Funfolk Celebrates 10 Years of March Break Theatrics

Funfolk Celebrates 10 Years of March Break Theatrics
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After months of preparation, there is only one more rehearsal until the costumes come on at Funfolks Theatrical.  Participants are eager for the arrival of March break, and it’s not because they want to catch up on sleep or get more screen time on their favourite device.  These young people … Continue reading

Minor Ball Hockey League Launches Second Season

Minor Ball Hockey League Launches Second Season
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As the end of the local ice hockey season draws near, hockey enthusiasts can find solace in the knowledge that its warm-weather equivalent will be starting soon to fill the void. Players can ditch their hockey skates and don some sneakers for a warmer hockey experience in the Millbrook arena … 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

Blocks & Blooms Coming in June

Blocks & Blooms Coming in June
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  It’s that monochrome time of the year when we long to see some colour around us, which makes planning this June’s Blocks & Blooms event so much fun! It is refreshing and invigorating to visualize the variety of lush garden blooms, the green landscapes, and the splashes of quilted … 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

This Month at Your Libraries

This Month at Your Libraries
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Toonie Tuesday Movie happens on March 6th at 6:30pm with the film called Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.  This award-winning movie describes the events that occur in a small town.  After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter’s murder case, Mildred Hayes makes a bold move, painting three … Continue reading

New Early Years Program Funding for Millbrook

New Early Years Program Funding for Millbrook
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Last week, the Millbrook Family Centre which operates out of the Old Millbrook School received unexpected good news.  They learned that their precarious financial position was about to enjoy dramatic improvement, thanks to funding provided by the provincial and federal governments.    The organization’s activities are sustained through funds generated … 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

Computer Solutions donated five laptops to Belize Project!

Computer Solutions donated five laptops to Belize Project!
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Computer Solutions “Plus” donated five laptop computers to the Belize Project. Pictured are Mike VanDrunen, Wayne Blaby and Reverend Peter Mills. Rev. Mills, from St. John’s Anglican Church in Ida, accepted the five laptops from Computer Solutions “Plus”. These laptops were donated to Wayne Blaby by his customers, when they … Continue reading

Letter to the Editor – The Day the Music Died

Letter to the Editor – The Day the Music Died
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UPDATE: February 5, 2018 The situation will be resolved today with a change to the noise by-law to allow for Joe’s music to continue. Thanks to everyone for their overwhelming response and concern! KG When we came to this area in 1975, we were overwhelmed by the beauty of the … Continue reading

Non-Emergency Crime? Report it Online!

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The Peterborough Police Service officers an online reporting system for non-emergency crimes. Crimes that can be reported via our online system include the following: Theft under $5,000 Fraud scams Theft from vehicle Damage to vehicle Lost property Damage to property For more information or to fill out a non-emergency crime … Continue reading