Housekeeping Notices: Municipal Election Coverage

Municipal Election Coverage As candidates begin to declare their interest in running for Council, you might expect extensive coverage in this hyper-local publication.  In order to avoid any perception of a conflict of interest in this municipal race, election content in the Millbrook Times will be limited.  It is our… Continue reading

Buyer Selected for Municipally-Owned Syer Line Property

In closed session at this week’s meeting, Council voted on a staff recommendation from an earlier Request for Proposal to sell 70 employment acres to SLIP DEV Corp that have Memorandums of Understanding to bring hundreds of jobs to the Township.   The property, located at 1066 Syer Line that backs… Continue reading

Common Ground

By Jill Williams “I am His Highness’ dog at Kew; Pray tell me sir, whose dog are you? (Engraved on the Collar of a dog which I gave to His Royal Highness) Alexander Pope I was thinking about Kew recently when I read that those amazing wonders of nature, Amazonian… Continue reading

Canada Post Allowed First Opportunity to Purchase Site of Former Gas Station

The property located at One Union Street in downtown Millbrook which is adjacent to the Millbrook Post Office became the property of the township in October 2015 due to unpaid taxes  It had previously been the site of an automotive shop and gas station, equipped with underground gas storage tanks. … Continue reading

Neighbours Voice Concerns over Springville Residential Proposal

  A Public Meeting was held during the July 4th Council meeting to obtain feedback from Council and residents regarding a proposed residential subdivision in the Hamlet of Springville.  Woodview Properties Inc. has applied to Peterborough County for approval of a subdivision on a 26.9 acre property with frontage on… Continue reading