Sprinkles N Things Café Opens in Bethany

It might seem like a new business, but Amanda Mitchell has been working her magic in the kitchen as a small business owner since 2017.   She began by offering cooking classes and workshops for children.  Classes included cake and cupcake decorating, meal prep and lessons on food safety and recycling. … Continue reading

Kawartha Downs Hosts and Old-Fashioned County Fair This Weekend

The doors open on this year’s Kawartha County Fair at Kawartha Downs on Friday at 2pm, where visitors will be treated to a classic midway operated by Campbell Amusements, a vendor village with treats, beauty products, crystals and gemstone jewelry and more.  Games for kids and adults are cash only…. Continue reading

Coming Soon: Millbrook Village Apothecary

In a few weeks there will be a new source of health conscious products and support in town as Millbrook Village Apothecary opens its doors on King Street in Millbrook.  This will be the second location for Brenda Tapp, ND, who also owns and operates the Peterborough Centre of Naturopathic… Continue reading

Brisa Social Creates a Social Media Buzz for the Aesthetics Industry

Brígh Findlay-Shields of Millbrook first got her start in social media marketing as a sixteen year old.  She had developed an e-boutique selling her own equestrian accessories and was looking for a cheap (or free) way to drive traffic to her online shop.  The result was an organically created social… Continue reading

CIP Grant Program Launches for Applicants outside the Millbrook Settlement Area

In 2019, Council adopted the Millbrook Community Improvement Plan (MCIP).  This grant program has been used to support private community development initiatives in downtown Millbrook for the past four years. The objective of the CIP is to stimulate private investments that support the revitalization of downtown Millbrook through grants that… Continue reading

Save the Date – Ladies’ Night Returns August 3rd, 2023

You won’t want to miss this year’s Millbrook BIA Ladies’ Night which returns in August for its sixteenth season. The action starts at 4 pm in downtown Millbrook, featuring specials at our local retailers as well as vendors filling the street.  Ladies (and gents) of all ages are invited to… Continue reading

Selwyn Garlic Farms Offers a Variety of Garlic Products in all Shapes and Sizes

Sean and Theresa Wilson produce garlic on their farm in Selwyn and operate a booth at the Millbrook Farmers’ Market. Sean has a history in dairy farming in the Hamilton area.  In 1995 he moved to Peterborough for employment and since then he has gradually found his way back to… Continue reading