Children’s Clothing Swap to Raise Funds for Family Centre

Children’s Clothing Swap to Raise Funds for Family Centre
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On Sunday, March 31st, come to the Old Millbrook School Family Centre to snag some gently-used clothing and support the EarlyON programming at the centre. Do you have children’s clothing that no longer fits or doesn’t meet your little people’s fashion sense?  The EarlyON Centre will be accepting gently used,… Continue reading

Township Budget Conclusions

Township Budget Conclusions
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The Township budget passed with little comment last month, with Council approving a 2.5% hike in the municipal portion of the local property tax bills.  The total operating budget amounts to $7,144,906 with the capital budget totalling $5,891,092. The County also approved their budget last week, which concluded with a… Continue reading

Millbrook Garden Club to Discuss Invasive Plant Prevention

Millbrook Garden Club to Discuss Invasive Plant Prevention
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Please join the Millbrook & Area Garden Club on Wednesday March 6th for the first meeting of 2019, a sure sign that spring is just around the corner. We will welcome guest speaker Gabby Nichols of the Ontario Invasive Plant Council. Gabby coordinates the Early Detection and Rapid Response Network… Continue reading

Cavan Monaghan Community Centre

Cavan Monaghan Community Centre
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Last fall’s Harvest Dinner event organized and hosted by township staff raised $6,398.77 towards the Cavan Monaghan Community Centre project.  The sold out event featured family-style dinner with local food, beverage and entertainment delivered under the stars in downtown Millbrook.  In addition to the broad local support, the event attracted… Continue reading

Nominate Someone Inspirational: County Recognition Award Nominations Open

Nominate Someone Inspirational: County Recognition Award Nominations Open
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It’s that time of year again where we identify local groups and individuals who are making extraordinary contributions to our community. The categories are broad, ranging from acts of heroism, entrepreneurial initiatives, and leadership in areas including agriculture, volunteering, sports, culture and environmental protection.   Nominees may not have received a… Continue reading

Newspaper Club – March 2019

Newspaper Club – March 2019
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Hockey Tournament Supports Local Children with Autism By Newspaper club member Ryan P. On February 18, 2019 an outdoor hockey tournament was held at Lakefield College for boys and girls aged eleven and twelve. This outdoor tournament was held for two families that have autism: the Tarkington, and Dembroski families. … Continue reading