Millbrook Grade 6 Students ask: Who is Jason Salo?

On November 8 and 9th, 2023, a veteran named Jason Salo visited Millbrook South Cavan School. He met with each grade over two days, allowing him to speak with smaller groups of students. He explained that while in the war he was a Counterintelligence Investigator and a CF Air Marshall…. Continue reading

Piece by Cavan Artist Sherry Crawford Featured in Toronto’s Cavalcade of Lights

Sherry Crawford is a self-taught artist who started painting later in life when she was inspired by the owner of Cobourg Native Art Museum. Originally from Bancroft, she has called Cavan Monaghan home for the past 28 years. For a brief period in 2014, Sherry owned and operated Crawford Fine… Continue reading

Memorial Tree Recognizes Courageous Hockey Mom

In 2022 Joshua Palewandrem joined the Millbrook Stars U15 hockey team, while his Mom Brenda was in the midst of fighting a courageous battle with cancer. Brenda never missed coming to a game and cheering on the team. Once while travelling a great distance to a tournament, she became stuck… Continue reading

Where Are They Now? Tamara Maxwell Shares Her Solo Camping Experience on a Dedicated YouTube Channel

To say that Tamara Maxwell loves the outdoors would be a massive understatement. Perhaps her thirst for solitude stems in part from growing up in a home on Syer Line surrounded by six siblings.  Her quiet, independent nature continues to drive her life in a unique direction as she carves… Continue reading

Remembering Dave Brackenridge

Another month and another blow to the community as we mark the passing of another local hero.  On Thursday Sept 28th, David Brackenridge passed away suddenly at the age of 79. After graduating from the University of Guelph in 1966 with a B.Sc. in Agriculture from Guelph  he began his… Continue reading

The Community Loses a Hometown Hero

In August, the community lost one of its most dedicated supporters with the passing of Orville Thertell. Orville found many ways to serve: as a member of the Lions’ Club, and a Lifetime member of both the Millbrook Cavan Firefighters’ Association and the Millbrook Agricultural Society.   He was the go-to… Continue reading

Meet New Millbrook South Cavan Principal Marc Riopel

Millbrook South Cavan Public School (MSCPS) will see a few changes next week when school starts. Marc Riopel has joined as Principal, taking the helm of a growing school that now has forty four staff supporting a school population of more than 500 students.  For the past seven years, Riopel… Continue reading

St. John’s Ida Cemetery Board Recognizes Allen McCamus

Over forty people, family and friends, including members of St. John’s Church in Ida, joined in celebrations on July 31, to recognize the retirement of Allen McCamus from the Cemetery Board and as a happy coincidence, the birthday of Allen’s wife Waunita. Allen had faithfully served this entire community for… Continue reading