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

Decorating Committee

The Millbrook BIA Decorating Committee and some helping hands have been at work making wooden mitts for the winter planter arrangements and wooden poppies for a display at the Legion the early part of November. Seated, left to right: Nancy Robinson, Jeanne Shields; Standing, left to right: Sharon Roffey, Sue… Continue reading

Thistles and Sticks for Christmas? 

Thistles and Sticks grew out of a desire of its owner Barb Newman to live simply; returning to our basic roots. Having spent a career painting houses, she was looking for a way to employ her creative energy by repurposing items that would otherwise be discarded, bringing them new life. … Continue reading

Where Are They Now? Jordan Cheyne Transforms his Love of Cycling into a Career

Ten years ago, former Millbrook Times owner and Editor Cathy Bond introduced readers to Jordan Cheyne, who picked up cycling at the age of 13 and by 17 was competing and winning long distance races across North America.  Raised in Millbrook, Jordan was spending his summers cycling with the Peterborough… Continue reading

New Roman Catholic Priest Serves Millbrook Congregation

The Millbrook Diocese welcomed a new priest this summer. Father Antonio (Tony) Barol arrived in Millbrook at the end of June after a five year stint in Powassan just south of North Bay.  He joined the Peterborough Diocese in 1999 when he relocated from his home in the Philippines, joining… Continue reading