Squirrel Creek Welcomes Customers to New Retail Facility

Last month, the Brackenridge family hosted an Open House to showcase a new warehouse and showroom built on their farm on Brackenridge Drive south of Millbrook.  The 8400 square foot building is a testament to the success of this family business operating as Squirrel Creek Farm Services which serves the… Continue reading

Baxter Creek Watershed Alliance Prepares for Fall Watershed Forum

Building off the success of their first Watershed Forum last September, the Baxter Creek Watershed Alliance (BCWA) is gearing up for their second Forum scheduled for 6:30 to 8:30 pm on Monday, September 25th, 2023, to be held again at the Millbrook Royal Canadian Legion at 9 King Street East… Continue reading

Cavan Monaghan Receives the First Quarter Gaming Revenue Payment from OLG

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) issued the first quarter (April 1 – June 30) payment in the amount of $85,424 to the Township of Cavan-Monaghan for hosting Shorelines Slots at Kawartha Downs.  This brings the total gaming revenue received since the operations inception in 1999 to $61,459,261. The City… Continue reading

Public Information Session Examines Ways to Address Future Water Service Capacity

Water services are delivered by municipalities in areas of dense settlements- villages, towns and cities.  In Cavan-Monaghan, the only serviced settlement is Millbrook.  The township is in the process of completing a Water and Wastewater Master Servicing Study which is required under the Ontario Environmental Assessment Act.  The objective is… Continue reading

COMMENT – August 2023

August is Main Street month, where Canadians are encouraged to celebrate their downtown areas to raise awareness about the critical role they play in communities across the country.  These hubs come in a variety of shapes, sizes and characters, but they are key centres of their community’s social and economic… Continue reading

Masonic Lodge Hosts Drive for Kawartha Food Share

In July, members of the Masonic Lodge in Millbrook joined forces with members of their Peterborough association to run a fundraising drive on behalf of Kawartha Food Share, which supports the Millbrook Food Share. Collecting donations in fishing nets along King Street on the morning of July 22nd, organizers received… Continue reading

Local Reiki Studio Offers Alternative Route to a Healthier Mind and Body

As the daughter of an evangelical minister, Patti Dell’Osso is well acquainted with the concept of faith. She practices it in her daily life, just not in the way she was taught as a child.  Through her Reiki practise, she has found a spirituality that is calming and healing and… Continue reading