Tax Returns at Centennial Place

Tax Returns at Centennial Place
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  Pictured is Janet Buchanan, Director of Resident and Family Services. The staff at Centennial Place is inviting resident to have their tax returns completed by volunteers associated with Revenue Canada Agency. Straight-forward tax returns with annual incomes below $40,000 are eligible for this free service. Tax preparation will be… Continue reading

Township Responds to Proposed Amendments to Planning Legislation

Township Responds to Proposed Amendments to Planning Legislation
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Gone are the days when landowners could build a retirement home on their property for grandpa or a starter home for the kids.  Lot creation is subject to a growing web of regulations, with principles articulated in the Planning Act which establishes the policy to guide land use decisions across… Continue reading

Children’s Clothing Swap to Raise Funds for Family Centre

Children’s Clothing Swap to Raise Funds for Family Centre
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On Sunday, March 31st, come to the Old Millbrook School Family Centre to snag some gently-used clothing and support the EarlyON programming at the centre. Do you have children’s clothing that no longer fits or doesn’t meet your little people’s fashion sense?  The EarlyON Centre will be accepting gently used,… Continue reading

Township Budget Conclusions

Township Budget Conclusions
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The Township budget passed with little comment last month, with Council approving a 2.5% hike in the municipal portion of the local property tax bills.  The total operating budget amounts to $7,144,906 with the capital budget totalling $5,891,092. The County also approved their budget last week, which concluded with a… Continue reading

Millbrook Garden Club to Discuss Invasive Plant Prevention

Millbrook Garden Club to Discuss Invasive Plant Prevention
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Please join the Millbrook & Area Garden Club on Wednesday March 6th for the first meeting of 2019, a sure sign that spring is just around the corner. We will welcome guest speaker Gabby Nichols of the Ontario Invasive Plant Council. Gabby coordinates the Early Detection and Rapid Response Network… Continue reading

Nominate Someone Inspirational: County Recognition Award Nominations Open

Nominate Someone Inspirational: County Recognition Award Nominations Open
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It’s that time of year again where we identify local groups and individuals who are making extraordinary contributions to our community. The categories are broad, ranging from acts of heroism, entrepreneurial initiatives, and leadership in areas including agriculture, volunteering, sports, culture and environmental protection.   Nominees may not have received a… Continue reading