is to address the proliferation of signs along County roadsides, particularly in Bush Country areas in the Municipality of Trent Lakes, Township … Continue reading

Preliminary Budget Proposes a 3.5% Municipal Rate Hike

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Budget deliberations began a month earlier this year in part to facilitate early tendering for capital projects including road work which has proven to reduce costs.  Council began their review of the township’s financial in November, where Director of Finance Kimberley Pope presented a preliminary draft of current budget to … Continue reading

Comment – Five Years and Counting!

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Five years ago, my husband purchased the Millbrook Times and gave it to me for Christmas – I like to say it’s the gift that keeps on giving.  After many experiments, it feels like the paper is now on track, which these days is saying something.  Monday’s news of consolidation … Continue reading

Peterborough Social Services Opens Outreach Program in Millbrook

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Paula Fitzgerald is there to help.  A Case Manager from Peterborough’s Social Services, she can help clients navigate the vast array of programs designed to help people get back on their feet or to help them through a transition.  Since 2016, she has been providing support to clients in the … Continue reading

Millbrook Community Choir Brings Us the Music of the Season

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You won’t have to wait until their December 10th concert to hear some of the Christmas repertoire the Millbrook Community Choir is preparing this season.  Members of the choir will lead a parade of participants to the events of Christmas in the Village on December 7th, following one of the … Continue reading

Local Talent Shoots Music Video in Mount Pleasant

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Having grown up in the area, these boys appreciated the venue’s potential, and as luck would have it, chose one of those balmy October days when the sky was clear and the leaves were colourful.  It was a sign that the shoot would go well, and it did.  The views … Continue reading