Township Committee Recognizes Heritage Contributions

Township Committee Recognizes Heritage Contributions
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In 1985, the Provincial Government designated the third week in February as Ontario Heritage Week and representatives from the Municipal Revitalization and Heritage Advisory (MRHA) Committee marked this year’s celebration with the launch of their inaugural Heritage Recognition Awards.   Representatives from the MRHA Committee were on hand at the March … Continue reading

Funfolk Theatricals Celebrates Ten years of Entertainment

Funfolk Theatricals Celebrates Ten years of Entertainment
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Jackie and David Franco have been there since the inception, when a dozen people showed up for the first performance that was held in the gymnasium at the municipal office. According to Jackie, there was so little in the room the sounds of the performance echoed around the room.  How … Continue reading

Bill C-71 – Aimed at Legal Gun Owners

Bill C-71 – Aimed at Legal Gun Owners
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In Canada you could die in a golfing mishap sooner than being shot to death*. This week our federal government tabled new firearms legislation again aimed at licensed gun owners. Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale delivered the proposed Bill C-71 in a lively tone, suggesting these changes are new and … Continue reading

OMHA Changing the Look of Minor Hockey Across the Province

OMHA Changing the Look of Minor Hockey Across the Province
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New programming through 2019-20 for novice and below will benefit learning skills The face of minor hockey in the province is changing, as the Ontario Minor Hockey Association (OMHA), in partnership with Hockey Canada and the Ontario Hockey Federation, has formally announced a transformation in programming, which includes the implementation … Continue reading

New Spinning Star Block Quilt Welcomes Visitors Entering the Village

New Spinning Star Block Quilt Welcomes Visitors Entering the Village
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Another block quilt telling the story of the area has been installed at the home of Ray and Fran Lowery on County Rd 21 West.    This traditional quilt pattern is the oddly named “Spinning Star”; and its origins are unclear.  However, with only a little imagination the rays of the … Continue reading

Handcrafted Quilt and Stained Glass Image Pay Homage to Blocks and Blooms Event

Handcrafted Quilt and Stained Glass Image Pay Homage to Blocks and Blooms Event
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These unique panels have been crafted by Anne and Peter Ramsay for the Blocks and Blooms event being held Saturday, June 23, 10 am to 4 pm in Millbrook.  The event is organized by the Millbrook and Cavan Historical Society, with generous support from the Millbrook Downtown BIA and Nexicom, … Continue reading