Peterborough Opens the Door to Cross-Border Servicing

At the March 4th meeting, Council was asked to comment on a proposed amendment to Peterborough’s Official Plan The clause in question prohibited the extension of municipal services such as water, sewer and utilities beyond its borders except to service city-owned facilities such as the Peterborough Airport.  The proposed amendment… Continue reading

Lots of Winter Action at the Old Arena

In what could be its last hoorah, the action continues at the old arena with soccer and lacrosse action. Indoor soccer programs are operating for 505 members of the Maple Leaf Cavan Football Club (MLCFC), with participants from age three to seventy.  Programs run every evening and much of the… Continue reading

Peterborough Petes Return to the CMCC for Preseason Game

Once again, Millbrook Minor Hockey is hosting a preseason Peterborough Petes game at the CMCC.  On September 23rd, the “home” team will face off against the Niagara Ice Dogs in a match starting at 7 pm. Tickets will be going on sale soon, with plans to offer general admission tickets… Continue reading

Peterborough Hubs Bring Social Services to the Rural Customer

People living in rural and remote communities in the County of Peterborough have historically had challenges accessing the agencies that deliver social services, such as housing, employment children’s support services, because of a lack of affordable transportation options into the city to meet with service providers.  Remote meeting options can… Continue reading

Peterborough Real Estate Most Overheated in Canada

It’s perhaps not a contest we would want to win, but according to a report by the Canadian Real Estate Association, the Peterborough area is the hottest market in the country.   While other markets around the GTA have softened with lower sales, the Peterborough area recorded a very slight… Continue reading

Boundary Adjustment with Peterborough Dead Issue

It seems the extended stand-off between Cavan-Monaghan and the City of Peterborough over a possible boundary adjustment at the northwest edge of the township has been shut down by the city’s own staff. The most recent draft of Peterborough’s new Official Plan outlines how the city expect to grow for… Continue reading

New Plan of Subdivision Received by Peterborough County

It appears that the appetite for building new residences in Millbrook has not yet been satisfied. Last week, Peterborough County confirmed it had received another complete Application for a Plan of Subdivision for property in Cavan-Monaghan from CSU Development, an arm of Bromont Homes which is owned and operated by… Continue reading

Lost Rescue Dog from Millbrook Has Been Seen Across the Country

A Millbrook family is still looking for a rescue dog that ran off as it was being brought to their home for the first time three weeks ago. While there have been sightings, reports have come in that the dog is moving fast and over a large distance. The dog… Continue reading

Crestwood Intermediate Staff and Students Create Their Own School

Change can be scary, and when news first emerged that Millbrook Grades 7 and 8 might be moving to a new, intermediate school housed at Crestwood Secondary School in the fall of 2019, there was considerable anxiety, but excitement, too.  At the time, some of the students were concerned about… Continue reading