Say Their Names – Comment – November 2022

It’s a phrase that took prominence during the Black Lives Matter movement as a gesture to personalize black lives lost through racial injustice.  The practice has earlier roots, however.  For example, every year at the memorial event for the 9/11 disaster, the names of the almost 3,000 victims who died… Continue reading

Old Millbrook School and the Pineapple Quilt Block

The Old Millbrook School now boasts a quilt block. It is the latest addition to the Cavan Monaghan Barn Quilt Trails. The steering committee thanks the Township Council for permission to install the block. Barn quilt trails are now common across the United States and Canada. They beautify the landscape… Continue reading

Millbrook Minor Hockey to Manage CMCC Concession Booth

Millbrook and District Minor Hockey Association was the only bid received to a tender seeking operators for the concession booth at the CMCC, and the terms have been established. In their proposal, the organization explained that staffing for the outlet will consist of volunteers from their association who would all… Continue reading

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