Dam Construction Nears Completion with Dredging Levels Falling Short

Dam Construction Nears Completion with Dredging Levels Falling Short
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In his report to Council on December 17th,  ORCA CAO Dan Marinigh reported on the progress of this significant capital project. The good news is the project is on budget and the construction activities are nearing completion for the year.  Due to unusual November weather, the final stages of the… Continue reading

New Works Depict Familiar Neighbourhood Scenes

New Works Depict Familiar Neighbourhood Scenes
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The Millbrook Gallery hosted Yvon and Johanne Lemieux on December 13, 2018, for a meet and greet.  The sale of some of Yvon’s compelling artwork raised a significant amount last year for Peterborough’s Brock Mission and many of those who came out to see him were familiar with his artwork. … Continue reading

Find Local Expertise at the Millbrook Garden Club

Find Local Expertise at the Millbrook Garden Club
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As the days begin to stretch a bit and the Christmas décor is safely stashed away for another season, it’s natural for the gardener to look longingly out the window, envisioning a new look for the garden, showcasing one of the latest cultivars that promise to flourish in all garden… Continue reading

Community Care Volunteer Spotlight – Susan Streefland

Community Care Volunteer Spotlight – Susan Streefland
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Millbrook’s Volunteer of the Year, Susan Streefland keeps extremely busy in her retirement by helping others and volunteering with Community Care. As Susan explains, “I enjoy being involved in the community. There is so much satisfaction from helping others. As well, I get to work with amazing people such as… Continue reading

Starting with Food – Everyone has a story to tell

Starting with Food – Everyone has a story to tell
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Food.  Glorious Food!  That’s the theme for the annual afternoon get-together at the Millbrook Manor this January, hosted jointly by the Manor and the Historical Society.  The focus, as always, is on stories – memories and anecdotes shared over coffee, tea and goodies in the Manor Common Room.  The stories… Continue reading