Remembrance Day Service Draws People of all Ages

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This year’s Remembrance Day Service at the Millbrook Cenotaph drew a crowd of approximately 200 people, including students from three local schools, residents, shop owners, current and retired service men and women in uniform, as well as two WWII veterans, who came to mark the sombre occasion. Beginning with the … Continue reading

John Deyell – Marking a Bicentennial

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This year marks the bi-centennial of the arrival of the man known as Cavan Township’s first settler, John Deyell. He had a long and remarkable life, one well worth celebrating, and he left his mark. Born in Drum, County Monaghan in Ireland in 1775, John Deyell’s first experience of Canada … Continue reading

Community Outreach Sessions Provided by Local Chiropractors

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The professionals practising at Whale Chiropractic in Millbrook came to the library in November to lead two public sessions providing information about managing your health. Dr. Robin Whale came to speak to an adult audience about vitality. His presentation was based on the teachings of Dr. James Chestnut, a world … Continue reading

Learn About Winter Flower Arrangements with Local Expert

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Join the Millbrook Garden Club on Wednesday, December 7th at the St. Thomas Church Hall, 16 Centre Street at 7:30 p.m. Elyn Saar-Green grew up in Toronto and studied at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay. She has co-owned Greenhouse on the River just south of Lakefield with her husband Peter … Continue reading

Historical Society Event

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Guest speaker George Parker captivated a full house at the October 27 gathering of the Millbrook and Cavan Historical Society with his presentation on how Cavan Township and the surrounding area was originally surveyed in the early 19th century. He illustrated his talk with a number of maps, charts and … Continue reading

How do I prepare for Christmas?

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December is nearly here. This year I have been blessed with five different opportunities to tell Christmas stories. Now that many of our grandchildren are teenagers, the emphasis on gifts has receded into the background. Today, many people don’t know the Christian Christmas story. Without the religious celebration and the … Continue reading

Journey in Time – Painting Exhibit by Local Artist at the Pastry Peddler

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Esperança Melo loves colour. You only have to see her work, which is now on display at the Pastry Peddler in downtown Millbrook, to appreciate the vibrantly rich tones that radiate from all of her paintings. Texture, layering of colour and collage interact to create nuanced and deeply evocative works … Continue reading