A Year in the Village – Millbrook Valley Chocolates Celebrates

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  This time, the filming of the second season of the television series “Anne”, was a more welcome experience.  Last year, Millbrook Valley Chocolate owners Stephen and Jackie Flamminio had just taken possession of the former pizza shop location and were rushing to complete their renovations to open their doors … Continue reading

Local Nursing Student Delivers Maternal Health Program in Honduras

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During her five years as a Personal Service Worker, Sarah Rodosky was never short of work.  There is always a demand for employees to fill these positions, and there’s a good reason for that- it’s very hard work. At the bottom of the health care service career path, the abundance … Continue reading

Local Performers set to Rock the House at Upcoming Mount Pleasant WI Coffee Shop

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The next coffee house hosted by the Mount Pleasant Women’s Institute takes place on December 2nd, beginning with an open stage at 7:30 with the main act starting at 8 pm.  Featured this month is the Mayhemingways, a duo featuring Benj Rowland as lead singer and playing the accordion, banjo, … Continue reading

The Millbrook South Cavan Newspaper Club is Up and Running Again

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As you may have noticed in the last edition of the paper, we have students from Millbrook South Cavan writing again for the Millbrook Times.  Under the supervision of Kindergarten teacher Wilma Armstrong, students in the newspaper club meet once every five school days to work on their submissions.  Members … Continue reading

Use it or Lose it – Music and Movement Program in Jeopardy

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Toddlers and caregivers returned to the Fireside Lounge at Centennial Place on November 20th for the start of the 4th year of Music and Movement.  This intergenerational outreach program is operated by volunteers with the Old Millbrook School Family Centre. Retired school teacher Nancy Robinson brought her bag of tricks … Continue reading

Character-Building Assembly for North Cavan Students

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Last month, North Cavan students were told they could all be champions in an entertaining presentation called the NED show.  This character education program is delivered to elementary students and centers around a cardboard cartoon character whose name is an acronym for Never give up, Encourage others, and Do your … Continue reading

Preventing Concussions Should Be a No-Brainer

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What do Ken Dryden and Gordon Stringer have in common? They both want action to help prevent concussion injuries in all Canadians who engage in sports. As Ken Dryden puts it, they want a “game change.” Both are moved by tragedies – in the case of Ken Dryden, his recently … Continue reading

Boosting Veggies and Fruit with Kids – Doing it Together!

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Are you and your family getting enough veggies and fruit? Does the thought of encouraging kids to eat vegetables and fruit make your heart rate go up? Meal and snack times can sometimes feel stressful for parents and caregivers. Healthy Kids Community Challenge Peterborough has tips and tricks for you, … Continue reading

Millbrook Stars Bantam Green Wins Silver Stick Tournament

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On Friday November 17th, the Millbrook Stars Bantam Green travelled to Lambton Shores to compete in the International Silver Stick Regional tournament.  We played our first game against Strathroy Rockets Blue and pulled off a 4 – 0 victory giving our Goalie his 1st tournament shutout. Our second game of … Continue reading