Now That’s Perseverance! Local Farms Celebrate 150 Years

Now That’s Perseverance! Local Farms Celebrate 150 Years
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  Two Cavan area farmers have recently received commemorative plaques acknowledging their family’s more than 150 years of dedication to farming in the township.  Recipients Allan Bigelow and Murray Foster who are both 4th generation farmers on original parcels purchased by their great- great- grandfathers. The award was launched in … Continue reading

Role of Reserves in Township Financial Position

Role of Reserves in Township Financial Position
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  At the December 4th Council meeting, Council received audited financial Statements for the township for the year ending 2016 from auditors Collins Barrow who assumed responsibility for the audit function for the township last year.  Also on the agenda was a report outlining the Reserves & Development Charges for … Continue reading

Millbrook Figure Skating Club – Winter Session is Beginning

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The Millbrook Figure Skating Club has had a busy fall session. New and returning skaters have worked hard to develop their skills. Advanced CanSkate and Star Skaters dazzled the audience with solo performances during the Club’s Stars on Ice Show, December 1. The show was followed by the Club’s annual … Continue reading

Rising Calls Prompts Firefighter Recruitment

Rising Calls Prompts Firefighter Recruitment
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  Fire Chief Bill Balfour outlined the rationale for a requesting more support for the Cavan Monaghan Fire Department at the December 18th Council Meeting.  The primary motivator is an ongoing increase in service call volume received by the department. Requests for service have risen by 44% over the ten … Continue reading

Letter to the Editor – What Does Privacy Mean in 2018? 

Letter to the Editor – What Does Privacy Mean in 2018? 
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This year, a new business owner to Millbrook saw the potential of our village and purchased a number of downtown business properties on King Street.  Investment in our community will create new opportunities and help to to draw visitors to our beautiful downtown.  Millbrook’s historic buildings are in need of … Continue reading

What’s Happening at the Cavan Monaghan Libraries

What’s Happening at the Cavan Monaghan Libraries
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Wondering what to do with the kids now that Christmas is over? Drop by the Millbrook Branch each day to watch one of the Ice Age movies on our big screen! (11am showing only on Saturday, Jan 6th).  The Millbrook Branch is hosting an Ice Age Movie marathon from January 2nd … Continue reading

Generous Donations by St Thomas More Parishioners

Generous Donations by St Thomas More Parishioners
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Just in time for Christmas – St. Thomas More Catholic Church parishioners donated $500 each to Millbrook Community Care and to the Millbrook and District Food Share as a Christmas gift to these community organizations. Pictured from left to right are Fr. Craig Cruikshank, Claire van Loon, and Pat Schier … Continue reading

New Ice Rental Allocation Policy Approved

New Ice Rental Allocation Policy Approved
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Last month, Council approved a new ice rental allocation policy to tighten up and clarify the process and conditions surrounding ice rental contracts.  User groups will no longer be able to cancel booked ice rentals by providing 30 days written notice.  This practice has pushed the responsibility of finding replacement … Continue reading

New Alcohol Policy Approved

New Alcohol Policy Approved
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When the weather heats up, a new policy will kick in allowing alcoholic beverages to be served in sidewalk patios in the township this year.  Last month Cavan Monaghan Council approved a new Municipal Alcohol policy which will allow alcohol to be served by those in receipt of a seasonal … Continue reading