Parents Make Impassioned Plea to Delay Millbrook Student Move to Crestwood

Reaction to the October 10th announcement by the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board proposal to establish an intermediate program for grade seven and eight students at Crestwood next fall continues as parents grapple with its implications.  The proposal stems from the pressure from new housing developments in the Millbrook… Continue reading

St. Thomas Anglican Donations

St. Thomas Anglican Church presented cheques for $000 each to Cavan Monaghan Libraries, the Old Millbrook School Family Centre, and the Canadian Foodgrain Bank at their last spaghetti dinner of the year in November, 2019. At their annual turkey dinner in December, additional donations of $1000 each were donated to:… Continue reading

Trout Unlimited Millbrook

The start of a new year always brings a collection of new hope, new ideas and a new outlook on life. With the recent creation of Trout Unlimited Canada Millbrook Chapter this couldn’t be more true. I have had the pleasure to work closely with like-minded residents of Millbrook who… Continue reading

Millbrook Puck and Stick Score Some Points Helping Prepare Christmas Hampers

On Tuesday December l7th, the Millbrook Puck and Stick gang got together and assisted Foodshare volunteers with the Christmas hampers at Millbrook Food Share at the Old Millbrook School. Previously these hampers had been put together by the Millbrook Rangers and Pathfinders.  Each needy family is given a quantity of… Continue reading

Historical Society Gets a Shot in the Arm

The Millbrook and Cavan Historical Society was honoured to get a surprise present this Christmas season. The Downtown BIA Christmas in the Village organizing committee came up with a wonderful addition to their annual festival with the Winter Wonderland Tree Garden sponsored by ReMax Eastern Realty Inc.  Broker Kathie Lycett… Continue reading

Men’s Lacrosse Team to Call Millbrook Arena Home This Winter

The Peterborough Timbermen are moving closer to home. After playing their first three seasons in Oshawa, Cavan Monaghan Council has formed an arrangement with Arena Lacrosse League Commissioner Paul St. John to allow the Timbermen to play their 2019-2020 season at the Millbrook Arena beginning this weekend. This Arena Lacrosse… Continue reading

Grand Opening of the Millbrook Dam

Dave Brackenridge addressed the audience for the official grand opening of the Millbrook Dam in November of 2019. The finishing touch will be the installation of permanent panels describing the role the pond and mill have had in the area. Temporary versions of the panels designed and written by local… Continue reading

Millbrook Lions Celebrate at the Annual Christmas Parade

On Saturday Dec. 14, the Millbrook branch of the Royal Canadian Legion hosted their annual Santa Claus Parade. Despite solid driving rain, members of the local Lions’ Club were there helping to keep the Christmas spirit alive.  Led by President Paul Holder and his lovely wife, Bette, Lion Dr. Larry… Continue reading