Meet the New Principal at Millbrook South Cavan Public School

Meet the New Principal at Millbrook South Cavan Public School
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Once again, Millbrook South Cavan begins the school year with a new principal.  Jeff White arrives from Norwood, replacing Janice Mackenzie who retired last year. Jeff grew up in Lakefield, and loves rural schools.  He studied at Trent and spent his student teaching time in the area as well.  In… Continue reading

It Takes More than Resolve to Maintain Rural Cemeteries

It Takes More than Resolve to Maintain Rural Cemeteries
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  On a wintery day last February, snow and ice on County Road 10 resulted in the sudden launch of a vehicle which landed within the confines of Shield’s Cemetery on Hayes’ Line.  The extent of damage to the site was not established until this spring, but in the interim,… Continue reading

Cavan Resident Secures Bronze Medal at 2019 World Badminton Federation Seniors Championships

Cavan Resident Secures Bronze Medal at 2019 World Badminton Federation Seniors Championships
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Last month, Keith Priestman joined six other senior Canadian badminton competitors in Katowice, Poland, bringing home a bronze medal in the 55-year-old Men’s Singles division in the World Badminton Federation tournament. Keith Priestman has been playing badminton since the age of 4, when he picked up the sport with his… Continue reading

Hand-crafted, Tasteful Food and Gifts Offer a Nod to the Past at Millbrook Mercantile

Hand-crafted, Tasteful Food and Gifts Offer a Nod to the Past at Millbrook Mercantile
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The wait continues for the much-anticipated opening of the new business in the former antique shop called Millbrook Mercantile, now scheduled for September.  Owners Bernadette MacNeil and Lance Nachoff are feeling it, too, but they’ve been waiting even longer. The dream of opening a business in the food industry has… Continue reading

Congratulations on your Retirement

Congratulations on your Retirement
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After serving the community for 37 years, Dr. Lar. as he is affectionately known. will make his last chiropractic adjustment at the end of the month.  Lynn and Larry Smith look forward to an active retirement which kicks off with a cycling trip north of Montreal in September.  Between hockey,… Continue reading

Local, Luxurious Handcrafted Ladies’ Line Appeals to all the Senses

Local, Luxurious Handcrafted Ladies’ Line Appeals to all the Senses
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Some of you may remember Anna Luckai as a music teacher at Millbrook South Cavan Public School about ten years ago.  She continues to teach but now educates high school students in Port Perry about careers during the fall semester and spends the remaining eight months of the year on… Continue reading

Wylde Folk Farm and Apothecary

Wylde Folk Farm and Apothecary
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Gillian di Petta is one of this year’s new Millbrook Market vendors.  Her cottage industry is called Wylde Folk, where she creates and sells natural, ecofriendly, small batch products designed to address scrapes and scratches encountered in everyday life.  Her salves and balms soothe bruises, bug bites, sun burn, and… Continue reading