Millbrook Equine Offers a Variety of Services for the Horse Lover

It’s has been five years since Christine Millet and her family moved to their farm on Fallis Line, and they’ve made big changes to the property since their arrival, all with their own hands. The property is home to Millbrook Equine Services, where Christine boards, trains, breeds and provides riding… Continue reading

Christmas in July, Brides in October

The former Quilter’s Bolt location was decked out in Christmas paraphernalia last week as inventory from The Joneses’ consignment shop took temporary residence. A different kind of bling will soon be on display as this location will be occupied by a bridal shop which currently operates in Peterborough and is… Continue reading

New Daycare opens Tuesday August 4, 2020

Dignitaries including provincial Ministers Laurie Scott and Stephen Lecce and Mayor McFadden joined the owners and staff of Helping Hands Day Care to offer a glimpse of the grounds and interior of the new facility.  Its doors open for customers on Tuesday, and based on changing COVID regulations it will… Continue reading

Out of the Ashes – Woodleigh Farms Rebuilds with an Eye to the Future

July 17th marked two years since an early morning fire wiped out five barns in the twinkling of an eye at Woodleigh Farms in Cavan Monaghan Township. Five fire crews responded to the devastation, where 30,000 square feet of barns were leveled and a herd of 1500 pigs perished, along… Continue reading

Chamber Corner – August 2020

  The local Chamber of Commerce is putting their money where their mouth is, so to speak.  Recognizing the challenges facing their members arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly for small businesses, The Millbrook and District Chamber of Commerce has decided to waive their 2020 Membership fees, or waiving the… Continue reading

Local Indigenous Artist Sherry Crawford Hosts Art Exhibits

Twice this summer, Fraserville resident Sherry Crawford has teamed up with Don Winslow, a member of the congregation of St. John’s Ida church to host a COVID-friendly art show offering an impressive display of indigenous works at the church.  Sherry is originally from Bancroft and is a member of the… Continue reading

Food Truck Extends Takeout Options in the Township

This is high season for banquet halls and caterers: wedding and anniversary parties, end of season celebrations, galas for business awards, the list goes on.  All of these things are not happening this year, so Kevin and April Sendel, owner/operators of Personal Touch Catering and events that operates the banquet… Continue reading

Council Continues to Seek Ways to Support Local Business Recovery

At the June 15th council meeting, Economic Development Officer Brigid Ayotte presented a report summarizing the findings of an investigation into the possible temporary closure of King Street this summer. It was proposed as a tool to stimulate pedestrian and cyclist traffic by providing adequate space for physical distancing in… Continue reading

New Day Care Centre Coming Together

Helping Hands Daycare Centres Chief Executive Officer Ryan Eickmeier is pleased with how the new daycare centre is coming together, saying  “Construction is going remarkably well, and the centre is really starting to look like a Helping Hands. With the exception of a couple of new windows and doors to… Continue reading