Local Flower Shop Provides Flowers For Seniors

It began during the first year of COVID, when family and friends were not allowed into seniors’ residences such as Centennial Place to prevent the spread of the virus.  Weeks turned to months, and Louise Bedford, owner/operator of The Valley Shoppe in Millbrook, was approached to deliver flowers to residents… Continue reading

2023 Santa Claus Parade

Our Firefighters led the Santa Claus Parade last month as the popular event made a comeback.  Approximately 400 people lined King Street under sunny skies to watch a record 24 floats travel from the Millbrook Christian Assembly to the old arena.  While judging the floats was a challenge, Otonabee Massage’s… Continue reading

Men’s Shelter Receives Early Christmas Gift from Local Residents

For the third consecutive year, Darlene Hannam, aka Cynthia Darlene, reached out to the Cavan/Bethany/Millbrook community through Facebook seeking donations for clients of the Peterborough Men’s Shelter.   The community responded. This initiative was inspired by the reaction Darlene received a few years ago when she dropped off some of her… Continue reading

Speed Limits Protect Your Community and Your Wallet

In October, speed limits were reduced on a number of municipal roads across the township in response to a growing number of complaints.   Concerns were expressed through individual complaints, a Council delegation as well as a petition.  Residents raised issues regarding speeding cars included safety hazards along roadways, the safety… Continue reading

Cavan Monaghan Honours St. Paul’s Cemetery Trustees

Members of the St. Paul’s Cemetery Committee were awarded the Municipal Heritage Recognition Award at the November 7th, 2022 Council Meeting.  The cemetery and chapel are located at 1304 Zion Line, just southeast of Millbrook. Built in 1818, this burial ground is one of the oldest in the area. Established… Continue reading

Wishing You a Happy New Year! – 2023

In this edition you will find stories of generosity.  Gifts of time, money and even flowers, offered by local businesses, service organizations and individuals that make our community special. In the next few years, it will be more important than ever to think of others.  We will be called to… Continue reading