Rental Options Limited for Local Seniors

Rental Options Limited for Local Seniors
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Three weeks ago, Sarah Cullingham, of Age-Friendly Peterborough, presented a report to Council from the Peterborough Council on Aging. They are developing an Age-Friendly Plan for the Peterborough region which will outline strategies to support healthy and active aging in Peterborough County. One of the areas it touches on is … Continue reading

Millbrook BIA Contributes $1500 to Barn Quilt Project

Millbrook BIA Contributes $1500 to Barn Quilt Project
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Several members of the Cavan Monaghan Barn Quilt Trail Committee were on hand to receive a contribution from the Millbrook BIA at the association’s recent Community Breakfast held Thursday March 10th, 2016 at the Millbrook Legion. The BIA donated $1500 to the Barn Quilt Committee for the development of a … Continue reading

Pucks Exchanged for Balls in Millbrook Summer Hockey Leagues

Pucks Exchanged for Balls in Millbrook Summer Hockey Leagues
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By Lynn Osborne As the 2015/2016 Millbrook Minor Hockey season comes to an end, Ball Hockey comes alive at the Millbrook Community Centre. Ball hockey is fun, exciting, and fast-paced, and the physical benefits of playing the game are enormous.  The House League Ball Hockey season in Millbrook starts on … Continue reading

North Cavan Students Break Dance Their Way to March Break

North Cavan Students Break Dance Their Way to March Break
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By Patrick Stephen There was no holding back as grade 1 and 2 students danced it out at North Cavan Public School on Thursday March 10th. Students put their usual studies on hold to participate in a break-dancing class taught by break-dance instructor Jimmy Chapman. Chapman began with an example … Continue reading

Preparations Begin for Millbrook/South Cavan School Expansion

Preparations Begin for Millbrook/South Cavan School Expansion
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Last week, students housed in portables at Millbrook/South Cavan School packed up their belongings in preparation for the relocation of their portable classrooms to accommodate a significant construction project at their school.   On Sunday, the current portables were pushed back from their previous location to make room for the construction … Continue reading

Where Are They Now? Catching up with Kevin Calhoun

Where Are They Now?  Catching up with Kevin Calhoun
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  Even though Kevin now lives in one of the largest urban centres in Canada, he and wife Christie have chosen their location carefully.  Snuggled in at the foot of Mount Seymour in a hamlet called Deep Cove, they enjoy all things nature-related, which makes this an ideal spot.  They … Continue reading

Santa Arrives to the Cheers of an Appreciative Crowd on Saturday

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Karen Graham Under sunny skies and unnaturally warm weather, the twenty floats in the Santa Claus parade strolled down King Street to the sounds of cheers and marching bands. Entries came from all ages and interests, including sports teams, local businesses, service clubs, politicians, and of course, ended with the … Continue reading

Millbrook Municipal Water Users Face Significant Rate Increases

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Karen Graham At this week’s Council Meeting, Gary Scandlan of Watson Associates presented a Water and Wastewater Rate Study outlining the implications of compliance with the Water Opportunities Act of 2010 which requires among other things, a detailed water financial plan for all municipal water and waste water services. With … Continue reading

Vibrant Young Clinic Serves Up Beautiful Smiles and Good Oral Health

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Karen Graham It has been three years now since Dr. Ken Lee took over the local dental practise from Dr. David Neale who served the community for many years. As a university student, Dr. Lee knew his interest lay in the sciences, and considered medicine, ophthalmology and dentistry. As a … Continue reading

Safety Theme at Millbrook BIA Dinner

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Karen Graham Tuesday evening’s annual BIA dinner featured a number of speakers addressing the audience on the topic of safety. First on the agenda was Fire Prevention Officer Eydie Vandenberg who opened her talk with a short video illustrating the importance of early detection in a fire event. After a … Continue reading

A Store for Kids of All Ages- Driveonics Comes to Millbrook

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Karen Graham Since the paper came off the windows of the new electronics store on King Street, the fingerprints have been collecting as youngsters peer in to check out the merchandise. It’s like nothing the town has ever seen before, and that makes owners Justin Ward and Nichole Nydan very … Continue reading