Community Improvement Plan Moves Forward

Community Improvement Plan Moves Forward
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  It’s a tool that has worked in hundreds of communities across Ontario, and soon Millbrook will have its own Community Improvement Plan designed to help drive economic growth in the downtown area.  Regulated under the Planning Act, these plans encourage the revitalization of an area by offering financial incentives … Continue reading

OLG Makes 4th-Quarter Payment to Cavan Monaghan

OLG Makes 4th-Quarter Payment to Cavan Monaghan
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Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation issued a fourth-quarter (January to March, 2018) non-tax gaming revenue payment of $679,173 to the Township of Cavan Monaghan for hosting Shorelines Slots at Kawartha Downs. Since November 1999, Cavan Monaghan has received more than $58.4 million in non-tax gaming revenue.   This is the final … Continue reading

Community Choir Spring Concert Features Local Family Performance

Community Choir Spring Concert Features Local Family Performance
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This spring’s Community Choir concert features a musical family that will perform with our local singers.  Called Rhythm and Grace, the Duketow family of Lakefield loves to create and share music, ranging from Celtic, Classical, Gospel, and fun original folk/pop songs. Parents Miriam and Alex along with their 6 oldest … Continue reading

Project Tackles Cellular Dead Zones across Eastern Ontario

Project Tackles Cellular Dead Zones across Eastern Ontario
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Acknowledging that mobile broadband is critical to regional growth, the Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus and Eastern Ontario Regional Network (EORN) welcomed the Ontario Government’s commitment of $71 million to improve cell service across the region announced by Ontario Rural Affairs Minister Jeff Leal last week. EORN has proposed a $213 … Continue reading

Blocks and Blooms Coming June 23rd

Blocks and Blooms Coming June 23rd
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It’s the Airing of the Quilts.  It’s a Garden Tour.  It’s a chance to see up close the heritage features of some of Millbrook’s beautifully preserved historic properties. Blocks and Blooms has it all! Tickets go on sale at Bear Essentials and The Quilter’s Bolt in Millbrook on May 15 … Continue reading

Community Care Hosts Breast Health Presentation

Community Care Hosts Breast Health Presentation
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  Last week two staff members from Peterborough Regional Health Centres’ Breast Assessment Centre came to Millbrook to discuss breast health.  This hospital department offers complete breast care services, from screening through a range of diagnostic tools and patient support.  In the event of a breast cancer diagnosis, their staff … Continue reading

Walk Your Dogs for a Good Cause with the Local Lions’ Club

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The Millbrook & District Lions Club is hosting their PetValu Walk for Dog Guides on Sunday, May 27, 2018.  The Walk coincides with the National Walk with more than 200 different communities participating to mark the 32nd Anniversary of the Walk for Dog Guides.  Last year was their 8th event, … Continue reading