Protect Your Name: Identity Theft

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Did you know your home can be stolen while you’re still living in it?   It’s called “title fraud” and it’s a potential outcome of being a victim of identity theft. Protecting yourself against identity theft is a precaution more and more people are taking these days.   I know many families … Continue reading

Local Maple Syrup Producers Host Summer Tour

Local Maple Syrup Producers Host Summer Tour
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This year the Ontario Maple Syrup Producers Association (OMSPA) celebrated 50 years in business at their Annual General Meeting held at Trent University on the weekend of July 15th.   During the three-day event, producers took time to visit some local “sugar shacks” to see how it’s done around here. After … Continue reading

Top 5 Reasons to Celebrate with Ladies’ Night in Millbrook

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As women, we can think of a number of reasons to celebrate our existence. All humbleness aside, quite simply, it is because we are awesome!! We are also practical, analytical, sometimes, a little reluctant to indulge in ourselves and we definitely feel the need to justify our actions. The Millbrook … Continue reading

Harvest Market Celebrations Sunday August 28

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I can’t believe that there are only three more markets left this season. How can that be? I was only just anticipating the start of another great season of eating local, courtesy of the wonderful makers, bakers and growers who are the Millbrook Farmers’ Market. My anticipation though continues to … Continue reading

Young Entrepreneur Comes to Millbrook Market

Young Entrepreneur Comes to Millbrook Market
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Kollene Drummond began her urban kitchen garden in suburban Peterborough as a way to extend her access to a variety of organic produce. She is very careful to secure local, sustainably produced ingredients to produce her original vegetarian offerings at local farmers’ markets and through her catering efforts. In her … Continue reading

Magic Makers Behind the Scenes at the 4th Line Theatre

Magic Makers Behind the Scenes at the 4th Line Theatre
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Not all the magic of theatre happens on the stage. In fact, much of the creative work to make the story come alive happens on a very practical level behind the scenes. Fiona Jones is the Stage Manager for 4th Line this year, which means she acts like an orchestra … Continue reading

Exciting Events at 4th Line Theatre This Summer!

Exciting Events at 4th Line Theatre This Summer!
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What better way to celebrate Canada’s 149th Birthday than enjoying an evening of true Canadian history brought to life on the outdoor stage at 4th Line Theatre? 4th Line Theatre invites you to join them on Friday, July 1st and celebrate Canada Day in 4th Line fashion. Enjoy an evening … Continue reading

Car Show Will Bring Different Mode of Travel to Millbrook

Car Show Will Bring Different Mode of Travel to Millbrook
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The Annual Car show coming this Saturday will have a special attraction this year, weather permitting. REMAX has arranged to bring its hot air balloon to the parking lot of the Millbrook Library to help make a senior’s wish come true through the Wish of a Lifetime organization, whose mission … Continue reading

Rollies Brings Asian Inspired Flair to the Millbrook Market Offerings

Rollies Brings Asian Inspired Flair to the Millbrook Market Offerings
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With an extensive list of menu options, Rollies brings fresh, original dishes to the Millbrook Market, and the owners set their menu according to the weather conditions expected for market day.   Last week, with temperatures soaring to 30 degrees, owners Katie Tompkins and Soeung Nhem kept the items to a … Continue reading

Marion and George Corfe Donation to Organizations

Marion and George Corfe Donation to Organizations
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The Corfe’s were busy handling out donations to local organizations from their earnings this year running the canteen in the Millbrook Arena. Each appreciative recipient received a cheque for $500, including Millbrook Minor Hockey, Millbrook Community Care, Millbrook & District FoodShare, and Millbrook Cavan Firefighters Association to assist in their … Continue reading

Get Ready for Another Great Car Show from our Local Lions’ Club

Get Ready for Another Great Car Show from our Local Lions’ Club
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It will be hard to top last year’s Antique Car Show, but organizers at the Lions’ Club are giving it a try. Last year the weather brought out over 200 cars from 910 to 1990, filling the streets with colourful memories sparked by shiny vehicles. Coming from Belleville, Huntsville, Welland … Continue reading

Raise the Roof Event

Raise the Roof Event
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A private fundraising event organized by Peterborough City Councillor Pat Parnell and hosted by Galerie Q last month raised $8000 towards YES shelter for youth and family’s “Raise the Roof” campaign. The organization has set a $50,000 fundraising campaign target to allow them to replace the roof on their aging … Continue reading

Silver Creek Creations Joins the Millbrook Farmers’ Market

Silver Creek Creations Joins the Millbrook Farmers’ Market
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Get ready to grow with the help of Jane and Peter Martell of Silver Creek Creations, who are joining the other vendors at our local monthly market. They established a nursery business on their property on Hutchison Drive four years ago, when they felt the grounds were safe from errant … Continue reading

Bold Alternative Casino Development Proposal Presented to Council

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By Karen Graham Richard Taylor, a lawyer representing a group of investors, presented a dramatic vision for an alternative location for the Shorelines Casino within the boundaries of Cavan Monaghan Township at the May 2nd Council meeting. The proposal was released the same day to the City of Peterborough Council and … Continue reading