Council Asks for 4-Way Stop in Mount Pleasant

As a result of public concerns raised to County Council, Peterborough County Public Works Department completed a Road Safety Audit for the intersection of County Road 9 (Mount Pleasant Road) and County Road 10. This is formal and independent safety performance review of a road transportation project by an experienced… Continue reading

Doors Open to New Classrooms at Millbrook South Cavan School

The major expansion project at Millbrook South Cavan Public School that began last June is almost done, and the occupants are thrilled with the results. After a series of construction and administrative delays, students filed into their new classrooms upon return from March break on Monday March 20th. Four of… Continue reading

MLCFC Prepares to Kick Off Another Season

They can see the wave coming, and no matter how much organizers of the Maple Leaf Cavan Football Club prepare, as opening day approaches it is still challenging to meet the growing appetite for soccer in the community. With registration expected to top 1200 players again this year, already 850… Continue reading

Trail Expansion will Connect New Residents to Village

The Federal Economic Development Agency has confirmed approval of a Township application for funding for the expansion of a section of the Millbrook Valley Trails. A $6000 grant will flow from the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program which will be used to improve the existing 6.7 km trail system and… Continue reading

BIA Celebrates Local Business Owners with Sticking Power

At this year’s annual BIA dinner, organizers took a different tack, inviting a dozen BIA business owners who have each operated in town for more than 20 years, to celebrate their common experience. Together they represent more than 400 years of experience serving our community, demonstrating an ability to adapt… Continue reading

Specialty Chocolate Shop Arrives In Time for the Holidays

It was clear this was a special store coming to King Street when above the paper covering the windows all that could be seen was a brass chandelier. Millbrook Valley Chocolates owners Stephen and Jackie Flamminio took possession of the former location of Hussey’s Pizza a few short weeks ago,… Continue reading

Inaugural Barn Quilt Installed

After more than a year since it began, the Cavan Monaghan Barn Quilt Trail (CMBQT) celebrated the installation of their first Barn Quilt on Tuesday, November 22nd outside the Millbrook Home Hardware store. This business was selected for the first of three barn quilts sponsored by the Millbrook Business Improvement… Continue reading

Driving Tips for Avoiding Wildlife Collisions

This time of year, driving conditions can change dramatically and seasonal risks surface that affect visibility and road conditions. The Peterborough Police would like to remind drivers to be aware of the changing conditions and adapt their driving habits accordingly. One of the main threats to drivers this time of… Continue reading