Local Flower Shop Provides Flowers For Seniors

It began during the first year of COVID, when family and friends were not allowed into seniors’ residences such as Centennial Place to prevent the spread of the virus.  Weeks turned to months, and Louise Bedford, owner/operator of The Valley Shoppe in Millbrook, was approached to deliver flowers to residents… Continue reading

Canada Summer Jobs Program Application Deadline Fast Approaching

Employers are invited to submit their applications for the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) Program by January 12th.  According to Jamie Schmale, MP for Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock, last year employers in our riding received almost $2 million which created 606 summer jobs. Jamie Schmale, Member of Parliament for Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock is reminding… Continue reading

Get a New Look for Your Kitchen Without Breaking the Bank

Realtor Kevin Lee and his family relocated to Millbrook a year ago from Stouffville, in search of a small town life. Lee is a realtor and his wife is a mortgage broker, so real estate drives their professional income.  In anticipation of a potential softening of the market, Lee began… Continue reading

A New Generation Continues the Staples Syrup Tradition of Excellence

Members of the eighth generation of the Staples family of Cavan have joined the ranks of producers of award-winning syrup as 9 year old Emily submitted her first samples into this year’s Royal Winter Fair syrup competition. Producing world class maple syrup is a long standing tradition in the Staples… Continue reading

New Mechanic Sets up Shop in Vacated Garage

Matt Howard is moving his Mobile Auto Service indoors, taking over the space at the garage on Tupper Street recently vacated by Mike Clarke’s Clarke’s Service Centre. For 15 years Matt has worked as a mechanic, in dealerships and garages in the Newcastle area.  Two years ago, he went out… Continue reading