Second-Lieutenant Andrew Kim Heads to Winnipeg

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Karen Graham This summer, Millbrook resident Andrew Kim completed his degree at the Royal Military College as well as his military training and was formally received as an Officer into the Canadian Armed Forces in his Comissioning Ceremony held at the College which is located in Kingston, Ontario. Andrew is … Continue reading

New Curator for Galerie Q Comes Home

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Valerie Kent It is true that many small towns lose their younger members when they go off to schools and to work in larger centres. It is always exciting when someone returns from a positive experience away from their home town to another new adventure back home again. Dorothea Hines … Continue reading

Buy Local- Shealand Farms Produces Lamb and Pork for Local Consumption

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Karen Graham Adam and Marie Shea both had other plans. Marie graduated from Trent University as a Registered Nurse, while Adam completed a degree in Political Science and History, so they were headed for an urban lifestyle. In the end, they could not resist the call of the land, and … Continue reading

Your Pharmacist Team- an Integral Component of our Health Care System

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Karen Graham While many of us remember David Tong as our local pharmacist, these days you are more likely to find Pharmacist Steve Suszko behind the counter at the Millbrook IDA location. You may even find Suszko behind other counters in Peterborough on weekends when the Millbrook location is closed- … Continue reading

Edgewood Community Rallies Behind Shanna Timms

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Jennifer Oleniak On Saturday, October 3rd the Edgewood Park community worked magic when they came together to host the 3rd Edgewood Park Road Hockey Tournament. The Edgerton’s, the St.Thomas’ and the Day’s spearheaded the fundraiser for 4 year old Shanna Timms, who was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia 4 days … Continue reading

Samantha Shaw Secures a Seat for the Autumn Colours Classic Young Guns Showcase

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Jim Clarke Short track racing has always been about catching a break. Being in the right spot at the right time to gain a position in the running order, or landing a ride instead of watching the action from the sidelines. With Peterborough Speedway’s 23rd Annual Autumn Colours Classic – … Continue reading

Pharmacy Technician- A New Health Professional

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Karen Graham With the expanded role of the Pharmacist came a new pharmaceutical support position called the Pharmacy Technician, a designation regulated by the Ontario College of Pharmacists. Staff in these positions provide technical assistance to the Pharmacists under their direct supervision by collecting patient medical history to help identify … Continue reading

Local Children’s Author Shan McFadden to Direct Next Fun Folk Production

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Karen Graham For this, the 8th anniversary of local children`s theatre group, Fun Folk Theatricals, the organization will operate under the leadership of local children`s author Shan McFadden who takes over from Pat Barr who has ably led the group for many years. They often perform original works, and this … Continue reading

Crestwood Students Challenge Jimmy Fallon

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Mental Health is on the minds of Crestwood students, and they are hoping to bring the popular talk-show host Jimmy Fallon on side to help share their message.  With green tape wrapped around their ring finger, students are coming together in support of Crestwood`s Grade 12 Leadership class who prepared … Continue reading

Matt Woodward Newly Appointed District Fire Chief of Station #1

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Karen Graham After serving for 10 years on the Cavan Monaghan Fire Department, Matt Woodward has been selected as the new Fire Chief for Station #1 in Millbrook. Woodward is honoured to be recognized with this appointment, and looks forward to his new responsibilities, which will include ensuring equipment is … Continue reading

Red Corner is Always Local

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Sarah Sobanski Ringside Management was the first to bring amateur Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) rings to the Kawarthas. Krystal and Brad DaSilva caught the fighting-fever and teamed up with local MMA gyms like Brendan Kalijundic’s Kalsamrit and Joe Elliot’s Big Country to get local kids ring time after traveling with … Continue reading

What’s New in our Elementary Schools? (Besides Sex Ed)

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Karen Graham After absorbing the students from South Monaghan Public School last September, enrolment at Millbrook South Cavan has stabilized and sits this month at 416 students. Principal Sheryl Hunter believes the school day schedule with two 40 minute breaks is very beneficial for students, as it allows the school … Continue reading

Building Lot Perfection, One Acre at a Time

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Karen Graham Donald Kerr discovered the area during his trips to Saddlewood, an equestrian centre located just west of Ski Hill Rd. north of Bethany, where his daughter attended Horse Camp during the 1980’s. As a seasoned developer, he appreciated the picturesque landscape of the area, and also recognized the … Continue reading

New Funeral Director and a Facelift for Benson Funeral Home

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Karen Graham It was time for a change.  After a difficult year with the health struggles and untimely loss of his wife Maggie, Patrick Benson was looking for a fresh start. The change began serendipitously during his wife’s prolonged illness, when hereceived an offer of help from friend and fellow … Continue reading

Community Care Introduces New Fitness Classes

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Karen Graham With ten free fitness classes hosted by Millbrook Community Care, there is no excuse to sit around watching your waistline expand.  They offer five different types of classes, so there is something for everyone.  With the exception of the Gentle Exercise classes at the Millbrook Manor, all classes … Continue reading

How I Spent My Summer Vacation: Developing the Craft at 4th Line Theatre

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Karen Graham It’s not a typical 14 year-old boy’s dream summer: 8 hour days, many of them spent in a three piece suit, shirt and tie in heat and humidity, dancing and singing with four younger children. Long days, uncomfortable clothing, no air conditioning, video games or hanging out with … Continue reading