New IDA Opens in Bethany

After months of planning, permissions and renovations, a new IDA drugstore opened in Bethany a few weeks ago. It will be operated by members of the Pervaiz family, originally from Pakistan.  Zahid is moving from a pharmacy in Scarborough to open his own pharmacy in Bethany.  His wife is a… Continue reading

Registration for Christmas Hamper Program Begins

After several months of redirecting local Foodshare users to Peterborough’s Kawartha Food share because of COVID, our local food bank reopened its doors in early August. Thanks to the generosity of local individuals, churches and other organizations, their supplies have been replenished through local donations without the need to bring… Continue reading

NOW OPEN! – New Café Owners

NOW OPEN!!! The restaurant at Clarke’s Service Centre will reopen under new management.  Clarke’s Café will be managed by Taylor Post, pictured left, and owned by Heather and Mike Clarke.  The café will be open seven days a week from 6am to 3pm as soon as they get the green… Continue reading

Don’t Miss the Car Show!

Of the many local cancelled events these past few months, one of the real crowd pleasers is July’s annual Classic Car Show organized annually by the Millbrook and District Lions Club and the Millbrook BIA. Recognizing this hole in the community’s schedule, Peter Ramsay has paid tribute to this event… Continue reading

A Virtual Book Launch for Janet Stobie’s New Book

Janet Stobie is launching a new book this month called Breakthrough Moments. It’s her second short story collection for adult readers and is divided into occasions- some religious and some secular, like Mother’s Day.  Each segment begins with a scripture passage, followed by a story designed to clarify and bring… Continue reading

Local Entrepreneur Builds a Business with a Social Conscience

How would you like to purchase some cozy, colourful Christmas gifts that support the local economy as well as artisans abroad who are sustaining ancient local traditions while sustaining their families?  Alpaca Sweaters and More is your source. Amy Dechaine grew up in Ecuador with her Canadian mother and Ecuadorian… Continue reading

COVID Hits the Local Legion

It’s tough times at the local legion.  Even Remembrance Day services have been cancelled.  The flag will fly at half-mast and wreaths will be laid at the foot of the Cenotaph on November 11th, but there will be no service at the Cenotaph this year.  Legion members are encouraging everyone… Continue reading