The Millbrook Reporter: an Earlier Incarnation of our Local Paper

The Millbrook Reporter: an Earlier Incarnation of our Local Paper
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Before there was the Millbrook Times, there was the Millbrook Reporter which published every Thursday in the late 1800’s. In 1905 it merged with an Omemee publication and for a few years operated as the Millbrook and Omemee Reporter, but was simplified again to the Millbrook Reporter under the ownership… Continue reading

New Management with big Plans for Local Stone and Building Supply Firm

New Management with big Plans for Local Stone and Building Supply Firm
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Last May, Diane Rozon and Bill Wilks took over the Grant Drew Designer Stone business that has distributed brick and stone products in the area for more than 15 years.  The new owners plan to continue along the same path but with a vastly expanded product and service line.  They… Continue reading

Computer Solutions Plus helps Belizean Electrician

Computer Solutions Plus helps Belizean Electrician
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Last week, Computer Solutions Plus staff pitched in to convert a laptop to respond verbal commands instead of requiring the physical manipulation of a mouse or keyboard.  Spanish teacher Peggy Ortiz also assisted with the conversion, ensuring the laptop responds to Spanish voice commands. The laptop will be donated to… Continue reading

Christmas Comes to the Village on December 6th

Christmas Comes to the Village on December 6th
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Once again the Millbrook BIA is hosting this popular event, giving the community an early taste of the season.  Back again is a procession into town, but this year the departure point is the Old Millbrook School.   Bring a flashlight and get there by 5:45 to join Mrs. Claus and… Continue reading

Young Entrepreneurs Celebrate Significant Milestone

Young Entrepreneurs Celebrate Significant Milestone
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They’ve been at it for ten years now, which means these high school students own a business that has survived longer than 2/3 of other small businesses.  Cody and Kelsie are now both in high school and for the last decade they have grown a variety of vegetables on their… Continue reading

Millbrook Community Care receives $6500 donation

Millbrook Community Care receives $6500 donation
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Chris Schier of RE/MAX All-Stars provides a donation of $6,500 to the Millbrook Community Care, raised at this year’s Advantage Charity Classic Golf Tournament held at Baxter Creek Golf Club. Sponsors RE/MAX, Kidd Brothers Construction and Doyle Plumbing along with 80 golfers contributed to the cause. Pictured are Rosie and… Continue reading

Incentive Plan Will Encourage Private Investment in Downtown Rejuvenation

Incentive Plan Will Encourage Private Investment in Downtown Rejuvenation
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More than a year in the works, the Millbrook Community Improvement Plan (CIP) received Council approval on September 4th. This development tool will allow the municipality to extend financial assistance to property owners and tenants who undertake private investment projects aimed at revitalizing the area and reflect community values and… Continue reading