Maple Leaf Cavan FC Soccer Club Receives Community Building Fund Grant

MLCFC is very happy to announce that we have been successful in obtaining a $50,000.00 grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation to support our programs over the next year. The grant is from the Community Building Fund and is intended to assist MLCFC’s efforts to restore the Club’s resilience and… Continue reading

Millbrook Community Care Donation

Pictured is Millbrook Community Care Volunteer Kathy Lynn accepting a donation of $500 from President Diann Corfe of Millbrook Legion. Legion members sell 50/50 draw tickets at the Peterborough Speedway as a regular fundraising event and this year decided to donate 10% of their share of the proceeds to Community… Continue reading

Christmas Comes to the Village on December 2nd

This much-loved event hosted by the Millbrook BIA is returning to the village this year, giving the community an early taste of the season, running from 5 to 9pm. While some events are not possible due to health restrictions, many of the evening’s favourite features will be back on the… Continue reading

New Woodlot Group Formed in Manvers

In collaboration with the Kawartha Land Trust, and The Ontario Woodlot Association, a new initiative has been launched by our neighbours to the west. They have started a local Forestry Cooperative.  Among the many motives for this move was to prevent their plantations from collapsing, position themselves to take advantage… Continue reading

Common Ground – November 2021

“Sit by the fireside with Sorrow” Shelley There was no frost here in the valley until late October. I can’t remember another year when the morning glories and other frost tender flowers were still going while the leaves were turning colour. Some of the usual fall garden jobs have been… Continue reading

A Bridge of Friendship

Rafael Aguilera first came to Canada to bring his daughters to study at university.  His eldest daughter studied at Dalhousie in Halifax, and a few years later, his youngest chose the University of Toronto.  Upon graduation, both decided to remain in Canada rather than returning to their home in Venezuela.  … Continue reading