Millbrook’s EarlyON Centre Returns to Drop-In Style Program

In the last two years, the Educator Team has offered a variety of in person and virtual programs for families in the Millbrook Community and beyond.  Since March 2020, when permitted to gather together, families were required to register in advance for any in person programs.  This was quite the… Continue reading

Thanks for 50 Years of Service

This month marks 50 years since Dr. Dave VanLoon and his wife, Claire, moved to Millbrook, as Dave began his career as a family doctor. He assumed the practice of Dr. Hobbs and, at first, his medical practice continued to operate out of the retired doctor’s home. Soon, the new… Continue reading

Baxter Creek Watershed Alliance – A Community Invitation!

Early settlers called the township known now as Cavan-Monaghan, “this green and pleasant land.”  Since that time, an ever increasing number of people have discovered the charms of this special place.  Newcomers and long-time residents alike have expressed keen interest in protecting and enhancing the natural heritage of this municipality…. Continue reading

No Mobile Bank for Millbrook

Late last summer, Kawartha Credit Union (KCU) brought in their Mobile Branch to the village to introduce residents to this innovative facility.  Parked beside the old arena near Needler’s Mill, the unit incorporated two private offices and a full-service ATM, allowing customers to perform the vast majority of banking services,… Continue reading

Millbrook Agricultural Society Event

On a particularly windy Saturday last month, the Millbrook Agricultural Society hosted their second annual Santa Claus parade at the Fairgrounds on Frederick St. The event drew 359 cars filled with visitors who came to enjoy the floats.  Among the entrants with displays were Town & Country, Eagleson Construction, Millbrook… Continue reading

Millbrook Water Rates to Rise by 1.5%

Last month, Council approved a 1.5% annual increase in water bills for Millbrook water customers for the next four years.  Water rates have been a cause for concern since the launch of the new water plant facilities in 2015, which by law must cover all costs of water systems. Last… Continue reading