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

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

New Seniors Dance Program Delivered by National Ballet School

New Seniors Dance Program Delivered by National Ballet School
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Sharing Dance with Seniors is a sixty minute dance class for seniors designed with accessibility in mind.  Participants of varying levels of physical ability will find many ways to join these stimulating classes taught by members of the National Ballet School in Toronto and delivered to local communities each week … Continue reading

Township Committee Recognizes Heritage Contributions

Township Committee Recognizes Heritage Contributions
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In 1985, the Provincial Government designated the third week in February as Ontario Heritage Week and representatives from the Municipal Revitalization and Heritage Advisory (MRHA) Committee marked this year’s celebration with the launch of their inaugural Heritage Recognition Awards.   Representatives from the MRHA Committee were on hand at the March … Continue reading

Funfolk Theatricals Celebrates Ten years of Entertainment

Funfolk Theatricals Celebrates Ten years of Entertainment
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Jackie and David Franco have been there since the inception, when a dozen people showed up for the first performance that was held in the gymnasium at the municipal office. According to Jackie, there was so little in the room the sounds of the performance echoed around the room.  How … Continue reading

New Spinning Star Block Quilt Welcomes Visitors Entering the Village

New Spinning Star Block Quilt Welcomes Visitors Entering the Village
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Another block quilt telling the story of the area has been installed at the home of Ray and Fran Lowery on County Rd 21 West.    This traditional quilt pattern is the oddly named “Spinning Star”; and its origins are unclear.  However, with only a little imagination the rays of the … Continue reading

Let Patefacio Design Inspire Your Next Dream Kitchen

Let Patefacio Design Inspire Your Next Dream Kitchen
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Bonnie Moore is one busy lady, and she seems to like it that way.  A few years ago she launched her home-based business – Patefacio Design.  From the Latin term meaning to construct or bring to light, this name is a reflection of the process she was going through as … Continue reading

Local Filmmaker Entertains at Bailieboro Women’s Institute’s Spring Luncheon

Local Filmmaker Entertains at Bailieboro Women’s Institute’s Spring Luncheon
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More than 70 people attended the annual spring luncheon at Centreville Presbyterian Church hosted by the Bailieboro Women’s Institute.  After a hearty lunch prepared by members of the group, local radio host and filmmaker Megan Murphy took centre stage and regaled the crowd with a light-hearted and touching story about … Continue reading

Artistic Fun Continues at Bailieboro Library on April 7th

Artistic Fun Continues at Bailieboro Library on April 7th
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Looking for something to do locally? Any budding artists in your family? Join us for a Family Fun Day of Art at the Bailieboro Library on Saturday Apr 7th. As well, the ‘Art in the Library, Phase II’ shows continue at both the Bailieboro and the Gayle Nelson Keene Libraries … Continue reading

Another Page in the History of Needler’s Mill

Another Page in the History of Needler’s Mill
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They did it! Last week, the papers were signed, officially transferring ownership of Needler’s Mill to the hands of the Millbrook and Cavan Historical Society from the Otonabee Regional Conservation Authority which had assumed responsibility for the landmark in 1967. As the building fell further into a state of disrepair … Continue reading

Millbrook Manor’s Wait List Underlines Local Need for Affordable Housing

Millbrook Manor’s Wait List Underlines Local Need for Affordable Housing
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Ideally located within walking distance to Foodland and the downtown, Millbrook Manor has been a popular destination for seniors seeking affordable rental housing in town when they are no longer interested in maintaining a home and want to remain in the community.  But geography is not the only or perhaps … Continue reading

Recognizing Local Leaders: County Recognition Award Nominations Open

Recognizing Local Leaders: County Recognition Award Nominations Open
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It’s that time of year again where we identify local groups and individuals who are making extraordinary contributions to our community.  Nominations for exemplary residents are open until March 15th, so get out your pencils/tablets/computers and fill in a nomination form.  The categories are broad, ranging from acts of heroism, … Continue reading

Save the Date: Maple in the Township Returns April 8th

Save the Date: Maple in the Township Returns April 8th
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A group of local Maple Syrup producers are joining forces to host another Maple Day on April 8th.   All participating producers will open the doors to their sugar shacks between the hours of 10:00am and 4:00pm and invite you to come with your family to walk a sugar bush and … Continue reading