Christmas Comes to the Village on December 7th

Christmas Comes to the Village on December 7th
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Get your flashlights ready, because this year you can really make an entrance.  Come to the Millbrook South Cavan School parking lot ready for a 5:45 p.m. departure as you follow a horse-drawn wagon and join Community Choir members as they form a musical procession down Tupper and King streets … Continue reading

Preliminary Budget Proposes a 3.5% Municipal Rate Hike

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Budget deliberations began a month earlier this year in part to facilitate early tendering for capital projects including road work which has proven to reduce costs.  Council began their review of the township’s financial in November, where Director of Finance Kimberley Pope presented a preliminary draft of current budget to … Continue reading

Millbrook Community Choir Brings Us the Music of the Season

Millbrook Community Choir Brings Us the Music of the Season
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You won’t have to wait until their December 10th concert to hear some of the Christmas repertoire the Millbrook Community Choir is preparing this season.  Members of the choir will lead a parade of participants to the events of Christmas in the Village on December 7th, following one of the … Continue reading

A Year in the Village – Millbrook Valley Chocolates Celebrates

A Year in the Village – Millbrook Valley Chocolates Celebrates
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  This time, the filming of the second season of the television series “Anne”, was a more welcome experience.  Last year, Millbrook Valley Chocolate owners Stephen and Jackie Flamminio had just taken possession of the former pizza shop location and were rushing to complete their renovations to open their doors … Continue reading

Millbrook Stars Bantam Green Wins Silver Stick Tournament

Millbrook Stars Bantam Green Wins Silver Stick Tournament
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On Friday November 17th, the Millbrook Stars Bantam Green travelled to Lambton Shores to compete in the International Silver Stick Regional tournament.  We played our first game against Strathroy Rockets Blue and pulled off a 4 – 0 victory giving our Goalie his 1st tournament shutout. Our second game of … Continue reading

Through Lace Curtains, Presenting Esperanca Melo

Through Lace Curtains, Presenting Esperanca Melo
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  Esperança Melo has lived in the village of Millbrook for 27 years.  She works as an artist and exhibits her work locally at the Cavan Art Gallery.  She is also a widely sought after, successful illustrator of children’s books.  She was born in the Azores, then moved to Toronto, … Continue reading

In Her Second Career, Janet Stobie Writes

In Her Second Career, Janet Stobie Writes
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In her previous career, Janet Stobie was a United Church Minister, caring for congregations across Ontario.  Seven years ago she decided to serve in a different way; one where she could stay put and enjoy a new phase in her life with more time for her own family.  With each … Continue reading

Casting Call for 4th Line Theatre’s 2018 Summer Season

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4th Line Theatre is auditioning for professional roles for the 2018 Summer Season. Auditions are by appointment only.  Deadline for submissions is Monday, December 15, 2017. 4th Line is looking for both Union and Non-Union performers. Details are below. Millbrook Auditions: Sunday, January 14th, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. … Continue reading

A New Generation of Farmers Investing in the Future at Alona Farms

A New Generation of Farmers Investing in the Future at Alona Farms
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  A few years ago, Cathy and Rick Carl moved from Cathy’s parents’ home farm on Zion Line to allow their daughter Melissa, her husband Mike Harrigan and their growing family to take their turn in the home that has been in Cathy’s family for generations.  Originally owned by her … Continue reading

Community Centre Fundraising Committee Launched

Community Centre Fundraising Committee Launched
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They’re off!  After several meetings, the Cavan Monaghan Community Centre Fundraising Committee is getting ready to kick off their fundraising efforts for the new community centre.   This committee is a collection of volunteers from parts of the community who have taken on the responsibility for raising the $1 million dollars … Continue reading