Stiff Competition at North Cavan Spelling Bee

Stiff Competition at North Cavan Spelling Bee
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Seventeen students in grades four through six lined up in the North Cavan Public School gymnasium last week to show off their spelling skills to all of the staff and students at the school.  These students had prepared for the challenge, working on word lists with a teacher the previous … Continue reading

Plant a Forest, Help Clean the Air

Plant a Forest, Help Clean the Air
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Eleanor Reed is planting a forest on a private property south of Millbrook.  A licensed Forest Consultant and registered professional Forester, she helps property owners do their part in reducing their carbon footprint by transforming open, fallow fields into true forests, converting these spaces into carbon sponges for many years … Continue reading

Come Spring, Come Gardeners!

Come Spring, Come Gardeners!
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If this tenacious winter has you down and while you are waiting for the first robin to appear, you might want to get a preview of things to come around the Old School. “A Place to Sit” https://nourishproject.ca/place-sit – is a wonderful little video available on Youtube, featuring one of … Continue reading

Walton Wood Products Make You Feel Good Inside and Out

Walton Wood Products Make You Feel Good Inside and Out
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  Walton Wood Farm founder Leslie Scott has something to prove and she’s not done yet.  When she pitched her firm on the 11th season of the Dragon’s Den series, she received more offers than the program aired.  One dragon offered to buy her out completely, but Leslie wasn’t interested … Continue reading

Take Your Mother on an Artistic Tour Through the Rolling Hills of the Bethany Area

Take Your Mother on an Artistic Tour Through the Rolling Hills of the Bethany Area
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  Celebrate Mother’s Day by taking her on a tour of the rolling countryside around Bethany and introduce her to local artists in their own studios during the annual Rolling Hills Studio tour.  It runs on Saturday and Sunday of the Mother’s Day weekend from 10 am to 5 pm, … Continue reading

Thanking Moyra Seabright for Shaping the Lives of Our Youngest Residents

Thanking Moyra Seabright for Shaping the Lives of Our Youngest Residents
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For the past fifteen years, Moyra Seabright has been front and centre at the Old Millbrook School Family Centre (OMSFC) where her contribution to the organization and to the lives of local families cannot be overstated. She has helped shaped the early lives of countless numbers of our youngest community … Continue reading

Music Therapy Reaches Residents at a Fundamental Level

Music Therapy Reaches Residents at a Fundamental Level
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  Centennial Place residents are fortunate to receive regular visits from an enthusiastic young man delivering a special form of therapy.  Luke Lee Burton leads group and individual sessions of Music Therapy for residents every other week.  He brings with him extensive training as a musician and therapist, armed with … Continue reading

Local Lions’ Club Breakfast Program Winds up Another Successful Season

Local Lions’ Club Breakfast Program Winds up Another Successful Season
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The Millbrook and District Lions Club turned 70 in January of 2018.  On behalf of the District Governor, Lion Andy Stevenson presented President Lion Bill Hughes with a charter certificate to mark the occasion. Your Lions’ Club has had another busy breakfast season concluding with the pancake breakfast on April … Continue reading

Bethany TD Bank Retains Its Customer Service

Bethany TD Bank Retains Its Customer Service
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Pictured are long time Bethany TD Staff members Evelyn Carlson and Carol Shea in front of the bank vault.  The branch began its 100th year of operations on April 16th.   The building was built in 1919 for TD, and prior to that year its customers were served at the Millbrook … Continue reading

Feed Your Gardens with Compost From City of Peterborough

Feed Your Gardens with Compost From City of Peterborough
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Peterborough County residents may purchase small quantities of City-produced compost at both the Bensfort Road Landfill Site and at the Ecology Park (Ashburnham Drive) later this spring. However, truckload deliveries are no longer available from the City of Peterborough. Compost will be available for sale at the Landfill beginning Wednesday, … Continue reading

Casting Announced for 4th Line Theatre’s 27th Season

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This season will showcase a returning favourite as well as a world premiere: Ian McLachlan and Robert Winslow’s beloved play Crow Hill: The Telephone Play, directed by Deb Williams; and the highly anticipated world premiere of Who Killed Snow White?, written by renowned playwright Judith Thompson and directed by 4th … Continue reading

Vulnerable Person Registry Will Help Emergency Responders

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  The Peterborough Police Service offers a Vulnerable Person Registry for families and caregivers of vulnerable persons. The information provided is entered into a secure database that will be used by police and other emergency services during a crisis situation. To use the registry the vulnerable person must live in … Continue reading