Local Quilt Donations Headed to Kawartha Children’s Aid and Millbrook Community Care

Although they have not met in 8 months, the Millbrook Needlers’ Quilt Guild members are still sewing for charity.  Here is a photo of some of their creations prior to their donation to the Kawartha Children’s Aid Society on November 23rd.  Ten more quilts were donated by a customer of… Continue reading

Decorating Committee Brings Christmas Cheer to the Village

Pictured are members of the decorating committee during the early days of November as they updated the streetscape with winter décor.  The beautiful boughs were purchased locally from Puddleduck Farm. The Community Garden gave permission to cut dogwood that surrounds the garden, while sedum and hydrangea were donated by Maya… Continue reading

Help Needed to Solve a Mystery

The Millbrook and Cavan Historical Society recently received this photograph as part of a donation, and we are intrigued!  Can you help us out?  There are clues:  the photo is of men and children only – a special banquet of sorts?  The picture hanging on the back wall is of… Continue reading

Update #2 Nexicom Fibre Overbuild in Millbrook

Phase 1 of Nexicom’s fibre overbuild in the village of Millbrook was completed last month. This phase involves the construction of the “backbone” of their main transportation route throughout the village, which required locating all applicable hydro electrical and gas lines currently underground and tunneling for the fibre optic cable… Continue reading

Letters to the Editor – December 2020

Missing Poppies As members of the Decorating Committee, we would like to thank the many people who take time to show their appreciation for the work we do downtown. It continues to be our absolute pleasure to help enhance this lovely village one way or another, adding color and life… Continue reading

Small Opening for Potential Baxter Creek’s Adult Lifestyle Community?

  It was always part of the plan to develop a small community of adult lifestyle homes on the property that Baxter Creek Golf Club calls home, but the venture has been thwarted by planning regulations.  Recent changes to the provincial planning framework have opened a small crack through which… Continue reading

Pandemic Allows Local Couple Time to Launch New Business

Amy Howley has always had a creative bent and her husband Dean loves working with wood. Amy would find inspiration on Pinterest, and ask her husband – can you make this?  Of course he could, so he did. One of their first joint creations was a headboard.  While shopping for… Continue reading