BABBLE – Are You Ready for a Throwdown?

I was volunteering at the school one day when I noticed a little boy looking dejected on the playground.  I asked how he was doing and he gave a sullen shrug, confiding that he had spent most of his recess “running away.” “Running away,” I repeated, horrified.  The boy went… Continue reading

Friends, Colleagues and Customers Celebrate Contributions of Bonnie and Ian McQuarrie

After 15 years operating the destination store in Millbrook, owners Bonnie and Ian look forward to a relaxed retirement where they can enjoy more time with family and friends, puttering in their extensive garden and doing a bit of travelling.  They were honoured by an informal gathering hosted by their… Continue reading

Millbrook South Cavan Students’ Terry Fox Fundraising Results – 2019

Millbrook South Cavan Students’ Terry Fox Fundraising Results After setting a fundraising target of $1000 for their Terry Fox event this year, Millbrook South Cavan students brought in more than double their goal, raising $2337.55 for the Terry Fox Foundation.   Staff members including Principal White and teachers Mrs. Thomson, Mrs…. Continue reading

This Month at Your Libraries – November 2019

The holidays are approaching, and the CMLibraries are here to help you get a head start on your ‘To Do List’. Start the month off by making Christmas cards with us at the Millbrook Branch. Join us Saturday, November 2nd at 1:00pm, where we will use our Silhouette CAMEO to… Continue reading

Public Health: Protecting You Behind the Scenes

Peterborough Public Health is mandated by Ontario’s Health Promotion and Protection Act (HPPA) to detect and effectively address threats to your health, as they arise. We have your back, and you probably don’t even realize it. Most of our work is invisible – it happens every day, round the clock,… Continue reading

Pumpkin Fest 2019 🎃

The crowds poured into the Veggie Patch to get a taste of country last month at the Pumpkin Fest which featured gator rides and a petting zoo where Daphne the Alpaca enjoyed the attention. Cody and Kelsie were thrilled with the turnout and would like to extend a massive thank-you… Continue reading

Letter to the Editor – Veterans’ Medals

I would like to inform your readers about two very special medals that are available for our veterans. These are the National Order of the Legion of Honour from France and the Ambassador for Peace Medal from the Republic of Korea. Our veterans of the Second World War and the… Continue reading

Decorating Committee

The Millbrook BIA Decorating Committee and some helping hands have been at work making wooden mitts for the winter planter arrangements and wooden poppies for a display at the Legion the early part of November. Seated, left to right: Nancy Robinson, Jeanne Shields; Standing, left to right: Sharon Roffey, Sue… Continue reading