Meet Joshua Helms, Foodland Millbrook’s new Store Owner/Operator

Meet Joshua Helms, Foodland Millbrook’s new Store Owner/Operator
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Foodland Millbrook has been a fixture in Millbrook for over 40 years, and its new owner, Josh Helms, is bringing a fresh approach and brand-new store renovation to customers in the community. Josh grew up in Mt. Albert, Ontario and started in the grocery business when he was 16 as… Continue reading

Pilot Project to Collect Kitchen Waste in Millbrook Starts November 1st

Pilot Project to Collect Kitchen Waste in Millbrook Starts November 1st
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Last month, Council supported a staff recommendation to begin a pilot project for the collection of kitchen waste in the village of Millbrook.  The collection will be incorporated into the existing curbside collection contract with Wither’s Waste and the pilot will run for nine months to coincide with the completion… Continue reading

St. John’s Anglican Church, Ida

St. John’s Anglican Church, Ida
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Pictured is local MP, Jamie Schmale, with St. John’s Anglican Church, Ida, Rev. Peter Mills, at last month’s Community Appreciation event which brought out approximately 100 guests to acknowledge and celebrate the organization’s two centuries of service to the community. Another 200th anniversary will be celebrated this month by St…. Continue reading

Nexicom Receives Funding to Support New Rural High-Speed Fibre Networks

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Nexicom receives federal funding assistance to facilitate the installation of new next generation Fibre Optic Cable Networks to their current high-speed internet infrastructures in Northumberland County, Otonabee – South Monaghan & Douro-Dummer Townships. Last month, the local telecommunications company learned that it will be receiving $2,887,738 of federal funding in… Continue reading

New Organization Established to Help Protect Local Water Courses

New Organization Established to Help Protect Local Water Courses
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Growing up in the area has fueled a passion for the outdoors in Scott Calder and his wife Cori Carveth. They hope to share this love with their young daughter, but why stop there?  The couple has been approved to launch a local chapter of Trout Unlimited Canada which will… Continue reading

One Giant Zucchini for Mankind

One Giant Zucchini for Mankind
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Millbrook Zucchini Festival celebrates the 50th anniversary of this historic event on September 8 Cooked up by the Millbrook Zucchini Festival Test Bake Ovens The story of the Apollo 11 moon landing has, over the years, become almost mythical. The thrill of the blast-off. The nail-biting suspense of the lunar… Continue reading

4th Line Theatre Receives Significant Provincial Funding Boost

4th Line Theatre Receives Significant Provincial Funding Boost
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Opening night for the 4th Line Theatre’s premiere performance of their August production of Carmel was more exciting than usual; the local theatrical non-profit organization announced that they had received more than $410,000 in provincial funding. The funds flow from two sources.  The Ontario Trillium Foundation has provided $34,200 to… Continue reading