Don’t be fooled by furry critters in the wild

What do bats, raccoons, skunks, squirrels, rabbits and foxes have in common? They live in our natural environment and they all have bitten humans in the last year, according to our records at Peterborough Public Health. Animal bites are reportable to public health and we follow up closely to make… Continue reading

Another Milestone for Jade Eagleson

  This has been quite a year for Jade Eagleson, and the recognition keeps on coming. Last fall, he took second place in the 28th Aurora Magna Hoedown Showdown country music competition, during the winter months he took his band to Bethany’s Next Country Music Star contest at the Ranch… Continue reading

Local Legion Seeking Help to Keep the Walls from Tumbling Down

The Royal Canadian Legion #402 has been housed in the former armories building at 9 King Street East in Millbrook since 1970.  Serving veterans, current and former members of the Canadian Forces and their families, the not-for-profit organization is also a significant contributor to the community, and not just on… Continue reading

Look and Feel Younger with the Right Yoga Moves

Attempts to look younger usually focus on skin tone, wrinkles and obvious evidence of aging above the neck, and perhaps the sight of sagging skin under the arms.  But no matter how good we look in the mirror, once we start to move, our secret is out, because the most… Continue reading

Peterborough County Launches Solar Ambulance Pilot Project

Last month, Peterborough County introduced a solar ambulance pilot project in conjunction with Peterborough County City Paramedics (PCCP), a Paramedic Service first in Canada. In an effort to reach or exceed the 26% Green House Gas (GHG) emissions reduction goal outlined in the County of Peterborough Climate Change Action Plan… Continue reading

Millbrook Explorers Take the Trip of a Lifetime

A journey that began for several young Millbrook boys at age four culminated last month in a northern Ontario adventure with their Millbrook Explorer group. The small contingent of Millbrook youth headed out on August 6th for an adventure to northern Ontario. The Four Millbrook Traditional Explorers accompanied by four… Continue reading

Remarkable First Season for Cavan Men’s Soccer Club

For an inaugural year, Cavan’s Men’s Soccer Team is experiencing a remarkable year.  They currently sit on top in the league standings in the Ontario Soccer League Central Region East.  They are vying for a playoff spot in a tight race with two other teams, one of which is Peterborough… Continue reading