The 4th – a Tart Celebrating Local Creativity

The 4th – a Tart Celebrating Local Creativity
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Pastry Peddler baker Brad — got his creative juices flowing to develop a tart for the 4th Line Theatre as their contribution to this year’s largest Butter Tart Tour christened Arts ‘n Tarts.  Last year, the popular Kawartha Butter Tart tour adopted a Canada 150 theme launching a Canadiana collection … Continue reading

Doors Open June 24th at Wutai Shan Buddhist Garden in Bethany

Doors Open June 24th at Wutai Shan Buddhist Garden in Bethany
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This month the public will have another opportunity to visit the Wutai Shan Buddhist Garden on the outskirts of Bethany to get a firsthand look at the progress made at this significant religious destination.  The opening hours that day run from 10 am to 2:30 pm with a special consecration … Continue reading

Public Health Issues in the Provincial Election

Public Health Issues in the Provincial Election
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With a provincial election in the air, no doubt health care funding will get loads of that air time. That’s not the case for public health: it usually takes a crisis like SARS or Walkerton to grab the public’s attention and propel us onto the political radar screen. In this … Continue reading

Next Farmers’ Market June 24

Next Farmers’ Market June 24
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Mark your calendars everyone.  The third market of the season is on Sunday, June 24, 10:00am to 1:00pm at the Old Millbrook School, 1 Dufferin Street. The Millbrook Farmers’ Market is a unique monthly outdoor market, running the 4th Sunday of every month, from April to October.  Our primary focus … Continue reading

Otonabee-South Monaghan ‘Art in the Library’ Phase 3

Otonabee-South Monaghan ‘Art in the Library’ Phase 3
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‘Art in the Library’ Phase 3 opens on Saturday, June 23 at Keene and Bailieboro Libraries and runs until October 13. Jeffrey Macklin, a traditional print maker, will show at Keene and Olga Szranski’s oil and acrylic paintings will be in Bailieboro. Olga Szaranski is excited to be involved with … Continue reading

Blocks and Blooms Will Be a Riot of Colour

Blocks and Blooms Will Be a Riot of Colour
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  The Tour Guide or passport for Blocks and Blooms is now available at Bear Essentials and The Quilter’s Bolt in downtown Millbrook, complete with a map showing the locations of the special features planned for Saturday, June 23. There are 12 glorious gardens in Millbrook getting some very special … Continue reading

Baxter Creek Hosts Junior Golf Qualifier

Baxter Creek Hosts Junior Golf Qualifier
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It’s always a great weekend when we get the honour of hosting the Durham Junior Golf Tour Qualifier, and this past Victoria Day weekend was no different.  For the first time in many years of hosting the qualifier, the weather was absolutely perfect for the Juniors. Ages of the kids … Continue reading

Janet Stobie Launches New Novel

Janet Stobie Launches New Novel
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Last December Janet was celebrating the publication of another children’s book.  She appreciates variety, so this time her book is for a more mature audience.  After three years in the works, Janet Stobie is set to launch her newest novel entitled To Begin Again, the evening of June 13th at … Continue reading

Julie Vallieres Takes on an Ultra Run in Support of Local Mental Health

Julie Vallieres Takes on an Ultra Run in Support of Local Mental Health
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On June 16th, local French teacher Julie Vallieres will hit the pavement in a gruelling 100 km run in Niagara.  Runners set off at 6:30 am from Niagara-on-the –Lake hoping to make it back before dark when the race, which has a 14 hour time limit, wraps up.   They travel … Continue reading

Concession Booth Contract for George and Marion Corfe Extended Another Year

Concession Booth Contract for George and Marion Corfe Extended Another Year
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Council approved the extension of the Corfe’s contract for the operation of the Cavan Monaghan Community Centre concession booth in the arena for another year after their current contract expired in March.  Awarding the operating licensing for the canteen in the new community centre will follow the normal process.  Rather … Continue reading