Say Goodbye to Garbage Bag Tags

In preparation for budget time, Public Works staff have been reviewing the township waste programs to uncover potential areas of cost savings. One of the possibilities they suggested was the elimination of the bag tag option for residential garbage disposal. In their report presented at the December 5th meeting, staff… Continue reading

Ruth Roberts Delivers the Healing Power of Music

Ruth Roberts approaches her patients with the keen eye of an experienced nurse, quickly assessing the situation to find the best approach.  Some are open books, ready to embrace the gift of music that Ruth offers, easily finding its restorative gifts.  Others are wary, resistant even, and that includes the… Continue reading

The Millbrook Agricultural Society Continues the Tradition

Millbrook Agricultural Society consists of a group of local volunteers who promote the rural lifestyle, reminding the community that life on the farm is a combination of hard work and (usually pretty loud) fun. Agricultural societies have been part of the rural landscape since 1812, when the St. Lawrence Valley… Continue reading

Many Organizations Help to Understand Our Watersheds

It was really nice to read the article on water quantity monitoring, “Keeping Track of Water Flows at Baxter Creek”, in the December issue of The Millbrook Times. After moving to Millbrook 15 years ago, I remember noticing the station booth located next to the Distillery Street Bridge and looking… Continue reading

Canada Summer Jobs Program Application Deadline Fast Approaching

Employers are invited to submit their applications for the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) Program by January 12th.  According to Jamie Schmale, MP for Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock, last year employers in our riding received almost $2 million which created 606 summer jobs. Jamie Schmale, Member of Parliament for Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock is reminding… Continue reading