New Early Years Program Funding for Millbrook

Last week, the Millbrook Family Centre which operates out of the Old Millbrook School received unexpected good news.  They learned that their precarious financial position was about to enjoy dramatic improvement, thanks to funding provided by the provincial and federal governments.    The organization’s activities are sustained through funds generated… Continue reading

Local Residents not Smiling for the Surveillance Cameras on King Street

  There is a growing frustration among business owners and their customers in Millbrook’s downtown core over the installation of several surveillance cameras on the former Daisy Mart location at the intersection of King and Tupper streets.  While acknowledging cameras can play an important role in crime deterrence, residents are… Continue reading

Living in Millbrook Can Be a Blast

Early in December of 1975, after I had moved our earthly belongings from Toronto to our nearly finished studio-home on the 4th Line, I came down into the village via Tupper St. for some eggs and milk. Long before Millbrook had become a desirable movie location, I found myself in… Continue reading

Computer Solutions donated five laptops to Belize Project!

Computer Solutions “Plus” donated five laptop computers to the Belize Project. Pictured are Mike VanDrunen, Wayne Blaby and Reverend Peter Mills. Rev. Mills, from St. John’s Anglican Church in Ida, accepted the five laptops from Computer Solutions “Plus”. These laptops were donated to Wayne Blaby by his customers, when they… Continue reading

The Promises and Dilemmas of Gene Therapy

2017 was a big year for the future of gene therapy. Building on over 50 years of research the clinical application of the discovery of DNA is being realized. Between October 6th and December 9th alone, five gene therapy clinical trials were published. As of December 31st 2017, there are… Continue reading

Township Receives Third Quarter OLG Payment – How Many More to Come?

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) issued a third-quarter (October to December, 2017) non-tax gaming revenue payment of $725,280 to the Township of Cavan Monaghan for hosting Shorelines Slots at Kawartha Downs last month. Since November 1999, Cavan Monaghan has received more than $57.7 million in non-tax gaming revenue. The… Continue reading

Letter to the Editor – The Day the Music Died

UPDATE: February 5, 2018 The situation will be resolved today with a change to the noise by-law to allow for Joe’s music to continue. Thanks to everyone for their overwhelming response and concern! KG When we came to this area in 1975, we were overwhelmed by the beauty of the… Continue reading

Non-Emergency Crime? Report it Online!

The Peterborough Police Service officers an online reporting system for non-emergency crimes. Crimes that can be reported via our online system include the following: Theft under $5,000 Fraud scams Theft from vehicle Damage to vehicle Lost property Damage to property For more information or to fill out a non-emergency crime… Continue reading