Secret Shoppers Give Cavan Monaghan Community a big Thumbs UP!

Last fall, Economic Development Coordinator Brigid Ayotte teamed up with volunteers from Tweed to participate in a Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs program called First Impressions Community Exchange. The FICE program engages volunteers who visit a community to assess its strengths and weaknesses in the services, transportation, tourist… Continue reading

Trout Unlimited Millbrook

The start of a new year always brings a collection of new hope, new ideas and a new outlook on life. With the recent creation of Trout Unlimited Canada Millbrook Chapter this couldn’t be more true. I have had the pleasure to work closely with like-minded residents of Millbrook who… Continue reading

It Takes a Community to Celebrate Christmas in the Village

  On December 5th, 2019, a community came together in the heart of our town to celebrate.  Christmas in the Village was a great success thanks to a wide variety of people and businesses in this community.  With so many features, this event requires more creativity, collaboration and volunteer power… Continue reading

North Cavan Students Hear Stories from Their Author

Award-winning children’s author Philip Roy spent a day at North Cavan Public School where he entertained several groups of students with his thoughtful, friendly presentation.  He clearly understands his audience, tailoring his presentation to each age group he met. His “props” caught the students’ interest immediately.  Three original pieces accompanied… Continue reading

New Resident – New Realtor

It’s a real compliment when experience realtors purchase a home in your community. Knowledgeable and discriminating, real estate experts like Peter Dewsbury have seen plenty, on both ends of the spectrum. So when he and his wife Nicole, who is also a realtor, came to check out Millbrook after seeing… Continue reading

Trout Unlimited Members Ready to Get Their Feet Wet

Last month, Millbrook resident Jim Slavin introduced Council to the goals and intentions of the newest local environmental organization, the Millbrook chapter of Trout Unlimited Canada (TUC). The branch is the newest member of this registered Canadian not for profit organization whose mission is the conservation, protection and restoration of… Continue reading

Top Tart Winner

In September, Pastry Peddler Baker, Brad Katz’s Whiskey-infused butter tart called Saloon took top prize at the taste-off at Port Hope’s Cultivate Festival.  Competing against 20 of the best butter tart bakers in Northumberland and the Kawarthas, the confection features candied pecans, chocolate ganache drizzle, and a rich, butter, whiskey-infused… Continue reading

Nate Nieman Construction Can Fix That

Nate is flexible.  He’ll take on projects large and small for homeowners looking to enhance their living space.  For ten years, he has worked primarily on older homes, refreshing dated kitchens, living rooms and bathrooms, applying his building and cabinetry skills to homes in need of some TLC.  He enjoys… Continue reading

Friends, Colleagues and Customers Celebrate Contributions of Bonnie and Ian McQuarrie

After 15 years operating the destination store in Millbrook, owners Bonnie and Ian look forward to a relaxed retirement where they can enjoy more time with family and friends, puttering in their extensive garden and doing a bit of travelling.  They were honoured by an informal gathering hosted by their… Continue reading