Motorcycles Lined King Street

Motorcycles Lined King Street
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Motorcycles lined King Street on June 2nd preparing for the Legion’s annual Bike Ride.  Forty seven riders travelled to Bancroft for lunch at the Bancroft Legion and returned to a hot dinner prepared and donated by the Millbrook Legion Ladies’ Auxiliary.  With a small top up from the coffers of … Continue reading

Crow Hill Play Offers a Nod to Nexicom’s Past

Crow Hill Play Offers a Nod to Nexicom’s Past
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Many local residents still remember some unusual features in their local telephone service as recently as the 1980’s. Calling neighbours only required dialing the last four digits of their telephone number, and some residents still had “party lines” where a special ring indicated the intended recipient of the incoming call. … Continue reading

New Exhibit Opens at ZimArt’s Rice Lake Gallery

New Exhibit Opens at ZimArt’s Rice Lake Gallery
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This weekend is the launch of The Relative Project:  Zimbabwe at ZimArt’s Rice Lake Gallery, featuring an exhibition of the work of well-known Peterborough photographer Wayne Eardley.  The images are part of his extensive collection of photographs he calls The Relative Project, which he describes it as ongoing exploration of … Continue reading

Millbrook Entrepreneur Launches Online Camping Website- Pitched

Millbrook Entrepreneur Launches Online Camping Website- Pitched
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Growing up in England, Olaf Dunn was an avid camper and outdoor enthusiast.  His family spent vacations touring all around Europe with a camper staying in a variety of locations including rural and remote private campgrounds as well as some ‘wild camping’ locations where permitted.  He moved to Canada in … Continue reading

The 4th – a Tart Celebrating Local Creativity

The 4th – a Tart Celebrating Local Creativity
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Pastry Peddler baker Brad — got his creative juices flowing to develop a tart for the 4th Line Theatre as their contribution to this year’s largest Butter Tart Tour christened Arts ‘n Tarts.  Last year, the popular Kawartha Butter Tart tour adopted a Canada 150 theme launching a Canadiana collection … Continue reading

Blocks and Blooms Will Be a Riot of Colour

Blocks and Blooms Will Be a Riot of Colour
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  The Tour Guide or passport for Blocks and Blooms is now available at Bear Essentials and The Quilter’s Bolt in downtown Millbrook, complete with a map showing the locations of the special features planned for Saturday, June 23. There are 12 glorious gardens in Millbrook getting some very special … Continue reading