Lions Donate to Sherri Crawford

Pictured is Lion Scott McFadden and Millbrook Farm Store owner Angela Lloyd presenting the proceeds of the January bottle drive to Sherri Crawford (middle). The Crawford family lost their home in a fire in November. Scott is holding an original painting Sherri created as a gesture of thanks, which will… Continue reading

Former Millbrook Teacher and Playwright Seeks Youth Adult Volunteer Actors

For the last nine years of his teaching career, Ed Schroeter taught kindergarten at Millbrook South Cavan Public School, retiring from a 30-year career in 2021.  He describes his time in Millbrook as his happiest teaching experience.  There he found enthusiastic and supportive teaching partners with whom he developed collaborative… Continue reading

Bill Slavin Takes us Beyond the Secrets of Jarrow

“It’s as good as it gets right now.” Bill Slavin might like to contemplate life in the middle ages or during the Napoleonic era, but he certainly doesn’t want to be transported back to that time. The Historical Society was treated to conversation, tea, and cookies by Bill Slavin and… Continue reading

Piece by Cavan Artist Sherry Crawford Featured in Toronto’s Cavalcade of Lights

Sherry Crawford is a self-taught artist who started painting later in life when she was inspired by the owner of Cobourg Native Art Museum. Originally from Bancroft, she has called Cavan Monaghan home for the past 28 years. For a brief period in 2014, Sherry owned and operated Crawford Fine… Continue reading

Second Annual Baxter Creek Watershed Alliance Forum Draws a Crowd

Last week the Baxter Creek Watershed Alliance (BCWA) held their second annual community forum.  Among the 77 attendees were members of organizations and associations with an interest in the alliance, with different areas of specialization, such as the Millbrook branch of Trout Unlimited, Kawartha Land Trust, two student groups from… Continue reading

Remember When Millbrook had a High School?  

If so, you’re invited! When Robert Winslow has an idea about a new play, it often starts with an image, not a story.  Sometimes that image defines the story, as in the image of Dr. Beatty burning the outstanding bills from his customers, which inspired the play “Crow Hill: The… Continue reading

Young Volunteer Actors Embrace a Summer on the Winslow Farm

This is Michael Field’s second season at the 4th Line Theatre. This Crestwood High School student from Millbrook is going all in this season with parts in both plays, and despite a grueling schedule, he couldn’t be happier to spend his days back on the Winslow farm.  During much of… Continue reading