New Partnerships Help Millbrook Food Share Reduce Food Insecurity and Food Waste

Did you know that 58% of all food produced in Canada is lost or wasted? In 2019, that represented 11.17 metric tons of food, which is the equivalent of more than 90 CN Towers.  So says Second Harvest, Canada’s largest food rescue organization, suggesting that almost a third of this… Continue reading

Two Public Forums Collect Additional Feedback on Parks and Recreation Strategic Plan

Last week, two meetings were held to collect public input on the strategic plan for the future of the Parks and Recreational Programs and facilities investments that might be desirable over the next 12 years to address the recreational needs of a growing community. The strategic plan provides background information… Continue reading

Back by Popular Demand

It’s back!  The long-awaited sequel to the Historical Society’s first-ever Trivia Night happens November 30. Join MCHS for a riveting night of trivia with emcee Rachel Finney.  This 19+ event at the Millbrook Legion Hall is going retro, with the focus on 1980s and 1990s pop culture.  Registration is at… Continue reading

COMMENT – November 2023

As the misery continues in Gaza and Ukraine, polarization among the “by-stander” nations is intensifying. It’s not implausible to believe that we are witnessing the formation of a new world order.  Atrocities intensify emotions as civilians bear the consequences as collateral damage, sometimes by design.   Language around the events is… Continue reading

Letter to the Editor – November 2023

Although many think that the 786 new homes being added to Millbrook are cause for excitement as our small town grows, others, like myself, are alarmed by possible repercussions these new builds could bring. In a recent article written by Brendan Burke, the township’s executive director of planning and development… Continue reading

New Diner to Open Next Month

For years, these two Millbrook couples have shared meals together, experimenting with new recipes.  There was usually a theme for the meal, which could feature a special burger, something from the smoker or a new spice combination.  The men are the foodies in the group, and enjoy the friendly competition… Continue reading

Crossing Guard to Supervise Crestwood Pedestrian Crosswalk

After a delegation by Cavan Monaghan Township resident Brian Taylor in September regarding the safety of Crestwood and James Strath students crossing Sherbrooke St., Council asked staff to develop recommendations as quickly as possible in order to prevent an accident. The intersection currently has a crosswalk which was installed in… Continue reading