Thank you to all the Volunteers in Millbrook

  Friday April 20, 2018 was National Volunteer Appreciation Day. Community Care Millbrook celebrated the event in style at Baxter Creek Golf Club. In recognition of the Millbrook volunteers and also in support of our local community a beautiful dinner was provided by the Larmer family.  Community Care certainly appreciates… Continue reading

Compass “Come Walk with Us Night” on Medd Mountain

  Compass Early Learning and Care and Millbrook Valley Trails hosted an evening walk for preschoolers, their families, and educators on April 24, 2018. Compass educator Norma Curtis rallied 36 eager walkers from childcare campuses in 3 adjoining counties. For many it was their first visit to Millbrook. And for… Continue reading

Township to Host Harvest Dinner in September

Last month, Council agreed to host a harvest dinner event to celebrate the township’s rural heritage and local agricultural producers. The event will also be a fundraising opportunity in support of the Community Centre project.  It is scheduled to take place on September 22nd, on Kings Street.   Organizers Councilors Belch,… Continue reading

Early Years Programming to be Offered Five Days per Week in Millbrook

The Old Millbrook School Family Centre (OMSFC) has been buzzing with excitement for the last several months, since learning that we have secured funding under the new EarlyON programming. This funding, that is redirected to us through the City of Peterborough, has put our Family Centre in a position of… Continue reading

Long Term Funding Proposal Doesn’t Work for Kawartha Downs

It sounded like good news for the grassroots horseracing industry when the Ministry of Finance announced approval of a long-term funding agreement to provide stability to the struggling industry last month.  Included in the proposal was $4 million in purse enhancements, a $6 million pool for capital improvements and a… Continue reading

Letter to the Editor – In Praise of Intimate Settings

Lately I have had the pleasure of hearing great live music by Canadian musicians in a small venue. There is an intimacy with the music, the musicians and the audience. That informality is a privilege made possible by the architecture of the setting, and the camaraderie of a small crowd…. Continue reading