Legion Vandalism – Bell of Batoche Comes Back to Haunt Again

  Several days after the Remembrance Day service, the Millbrook Legion was the focus of unwanted attention after vandals tossed red paint on the front of the building and painted white infinity symbols on its exterior.  The neighbouring Masonic Lodge building was subjected to the same treatment. The discovery occurred… Continue reading

Local Artist Illustrates Children’s Book Series Called “Frank the Fish”

For Cory Cole, illustrations were simply part of a lunchtime routine with her son. Cartoon drawings and puns were entertainment more than anything. If others enjoyed them too, that was a bonus. Illustrating a children’s book was a far-off dream at best. Little did she know that a perfect stranger… Continue reading

East Central Therapy Dogs Gearing Back Up

For over 25 years, East Central Therapy Dog Volunteers and their dogs have been visiting hospital wards, long term care homes and VON Day Centres in Peterborough, Lakefield and Millbrook. They also visit schools including local high schools, Trent University and Fleming College to help students de-stress at exam time. … Continue reading

Sweet New Bakeshop Offers Spectacular Sweets and Classes for Young and Old

Amanda Mitchell moved to Bethany with her husband last April and continued her four-year-old company called Sprinkles and Things in her new home. On November 20, Amanda led a workshop for six children where they decorated cupcakes. The class also included pizza which was washed down with a children’s favourite,… Continue reading

Remembrance Day in Millbrook

This year’s Remembrance Day Service in Millbrook was very well attended and unlike many of the previous services, took place under sunny skies. Padre John Sloan and Rev. Rob Ross delivered messages of support and respect, putting the sacrifices of our armed forces, past and present, in perspective.  A few… Continue reading

Sammy’s Roadhouse ‘n’ Grill Keeps it Local

It was a rough start for this new family restaurant which was set to open when the first pandemic lockdown occurred. At the end of June 2020 when restrictions eased, Sammy’s Roadhouse n Grill owners, Sam and Peter Joshi, with the help of experienced restauranteur, Vik, opened the patio and… Continue reading

Who is Your COVID Champion?

Hiawatha and Curve Lake First Nations, the City of Peterborough and Peterborough County are coming together to learn about and celebrate local COVID Champions. Local residents are invited to pay tribute to community members who have gone above and beyond to help others during the pandemic and participate in a… Continue reading

Holiday Library Programs Are Coming

 December is here and so are the CMLibraries’ Holiday Cheer Programs and Activities! The CMLibraries has a packed calendar of activities, crafts, and educational initiatives to support and engage our community this December. Many activities have a winter or festive theme. Tuesday Night Movies are back! We will be screening… Continue reading

Community Events – December 2021

Otonabee South Monaghan Library is hosting their annual Christmas Raffle again this year. Tickets can be purchased at any OSM Library branch or online on our website at https://www.otosoumon.library.on.ca/friends-of-osm-library.html(Tickets are $2.00 each or 3 for $5.00). Among the many prices are Kobo and Kindle e-readers, Baxter Creek Golf Club certificate,… Continue reading