Library Events – December 2023

What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness? – John Steinbeck As we transition into December and the holiday season, it’s beneficial to ponder the successes of the month before. As part of our Seniors Community Grant, we welcomed Care Archbold (expressive… Continue reading

Report Evaluates Options for Delivering Water Services to Millbrook in the Future

Last week, Council received the final draft of the Master Servicing Study (MSS) being prepared by the engineering consulting firm RV Anderson prior to its submission to the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP).  This study is a requirement under the Ontario Environmental Assessment act and is designed… Continue reading

Residents React to Mount Pleasant Cell Tower Proposal

The November 20th Council meeting was attended by six delegations from the Mount Pleasant area who spoke out against the proposed new cell tower located at 944 Mount Pleasant Road.  Many of their arguments against the proposal were environmental.  Delegates suggested that the proposed site was too close to the… Continue reading

Christmas Comes to the Village on December 7th

This much-anticipated event hosted by the Millbrook BIA is returning to the village, offering the community an early taste of the season.  It runs from 5 to 9pm in downtown Millbrook and features food, shopping, and a few favourite traditions. The popular horse-drawn wagon rides provided by Earle Cochrane and… Continue reading

New Partnerships Help Millbrook Food Share Reduce Food Insecurity and Food Waste

Did you know that 58% of all food produced in Canada is lost or wasted? In 2019, that represented 11.17 metric tons of food, which is the equivalent of more than 90 CN Towers.  So says Second Harvest, Canada’s largest food rescue organization, suggesting that almost a third of this… Continue reading

Two Public Forums Collect Additional Feedback on Parks and Recreation Strategic Plan

Last week, two meetings were held to collect public input on the strategic plan for the future of the Parks and Recreational Programs and facilities investments that might be desirable over the next 12 years to address the recreational needs of a growing community. The strategic plan provides background information… Continue reading

Back by Popular Demand

It’s back!  The long-awaited sequel to the Historical Society’s first-ever Trivia Night happens November 30. Join MCHS for a riveting night of trivia with emcee Rachel Finney.  This 19+ event at the Millbrook Legion Hall is going retro, with the focus on 1980s and 1990s pop culture.  Registration is at… Continue reading