Your Water. Your Land. Your Future. Do you know where your drinking water comes from???

The Baxter Creek Watershed Alliance (BCWA) ( will be hosting a public forum and everyone is invited! Learn more about community involvement in local water protection, environmental conservation and land stewardship on Monday September 26th from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Millbrook Legion located at 9 King Street in… Continue reading

Coding is for Girls (and Boys)

Flashback to 2004, when Lauren Sisson arrived in her chemistry class to begin studies as an engineering major at UOIT in Oshawa to find only 5 of the 150 students were female.  Maybe it was a sign, as the following year she switched to the female-dominated nursing program, eventually working… Continue reading

Local Photographer Receives Starter Company Grant

Jessica Blair was one of twelve entrepreneurs who completed Peterborough and the Kawartha’s Economic Development business training program in June, and earned a $5000 grant based on the strength of her business plan.   It was a huge step towards turning her passion into a business. The business is called Follow… Continue reading

Move Well, Feel Well with Well Lyfe Pilates

When COVID shut down in her professional life as a Registered Massage Therapist, Carron took her energy in a different direction and pursued instruction as a Pilates instructor.  The dream goal was to open a home-based business as a Pilates instructor and a Register Massage Therapist.  She has arrived. She… Continue reading

Millbrook Minor Hockey Hosts 6th Annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser

After a two-year hiatus, the Millbrook and District Minor Hockey Association is bringing back their annual fundraising golf tournament.  The event takes place on September 18th at Keystone Links Golf & Country Club in Cavan and features 18 holes of golf, sponsored holes, prizes, auction, lunch and more. Growth in… Continue reading

Clarke’s Service Centre is Moving

 Mike Clarke and his staff will be moving to a new location in Campbellcroft at the end of the month.  Only ten minutes south of Millbrook, the new shop, located at 5164 Ganaraska Rd., will open in early October.   Customers will enjoy the same great service at this new location. … Continue reading

Activities – Children & Youth Events

  Coding Club for Girls: Ten week sessions for girls ages 8 to 17 on Fridays starting Sept 23rd from 6pm to 7pm and girls 13 to 16 from 7pm to 8pm held at the Cavan Monaghan Community Centre.  Registration $150.  For more information, visit EarlyON Family Centre Programs: … Continue reading

Community Care Events

Diner’s Club Luncheon: Thursday Sept. 15th at noon at Kawartha Downs.  Buffet, $15. Call 705-932-2011 for details.   Monthly Blood Pressure Clinic: Wednesday September 21st, Clinic # 1 10am – Millbrook Manor, Clinic # 2 12:30pm – Millbrook Royal Canadian Legion.   Hearing Clinic: Wednesday, Oct. 19th.  Call to schedule… Continue reading