New Methods for Over The Top Cattle Company

For more than 150 years, the Sutcliffe family have raised cattle in the area. Tyler and Ashley Sutcliffe are continuing the family tradition on the hundred acre farm Called Over the Top Cattle Company located between Millbrook and Pontypool.  Tyler was born and raised in Janetville and Ashley comes from… Continue reading

Make Room and Time for Farm Vehicles on the Road

It’s that time of year again when there is a proliferation of large farm vehicles making their way to and from fields for field preparation, planting and a particularly early first cut of hay. It’s a critical time for farmers as they work with and/or often against conditions thrown at… Continue reading

Another Transition for North Cavan as Principal Retires

Martin Twiss arrived at North Cavan Public School in 2016 as Principal in what he planned as the final stop in an extensive career in public education. During his time with the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board, Twiss has been in the classroom, Board Superintendent and finally, Elementary School… Continue reading

Grace Thom Celebrates 105th Birthday

Grace Thom, long-time resident of the Millbrook Manor, celebrated 105 years last month.  Compared to her 100th birthday when Grace took a tour around town on a motorcycle, this one was a subdued affair, with 20 well-wishers stopping by to extend their congratulations. The pandemic might have dampened the celebrations… Continue reading

Nancy Hannah Retires from the Millbrook Medical Centre

She has a reputation for making even the most threatening needle glide in painlessly, and her confidence, compassion and sense of humour were all on display behind the counter and in the examination room.  After 36 years supporting family doctors in the Millbrook Medical Centre, Nancy is calling it a… Continue reading

New App Helps Emergency Services Locate Those Needing Help

A new, free app is gaining traction around the globe, helping emergency crews locate people in trouble and delivery services reach their destinations by identifying precise locations using global mapping technology.  Available in 193 countries and in more than 45 languages, the app makes it easy to describe a specific… Continue reading

Get to Know Your Food Producers at the Millbrook Farmers’ Market

NEXT MARKET: June 27th, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM From cash crops and dairy to livestock and produce, Canada has a long history of feeding the world.  So what does that mean to our local community? Locally grown food creates important economic opportunities, provides health benefits and helps to reduce environmental impact. Additionally,… Continue reading