Farmers’ Market Opens This Sunday With COVID-19 Safety Measures

The Millbrook Farmers’ Market will open its 2020 season this Sunday, June 28 at the Old Millbrook School parking lot, 1 Dufferin Street.  We will be open from 10:00am to 1:00pm.  When you arrive, you will find a different set-up this season.  We will have in place several COVID-related safety… Continue reading

Take Precautions to Prevent Lyme Disease while Enjoying the Outdoors

Residents living in town as well as in rural areas are reporting tick activity on their properties over the last month.  Millbrook IDA’s Pharmacist Steve Suszko has noticed an increase in tick complaints; on a single day last month three customers came in for help with tick bites.   It’s no… Continue reading

Council Continues to Seek Ways to Support Local Business Recovery

At the June 15th council meeting, Economic Development Officer Brigid Ayotte presented a report summarizing the findings of an investigation into the possible temporary closure of King Street this summer. It was proposed as a tool to stimulate pedestrian and cyclist traffic by providing adequate space for physical distancing in… Continue reading

Millbrook Mason’s Food Drive

On Saturday, members of the Millbrook Masons conducted a drive for Kawartha Food Share on King Street.  Collecting cash with an extended fishing net to maintain social distancing, the group collected 350 lbs of food and $3,669.50 in cash and were very pleased with the response from local residents.  Since… Continue reading

New Day Care Centre Coming Together

Helping Hands Daycare Centres Chief Executive Officer Ryan Eickmeier is pleased with how the new daycare centre is coming together, saying  “Construction is going remarkably well, and the centre is really starting to look like a Helping Hands. With the exception of a couple of new windows and doors to… Continue reading

Where Do We Go from Here?

Please make your voice heard, we know that historically, provincial government ears are turned much more by the voices of the families impacted. Over three months have passed since the mandatory closure orders were issued across Ontario that saw all schools, Licensed Child Care Centres and EarlyON Child and Family… Continue reading

The Chamber Corner – July 2020

As Phase 2 of Reopening Ontario’s Economy happens, more of our Millbrook Chamber members have reopened or extended their hours of operation as follows: 4th Line Theatre has cancelled its 2020 Summer Season but their Box Office and Administration Centre on Tupper Street is open Monday – Friday 9:00am to… Continue reading