Peterborough Social Services Opens Outreach Program in Millbrook

Peterborough Social Services Opens Outreach Program in Millbrook
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Paula Fitzgerald is there to help.  A Case Manager from Peterborough’s Social Services, she can help clients navigate the vast array of programs designed to help people get back on their feet or to help them through a transition.  Since 2016, she has been providing support to clients in the … Continue reading

Local Nursing Student Delivers Maternal Health Program in Honduras

Local Nursing Student Delivers Maternal Health Program in Honduras
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During her five years as a Personal Service Worker, Sarah Rodosky was never short of work.  There is always a demand for employees to fill these positions, and there’s a good reason for that- it’s very hard work. At the bottom of the health care service career path, the abundance … Continue reading

Through Lace Curtains, Presenting Esperanca Melo

Through Lace Curtains, Presenting Esperanca Melo
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  Esperança Melo has lived in the village of Millbrook for 27 years.  She works as an artist and exhibits her work locally at the Cavan Art Gallery.  She is also a widely sought after, successful illustrator of children’s books.  She was born in the Azores, then moved to Toronto, … Continue reading

In Her Second Career, Janet Stobie Writes

In Her Second Career, Janet Stobie Writes
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In her previous career, Janet Stobie was a United Church Minister, caring for congregations across Ontario.  Seven years ago she decided to serve in a different way; one where she could stay put and enjoy a new phase in her life with more time for her own family.  With each … Continue reading

Casting Call for 4th Line Theatre’s 2018 Summer Season

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4th Line Theatre is auditioning for professional roles for the 2018 Summer Season. Auditions are by appointment only.  Deadline for submissions is Monday, December 15, 2017. 4th Line is looking for both Union and Non-Union performers. Details are below. Millbrook Auditions: Sunday, January 14th, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. … Continue reading

Military Memorial of Edwin Retallick added Millbrook Legion Wall of Honour

Military Memorial of Edwin Retallick added Millbrook Legion Wall of Honour
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  Last month, a new display was unveiled in the Memorabilia room of the Millbrook Legion.  A shadow box containing a military jacket and two military caps owned by the late Edwin Reid Retallick of Millbrook is now mounted in the display room. Born in 1923, Retallick grew up in … Continue reading

Where are they now?  Julie Olsen-Horton’s Great Slave Lake Adventure

Where are they now?  Julie Olsen-Horton’s Great Slave Lake Adventure
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Growing up on Tapley ¼ Line, Julie always loved the outdoors, and was never squeamish about the creatures inhabiting their generous property.  After high school, she decided to develop her interests in a two year Ecosystems Management Technologist program at the Lindsay campus of Fleming College.  After some contract positions … Continue reading

A New Generation of Farmers Investing in the Future at Alona Farms

A New Generation of Farmers Investing in the Future at Alona Farms
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  A few years ago, Cathy and Rick Carl moved from Cathy’s parents’ home farm on Zion Line to allow their daughter Melissa, her husband Mike Harrigan and their growing family to take their turn in the home that has been in Cathy’s family for generations.  Originally owned by her … Continue reading

Community Centre Fundraising Committee Launched

Community Centre Fundraising Committee Launched
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They’re off!  After several meetings, the Cavan Monaghan Community Centre Fundraising Committee is getting ready to kick off their fundraising efforts for the new community centre.   This committee is a collection of volunteers from parts of the community who have taken on the responsibility for raising the $1 million dollars … Continue reading

New Store to Offer Stylish Home Décor

New Store to Offer Stylish Home Décor
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Keeping up with the Jones’ will become easier later this month when a new store called The Joneses opens its doors on King Street in Millbrook.  The brain child of three partners, it is an extension of a happy working relationship in real estate.  Realtor Shirley Turner, photographer Charlotte Clements … Continue reading

Comment – It’s All About Attitude

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Retired Millbrook South Cavan Grade 8 teacher Rhonda Fallis had it right; it’s all about attitude.  As she was prepared her grade eight students for high school life, she made the point that the attitude students bring to the table is the most important factor in determining their success.   She … Continue reading