Letter to the Editor – March 2021

The Millbrook and District Food Share had another successful Christmas Hamper program, providing 39 hampers and vouchers to local families. The Food Share would like to thank the various local businesses that donated, including Millbrook Foodland, Millbrook BIA, Millbrook Masonic Lodge, Millbrook Community Care, Nexicom,  Millbrook Legion- Branch 402, Millbrook… Continue reading

March for Meals – Showcasing Meals on Wheels in the Millbrook Area

  Food is a basic need, a life necessity. What we eat or don’t eat affects our mental, emotional and physical well-being.  Did you know that the Meals on Wheels program is also available to adults who are recovering from surgery or illness? One of the misconceptions of Community Care’s… Continue reading

Sandwich Sisters Demonstrate How We Can Truly Be in this Together

Jane Berlin and her husband recently moved from Toronto to their farm in Bethany to live on a full-time basis. It has been difficult to integrate into their new community because of Covid restrictions, but Jane found inspiration from a volunteer group that began in Toronto that call themselves the… Continue reading

Community Care Programs Continue During the Lockdown

Community Care Peterborough (CCP) programs continue under the Sta-At-Home Order issued by the Premier last month. Deemed an essential service, their health care and seniors support programs are necessary to keep the most vulnerable safe in their own homes.  According to the Executive Director, Danielle Belair, the organization’s our food… Continue reading

Clarke’s Café Continues the Family Tradition

The reprieve provided by the pandemic crystallized Jule’s Kitchen owner/operator Julie’s desire to move on from the restaurant she operated for – years in the family-owned building that houses Clarke’s Service Centre, the gas station, the car wash and laundromat.  After mulling it over, Mike and Heather Clarke decided to… Continue reading

Registration for Christmas Hamper Program Begins

After several months of redirecting local Foodshare users to Peterborough’s Kawartha Food share because of COVID, our local food bank reopened its doors in early August. Thanks to the generosity of local individuals, churches and other organizations, their supplies have been replenished through local donations without the need to bring… Continue reading

NOW OPEN! – New Café Owners

NOW OPEN!!! The restaurant at Clarke’s Service Centre will reopen under new management.  Clarke’s Café will be managed by Taylor Post, pictured left, and owned by Heather and Mike Clarke.  The café will be open seven days a week from 6am to 3pm as soon as they get the green… Continue reading