Ru Huntley Scores Silver at the National Beach Volleyball Competition

Ru Huntley first played volleyball in grade seven at Crestwood.  Well, he sort of played- he says he spent most of the time on the bench.  His interest in the sport was encouraged by his friend Hannah Shad, who played with the competitive volleyball with the Peterborough Thunder. Last summer,… Continue reading

Ukrainian Family Welcomed in Millbrook

Their home is Dnipro, but when they’ll see it again, no one can say. In the early days of the Russian invasion, Aleksandr Buhaienko, his wife Kateryna and children Andrii, Mykola, Olena and Bohdan travelled west in Ukraine, eventually landing in Warsaw, Poland.  With the surge of refugees finding their… Continue reading

Frequency of Dramatic Storms Expected to Rise This Summer

It’s not the vocabulary lesson we were seeking, but now most have learned the word “derecho”, which describes the weather phenomenon that occurred across the area on Saturday afternoon.  With a wind speed recorded at a tornado- like pace, this weather event affects a broad area, delivering a widespread straight-line… Continue reading

4th Line Theatre Celebrates 30 Years

This summer marks the 30th anniversary of our local theatrical company. Launched on the family farm by Creative Director and Founder Robert Winslow, the company relies on the creativity, hard work and dedication of a wide and growing number of supporters who, like the founder, chip in to make it… Continue reading

Letter to the Editor – June 2022

Letter to the Editor: I so appreciated that May issue when I arrived from my regular “Shoot-up of cortisone” with my friendly-neighbourhood physician, here in Waterloo. Too much walking on Fallis line. Of course I sat right down to enjoy the story of the fishing derby. I have been praising… Continue reading

COME (Back) TO THE FAIR!

After a two-year hiatus, the Millbrook Fair is back in town from June 9th to 12th.    This will be the 171st version of events, each hosted by the Millbrook Agricultural Society.  Events kick off on Thursday with educational exhibits running from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm throughout the fairgrounds located… Continue reading