What We Need

 We are beginning to emerge from our cocoons, testing the water at outdoor events that previously were the hallmark of our community.   From Bush Pulls to Touch a Truck and downtown events, there are plenty of opportunities to mingle with neighbours and celebrate our community.  Perhaps meeting in person will… Continue reading

Touch a Truck

The skies cleared for the third Touch a Truck event hosted by the Millbrook/Cavan Firefighters’ Association.  They were grateful to the Millbrook Agricultural Society which provided the fairgrounds for the event venue and to all who brought their vehicles and equipment out for display.   After skipping a year due to… Continue reading

Local Art on Display in Open Studio Event

This weekend, ceramic artist Jane Wilson opens the doors to her private studio at her home at 700 Carmel Line for an Open Studio event showcasing the work of six local artists. Among the exhibits are paintings by JoEllen Brydon and Esperanca Melo, drawings by Grace Glass, wood items from… Continue reading

Millbrook BIA Hosts Fall Festival this Saturday

There will be something for everyone in downtown Millbrook on Saturday from 11am to 6pm as our local Business Improvement Area brings some fun and talent to the street.  A Kids Zone area will keep the little ones busy with a Bouncy Castle, slides and the educational and entertaining Zoo… Continue reading

Millbrook Ag Society Brings the Roar of Engines Back to the Fairgrounds in Bush Pull

In early September, the Millbrook Agricultural Society (MAS) hosted their first in-person, outdoor event called a Bush Pull.  The one day event took place at the Millbrook Fairgrounds and featured some of the most popular events at the annual fair.  Truck and tractor operators competed in a series of contests… Continue reading

Message from the Millbrook Fair Senior Ambassador

  My name is Shyana Post, I am the Millbrook Fair Senior Ambassador for the 2021/2022 year.  I am 19 years old and currently studying Business Marketing at Georgian College, online due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.   I have been attending the Millbrook Fair for as long as I can remember. … Continue reading

Millbrook Agricultural Society Announces Cancellation of 2021 Fair

Out of abundance of caution regarding the current COVID 19 Pandemic, the decision was made to cancel the Millbrook Fair for the second year in a row. Along with many other fairs in Ontario this decision was difficult to make, however we feel it is best to keep our community,… Continue reading

Towerhill North Information Meeting Draws Little Interest

Only ten members of the public participated in the virtual meeting hosted on behalf of the Towerhill North developer by members of Innovative Planning Solutions (IPS) and other advisors.  The event was an unusual gesture on behalf of the developer to hear the community’s concerns and suggestions in the early… Continue reading

COMMENT – February 2021

Putting Their Money Where Their Mouths Are Last week two postal workers made headlines when they refused to deliver complimentary copies of the weekly newspaper, The Epoch Times.  They were both suspended without pay for three days, forfeiting wages for principles. They weren’t the first to take this position about… Continue reading