Family Day Events for Everyone at the Cavan Monaghan Community Centre

Approximately 175 children brought their parents to the CMCC for a variety of events organized by Municipal recreation staff to celebrate Family Day. Youngsters embraced cookie decorating using heart-shaped cookies from the Pastry Peddler purchased through the generous sponsorship of the Millbrook and District Lions’ club. In addition to the… Continue reading

Foodshare Hero Clarke Matthew Retires

Millbrook and District Food Share had another successful Christmas Hamper program, providing almost 60 hampers and vouchers to local families. The Food Share would like to thank the various local businesses that donated, including Millbrook Foodland, Millbrook BIA, Millbrook Agricultural Society, Centennial Place, Millbrook Manor, Ivanhoe Cheese courtesy of the Dairy Farmer’s… Continue reading

Winter Fun at the Millbrook EarlyON Child Centre

A youngster was pleased as punch with her colourful snowman created last week at one of the many outdoor activities hosted by our family centre. Every Wednesday, staff provide an outdoor program where youngsters engage with nature, exploring the playground, community garden, trails and sidewalks in the neighbourhood building an… Continue reading

A New Generation Continues the Staples Syrup Tradition of Excellence

Members of the eighth generation of the Staples family of Cavan have joined the ranks of producers of award-winning syrup as 9 year old Emily submitted her first samples into this year’s Royal Winter Fair syrup competition. Producing world class maple syrup is a long standing tradition in the Staples… Continue reading

The Community Loses a World Class Champion

Last week, Millbrook lost a well-respected international artist. Bruce Lepper was a world-renowned bird carver best known abroad for his wildfowl and songbird carvings and locally for his efforts to promote and protect the beauty and heritage of our community After a successful career in graphic design in Toronto, Bruce… Continue reading

Ru Huntley Scores Silver at the National Beach Volleyball Competition

Ru Huntley first played volleyball in grade seven at Crestwood.  Well, he sort of played- he says he spent most of the time on the bench.  His interest in the sport was encouraged by his friend Hannah Shad, who played with the competitive volleyball with the Peterborough Thunder. Last summer,… Continue reading

Dave Bourgeois Cycles Back to Launch Drumlin Cycle

  Dave Bourgeois has come back to the community with some new skills he is eager to share.  Growing up in Millbrook, he explored the area extensively, cycling along local roads and trails, and has intimate knowledge of the local hills and terrain which put a strain on bicycle and… Continue reading

Two Local Families to be Inducted into the Peterborough County Agricultural Wall of Fame

After a two-year hiatus, the Peterborough County Agricultural Wall of Fame will celebrate the 2022 additions to their Wall of Fame in person this month. Two couples are among residents being honoured for their contribution to the local agriculture/agri-food industry:  Dr. Bill and Mary Belch of North Monaghan, and Roy… Continue reading