Thomas Anglican Pancakes Supper

Last month the congregation of St. Thomas Anglican Church in Millbrook brought back their popular Shrove Tuesday Pancake supper which has not been done since COVID. Approximately 120 came to enjoy pancakes, sausages, peameal, fruit salad and dessert. The event raised just over $1000 which was added to the church’s… Continue reading

Millbrook Manor: the Destination of Choice for Independent Seniors

Millbrook Manor is a well-kept secret.  Tucked in the village behind Foodland, it is ideally located within walking distance to the downtown area and has been a popular destination for seniors seeking affordable rental housing in the community.  Originally called the Millbrook Senior Citizens’ Lodge.  These days its official name… Continue reading

Cavan Horseback Riders Launch Business

Olivia and Elle Wittek are young Cavan residents whose love of horseback riding began when they were three and five years old. They like English- style riding and ride several times a week at Stillbrook Riding Stables near Keene.  At the moment, they lease their horses, but would one day… Continue reading

Final Budget Approves 3.4% Municipal Rate Increase

At the final budget meeting last month, Cavan Monaghan Council approved a residential Tax Rate increase just under 3.4 percent to fund the municipal operating and capital expenditures for 2024.  This is significantly lower than the first draft of the budget which reflected a potential 7.9% rate increase. The Operating… Continue reading

Free Tax Clinic Returns March 18th

Centennial Place is once again hosting a free Tax Clinic for qualifying individuals.  Taxpayers with individual income of less than $35,000 or family income less than 45,000 in 2023 are eligible for this service.  Bring all tax forms, slips and rent or property tax information to Centennial place where volunteers… Continue reading

Fundraising for Charlotte

During the Winter Classic Hockey Tournament last month, the teams took the opportunity to do some fundraising on behalf of the sister of one of their hockey players who received a cancer diagnosis just before Christmas. Through a variety of fundraising initiatives at this hometown hockey tournament, the Millbrook Stars… Continue reading

Millbrook Stars U15 and U18 Teams Host Exciting Winter Classic Tournament

On the second weekend of February, Millbrook Minor Hockey hosted a 30-team tournament over three days for teams in the U15 and U18 age groups.  Among the competitors were five Millbrook teams: three in the U15 age bracket and two in the U18 group. Facing stiff competition, two of the… Continue reading

Peterborough Pacers Track and Field Club

On Friday evenings during the winter months, the walking track at the CMCC is unavailable for an hour as the Peterborough Pacers Track and Field Club have it booked for practice. Formerly known as the Peterborough Legion Track Club, this group has been around for almost 30 years, offering recreational… Continue reading