Local Educators Embrace Program to Foster Environmental Stewardship

Local Grade six students are familiar with Camp Kawartha through the annual winter camp event that has been a tradition in the curriculum for decades. Established in 1921, the camp is an accredited, award-winning not-for-profit educational organization offering environmental education for students ages four to seventeen. Through their extensive programs,… Continue reading

Ward Boundary Review Process Continues

Last week a third public information session was held to provide insight into the Ward Boundary Review process status and collect community feedback on the issue. The township is undertaking review of its ward boundaries to ensure fair and equitable representation of municipal residents on Council.  Consultants with Watson and… Continue reading

Executive Director Manages Planning, Building and Economic Development

While we haven’t met him in person, residents watching virtual Council and Public Information meetings over the last few months have seen a new staff member at work. John Connolly joined the municipal staff last May as the Executive Director of Planning and Development.  The position was created as part… Continue reading

Who Cares About the New Subdivision?

Last week’s compulsory Public Information meeting regarding the Official Plan and By-law amendments required to accommodate the next phase of the Highlands subdivision drew only a handful of attendees. This continues the relatively recent trend of apparent apathy towards big issues in the township.  Traditionally there has been robust participation… Continue reading

Letters to the Editor – April 2021

  I can’t tell you how thrilled I was to see the article by Cori Carveth in the March issue of the Millbrook Times.  Writing and talking about the climate emergency can be difficult as it can evoke fear and feelings of helplessness.  Cori Carveth’s article balanced the harsh facts… Continue reading

Quick Results from Body Contour Salon and Spa

  Imagine looking like you’ve lost your COVID weight without losing a pound through treatments you can have over your lunch hour.   Donna Keates has opened a body contour spa in Cavan-Monaghan where she can help you lose inches, but not necessarily weight.  Sound too good to be true?  That’s… Continue reading

Talented Physiotherapists Set up Shop in Millbrook

Gary Trail and his life and work partner Laine Corp may not be from here, but they are embracing the village with enthusiasm. Laine had a sense of what lay ahead when the couple moved here two years ago, having been raised on a Hereford farm in Omemee and shown… Continue reading