OLG Makes First Quarter Payments to Local Municipal Governments

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Last month, Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) provided first-quarter (April 1 to June 30, 2019) non-tax gaming revenue payments of $132,375 to the Township of Cavan Monaghan for hosting Shorelines Slots at Kawartha Downs, and a further $837,838 to the City of Peterborough for hosting Shorelines Casino Peterborough. This… Continue reading

Feature Film Shoots Scenes in Downtown Millbrook

Feature Film Shoots Scenes in Downtown Millbrook
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Cavan-Monaghan is a film-friendly township, as demonstrated by the string of film crews through town. Last week, Netflix was in town filming scenes for its upcoming film, “Tiny Dancer”, and Tuesday they closed Foodland for the day to film inside the store. Next week Netflix is back filming “Jupiter’s Legacy”…. Continue reading

Local, Luxurious Handcrafted Ladies’ Line Appeals to all the Senses

Local, Luxurious Handcrafted Ladies’ Line Appeals to all the Senses
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Some of you may remember Anna Luckai as a music teacher at Millbrook South Cavan Public School about ten years ago.  She continues to teach but now educates high school students in Port Perry about careers during the fall semester and spends the remaining eight months of the year on… Continue reading

Wylde Folk Farm and Apothecary

Wylde Folk Farm and Apothecary
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Gillian di Petta is one of this year’s new Millbrook Market vendors.  Her cottage industry is called Wylde Folk, where she creates and sells natural, ecofriendly, small batch products designed to address scrapes and scratches encountered in everyday life.  Her salves and balms soothe bruises, bug bites, sun burn, and… Continue reading

Next Farmers’ Market Sunday – August 25

Next Farmers’ Market Sunday – August 25
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At last Sunday’s market, the line-up for Guilty Pleasures (aka doughnut heaven) began forming at 10:00am sharp.  Next door, market shoppers sampled sustainably harvested smoked trout.  A few stalls over, organic rotisserie chicken was on offer, next to naturally raised beef and lamb.  Across the way, stalls were filled with… Continue reading

Antique Car Show – July 2019

Antique Car Show – July 2019
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The Millbrook and District Lions Club hosted their Annual Antique and Classic Car Show on Saturday July 6th.  The Business Improvement Area supports the Lions’ Club in this event every year by assisting them with signage and advertising, making the job a lot easier.  With an 8 am start time,… Continue reading

Historical Society Offers Free Heritage Walking Tour August 25

Historical Society Offers Free Heritage Walking Tour August 25
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The Millbrook and Cavan Historical Society will be at the August Millbrook Farmers’ Market on Sunday, August 25 with some of the “tools of our trade” so that the public, and especially our newer residents, can get a sense of what the Historical Society does in our community. Following August’s… Continue reading