New Mountain Bike Club Forms in Millbrook

Last month, a new club was formed in Millbrook. Founded by Brad Cathrae, John Frizzle, and David D’Agostino, Millbrook MTB was born. The club is set up as a not-for-profit corporation and backed by a $5M group insurance policy with the International Mountain Bike Association (IMBA). Its goals are to… Continue reading

The Solace of the Solstice

Stargazing A giant came charging over Medd’s mountain this month. He was colossal, terrifying. In hand he held a raised club, in the other a shield, or possibly a bow. From his belt hung a glittering sword decorated with three shining jewels. I am referring, of course, to the constellation… Continue reading

This Month at Our Libraries – December 2020

Dear Current and Future Patrons of the Cavan-Monaghan Libraries: On behalf of the Board and Staff of the CM Libraries, I want to wish you a safe holiday season. This has definitely not been the year that we had planned for but what a year it has been! We thank-you… Continue reading

BIA Shopping Passports Encourage Shoppers to Spend Locally This Season

The first Passport draw winner was Kathy Powers.  Congratulations, now get shopping, everyone! BIA Christmas in the Village committee members Charlotte, Deanna, Kate, and Louise looked for another way to encourage local shopping and promote local businesses when it became clear that Christmas in the Village was not a go…. Continue reading

Orange Lodge Legacy Gift Expands Outdoor Fitness Options

Orange Lodge Legacy Gift Expands Outdoor Fitness Options The Adult Outdoor Equipment area has been installed and is ready for action beside the children’s playground at the Cavan-Monaghan Community Centre.  Now adults and children can get fit together.  It was funded by a generous gift from the Millbrook Orange Lodge,… Continue reading

New Business Hopes to Provide Custom Cannabis Production for Retail Users

November 2nd will mark a first for the township.  It’s the day a business moves into the township with the plan of becoming a local cannabis producer. Ivan Lloyd is the founder of Green Grow Farms, and his is a novel plan.  Next spring he hopes to break ground for… Continue reading

Sunday Night League Begins With New Format

Sunday evenings are not the same without League organizer Marion Olan keeping tabs on the boys. Marion has been involved in the league since its first game in 1971, when she operated the time clock.  Over the past 48 years she has prepared schedules, managed league finances, and kept the… Continue reading

CIP Plan Stimulates Local Investments

The results of the 2019 Millbrook Community Improvement Plan (MCIP) were reviewed at the October 5th Council meeting. It was established to stimulate investments in businesses within the downtown Millbrook business area through incentives to subsidize investment in Façade and Signage improvement, Building and Site Improvement and Sidewalk Cafes. The… Continue reading