Collaboration Works for Local Women in Business

Pictured are five local business women supporting each other in their business endeavours.  Last month, their skills were applied to a local home listed for sale by Kathie Lycett, pictured right, with great success. A recent arrival in the village, Kristy Gosse, pictured centre, is a home decorator and stager. … Continue reading

New Day Care Centre Coming to Millbrook

The former location of A Buck or Two plus has been sold to Helping Hands Day Care, a family owned business operating seven day care centres in the Durham region. They plan to open a new facility in the building on Tupper Street. The relief from young families struggling to… Continue reading

Wayne Blaby Hands over the Reins of Computer Solutions Plus

Behind Wayne Blaby’s affable, laid-back veneer is a go-getter.  Even before he built his home on Ford Crescent more than 40 years ago, he was growing thousands of gladiolas for sale to local vendors while working at his day job at Intermediate Terminals in Peterborough.  In his basement, there is… Continue reading

Forest View Kennels Serving Pets and Their Owners for 26 Years

This marks the 26th year that the Anderson family has been serving canine and feline customers with boarding and grooming services through their business called Forest View Kennels.  Nestled in the Ganaraska Forest just south of Millbrook, they have a comfortable facility with heating and air conditioning for their charges,… Continue reading

Millbrook’s Community Care Donation

Millbrook’s Community Care would like to thank the Santa’s Studio Tour participants The Valley Shoppe, Country Charm, Clayworks Pottery, The Joneses, The Quilter’s Bolt, and Allen Wick Candles for their donation.  Pictured from left to right are Community Care Volunteers Timmi Brady, Trudy Langenberg, Cheryl Van Schyndel, Kate Deklerck of… Continue reading

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