Police Clarify Rules of the Road for Farm Equipment

Police Clarify Rules of the Road for Farm Equipment
Share

On December 4th, Peterborough Police officers Rob Videto and Tom White offered local farmers some insight into the Ministry of Transportation regulations for farm equipment at a presentation held at the Township office.  The objective was to clarify some areas of confusion and ensure farm equipment operators understood the legislative … Continue reading

Elvis Tribute Comes to Millbrook Legion

Elvis Tribute Comes to Millbrook Legion
Share

World renowned Elvis tribute artist Garry Wesley is passing through the area during an extensive tour later this month. Wesley’s impersonation of “The King” reflects the performer’s passion and charisma, and his performances are enhanced by his striking resemblance to the late artist.   Wesley sounds like Elvis, he looks like … Continue reading

New Programs to Address Anxiety and Depression

New Programs to Address Anxiety and Depression
Share

For many, Christmas is definitely NOT the most wonderful time of the year, and the demand for help with depression and anxiety spikes during the winter months.  The wait times for support are long- a recent call to a psychiatrist was met with the news that there were 100 names … Continue reading

Millbrook Dam Reconstruction Moves Ahead, But at a Higher Cost

Share

  Council was dismayed to learn that before shovels were in the ground for the reconstruction of the Millbrook Dam, the project costs have already risen by more than $500K.  At the time the project was approved, the original forecast was for a total project cost of $3.3 million dollars, … Continue reading

This Month at Your Libraries – Congratulations! 25 years!

Share

December 2017 marks a momentous occasion at the Millbrook Branch – Judi Obey celebrates 25 years of service with the Millbrook Library. She started in the fall of 1992 on a project to computerise the library catalogue and has never left.  The Library Board and staff value her impeccable work … Continue reading

Christmas Comes to the Village on December 7th

Christmas Comes to the Village on December 7th
Share

Get your flashlights ready, because this year you can really make an entrance.  Come to the Millbrook South Cavan School parking lot ready for a 5:45 p.m. departure as you follow a horse-drawn wagon and join Community Choir members as they form a musical procession down Tupper and King streets … Continue reading

Peterborough County Extends Public Consultation Period over Signage Restrictions

Peterborough County Extends Public Consultation Period over Signage Restrictions
Share

County Council has extended the public consultation period for review of the Sign By-Law and seek public input into the new sign by-law for the County. The intent is to address the proliferation of signs along County roadsides, particularly in Bush Country areas in the Municipality of Trent Lakes, Township … Continue reading

Preliminary Budget Proposes a 3.5% Municipal Rate Hike

Share

Budget deliberations began a month earlier this year in part to facilitate early tendering for capital projects including road work which has proven to reduce costs.  Council began their review of the township’s financial in November, where Director of Finance Kimberley Pope presented a preliminary draft of current budget to … Continue reading