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

Cavan Monaghan Celebrates Hockey Day in Canada

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

Atom Rep Team Win First Three

Atom Rep Team Win First Three
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Our Atom rep team sailed through their first three games in the Peterborough Atom Liftlock Tournament last month, winning in tight matches with their goalie Aiden Bons letting in a a single goal in each contest. Those matches allowed the team to play in the semi-finals on Sunday against the … Continue reading

The Community Loses Another Veteran

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It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Clarence Munroe of Cavan on Monday, January 9th.   A widower twice, Clarence left peacefully at his home at the age of 93, surrounded by his family.  Munroe’s extensive World War II experience was chronicled in the December edition of this … Continue reading

4th Line Theatre Seeks Actors for Community Workshop

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

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

New Products for Puddleduck Farm’s Community Supported Agriculture Program

New Products for Puddleduck Farm’s Community Supported Agriculture Program
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After four years operating their local organic farm, Merridy Senior and Eben Hancock are finding new ways to grow their business.  Theirs is a traditional mixed farm operation, where they grow more than 30 varieties of vegetables, herbs, and flowers, produce maple syrup, honey, eggs, freezer beef, chicken and will … Continue reading

Historical Society Ramps Up

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

Council Considers Jumpstarting Community Centre Project

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It seems the Community Centre Project is no longer an “if” but a “when”, and if Mayor McFadden has his way, the “when” will be sooner than later. Four of five Council members voted in favour of proceeding with a new facility with a budgeted ceiling of $15 million, so … Continue reading

Consultants Confirm Fundraising Feasibility for Community Centre

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At the December 5th Council meeting, George Stanois of the Goldie Company, who was hired to conduct a fundraising feasibility study presented the study’s findings. The firm conducted personal interviews with the 40 respondents to the 65 requests for interviews, allowing participants to discuss their perceptions of the project, the … Continue reading

Council Column – January Thoughts

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  December was an interesting month for Council. Progress has been made on ongoing projects and new information has come forward for the budgeting process. At the December 5th 2016 meeting, Council approved acquisition of land and committed to moving forward with a new Community Centre for the Township. The … 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