Minor Ball Hockey League Launches Second Season

Minor Ball Hockey League Launches Second Season
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As the end of the local ice hockey season draws near, hockey enthusiasts can find solace in the knowledge that its warm-weather equivalent will be starting soon to fill the void. Players can ditch their hockey skates and don some sneakers for a warmer hockey experience in the Millbrook arena … Continue reading

Bell Let’s Talk at Millbrook/South Cavan

Bell Let’s Talk at Millbrook/South Cavan
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January 31st is an important day for all people who have ever suffered from a mental illness or have been affected by the mental health stigma. Why? It’s “Bell Let’s Talk” day. If you haven’t already heard about the Bell Let’s Talk initiative, it’s important for one reason: it’s helping … Continue reading

Owen Gets a Special Wish at the Pastry Peddler

Owen Gets a Special Wish at the Pastry Peddler
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When the chocolate cake arrived, Owen was excited.  He probably thought that was the surprise his parents had in store the morning they came with his grandmother for Sunday breakfast at the Pastry Peddler.  But the cake was just the opening act. As he cut through his cake, Owen learned … Continue reading

2018 Millbrook Midget Mid-Winter Classic

2018 Millbrook Midget Mid-Winter Classic
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With the 2017-2018 Minor Hockey season winding down, Millbrook District Minor Hockey Association held their 6th annual Midget Mid-Winter Classic tournament for house league teams across the province. The tournament held the weekend of February 23rd-25th featured 24 teams traveling from places like Ottawa, London, and Barry’s Bay. First started … Continue reading

The Township of Cavan Monaghan is Developing a Community Improvement Plan

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The Township of Cavan Monaghan in partnership with the Millbrook Business Improvement Area and the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) is moving forward with a plan to stimulate economic growth and aid in the physical environment in Downtown Millbrook with the launch of a Community Improvement … Continue reading

Local Students Embrace Kindness During Pink Shirt Day

Local Students Embrace Kindness During Pink Shirt Day
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Anti-Bullying Day is a day when people wear a pink, blue or purple shirt to symbolise a stand against bullying, an idea that originated in Canada and is celebrated on various dates around the world.  It takes aim particularly at online bullying, which takes many shapes, such as harassment, spreading … Continue reading

Artists Share Their Tips and Talents at the Otonabee-South Monaghan Libraries

Artists Share Their Tips and Talents at the Otonabee-South Monaghan Libraries
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  Looking for something to do locally? Join us for a Fun Day of Art at the Gayle Nelson Library located at 3252 County Road #2 in the Village of Keene on Saturday March 24th. You can also help us celebrate the official openings of ‘Art in the Library, Phase … Continue reading

Blocks & Blooms Coming in June

Blocks & Blooms Coming in June
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  It’s that monochrome time of the year when we long to see some colour around us, which makes planning this June’s Blocks & Blooms event so much fun! It is refreshing and invigorating to visualize the variety of lush garden blooms, the green landscapes, and the splashes of quilted … Continue reading

Planning a trip? Peterborough Public Health is Here to Help You Stay Safe

Planning a trip? Peterborough Public Health is Here to Help You Stay Safe
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Walking barefoot in the sand may be a liberating experience here in the Kawarthas, but beware of parasites if that beach is somewhere in the tropics. Recent headlines about tourists to the Dominican Republic who contracted larva migrans from their beach exposure serve as reminder that travel carries its risks … Continue reading