What’s Does the Future Hold for the Old Arena?

At the last Council meeting, Parks and Recreation Manager Gerry Barker presented a report outlining the findings of a recent structural engineering report regarding the condition of the aging facility, some cost estimates for potential repair activities and input from potential users of a revamped building. The engineering report broke… Continue reading

Ganaraska Forest Board Hears Concerns Regarding ATVs

Jane Zednick of the municipality of Port Hope presented a delegation to the Ganaraska Regional Conservation Authority at last month’s meeting.  Throughout the dignified and thoughtful meeting, speakers came to present their positions regarding ATV traffic in the forest to Board members which include Chair Jeff Lees and Cavan Monaghan… Continue reading

ATV Decision Status

At the meeting of July 2nd, Council did not support the recommendations of staff report – Parks and Facilities-2019-12 Proposed off-road vehicle routes in the Township of Cavan Monaghan. During the discussion with Council at that meeting, it was established that there were three distinct topics relative to ORVs in… Continue reading

Letters to the Editor – November 2019 – ATVs

Coming to Your Street Next ATVs aren’t designed to be driven on roads and are dangerous both on and off road.  They shouldn’t be allowed on our roads.  A report by Public Health Ontario – “The Epidemiology of All-Terrain and Snowmobile Injuries in Ontario” states that during 2014 and 2015 there… Continue reading

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

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

Pumpkin Fest 2019 🎃

The crowds poured into the Veggie Patch to get a taste of country last month at the Pumpkin Fest which featured gator rides and a petting zoo where Daphne the Alpaca enjoyed the attention. Cody and Kelsie were thrilled with the turnout and would like to extend a massive thank-you… 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

New Christmas Farmers’ Market – Sunday November 24

If you haven’t already saved the date, mark your calendars now.  On Sunday November 24, the Millbrook Farmers’ Market will be hosting their first ever Christmas Market.  It’s shaping up to be a fun filled and festive event. Our original plan was to hold a traditional European-style outdoor market at… Continue reading