Open Your Eyes This Christmas. You Will See God.

Our Christian Christmas story tells us that God came into the world to live among us as a human being named Jesus. Jesus came first as a newborn baby, vulnerable, fragile needing our care. His parents, had come to a strange town called Bethlehem. The inn was full, leaving them… Continue reading

Strange Lights Seen in Sky Over Millbrook

If you Google the word “aurora” to find out whether the Northern Lights—the Aurora Borealis—might be visible in the Millbrook area on a particular night, make sure not to type in “aura” accidentally, as I did a few nights ago. Instead of gaining some insight into an awe-inspiring spectacle of… Continue reading

Chambers of Commerce Launch Hometown Holiday Campaign

This holiday season is getting more local focus with the new Hometown Holiday campaign. This new initiative is a joint partnership between the Havelock Chamber of Commerce, Millbrook & District Chamber of Commerce, Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism, and the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce on behalf of all… Continue reading

Volunteers in the Decorating Committee Keeps Downtown Beautiful

A big shout-out to the wonderful volunteers who make up the Millbrook BIA (Business Improvement Association) Decorating Committee. The Decorating Committee is a committee of, and funded by, the Millbrook BIA and has been in existence for approximately 15 years. These ladies fill 22 urns and numerous hanging baskets in… Continue reading

Fraserville Post Office Closes Abruptly

  With just a few weeks’ notice, Postmaster Christine Jones learned that her 23 years of service was about to end as the property where the Fraserville Post Office operated was sold. November 12th was the last day of service, and the “Sold” sign had yet to be posted on… Continue reading

Sport Activities Resume at the Old Arena

The former rink is back in action, with approximately 450 soccer players from Maple Leaf Cavan FC training in the facility 30 hours a week.  Players aged 5 to adults are working on the skills during evenings and weekends, playing the game they love. After a shortened 2021 season that… Continue reading

Determination Reaps results for the Kawartha Pony Club

The Kawartha Pony Club had a successful year despite some challenges due to the ongoing pandemic situation. We persevered. Our club has continued to grow, fund raise, and participate in activities throughout 2021. We currently have 17 members between the ages of six and 21, adult horse masters, as well… Continue reading

How the Mighty Have Not Fallen: the White Pine

Now that the leaves are down, it’s time to profile another native tree: the Eastern White Pine (Pinus strobus). There are some glorious specimens of this remarkable and storied tree in the Millbrook area. These majestic conifers are beautiful all year, but their true glory is revealed only now in the… Continue reading