From the Sock Drawer to the Shelves of Chapters: Catherine Cerveny Writes

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It takes a lifetime to write your first book and six months to write the second, so the story goes.  For Catherine Cerveny, that will also be true for her third. A self-professed nerd, Catherine has been writing all her life, and has a sock drawer full of unfinished stories … Continue reading

Nexicom Projects to Bring Fibre to Local Rural Communities

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  At the September 18th Council meeting, Tina Thornton – Manager, Special Assignments with Nexicom, outlined the firm’s plans to launch new fibre-based internet service to three local communities with help from the Connect to Innovate Program.  Launched last year by the department of Industry, Science and Economic Development branch … Continue reading

Jordie Westbrook Joins the Bethany Real Estate Team

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After seven years climbing cell towers lugging heavy wires to rig cell phone communication towers for a number of companies, Jordie Westbrook has decided to keep his feet on the ground in a new career.  He joins Kathie Lycett as a sales rep for Bethany Real Estate.  Kathie is not … Continue reading

Dignity Restored to Pontypool’s Abandoned Grain Elevator

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  On September 16th, Kathy Morton, President of the Manvers Township Historical Society hosted a dedication ceremony for the unveiling of the renovated grain elevator in Pontypool.  This particular structure was built in 1918 to replace the original elevator built in 1894. It is the last elevator if its kind … Continue reading

Cody & Kelsie’s Veggy Patch

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These young siblings started their entreprise at a young age. Kelsie was in Mrs. Fallis’ grade 2 class when her teacher arrived to purchase some produce and found her young student manning the market stall in front of the family home. As would any good teacher, Mrs. Fallis recognized a … Continue reading

Marie Stevens Opens Your Eyes with Makeup Techniques

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Marie has always had style.  Tall and striking, she can slip her hair into a pony tail, don a pair of big sunglasses and a sun hat and look like she belongs on a fashion cover.  Now she is building a home business using her skills to make others look … Continue reading

Millbrook & Area Garden Club’s October Meeting

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With the copious spring and summer’s rains all kinds of interesting fungi have appeared in area gardens and woodlands. Come and learn more about this often overlooked fantastic world from Irka Dyczok who is passionate and knowledgeable on this subject on Wednesday October 6th, 2017 at St. Thomas Anglican Church, … Continue reading

Paul Zammit Informs and Entertains at the Garden Club’s 25th Anniversary

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The Millbrook and District Garden Club celebrated their 25th anniversary with a celebrity speaker who offered an informative and entertaining presentation based on his philosophy of healthy garden dynamics.  Zammit is the enthusiastic director of the Toronto Botanical Garden (TBG) who makes regular appearances on television, radio and at garden … Continue reading

Building a Different Kind of Bank for the Future

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  You might call it an occupational hazard, but these days everywhere she looks, Melissa Spearing sees seeds.  The obsession has been known to have her stop at the side of the road to take samples or photographs.  Her interests don’t stop at seeds, either.  She has even stopped at … Continue reading

Come Celebrate 150 Years of Floating Zucchinis Down Baxter Creek

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Excitement is building for the 150th Annual Zucchini Festival, to be held Sunday, September 10 in downtown Millbrook, next to the mill on the sunny shores of Baxter Creek. Festivities begin at 12:30 and run until 4:00 p.m., or until the last zucchini has been launched from the Giant Zucchini … Continue reading

Local Business Offers Small Businesses Administrative Services

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Entrepreneurs are known to have a passion for their business, exhibiting creativity and commitment to pursuing their dreams and building their brand.  This passion rarely extends to bookkeeping and other administrative tasks, which can be the antithesis of exciting and creative, but are the key to a long term success. … Continue reading

Millbrook Explorers Take the Trip of a Lifetime

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A journey that began for several young Millbrook boys at age four culminated last month in a northern Ontario adventure with their Millbrook Explorer group. The small contingent of Millbrook youth headed out on August 6th for an adventure to northern Ontario. The Four Millbrook Traditional Explorers accompanied by four … Continue reading

Farm-to-Table Restaurant Opening in Millbrook

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  The transformation of the former garage is almost complete.  After months of renovations, Moody’s Bar and Grill will open its doors in a stylish venue mid-September, if all goes according to plan.  The current hold up is connecting the gas supply to the restaurant equipment, as the final health … Continue reading

Family Centre Provides Free Programs for Young Children

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Incorporated in 2001, the Old Millbrook School Family Centre is a community based, non-profit agency dedicated to the care, nurturing, and well-being of local children and their families. From Stay ‘n’ Play programs for youngsters and their caregivers, to drop in gym and music programs, the organization provides a variety … Continue reading

Look and Feel Younger with the Right Yoga Moves

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Attempts to look younger usually focus on skin tone, wrinkles and obvious evidence of aging above the neck, and perhaps the sight of sagging skin under the arms.  But no matter how good we look in the mirror, once we start to move, our secret is out, because the most … Continue reading

Millbrook Explorers Take the Trip of a Lifetime

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A journey that began for several young Millbrook boys at age four culminated last month in a northern Ontario adventure with their Millbrook Explorer group. The small contingent of Millbrook youth headed out on August 6th for an adventure to northern Ontario. The Four Millbrook Traditional Explorers accompanied by four … Continue reading