Millbrook Medical Centre – Community Asset or Liability?

Millbrook Medical Centre – Community Asset or Liability?
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Early last month, the Millbrook Medical Centre Board hosted their Annual General Meeting for an audience of one.  The poor showing perhaps reflects a lack of appreciation for the building’s unusual role in the community. The Millbrook Medical Centre was built in 1972.  A newly-minted General Practitioner, Dr. Van Loon… Continue reading

Congratulations on your Retirement

Congratulations on your Retirement
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After serving the community for 37 years, Dr. Lar. as he is affectionately known. will make his last chiropractic adjustment at the end of the month.  Lynn and Larry Smith look forward to an active retirement which kicks off with a cycling trip north of Montreal in September.  Between hockey,… Continue reading

Wylde Folk Farm and Apothecary

Wylde Folk Farm and Apothecary
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Gillian di Petta is one of this year’s new Millbrook Market vendors.  Her cottage industry is called Wylde Folk, where she creates and sells natural, ecofriendly, small batch products designed to address scrapes and scratches encountered in everyday life.  Her salves and balms soothe bruises, bug bites, sun burn, and… Continue reading

On your mark: Get ready for the next Cavan Hills Country Run!

On your mark: Get ready for the next Cavan Hills Country Run!
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Start training now to be ready to show off your stuff at the next Cavan Hills Country Run scheduled for Saturday, September 28th. Open to participants of all ages and proficiencies, including dogs on leashes, the event features three divisions: a 10k Run, a 10k Walk and the 4.7k Run/Walk…. Continue reading

Expanded Midwifery Services Coming to Peterborough

Expanded Midwifery Services Coming to Peterborough
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Last week the province announced an additional $193,648 this year to support midwives in Peterborough-Kawartha, part of their $28 million commitment to expand midwifery services across Ontario.  This extension will help families access additional choice in primary care during a pregnancy, birth and postpartum.  The province is also working to… Continue reading

Turning the Tide on Peterborough’s Opioid Crisis

Turning the Tide on Peterborough’s Opioid Crisis
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  Peterborough’s opioid crisis has been getting worse, despite best efforts to provide more treatment options for people with opioid addictions, and the additional harm reduction measures that we have deployed. Naloxone kits are more accessible than ever, either from a pharmacy or from Peterborough Public Health, who can now… Continue reading