Wutai Shan Buddhist Garden in Canada

Wutai Shan Buddhist Garden in Canada
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On Monday, June 19th, the Wutai Shan Buddhist garden opened its doors to more than 3000 members of the public to celebrate the 50 Anniversary of the establishment of the Buddhist Association of Canada.  The Buddhist Association of Canada Cham Shan Temple was founded in 1967 by Elder Masters Sing … Continue reading

Millbrook & Area Garden Club Outing

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Join Garden Club members on Wednesday, July 5th at 6;30 pm as they visit MJ Pilgrim’s garden located at 2034 Selwyn Rd., near the intersection of Selwyn Road and Buckhorn Road.  Travel from Millbrook to Bridgenorth and proceed past the causeway.  After exiting the town, turn left at County Road … Continue reading

ORCA Presents New Design for Millbrook Dam

ORCA Presents New Design for Millbrook Dam
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At a public consultation conducted last January, Otonabee Conservation shared a design for the reconstruction of the Millbrook Dam spillway that incorporated a 26 metre wide weir, with a multi-level spillway where water that spilled constantly flowed over the lower, eastern side of the spillway and during times of high … Continue reading

Galerie Q Presents: Canada 150 at Galerie Q

Galerie Q Presents: Canada 150 at Galerie Q
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Spend the Canada Day long weekend with us at Galerie Q. All admission is free, Coffee, tea & sweets will be served daily. On Friday June 30th from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, get your creative juices flowing on a Community Mural Painting. Join us at Galerie Q for a … Continue reading

East Central Therapy Dogs

East Central Therapy Dogs
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There is something very soothing about interacting with a gentle, friendly pet.   Scientific evidence has demonstrated both physical benefits as well as emotional ones from animal interaction which can provide comfort and reduce anxiety. East Central Therapy Dogs volunteers take their approachable and affectionate dogs to institutions around the community … Continue reading

Josh and Joey Penello earn Cavan Monaghan Youth Recognition Award

Josh and Joey Penello earn Cavan Monaghan Youth Recognition Award
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Brothers Joey and Josh Penello have been playing soccer since they were 4 and 6 years old, starting in the house league program at the Maple Leaf Cavan soccer organization that was still in its infancy.   At the age of ten and eleven, they headed to Peterborough to play in … Continue reading

A Modern Take on a Traditional Product

A Modern Take on a Traditional Product
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  Susan Waldon and daughter Rachel have been offering their home made preserves at local markets for more than five years, but for Susan, preserving has been a way of life.  Growing up on a farm surrounded by the agricultural bounty of Port Dover, Susan learned to preserve almost anything … Continue reading

Save the Date: Ladies’ Night is August 3rd!

Save the Date:  Ladies’ Night is August 3rd!
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You don’t need an excuse to take the evening off for a little girl time.   The Millbrook BIA’s Annual Ladies’ Night Event provides an opportunity to ladies (and gents) of all ages to enjoy an evening of indulgence strolling through the downtown where there will be sights, sounds and tastes … Continue reading

Why You Can’t Get a Severance

Why You Can’t Get a Severance
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  Municipal leaders hosting regular town hall meetings in the community frequently face questions from residents seeking severances.  They are rarely satisfied with the answers they receive.  Severing a lot from a family farm used to be a common retirement planning tool, providing funds or a smaller home for the … Continue reading

Peter Graham Launches Debut EP

Peter Graham Launches Debut EP
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Peter Graham is a Canadian singer-songwriter from Millbrook.  After a decade of songwriting, including training at Bishop’s and the Royal Conservatory, Peter has released his debut EP entitled Nowhere in Tacoma.  Peter’s music blends traditional country instrumentation and the narrative verse of folk, with an emphasis on concise and honest … Continue reading

Two Farmers’ Markets in July – 9th and 23rd

Two Farmers’ Markets in July – 9th and 23rd
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Market shoppers have often requested that we increase the frequency of our monthly farmers’ markets.  So during the prime harvest months of July, August and September, the Millbrook Farmers’ Market is doubling up and hosting two markets per month. In July, the dates to circle on your calendar are Sunday, … Continue reading