Sweet New Bakeshop Offers Spectacular Sweets and Classes for Young and Old

Amanda Mitchell moved to Bethany with her husband last April and continued her four-year-old company called Sprinkles and Things in her new home. On November 20, Amanda led a workshop for six children where they decorated cupcakes. The class also included pizza which was washed down with a children’s favourite,… Continue reading

Chambers of Commerce Launch Hometown Holiday Campaign

This holiday season is getting more local focus with the new Hometown Holiday campaign. This new initiative is a joint partnership between the Havelock Chamber of Commerce, Millbrook & District Chamber of Commerce, Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism, and the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce on behalf of all… Continue reading

Volunteers in the Decorating Committee Keeps Downtown Beautiful

A big shout-out to the wonderful volunteers who make up the Millbrook BIA (Business Improvement Association) Decorating Committee. The Decorating Committee is a committee of, and funded by, the Millbrook BIA and has been in existence for approximately 15 years. These ladies fill 22 urns and numerous hanging baskets in… Continue reading

Fraserville Post Office Closes Abruptly

  With just a few weeks’ notice, Postmaster Christine Jones learned that her 23 years of service was about to end as the property where the Fraserville Post Office operated was sold. November 12th was the last day of service, and the “Sold” sign had yet to be posted on… Continue reading

Local Seamstress Can Make Your Clothes Fit or Make Your Design Dream a Reality

  Terry Kelly has four sewing machines in her studio, some much older than others.  They all have their specific roles- hems, serging, zippers, etc. She won’t say how long she has worked as a seamstress, but it’s safe to say it is more than a few decades.  She began… Continue reading

Christmas Comes to the Village on December 2nd

This much-loved event hosted by the Millbrook BIA is returning to the village this year, giving the community an early taste of the season, running from 5 to 9pm. While some events are not possible due to health restrictions, many of the evening’s favourite features will be back on the… Continue reading

Suzanne’s Hot Stuff Delivers Heat and Flavour

Suzanne Schmidt is confident, straight-forward, and also a great cook.  Her flavours are rooted in  her Guyanese background and all include heat, but her products deliver more than that burning sensation.  Her products are carefully crafted to showcase flavour, featuring sweet mango, lemon and pineapple, savoury garlic and onions and… Continue reading

Another Subdivision Application for Millbrook’s Fallis Line

Early last month, Peterborough County posted another Completed Application of Subdivision plan for Millbrook. The new site is located to the south east of the intersection of Fallis Line and County Rd. 10, with a 300 m frontage along the County Road and a 580 m frontage along a future… Continue reading

Council Considers Regulations for Cannabis Cultivation in Cavan-Monaghan

Last month Meridian provided further details regarding regulatory options to the township for the commercial cultivation of Cannabis. Cannabis is grown in one of three ways: as an outdoor crop possibly protected by hoop houses; in greenhouses and in warehouse-type buildings in industrial areas. Indoor cannabis production and processing facilities… Continue reading