Secret Shoppers Give Cavan Monaghan Community a big Thumbs UP!

Last fall, Economic Development Coordinator Brigid Ayotte teamed up with volunteers from Tweed to participate in a Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs program called First Impressions Community Exchange. The FICE program engages volunteers who visit a community to assess its strengths and weaknesses in the services, transportation, tourist… Continue reading

Twin Pines Alpacas

When Barb and Joe Muise purchased the small farm south of Millbrook on County Rd. 10 in 2010, they wanted to have animals.  A veterinarian who specializes in laparoscopic surgery, Joe came with a clear list of criteria for their potential livestock.   The animals must provide something useful, but not… Continue reading

Historical Society Gets a Shot in the Arm

The Millbrook and Cavan Historical Society was honoured to get a surprise present this Christmas season. The Downtown BIA Christmas in the Village organizing committee came up with a wonderful addition to their annual festival with the Winter Wonderland Tree Garden sponsored by ReMax Eastern Realty Inc.  Broker Kathie Lycett… Continue reading

Martial Arts Studio Teaches Discipline, Respect and Control

  You know the scenes in action movies where the hero takes out five attackers with bare hands and walks away with a few scratches? After meeting with Frank Hill, those situations seem a lot more plausible.  He runs a martial arts studio in Fraserville called the Mystic Mountain Dojo,… Continue reading

Blank Canvas Offers the Opportunity to Explore Your 2020 Style

Hair Stylist, artist and crafter Stacey Knight has opened a new retail outlet in the front section of the former Bear Essentials store in Millbrook. Calling her new enterprise Blank Canvas Hair & Art Studio, Stacey plans to use the studio to combine her love of art, hair and style… Continue reading

It Takes a Community to Celebrate Christmas in the Village

  On December 5th, 2019, a community came together in the heart of our town to celebrate.  Christmas in the Village was a great success thanks to a wide variety of people and businesses in this community.  With so many features, this event requires more creativity, collaboration and volunteer power… Continue reading

Nexicom Bringing Fibre Optic to the Village of Millbrook

It is with great excitement that Nexicom announces it will be proceeding with the installation of a new comprehensive high-speed Fibre Optic Cable overbuild throughout the village of Millbrook. This next generation technology Fibre Optic Cable will provide residential homes and commercial businesses within the village of Millbrook with Internet… Continue reading

Taking DIY Craft Workshops to a Whole New Level

Yolanda Aubut has standards, and so will you when you attend one of her workshops where participants create custom wooden signs, pillows, holiday urns and other décor items.  No cringe-creating items leave her place of business. This cottage business was launched after a disappointing result at a painting workshop where… Continue reading