Council Seeks Input for Addressing Upcoming Changes to ORV Legislation

The province’s Bill 107, entitled the Get Ontario Moving Act, includes a clause that will allow off-road vehicles (ORV’s) on all municipal roads (but not County roads or highways) unless a municipality adopts a by-law restricting their use, reversing the current legislative onus which prohibits the use of ORV’s unless… Continue reading

Young Entrepreneurs Celebrate Significant Milestone

They’ve been at it for ten years now, which means these high school students own a business that has survived longer than 2/3 of other small businesses.  Cody and Kelsie are now both in high school and for the last decade they have grown a variety of vegetables on their… Continue reading

Millbrook Community Care receives $6500 donation

Chris Schier of RE/MAX All-Stars provides a donation of $6,500 to the Millbrook Community Care, raised at this year’s Advantage Charity Classic Golf Tournament held at Baxter Creek Golf Club. Sponsors RE/MAX, Kidd Brothers Construction and Doyle Plumbing along with 80 golfers contributed to the cause. Pictured are Rosie and… Continue reading

Incentive Plan Will Encourage Private Investment in Downtown Rejuvenation

More than a year in the works, the Millbrook Community Improvement Plan (CIP) received Council approval on September 4th. This development tool will allow the municipality to extend financial assistance to property owners and tenants who undertake private investment projects aimed at revitalizing the area and reflect community values and… Continue reading

Comment – Every Vote Counts

The good news and bad news in a democracy is that every vote counts, so ones cast by informed and thoughtful voters carry no more weight than those selected by those who throw the proverbial dart. Perhaps voters will be less cavalier in their candidate selection these days given how… Continue reading

Letter to the Editor – October 2018

A great big THANK YOU from the Millbrook BIA to all the Millbrook BIA Ladies Night Committee members who work so hard to pull this event together, the Millbrook Community Policing as well as all the vendors.  The Millbrook BIA Decorating Committee made sure the downtown looked beautiful for all… Continue reading

Comprehensive Zoning Plan Ready for Approval

After many months of hard work, Director of Planning Karen Ellis presented a final draft of the Comprehensive Zoning by-Law in a public meeting last week.  After five public meetings, this was the final opportunity for public comment before the finalized document is presented to Council next week.  Thirty people… Continue reading