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Upcoming EventsDec4Mon20239:00 am New To You Clothing Store @ New to You Clothing StoreNew To You Clothing Store @ New to You Clothing StoreDec 4 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pmOpen 9am to 3pm every Monday to Friday. Please consider donating good quality used clothing. Funds received from the sale of these items support local programs and services.Dec6Wed20231:00 pm Progressive Euchre @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402Progressive Euchre @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402Dec 6 @ 1:00 pm7:30 pm Dart League @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402Dart League @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402Dec 6 @ 7:30 pmJoin a team or be a spare!Dec9Sat20231:00 pm Santa Claus Parade – 2023Santa Claus Parade – 2023Dec 9 @ 1:00 pmThe parade starts at the Millbrook Christian Assembly and travels along King St. to the Old Millbrook Arena. To enter a float, complete an application form on the township website or with staff at the CMCC.Dec10Sun20232:30 pm Yuletide Cheer Concert by the Ka... @ Cambridge St. United ChurchYuletide Cheer Concert by the Ka... @ Cambridge St. United ChurchDec 10 @ 2:30 pmCome to hear this award-winning choir sing arrangements of traditional carols by John Rutter, David Willcocks and others, joined by guests hand bell performers UnBELLievable.Dec13Wed20231:00 pm Progressive Euchre @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402Progressive Euchre @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402Dec 13 @ 1:00 pm5:00 pm Community Turkey Dinner – 2023 @ St. Thomas Anglican ChurchCommunity Turkey Dinner – 2023 @ St. Thomas Anglican ChurchDec 13 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm7:30 pm Dart League @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402Dart League @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402Dec 13 @ 7:30 pmJoin a team or be a spare!Dec16Sat20238:00 am Breakfast with Santa @ Bethany United ChurchBreakfast with Santa @ Bethany United ChurchDec 16 @ 8:00 am – 10:30 amCome and join Bethany Community Hub. Enjoy Pancakes, Sausage and Fruit Salad with coffee, tea or juice all for only $5 per person. You will also have the opportunity to purchase photos with Santa.
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
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
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
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
The Township of Cavan Monaghan owns the municipal water treatment and waste water process plant facilities that service the village of Millbrook. It is their job to ensure that it operates efficiently, complies with regulations and develops the infrastructure required to ensure it meets the needs of the community. Rather… Continue reading
The Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority (GRCA) is reminding landowners with private water wells to check the water quality of their well water this fall. Along with changing the battery in your fire and carbon monoxide alarm, having your well water tested prior to winter is a great idea. In addition,… Continue reading
I spent a few hours last night receiving Gingerbread houses from young creative types in our neighbourhood who accepted the challenge of this year’s contest. Didi Calhoun generously donates the kits that make this contest possible each year, and in four short days all 100 kits were gone. Of those,… Continue reading
Late last week local not-for-profit Galerie Q posted a notice on its website that it would be closing its doors at the end of the year. Referring to red tape and “unwelcome policies” directed at small business from the township, the organization expressed regret with the decision. Requests for further… Continue reading