Congratulations to Millbrook Lions’ Club 2019

Congratulations to the Millbrook and District Lions’ Club as they celebrate a 70-year tradition of community service. The club was established in 1948 by 42 local residents from all walks of life bearing familiar names including Fallis, Lowery, Medd, Challice, and Brackenridge, who joined ranks to assist their community and… Continue reading

Protect Yourself Against Internet Frauds and Scams

Last week, Social Services division of Peterborough teamed up with Age-Friendly Peterborough to host their seventh Seniors’ Showcase.  The free event featured information booths from more than 100 agencies and businesses providing services relevant to seniors along with workshops and presentations covering topics from dementia, stress management, financial services and… Continue reading

Save the Date: Ladies’ Night is August 1st

Mark your calendars for this year’s annual Ladies’ Night event hosted by the Millbrook BIA.  This popular outdoor evening provides an opportunity to ladies (and gents) of all ages to enjoy an evening of indulgence strolling through the downtown where there will be sights, sounds and tastes for everyone. Local… Continue reading

Comment – July 2019

The day after the Raptors took the NBA Championship title, something else extraordinary happened.   Their opponents, the Golden State Warriors, took out a full-page ad in some Toronto newspapers congratulating the Raptors on their historic achievement in bringing the title to Toronto.  What terrific role models both teams have provided,… Continue reading

Old Millbrook School Family Centre Seeks Board Directors

  Looking for a way to become involved in a Community Program and meet some new people? Join The Old Millbrook School Family Centre Inc. Board of Directors!   The Board of Directors is a group of volunteers who work behind the scenes to support The Old Millbrook School EarlyON Child… Continue reading

This Summer at Our Libraries

It’s official summer is here, and so are the CMLibraries’ summer programs for students. Students, you don’t want to miss Teens +Tech this month. The theme for July is ‘Sightseeing’, and our talented teen ambassadors, Locklan and Amara, will be taking you anywhere your imagination can dream up. Teens +… Continue reading

Ontario Conservation Authorities Developing Floodplain Maps

This has been a season for floods, which bring misery to affected property owners and financial pressure to insurance companies. While we feel for the homeowners, insurance providers are feeling the pain, too, which ultimately we will share.  Payouts in Canada for catastrophic events where flooding is a major source… Continue reading

Newspaper Club – July 2019

On June 13th, 2019 Toronto Made History! By Newspaper club member Hunter H. The Toronto Raptors beat the Golden State Warriors 114 -110 to win the series and the Larry O’Brien trophy!  With 19,596 people in the Oracle Arena on Thursday, the Raptors faced a lot of pressure.  Kawhi Leonard… Continue reading