Christmas Comes to the Village on December 6th

Christmas Comes to the Village on December 6th
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Once again the Millbrook BIA is hosting this popular event, giving the community an early taste of the season.  Back again is a procession into town, but this year the departure point is the Old Millbrook School.   Bring a flashlight and get there by 5:45 to join Mrs. Claus and… Continue reading

Next Garden Club Meeting Features Presentation about Tropical Houseplants

Next Garden Club Meeting Features Presentation about Tropical Houseplants
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Join us on Wednesday Oct. 3rd at 7:30 PM the Millbrook & Area Garden Club as we host a presentation by Margaret and Bob Burley, featuring a “Show and Tell” all about tropical houseplants, including Orchids and African Violets (Gesneriads) and their care and repotting. Margaret and Bob have owned… Continue reading

Pontypool Celebration Honours Canadian War Brides

Pontypool Celebration Honours Canadian War Brides
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Last month the Manvers Historical Society hosted a reunion for local war brides to celebrate their contribution to the country.  Thirteen women and a husband representing his hospitalized wife attended from across the province.  Many brides bore familiar local names including Tinney, De Mille, Leahy, Condon, Robertson and Lash.  Ranging… Continue reading

Municipal Staff Host Dinner Under the Stars in Support of the New Community Centre

Municipal Staff Host Dinner Under the Stars in Support of the New Community Centre
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Last Saturday evening, Municipal staff organized and executed a celebration of things local with a spotlight on food, and in the process raising funds for the new Community Centre. The evening began early with a cocktail hour where guests chose between local beer from Publican House and Smithhavens’ breweries, wine… Continue reading

Compass Early Learning Program Graduates

Compass Early Learning Program Graduates
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Friends and family members watch as the first “class” of preschoolers graduate from Compass Early Learning Program. Next week these children will enter the school by a different door to join their siblings and neighbours in their first year of public education. The event indicated that their queuing skills will… Continue reading

This Month at Cavan Monaghan Libraries

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As the summer winds down it is a great time to collect seeds to add to our Seed Library: 1) Collect seeds and bring to either branch. 2) Fill out envelope with seed description and growing conditions. 3) Borrow from the seed library, grow, harvest the seeds and return them… Continue reading

Libraries undergoing some maintenance this fall

Libraries undergoing some maintenance this fall
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In an effort to provide the best service possible in the best facilities, the Branches of the Cavan Monaghan Libraries will be undergoing some maintenance this fall. The Bruce Johnston Branch will be closed from September 11-September 22 for some deep cleaning, painting and some other work that just cannot… Continue reading