New Daycare opens Tuesday August 4, 2020

Dignitaries including provincial Ministers Laurie Scott and Stephen Lecce and Mayor McFadden joined the owners and staff of Helping Hands Day Care to offer a glimpse of the grounds and interior of the new facility.  Its doors open for customers on Tuesday, and based on changing COVID regulations it will… Continue reading

Chamber Corner – August 2020

  The local Chamber of Commerce is putting their money where their mouth is, so to speak.  Recognizing the challenges facing their members arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly for small businesses, The Millbrook and District Chamber of Commerce has decided to waive their 2020 Membership fees, or waiving the… Continue reading

Emergency Repairs on Station Trail Complete

The sudden appearance of sinkholes under the former railway line along Station Trail left two sections of the trail unstable and unsafe for public use.  Extensive repair work is now complete and the $18,332 expense was funded through a transfer from the Parkland Reserve Account. Users in that area should… Continue reading

Tribute Signs created by Students

Tribute signs created by Millbrook South Cavan students surround the Centennial Place sign in anticipation of the appreciation event hosted by the Lions a few weeks ago. Young people in our community are taking the lead in their demonstration of appreciation and compassion, cutting their hair for a cause, starting… Continue reading

“SPLASH! Art Contest”

Trout Unlimited Millbrook is hosting the “SPLASH! ART CONTEST”, which is an opportunity for children to draw, photograph, or write about their interactions with our local streams this summer Trout Unlimited Millbrook has prizes available for a number of participants, and the top three submissions will be published in the… Continue reading

Council Continues to Seek Ways to Support Local Business Recovery

At the June 15th council meeting, Economic Development Officer Brigid Ayotte presented a report summarizing the findings of an investigation into the possible temporary closure of King Street this summer. It was proposed as a tool to stimulate pedestrian and cyclist traffic by providing adequate space for physical distancing in… Continue reading

Millbrook Mason’s Food Drive

On Saturday, members of the Millbrook Masons conducted a drive for Kawartha Food Share on King Street.  Collecting cash with an extended fishing net to maintain social distancing, the group collected 350 lbs of food and $3,669.50 in cash and were very pleased with the response from local residents.  Since… Continue reading

Where Do We Go from Here?

Please make your voice heard, we know that historically, provincial government ears are turned much more by the voices of the families impacted. Over three months have passed since the mandatory closure orders were issued across Ontario that saw all schools, Licensed Child Care Centres and EarlyON Child and Family… Continue reading

The Chamber Corner – July 2020

As Phase 2 of Reopening Ontario’s Economy happens, more of our Millbrook Chamber members have reopened or extended their hours of operation as follows: 4th Line Theatre has cancelled its 2020 Summer Season but their Box Office and Administration Centre on Tupper Street is open Monday – Friday 9:00am to… Continue reading