Property Crimes a Growing Concern for the Community

This year, there have been a number of high-profile break-ins at local commercial businesses over the last several months, from Foodland in February and most recently at Millbrook Valley Chocolates. There is limited cash on the premises of most businesses these days, so the burglars helped themselves to cigarettes and… Continue reading

The Municipal Hall as Multipurpose Structure

By the 1840s, Cavan’s population had grown to several hundred and a rudimentary civic administration with elected councillors and an appointed clerk was in place. In the mid 1840s, a wood frame municipal structure was constructed in Millbrook (the largest community) at the site of the current Nexicom building. Aside… Continue reading

Working Together to Protect the Community in Fire Emergencies

Residents may not know exactly what happens when they dial 911, but they certainly expect and deserve an immediate and appropriate response. In Peterborough County, these calls arrive at a hub where they are directed to the most appropriate service provider: the police, the paramedics or the local fire department…. Continue reading

Andy Stevenson Finds New Ways to Support Millbrook Community Care

This enthusiastic volunteer was recently recognized for his twenty years of service to our local community care organization.  For many years his primary responsibility at Community Care has been to help seniors and those with disabilities by setting up distress alarms and helping them learn how to use them.  For… Continue reading

Woodleigh Farms Uses Traditional and Leading Edge Techniques to Find Sustainability

Woodleigh Farms is a sixth generation family farm operation with 500 acres on and around the homestead on Sharpe Line producing crops, maple syrup, flowers, fruit and vegetables. While the business may have historic roots, it continues to survive and thrive through hard work and by anticipating and adapting to… Continue reading

Meet Millbrook’s Newest CAF Graduate: Carter White

Nineteen-year-old Carter White of Millbrook just graduated from basic training in the Canadian Forces Leadership & Recruit School in St Jean Quebec. He is now at CFB Borden to continue his studies to become an Aviation Weapons System Technician. Carter grew up in the area attending St Patrick’s Catholic school… Continue reading