Nominate Someone Inspirational: County Recognition Award Nominations Open

Nominate Someone Inspirational: County Recognition Award Nominations Open
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It’s that time of year again where we identify local groups and individuals who are making extraordinary contributions to our community. The categories are broad, ranging from acts of heroism, entrepreneurial initiatives, and leadership in areas including agriculture, volunteering, sports, culture and environmental protection. Established in 1992, the County has … Continue reading

Legion Hosts Annual Public Speaking Contest

Legion Hosts Annual Public Speaking Contest
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On Sunday, February 19th, the Royal Canadian Legion in Millbrook hosted the annual Youth Education Public Speaking Contest. Participants were invited from all local elementary schools, and six entrants joined the youngest age group in grades 1 to 3, with three contestants competing in the grades 4 to 6 category. … Continue reading

Our Community Care

Our Community Care
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Community Care Peterborough provides a variety of essential services to seniors and adults with physical challenges, empowering them to live at home. The organization offers a wide range of non-medical supports including meals and transportation, in-home services, transition home after hospital stays as well as social and wellness activities.  Clients … Continue reading

Sharing Stories Draws Large Crowd

Sharing Stories Draws Large Crowd
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On February 25, Centennial Place’s Fireside Lounge was filled with an enthusiastic crowd who came from as far away as Port Hope and Peterborough to share memories of Millbrook’s downtown in days gone by. People also came to make connections, meet up with former friends and neighbours, and uncover some … Continue reading

Centennial Place Welcomes a New Kind of Resident

Centennial Place Welcomes a New Kind of Resident
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  A few weeks ago, Centennial Place introduced six new “residents” to their community. The four cats and two dogs are called Companion pets, and came not from a breeder but from the Hasbro toy manufacturer. Much to the delight of the residents, these “pets” look and feel like real … Continue reading

Neither Rain nor Snow will keep these Dart Players Away

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Neither Rain nor Snow Will Keep these Dart Players Away It was a snowy day on February 12th when the Legion hosted the annual Darts for Hearts tournament, which had a significant impact on the participation level which was down by half over last year’s contestants. Undeterred, the fourteen participants … Continue reading

Another Successful Belize Project Concludes

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The 2017 Belize Project was a resounding success because of the generous donations received from Cavan Monaghan residents and supporters elsewhere. Donors raised a smidgen over $5000 dollars. Every cent of the donations was used in Belize to assist the children and a few adults. All participants in the Belize … Continue reading

Hospice Peterborough Palliative Care Volunteer Training Sessions

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Are you interested in working directly with Hospice clients and their families? Hospice Peterborough is offering an introductory orientation session in March to learn more about this unique opportunity to volunteer. Call to register to attend on Wednesday, March 8. Following an interview process, you may then be invited to … Continue reading

Centreville Presbyterian Church Plan Youth Mission Trip to Guatemala

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Carolyn and Dave Brackenridge have been running the youth group at Centreville Presbyterian Church for five years now, and all but two of the original members are now in post-secondary school.  Two years ago, a woman came to Squirrel Creek Farm with Easter Eggs she was selling on behalf of … Continue reading