Garden Club Kicks off 2020 with Presentation About Rain Gardens

Everyone is welcome to come out for the Millbrook & Area Garden Club’s first meeting of 2020 on Wednesday, March 4th. The topic for the evening will be “Rain Gardens” presented by guest speaker Holly Shipclark, stewardship coordinator for Kawartha Conservation. We will learn how to control water run off… Continue reading

Meals on Wheels Available in Millbrook

Eating a well-balanced diet is an important part of staying healthy as we age. It can help us maintain a healthy weight, stay energized, and get the nutrients we need. It also lowers our risk of developing chronic health conditions, such as heart disease and diabetes.  To meet our nutritional… Continue reading

BWXT and Peterborough’s Industrial Legacy

“Concern” is an imprecise word, especially when used in the context of health risks. Its synonyms are “anxiety”, “fear”, “apprehension”, and even “alarm”. However, to be “unconcerned” can be misconstrued to mean being indifferent, or nonchalant.  In the lead-up to the BWXT re-licencing hearings scheduled for March, it’s been a… Continue reading

Sips ‘n’ Eats Event

The Millbrook Chamber of Commerce hosted a fundraising called “Winter Sips ‘n’ Eats” last Saturday at the CMCC, where they raised $1,000 towards the Community Centre’s fundraising campaign. For a $5 entry fee, visitors could sample treats from Moody’s and the Pastry Peddler, browse some vendor booths, and purchase draw… Continue reading

Cavan Resident Finds Chronic Wound Relief Through Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment

After twelve knee surgeries in thirteen years on a single limb, Bryan McBain was discouraged, to say the least.  Full and partial knee replacements, scopes and scar tissue removals had left a persistent, oozing wound a full year after his most recent procedure.  A retired nurse, his wife Pat was… Continue reading

Beat the Winter Blues with These Hot Events at the CMLibraries… 

Kicking off this month is our Toonie Tuesday movie. Join us at the Millbrook Branch for a screening of the much celebrated Oscar winner, ‘Parasite’. Grab your popcorn and take a seat, show time is at 6:30pm. With a giant screen, great sound system, and plenty of seating, it’s a… Continue reading

ORCA Tree Seedling Sales Program Open

Otonabee Regional Conservation Authority (ORCA) is once again encouraging landowners in the Otonabee Region Watershed to enhance their property and help to fight climate change by planting trees. Each year, ORCA offers a wide selection of native tree and shrub species for landowners to purchase. Orders can be placed online… Continue reading