Shorelines Casino Seeks Relocation to the City of Peterborough

By Karen Graham Ontario Gaming East Limited Partnership (OGELP) announced on Tuesday that it is moving forward with proposed plans to develop and operate a new, multi-faceted entertainment property in the City of Peterborough, which means the current operation at Kawartha Downs will be relocated.   This announcement follows a recent… Continue reading

A Chair of a Different Colour!

By Lynn Osborne With Spring-like weather approaching (hopefully), Brook Taylor of Taylor’s Recycled Plastic Products is in full swing with production. Taylor’s recycled plastic products are hand crafted furniture pieces, and are custom made- no 2 pieces are exactly the same. Brook Taylor, the Owner of Taylor’s recycled Plastic products… Continue reading

Cavan Monaghan Fire Department helps Millbrook South Cavan Students Get to the Pool

By Karen Graham Two grade three classes from Millbrook South Cavan School were the beneficiaries of funding from the Lifesaving Society school grant designed to provide students with the minimum skills required to survive an unexpected fall into deep water.  The program includes three in-class sessions on water safety and… Continue reading

Common Ground: Practical Gardening Tips from Jill Williams

©Deborah Carew I often get asked to recommend gardening books that are practical and useful for gardeners in this community. At the top of my personal heap of useful books are all the Harrowsmith gardening books, and many of them are available in the Millbrook Library. I would particularly recommend… Continue reading

A Place Where Everybody Knows Their Names – George and Marion Corfe Serve up Smiles at the Millbrook Arena

By Lynn Osborne One of the consistent features of the Millbrook arena is the sight of George and/or wife Marion working behind the concession stand with a smile on their faces waiting to serve. For the past five years, this couple have operated that concession stand, putting in 70-80 hours… Continue reading