Millbrook Resident Opens Inuit Art Gallery Linked to Unique History

Millbrook Resident Opens Inuit Art Gallery Linked to Unique History
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Leslie Boyd has spent a great deal of her life in the remote community of Cape Dorset located on the south west corner of Baffin Island. A city girl from Toronto, growing up she spent weekends and holidays at her parents’ recreational property in the area, first at a farm … Continue reading

House League Team at the Liftlock Tournament

House League Team at the Liftlock Tournament
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  With five players in the first year of hockey and only nine skaters if they all show up, our Millbrook House League team looks a little different than most minor hockey teams.  Usually by the Atom level, players have mastered skating and their knowledge of the rules and are … Continue reading

Bantams Bring Home International Silver Stick Trophy

Bantams Bring Home International Silver Stick Trophy
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Millbrook Stars Bantam Green travelled to Niagara Falls to compete in the 2018 International Silver Stick hosted by Pelham Minor Hockey. Our first game was an early 7:00am start Friday morning.  As I gave my pregame speech I looked around the change room to see my team wide awake and … Continue reading

Local Midget Players Rack up Points in District All-Star Game

Local Midget Players Rack up Points in District All-Star Game
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On Sunday January 7th, MDMHA hosted the 2018 Victoria Durham Midget All-Star game. Each of the 8 participating Rep centers in the Victoria Durham loop were asked to send their top 4 players to participate in this year’s game. They were also asked to nominate the top goalie from their … Continue reading

The New Face of our Community Libraries – Electronic Access

The New Face of our Community Libraries – Electronic Access
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In this information age, our libraries have kept pace and have even surpassed what many of us believe them to be. This often underutilized community resource has expanded into so more areas, thanks to funding from the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, and the internet. And your library … Continue reading

Create Your Own Mental Wellness Plan

Create Your Own Mental Wellness Plan
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Among the more popular New Year’s resolutions are ones focused on improving one’s health.  That usually means signing up for an exercise program, joining a gym or adding physical activities to the daily To Do list.  Physical health is not the only health item requiring our attention.  These days we … Continue reading

Local Bull Earns Top Prize in US National Show

Local Bull Earns Top Prize in US National Show
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  Steve Burgomaster compares his prize bull’s latest achievement to winning the Super Bowl.  In January, his Charolais bull Double Vision from Sharodon Farm in Omemee won the 2018 US National Reserve Champion Bull title. The weekend event also included the national stock sale.  In the semen auction, Double Vision … Continue reading

Homeguard Inspection Program

Homeguard Inspection Program
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Those whose winter plans include an out of town vacation may find improved peace of mind regarding their vacant home after taking advantage of the Peterborough Police Services free Homeguard Inspection program.   This is a community-based crime prevention initiative of the Peterborough Police Service Auxiliary officers and that allows community … Continue reading

Council Column – February 2018

Council Column – February 2018
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Here we are in mid-winter, the temperature has been like a yo-yo, and we start counting down the days in anticipation of spring and warmer weather! Early February, Council will be adopting a finalized 2018 budget. I have to commend Staff for all their hard work over the last four … Continue reading

Your “Love Footprint”

Your “Love Footprint”
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Today we talk a great deal about shrinking our “carbon footprint.” Advertising, education, news reports, books, magazines, and other people have all had a part in raising my consciousness on environmental issues. I have soaked in enough warnings about not polluting our environment that I find it difficult to casually … Continue reading

Save Needler’s Mill Campaign Celebrates Success

Save Needler’s Mill Campaign Celebrates Success
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On Thursday, February 23, Needler’s Mill will officially become the property of the Millbrook and Cavan Historical Society as representatives from Otonabee Conservation and the Historical Society sign the final paperwork at a public gathering in the Legion Hall, 5-7pm. This occasion is our chance to thank all those who … Continue reading

Come Celebrate Family Day at the Millbrook Family Centre Feb. 19

Come Celebrate Family Day at the Millbrook Family Centre Feb. 19
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The Old Millbrook School Family Centre will be hosting Family Day celebrations this year on Monday, February 19 at the Old Millbrook School, 1 Dufferin Street, from 11:00am to 3:00pm. There will be lots of fun activities for everyone to participate in and enjoy both in the great outdoors, as … Continue reading