Friendship Force Provides Social Opportunities for Adults with Different Abilities

There were a few hiccups at the start, but late in April, three dedicated mothers launched a new program they call Friendship Force.  It is a social club for local individuals 18 and older who have different abilities.  They meet on Tuesday afternoons from noon until 4pm in the Studio… Continue reading

Proposed Legislation Will Create More Homes, Less Food Say Farm Organizations

The flurry of provincial legislation designed to facilitate the construction of new homes in Ontario continues, leaving municipalities wondering how to adhere to the new rules while maintaining viable and liveable communities. Bills 109 and 23 aim to build homes faster, primarily through administrative changes to the planning rules and… Continue reading

Work on the Parks and Recreation Master Plan Continues

More than 30 people participated in the Community Forum to discuss recreational options for the future, with a focus on the future of the old arena as any decision regarding this facility will have significant repercussions for the master plan. After break-out group discussions, the consensus seemed to be to… Continue reading

Celebrate Country at the Millbrook Fair!

Get ready, folks, the Fair is coming! Events kick off on Thursday June 8th with educational exhibits running from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm throughout the fairgrounds located on Frederick St. in Millbrook, and continue to Sunday 11th.  This will be the 172nd version of the Millbrook Fair, each one… Continue reading

Mysterious Donor Pays It Forward to Decorating Committee Volunteers

Last week the Decorating Committee was at it again, filling the downtown planters with fresh blooms for the summer season. After the job was done, nine of these volunteers met for lunch at the Pastry Peddler, where someone quietly paid for their meals as a gesture of thanks for their… Continue reading

Millbrook and District Lions Club Celebrates 75 Years of Service at Open House

On January 23, 1948 a group of civic-minded Millbrook area citizens joined together to form the Millbrook and District Lions Club in partnership with the Lions International Club.  For the next 75 years the Millbrook Lions have been serving their community, helping those who need help, and raising money for countless… Continue reading