Now That’s Perseverance! Local Farms Celebrate 150 Years

Now That’s Perseverance! Local Farms Celebrate 150 Years
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  Two Cavan area farmers have recently received commemorative plaques acknowledging their family’s more than 150 years of dedication to farming in the township.  Recipients Allan Bigelow and Murray Foster who are both 4th generation farmers on original parcels purchased by their great- great- grandfathers. The award was launched in… Continue reading

Role of Reserves in Township Financial Position

Role of Reserves in Township Financial Position
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  At the December 4th Council meeting, Council received audited financial Statements for the township for the year ending 2016 from auditors Collins Barrow who assumed responsibility for the audit function for the township last year.  Also on the agenda was a report outlining the Reserves & Development Charges for… Continue reading

Millbrook Figure Skating Club – Winter Session is Beginning

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The Millbrook Figure Skating Club has had a busy fall session. New and returning skaters have worked hard to develop their skills. Advanced CanSkate and Star Skaters dazzled the audience with solo performances during the Club’s Stars on Ice Show, December 1. The show was followed by the Club’s annual… Continue reading

Rising Calls Prompts Firefighter Recruitment

Rising Calls Prompts Firefighter Recruitment
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  Fire Chief Bill Balfour outlined the rationale for a requesting more support for the Cavan Monaghan Fire Department at the December 18th Council Meeting.  The primary motivator is an ongoing increase in service call volume received by the department. Requests for service have risen by 44% over the ten… Continue reading

Comment – January 2018

Comment – January 2018
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Over the holidays, I received an unexpected present – a copy of the Millbrook Reporter from March 18, 1897 from retired Millbrook teacher Lily Robinson.  It provides some fascinating reading, encapsulating not only the local and international issues of the day, but also the culture, reflected in the content that… Continue reading

Letter to the Editor – What Does Privacy Mean in 2018? 

Letter to the Editor – What Does Privacy Mean in 2018? 
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This year, a new business owner to Millbrook saw the potential of our village and purchased a number of downtown business properties on King Street.  Investment in our community will create new opportunities and help to to draw visitors to our beautiful downtown.  Millbrook’s historic buildings are in need of… Continue reading