Summer Company Program Open for Applications for Youth Entrepreneurs

Peterborough & the Kawarthas Business Advisory Centre is now accepting applications for the Summer Company program. Summer Company is the Government of Ontario’s flagship youth entrepreneurship program that connects students ages 15-29 with training, mentorship and funding to start a summer business. This year, seven grants up to $3000 are… Continue reading

Millbrook Market Vendor

Deana Huntsbarger is a new vendor at the Millbrook Market offering selections small-batch cheeses from five small producers across Ontario, including Hope Co-op of Aylmer Bushgarden of Elgin, Fifth Town of Picton, Gunn’s Hill of Woodstock BackForty of Lanark and Crossroad of Norwich. The selections are produced from cow, goat,… Continue reading

2019 County Recognition Award Recipients Acknowledged

Congratulations to the six residents and organizations that were selected by their community for their service to the community. The Peterborough Curling Club was recognized for its contribution to accessibility improvements in the County, Pat Taylor of Taylor Made Signs was acknowledge as a local business leader, the Millbrook Gallery… Continue reading

Local Firm Provides Mobile Fire Protection Services

These days, homeowners are focused on the dangers of water damage to their properties as record rains make flooding a regular news item.  Fraser McNevan of Cavan would like to remind property owners of another risk that can be mitigated with some proactive moves: the danger of fire. He operates… Continue reading

Next Farmers’ Market Sunday June 23

Thirty vendors filled the parking lot of the Old Millbrook School last Sunday at the May Farmers’ Market.  As sunny skies and warmer temperatures prevailed, exuberant shoppers scooped up a wide array of local products, including newly bottled maple syrup, preserves, Ontario cheeses, wine, fresh meats and, of course, baked… Continue reading