Farm-to-Table Restaurant Opening in Millbrook

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  The transformation of the former garage is almost complete.  After months of renovations, Moody’s Bar and Grill will open its doors in a stylish venue mid-September, if all goes according to plan.  The current hold up is connecting the gas supply to the restaurant equipment, as the final health … Continue reading

New Stops on the Cavan Monaghan Barn Quilt Trail

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  Momentum is picking up for the Cavan Monaghan Barn Quilt Trail Committee.  Since the first Barn Quilt installation at Home Hardware last November, the group has added seven more block quilts and has another nine blocks in progress. The objective of the group is to build a trail of … Continue reading

Another Printing as Geoff Taylor’s Novel Takes Off

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  It’s not like the story has never been told, so Millbrook’s Geoff Taylor knew he had to tell the story of the death of Tom Thomson in a unique way.  He knew it wouldn’t be easy, a fact confirmed by a heckler at his first reading challenging him on … Continue reading

Two Farmers’ Markets in September

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  To celebrate and enjoy this year’s harvest, we are once again running two farmers’ markets in September.  Look for more delicious, fresh local produce on Sunday, September 10th and Sunday, September 24th. In addition to freshly picked vegetables, we have a full selection of locally raised and prepared foods … Continue reading

Celebrate Millbrook Garden Club’s 25 Anniversary With Special Guest Lecturer Paul Zammit

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You are invited to share a special night on Wednesday September 6th, 2017 at St. Thomas Anglican Church, 16 Centre Street in Millbrook . Those who have heard Paul Zammit speak know how enthusiastic and passionate he is and he will be presenting one of his favourite talks: “Feeding the Garden … Continue reading

Frenchs’ Beef

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This June, Susan and John French celebrated their 39th year operating their farm on the 4th Line.  They produced milk with their 70 head of Holstein cattle, keeping bull calves for beef.  Raised on a farm in Cookstown, John knew what he was getting into when they purchased the farm, … Continue reading

New Vegetarian Festival Takes Root in Our Region This Fall

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I am delighted and grateful to be part of a group of local volunteers who, for the past few months, have been working very hard planning the first vegetarian festival for our region! Peterborough VegFest will be an opportunity for people in Peterborough and the Kawarthas to sample and learn … Continue reading

Family Centre Provides Free Programs for Young Children

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Incorporated in 2001, the Old Millbrook School Family Centre is a community based, non-profit agency dedicated to the care, nurturing, and well-being of local children and their families. From Stay ‘n’ Play programs for youngsters and their caregivers, to drop in gym and music programs, the organization provides a variety … Continue reading

Place Your Native Plant Orders Before September 4

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Have you been thinking about adding native plants and pollinators to your property? The Kawartha Conservation 2017 Native Plant Distribution Program is a great way to purchase low-cost native plants for a variety of landscape, garden and shoreline projects within the Kawartha watershed. “Native plants are a beautiful addition to … Continue reading

New Massage Therapist Brings her Service to You!

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It’s a switch from her social work background, but Adrianne Colby is eager to start her new career as a Registered Massage Therapist.  She has just received her provincial certification after completing Trillium College’s twenty two month Massage Therapy program where she learned a variety of soft tissue manipulation techniques … Continue reading

Don’t be fooled by furry critters in the wild

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What do bats, raccoons, skunks, squirrels, rabbits and foxes have in common? They live in our natural environment and they all have bitten humans in the last year, according to our records at Peterborough Public Health. Animal bites are reportable to public health and we follow up closely to make … Continue reading

Another Milestone for Jade Eagleson

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  This has been quite a year for Jade Eagleson, and the recognition keeps on coming. Last fall, he took second place in the 28th Aurora Magna Hoedown Showdown country music competition, during the winter months he took his band to Bethany’s Next Country Music Star contest at the Ranch … Continue reading

Local Legion Seeking Help to Keep the Walls from Tumbling Down

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The Royal Canadian Legion #402 has been housed in the former armories building at 9 King Street East in Millbrook since 1970.  Serving veterans, current and former members of the Canadian Forces and their families, the not-for-profit organization is also a significant contributor to the community, and not just on … Continue reading