Vaccines Come to Millbrook

This week, Peterborough Public Health (PPH) held a vaccine clinic at the CMCC in Millbrook. Eligible vaccine recipients were able to book an appointment two weeks earlier through the provincial COVax system.  Drop in appointments are not available in the region.  Pop-up clinics are happening in “hot spots” primarily in… Continue reading

Local Educators Embrace Program to Foster Environmental Stewardship

Local Grade six students are familiar with Camp Kawartha through the annual winter camp event that has been a tradition in the curriculum for decades. Established in 1921, the camp is an accredited, award-winning not-for-profit educational organization offering environmental education for students ages four to seventeen. Through their extensive programs,… Continue reading

Quick Results from Body Contour Salon and Spa

  Imagine looking like you’ve lost your COVID weight without losing a pound through treatments you can have over your lunch hour.   Donna Keates has opened a body contour spa in Cavan-Monaghan where she can help you lose inches, but not necessarily weight.  Sound too good to be true?  That’s… Continue reading

Talented Physiotherapists Set up Shop in Millbrook

Gary Trail and his life and work partner Laine Corp may not be from here, but they are embracing the village with enthusiasm. Laine had a sense of what lay ahead when the couple moved here two years ago, having been raised on a Hereford farm in Omemee and shown… Continue reading

Vaccinations are Coming

Peterborough Public Health (PPH) has launched a “Notify Me” campaign to make it easier for residents to find out when they can receive the COVID-19 vaccine.   Residents can visit www.peterboroughpublichealth.ca/notifyme to sign up with their email address and indicate which group(s) they want to be notified about. When local clinics… Continue reading

Centennial Place Vaccine Administration to Start this Week

In mid-January, positive COVID tests in an asymptomatic resident and a staff member with mild symptoms forced the long-term care home into a Breakout designation. After further testing of all residents and staff, it was determined that the resident test was a false-positive results with the same likely true for… Continue reading

Community Rallies in Support of Another Young Cancer Patient

This fall, a Crestwood Secondary student in our community named Wyatt received another cancer diagnosis after beating the disease in elementary school. Word travelled as it does in a small, caring community like ours and people are bringing their cash and talents to support Wyatt and his family in a… Continue reading

Finding the Light in COVID’s Darkness

Feeling anxious or depressed? You are not alone! COVID-19 is taking a toll on both our physical and mental wellbeing, and we are still months away from a vaccine roll-out. A survey of Canadians aged 15 years and older done during the first wave of COVID-19 found that just over… Continue reading