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

Owen Gets a Special Wish at the Pastry Peddler

Owen Gets a Special Wish at the Pastry Peddler
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When the chocolate cake arrived, Owen was excited.  He probably thought that was the surprise his parents had in store the morning they came with his grandmother for Sunday breakfast at the Pastry Peddler.  But the cake was just the opening act. As he cut through his cake, Owen learned … Continue reading

Millbrook Family Centre Board Works on New Programming

Millbrook Family Centre Board Works on New Programming
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  With the incredible opportunity provided by the recent funding approval for Millbrook’s Family Centre comes an equally incredible workload, accompanied by a very tight timeline to get organized. Last month board members of the Millbrook Family Centre learned that their organization would receive federal and provincial support for broadly … Continue reading

Second Annual First Responders’ Cup Puts Participants to the Ultimate Fitness Test

Second Annual First Responders’ Cup Puts Participants to the Ultimate Fitness Test
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Teams of emergency responders will battle it out in the ultimate fitness challenge for the First Responders’ Cup taking place on Saturday, April 14 at the Peterborough Sport and Wellness Centre. This ultimate fitness competition features eight challenges, including a mix of fire, police, paramedic and customs border services physical … 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