Your Vision, Executed with Care at Canadiana Cabinets

Your Vision, Executed with Care at Canadiana Cabinets
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  By Karen Graham The inventory in the back rooms of Canadiana Cabinets on Brown Line consists of long boards of solid wood and veneers and hardware- there are no pre- built cabinet boxes.  That is because every kitchen cabinet, vanity and office cabinetry they sell is custom made from … Continue reading

Local Residents not Smiling for the Surveillance Cameras on King Street

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  There is a growing frustration among business owners and their customers in Millbrook’s downtown core over the installation of several surveillance cameras on the former Daisy Mart location at the intersection of King and Tupper streets.  While acknowledging cameras can play an important role in crime deterrence, residents are … Continue reading

Living in Millbrook Can Be a Blast

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Early in December of 1975, after I had moved our earthly belongings from Toronto to our nearly finished studio-home on the 4th Line, I came down into the village via Tupper St. for some eggs and milk. Long before Millbrook had become a desirable movie location, I found myself in … Continue reading

New Owners for Mister Convenience

New Owners for Mister Convenience
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After thirty-three years in the convenience store business, Min Kim and his family are stepping away from the counter.  For the past twenty-two years, customers at Millbrook’s Mr. Convenience have been greeted by members of Kim’s family, or their long-time staff member Alex, as they dropped in to pick up … Continue reading

Businesses Put Their Image in the Hands of Taylormade Signs

Businesses Put Their Image in the Hands of Taylormade Signs
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You may not recognize Pat Taylor of Taylormade Signs, but you will certainly recognize her work.  For more than 30 years, she has been designing and creating custom carved and hand-painted signs that are works of art used by local businesses to present their face to the public.  It’s a … Continue reading

Millbrook Resident Opens Inuit Art Gallery Linked to Unique History

Millbrook Resident Opens Inuit Art Gallery Linked to Unique History
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Leslie Boyd has spent a great deal of her life in the remote community of Cape Dorset located on the south west corner of Baffin Island. A city girl from Toronto, growing up she spent weekends and holidays at her parents’ recreational property in the area, first at a farm … Continue reading

Role of Reserves in Township Financial Position

Role of Reserves in Township Financial Position
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  At the December 4th Council meeting, Council received audited financial Statements for the township for the year ending 2016 from auditors Collins Barrow who assumed responsibility for the audit function for the township last year.  Also on the agenda was a report outlining the Reserves & Development Charges for … Continue reading

Letter to the Editor – What Does Privacy Mean in 2018? 

Letter to the Editor – What Does Privacy Mean in 2018? 
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This year, a new business owner to Millbrook saw the potential of our village and purchased a number of downtown business properties on King Street.  Investment in our community will create new opportunities and help to to draw visitors to our beautiful downtown.  Millbrook’s historic buildings are in need of … Continue reading

New Alcohol Policy Approved

New Alcohol Policy Approved
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When the weather heats up, a new policy will kick in allowing alcoholic beverages to be served in sidewalk patios in the township this year.  Last month Cavan Monaghan Council approved a new Municipal Alcohol policy which will allow alcohol to be served by those in receipt of a seasonal … Continue reading

Three Business Law Tips for Taking Stock and Starting Fresh in 2018

Three Business Law Tips for Taking Stock and Starting Fresh in 2018
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If you are an entrepreneur, the start of a new year can be a great time to reflect on what you have built and where you would like to take it next.  It can be a time of revitalization, as well as a time for saying goodbye to outmoded aspects … Continue reading

Canada Summer Jobs Program Applications Due February 2nd

Canada Summer Jobs Program Applications Due February 2nd
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Local employers in any sector with 50 or fewer employees are eligible for a funding program to create summer job opportunities for  young people aged 15 to 30 years who are full-time students intending to return to their studies in the next school year. According to MP Jamie Schmale, more … Continue reading

Christmas Comes to the Village on December 7th

Christmas Comes to the Village on December 7th
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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
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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