Donations for Belize

Donations for Belize
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Pictured is Bev Hilditch receiving a gift of a crock pot from Nancy Britton, representing the Millbrook Home Hardware store.  Bev expressed her appreciation for the contribution to the Annual Belize Auction. The auction was held on January 26th at St John’s Anglican Church in Ida. St. John’s has been… Continue reading

Budget Update

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The second draft of the 2019 Municipal Budget continues to project a 2.5% increase in the municipal tax levy. Since the original draft, some updates have been made.  On the positive side, corporate insurance premiums have declined by 2.85% across all departments, and some other expenditures have been removed, the… Continue reading

Millbrook South Cavan Students Present Musical

Millbrook South Cavan Students Present Musical
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Approximately 40 students from grades four through eight have spent recesses and some periods after school over the last few months organizing, rehearsing and preparing props for this year’s production of the musical entitled “The Castaways”.  The play addresses some critical social issues including homelessness and compassion.  Through a series… Continue reading

Millbrook Primary Students Participate in Indigenous Dance Workshops

Millbrook Primary Students Participate in Indigenous Dance Workshops
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Last month, each grade one to three class at Millbrook South Cavan School were treated to two sessions of Indigenous dance workshops delivered by two graduates of Trent University’s School of Education and Professional Learning.  Members of the Haudenosaunee, or “people of the longhouse,” more commonly referred to as Iroquois… Continue reading

Chemong Chimney Delivers Warmth and Style to Your Home

Chemong Chimney Delivers Warmth and Style to Your Home
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Looking to keep warm? Chemong Chimney has a complete range of fireplace products using fuel of all types from wood, natural gas, propane to wood pellets. In operation since 1993, the family-owned business delivers their customers’ fireplace or stove projects from start to finish, including framing, installation and masonry, and… Continue reading

Lots to Learn at your Local Library

Lots to Learn at your Local Library
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Although February is the shortest month, it can often feel like the longest. The Cavan Monaghan Libraries have lots of activities planned to help quickly pass this chilly month. The Old Millbrook School Family Centre and CM Libraries will be hosting a fun filled PA Day on Friday, Feb 1st… Continue reading