Frequency of Dramatic Storms Expected to Rise This Summer

It’s not the vocabulary lesson we were seeking, but now most have learned the word “derecho”, which describes the weather phenomenon that occurred across the area on Saturday afternoon.  With a wind speed recorded at a tornado- like pace, this weather event affects a broad area, delivering a widespread straight-line… Continue reading


After a two-year hiatus, the Millbrook Fair is back in town from June 9th to 12th.    This will be the 171st version of events, each hosted by the Millbrook Agricultural Society.  Events kick off on Thursday with educational exhibits running from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm throughout the fairgrounds located… Continue reading

They’re Off!   Horse Racing Celebrates 50 Years at Kawartha Downs

  They pulled out all the stops for the celebration of the 50th anniversary of harness racing at Kawartha Downs last Saturday, with a full schedule from morning until dark.  The event drew so many that several police officers were required to control traffic on County Rd. 28 to maintain… Continue reading

50th Anniversary Event – Kawartha Downs

On Saturday, May 28th, Kawartha Downs will be celebrating its opening day as well as its 50th anniversary.  Among the scheduled events is a classic car show extravaganza which the Bewdley Lions’ Club is coordinating along with its host and contributed $10,000 for this part of the celebrations. The car… Continue reading

Charity Golf Tournament Honours Late Daughter

Black Diamond Golf Course in Pontypool is hosting a charity golf tournament this summer on July 7th.  The Emma Purdie Memorial Golf Tournament was established by Emma’s parents Barb and Bryan Purdie.  This summer marks the tenth anniversary of her tragic passing at the age of 20.  Home for the… Continue reading

Community Events – April 2022

It’s back!  Our most-read section makes a come back with the re-opening as our best-loved community organizations make a tentative start to a return to “normal”, whatever that looks like. Pancake Breakfast: Saturday, April 2nd and Sunday, April 3rd at the Millbrook Legion. Seedy Saturday: Saturday, April 2nd from 10… Continue reading

Do You Wonder Where the local United Church is?….if so we would love to meet you!

Harmony Pastoral Charge is the name of the combined congregations of the Millbrook, Cavan, Bailieboro and Springville United Churches. Although we do not have a visible church building, we continue to be the United Church of Canada in this community and would love to have you join us. We have… Continue reading