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

Horses are Patient Therapists at Harmony Farms Rice Lake

  During her work as a Personal Service Worker, Krystyna Nelson has seen firsthand the physical and mental debilitation that chronic ailments have on daily life.    During time spent with her clients, she saw them feel supported, even finding ways to laugh.  When her scheduled time was up, she often… Continue reading

Ukrainian Family Welcomed in Millbrook

Their home is Dnipro, but when they’ll see it again, no one can say. In the early days of the Russian invasion, Aleksandr Buhaienko, his wife Kateryna and children Andrii, Mykola, Olena and Bohdan travelled west in Ukraine, eventually landing in Warsaw, Poland.  With the surge of refugees finding their… Continue reading

Veteran and Emergency Personnel Support Program Launches in Millbrook

This month, the Millbrook Legion begins to host monthly meetings for a veterans support group called Operation VetBuild.  The organization is based on the UK initiative that was established to provide information, advice and guidance to support veterans of the armed forces to help them in their transition back to… Continue reading

Who are we now? More Census 2021 Results Released

Late last month, Stats Canada published another slice of information gleaned from the 2021 Census study.  This release outlined population changes by age and gender and housing changes in the community. In 2021, the enumerated population of Cavan-Monaghan, Township (CSD) was 10,016, which represents a change of 13.4% from 2016…. Continue reading