Second Annual Baxter Creek Watershed Alliance Forum Draws a Crowd

Last week the Baxter Creek Watershed Alliance (BCWA) held their second annual community forum.  Among the 77 attendees were members of organizations and associations with an interest in the alliance, with different areas of specialization, such as the Millbrook branch of Trout Unlimited, Kawartha Land Trust, two student groups from… Continue reading

Turkey Carcasses Please

These containers pictured left, called Moluks, have been at the Transfer Station for several months now. They are managed by Peterborough County, and their contents are disposed of at the County composting facility at Harper Rd.  The objective is to extend green waste collection to residents outside the Millbrook village,… Continue reading

Letter to the Editor 

Community Builder The first week of October is National Newspaper Week.  In this current crisis of community newspapers falling by the wayside, dropped by the corporations that own the chains, and smothered by social media greed, we are so incredibly fortunate to have the Millbrook Times.  It provides us with… Continue reading

Remembering Dave Brackenridge

Another month and another blow to the community as we mark the passing of another local hero.  On Thursday Sept 28th, David Brackenridge passed away suddenly at the age of 79. After graduating from the University of Guelph in 1966 with a B.Sc. in Agriculture from Guelph  he began his… Continue reading

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

It’s the six-letter word that strikes terror into the heart.  It’s time to shed some light on some of the current statistics on breast cancer, which is the most common cancer faced by women in Canada.  Today 85% of people diagnosed with breast cancer have no family history of the… Continue reading

Clarke’s Café Staff say Goodbye and Hello

Clarke’s Café closed its doors last weekend and a new venture will take over in the coming weeks. As staff at the café said their fond farewells to the customers, they also announced that four of them will continue to operate a café operating out of Champion’s Diner and Pizzeria… Continue reading

Millbrook Community Care Delivers With Our Support

Community Care is an organization developed to support the health and well-being of seniors and adults with physical challenges live independently in their home. t provides a wide range of services to help them maintain their independence and dignity.  The Millbrook branch of Community Care operates under the umbrella of… Continue reading