Remedy to Challenge of Settlers’ Landing Wind Project Presented

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  On Monday, August 22nd, the Environmental Review Tribunal (ERT) met at the Pontypool Community centre to hear final submissions from Capstone Infrastructure outlining their proposed changes to address concerns expressed by the tribunal over the possible creation of “serious and irreversible harm” to the surrounding woodland. After the10 megawatt … Continue reading

Despite New Ownership, it’s Business as Usual at Nexicom

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Monday afternoon Nexicom staff learned that owners Paul and John Downs had entered into a share purchase agreement to sell their business to Clayton Zekelman of Windsor.   Zekelman is the founder and President of a similar high-speed internet and telephone business in Windsor called MNSi Telecom operating in southwestern Ontario, … Continue reading

Key Rural Issues at Association of Municipalities of Ontario Conference

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  During a series of meetings with Provincial Cabinet ministers as part of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) annual conference held last week in Windsor, Ontario, members of the Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus (EOWC) raised a number of significant issues facing the region, including: Extending natural gas into … Continue reading

Capital Upgrades Moving Forward at the Old Millbrook School

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  The Old Millbrook School is a municipally owned building dating from 1889o and is home to several community organizations including the Millbrook Library, Community Policing, Food Share, the Family Centre, and the seasonal Farmers’ Market. Given the age and state of repair of the building, the township is regularly … Continue reading

City of Kawartha Lakes Seeks Input on Maintenance Standards on Unassumed & Private Roadways

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City of Kawartha Lakes Seeks Input on Maintenance Standards on Unassumed and Private Roadways   The City of Kawartha Lakes is currently undergoing a comprehensive review of maintenance standards for unassumed and private roadways. As part of the review, a second Public Information Centre (PIC) will be held on Saturday, … Continue reading

Ptbo County-City Paramedics Establish West End Base

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  The County has secured a Lease Agreement for the premises located at 1003 Clonsilla Avenue to establish the Peterborough County-City Paramedics – West End Base effective September 1st. During their recent 10 Year Resources and Facilities Master Plan, Peterborough County-City Paramedics identified the west end of the city of … Continue reading

King St. Merchants Find Cooperation and Collaboration is Key to Success

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Kate Deklerck is tired of answering questions about how she feels about the opening of Kawartha Quilting Systems (KQS) just down the street from her store, The Quilter’s Bolt. For the record, she is thrilled! The fact is, these stores are complementary, not competitive. Quilters need fabric from Deklerck’s shop … Continue reading

Letter to the Editor re “More Awareness is Still Needed”

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See http://themillbrooktimes.ca/letter-to-the-editor-re-more-awareness-is-still-needed/ I hope Deborah Carew sent her letter to Trent University to be published in their newsletter. Chances are this student doesn’t read newspapers, but may read the University’s newspaper in case his own self-importance is noted somewhere. It’s unfortunate that he doesn’t realize these diseases can strike any … Continue reading

Letter to the Editor – New Fire Hall

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The proposal for the new fire hall at $5 million to me as a lifelong resident and 34-year veteran (retired) of the Fire Department seems to me a little excessive. (Considering the proposed location, free land). Demolition of the existing gym would also eliminate the accommodation of large crowds at council … Continue reading

Letter to the Editor – Retired Women Teachers of Ont

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  On behalf of the Peterborough Branch of the Retired Women Teachers of Ontario (RWTO/OERO), I would like to thank Bonnie at ‘Bear Essentials’, the BIA and all of Millbrook for the incredible opportunity to have a booth at your annual Ladies’ Night. We were pleased to introduce the milk … Continue reading