Healthy Kids Community Challenge: Power Off and Play!

Healthy Kids Community Challenge: Power Off and Play!
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‘Screen time’ is the time spent using a screen-based device, such as a smartphone, tablet, computer, or television. Not all screen time is unhealthy. Screens can offer an important way to learn and communicate at school and at work. Most often, kids use screens for recreational purposes such as watching… Continue reading

Golden Wheel to Host Benefit Dance for Fire Victims

Golden Wheel to Host Benefit Dance for Fire Victims
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A devastating fire last month left an Emily Township couple and their son homeless, but not without support.  Asleep inside their home, Cynthia Price awoke to the sound of flames breaching the exterior wall near the kitchen around 4:30 am, and quickly got her son Andy, husband Dale and dog… Continue reading

Comment – August 2018

Comment – August 2018
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The joy and relaxation of summer months has been jarred this month by two tragic local fires.  The silver lining in tragedies like these is often found in the response of friends, neighbours, and even strangers who rally to support the victims of these events, as evidenced by the benefit… Continue reading

Municipal Election Candidates

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Mayor: Jim Chaplin, Zion Line, Millbrook Scott McFadden, Larmer Line, Millbrook   Deputy Mayor: Neal Cathcart, Sharpe Line, Cavan Monaghan Matthew Graham, Larmer Line, Millbrook   Cavan Councillor: John Fallis, Fallis Line, Cavan Monaghan Cathy Moore, Moore Drive, Cavan Monaghan   Millbrook Councillor: Ryan Huntley, King St., Millbrook North Monaghan… Continue reading

Letter to the Editor

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Re:         “King Street West Opening Marked by Speeding” – p.10, July 2018 I read with interest – and trepidation – your piece on King Street West finally being completed and the accompanying speeding cars that are increasing in frequency since the street was completed. The Peterborough Police Service ticketing… Continue reading

Millbrook Water Charges Revisited

Millbrook Water Charges Revisited
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The new Water and Wastewater plant may have received accolades from the Ontario Public Works Association, but many users take a dimmer view of the project.  Since the new plant came on line in 2016, the township has fielded complaints from Millbrook residents facing sticker shock when they open their… Continue reading