Plan Your Organic Vegetable Garden with Expert Advice

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As spring approaches, many thoughts will turn to what to plant in this year’s vegetable garden and/or containers and how to grow tasty treats for the dinner table without the application of chemical additives or pesticides. The upcoming Millbrook Garden Club on the evening of Wednesday April 5th will sure … Continue reading

4th Line Theatre Seeks Volunteers for 2017 Season

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Have you always wanted to act onstage?  Want to be part of an epic outdoor production in your community?  Have you ever wondered how 4th Line productions come to life? Interested in learning new skills and working alongside professional actors, directors and choreographers? 4th Line Theatre is looking for volunteers … Continue reading

Small Town Success in our Nation’s Capital

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After the long drive to Ottawa, we didn’t know how the kids would respond. Sometimes they are tired out and have a slow start, and sometimes they are so excited, they burst out of the gate ready to play. I’m happy to report that not only were the Bantam stars … Continue reading

FORE !

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The hockey season has not yet reached its conclusion, but many volunteers with the Millbrook District Minor Hockey Association (MDMHA) have already turned their attention to golf, and they are hoping they can count on the community once again to support the 3rd Annual Millbrook Minor Hockey Association Golf Tournament. … Continue reading

Cavan Monaghan Celebrates Hockey Day in Canada

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Hockey players in the Township of Cavan Monaghan enjoyed sunny spring like weather as they celebrated our national sport Millbrook style. Communities across the Country kicked off Family Day weekend by participating in the Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada on February 18th, 2017. Here in Millbrook, a total of seven … Continue reading

Historical Society to Preserve Local History with a Touch of Mystery at March Masquerade Fundraising Gala

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On Saturday, March 25th, the Millbrook & Cavan Historical Society invites us to break free from winter’s clutches in vibrant splashes of colour, glitz and even a little intrigue as it hosts its third major fundraising gala: this time, a March Masquerade. The Historical Society fundraiser is one of the … Continue reading

Library Events in Cavan Monaghan

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C Cavan Monaghan Libraries is here to serve the community!  February is all about Valentine’s Day with an event of crafts, food, and fun on Saturday February 11th @ 10:30 a.m. at the Bruce Johnston Branch. Erica Hernandez, with Music for Young Children will be back on February 16th at … Continue reading

4th Line Theatre Seeks Actors for Community Workshop

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Have you always wanted to try your hand at acting at 4th Line Theatre but were not sure you wanted to make such a large commitment? 4th Line Theatre is pleased to announce its yearly community workshop and public reading which will focus on Leanna Brodie’s Schoolhouse. One day only, … Continue reading

St. Thomas More Hosts Local World Day of Prayer

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Mabuhay!  This will be the greeting you hear when you come to the local World Day of Prayer Event hosted this year by St. Thomas More Catholic Church.   It is a Philippine greeting inviting participants to come and tell their stories.  Each year the women of the featured country prepare … Continue reading

Historical Society Ramps Up

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It is the busiest time of the year for the Millbrook and Cavan Historical Society as preparations for our gala fundraiser in March move into high gear and final steps are taken to secure Needler’s Mill.  At the same time, our regular monthly programming continues. In late January each year, … Continue reading

At the Lions’ Den

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December 5th saw the Millbrook Lions, friends and spouses gather at the Lions’ Den for a traditional Christmas dinner catered by Lisa’s Catering of Bewdley. A great meal was enjoyed. President Lynda Allair gave a warm welcome to our special guests, who included David Brackenridge of the Millbrook Food Share,Karen … Continue reading

Parent Council Treats North Cavan Students to Turkey Lunch

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On December 16th, the North Cavan Parent Council hosted their annual Turkey Lunch in the gym. Over 170 diners enjoyed hot turkey, stuffing, vegetables, gravy and cookies in long tables occupied by students, staff, bus drivers, volunteers and invited guests in a communal meal prepared by the women of St. … Continue reading

Christmas in the Village Wrapped Up

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There was something for everyone, young and old, at this year’s Christmas in the Village weekend. Thank you to all of the volunteers who helped make this happen, and here’s to the beginning of another exciting year. Over 200 visitors cast their ballots on Thursday evening during the Christmas in … Continue reading

Free Water Well Workshop December 5 in Blackstock

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Talk with experts during “Managing Your Well During Drought” workshop As many people continue to struggle with the drought conditions that have impacted the Kawartha Conservation watershed, homeowners, residents and business owners will have an opportunity to hear from and talk with experts during a FREE Water Well Workshop December … Continue reading

Auditions for 4th Line Theatre’s Summer Season

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4th Line Theatre is auditioning for professional roles for the 2017 Summer Season. Auditions are by appointment only and the deadline for submissions is Monday, December 5, 2016. Millbrook Auditions will take place on Tuesday, December 13th from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. To apply, send an electronic copy of your headshot … Continue reading

Mayor Hosts Town Hall Meeting

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At the halfway point in the municipal term, Mayor McFadden felt it was time for another check in with township residents to hear their concerns and receive feedback on current issues on the minds of ratepayers. McFadden collected topics from the 25 residents who joined him at Galerie Q on … Continue reading

Local Business Owner Named Chair of Cdn Manufacturers’ & Exporters’ Board

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On Thursday, October 20, 2016, Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME) announced that Rhonda Barnet, VP Finance at Steelworks Design Inc., would become the new chair of their national board of directors, effective immediately. As she assumes the role, Rhonda also sets a milestone for the organization as the first ever … Continue reading

Remembrance Day Service Draws People of all Ages

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This year’s Remembrance Day Service at the Millbrook Cenotaph drew a crowd of approximately 200 people, including students from three local schools, residents, shop owners, current and retired service men and women in uniform, as well as two WWII veterans, who came to mark the sombre occasion. Beginning with the … Continue reading