Take a Hike: Millbrook Valley Trails is One of Our Original Outdoor Playgrounds

From its entrance at the Medd’s Mountain Park and the millpond in the village of Millbrook, the original loop of Millbrook Valley Trails (MVT) traverses a diversity of natural vegetative communities to the southern boundary of the Ministry of Natural Resource Provincial Fishing and Nature Areas, and follows Baxter Creek… Continue reading

Vaccines Come to Millbrook

This week, Peterborough Public Health (PPH) held a vaccine clinic at the CMCC in Millbrook. Eligible vaccine recipients were able to book an appointment two weeks earlier through the provincial COVax system.  Drop in appointments are not available in the region.  Pop-up clinics are happening in “hot spots” primarily in… Continue reading

Message from the Millbrook Fair Senior Ambassador

  My name is Shyana Post, I am the Millbrook Fair Senior Ambassador for the 2021/2022 year.  I am 19 years old and currently studying Business Marketing at Georgian College, online due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.   I have been attending the Millbrook Fair for as long as I can remember. … Continue reading

Millbrook Agricultural Society Announces Cancellation of 2021 Fair

Out of abundance of caution regarding the current COVID 19 Pandemic, the decision was made to cancel the Millbrook Fair for the second year in a row. Along with many other fairs in Ontario this decision was difficult to make, however we feel it is best to keep our community,… Continue reading

Ward Boundary Review Process Continues

Last week a third public information session was held to provide insight into the Ward Boundary Review process status and collect community feedback on the issue. The township is undertaking review of its ward boundaries to ensure fair and equitable representation of municipal residents on Council.  Consultants with Watson and… Continue reading

Who Cares About the New Subdivision?

Last week’s compulsory Public Information meeting regarding the Official Plan and By-law amendments required to accommodate the next phase of the Highlands subdivision drew only a handful of attendees. This continues the relatively recent trend of apparent apathy towards big issues in the township.  Traditionally there has been robust participation… Continue reading

Rev. John Sloan Pens a Memoir

  Members of the United Church congregations in Millbrook and Cavan were served for seven years by Reverend John Sloan, an amiable, sports-loving minister who had “been around”.  He is still the Padre for the local legion, but has been retired for many years and now resides in Jackson Creek… Continue reading

Happening during the month of April at The Old Millbrook School EarlyON Child and Family Centre

In-Person Outdoor Programs: Mondays: Music and Movement 10:00am (Four Weeks) Tuesdays: Stroller Walk 10:00am (Four Weeks), Little Artists 12:30pm (Four Weeks) Wednesdays: Pathways 10:00am (Four Weeks), Let’s Move Together 12:30pm (Four Weeks) Thursdays: The Learning Trail 11:00am (Five Weeks) Email omsfc@nexicom.net to register today. We cannot permit drop-ins at this… Continue reading

COMMENT – March 2021

Our community is changing.  For the most part, we might feel that we have little influence on most of the changes – the scale of a new development, public health measures that restrict our activities, and even the proposed changes to Cavan’s “four corners” intersection.  These changes are prescribed for… Continue reading