Making Time to Spend Outside Means Making Lifelong Memories

When I think about most of my vivid childhood memories, they have one thing in common: those memories took place outside.  I remember running through the sprinkler in our backyard, going to pick strawberries with my sister and my Mom and then sitting on the porch hulling them so she… Continue reading

An Unfinished but Memorable Season for the Millbrook Stars Peewee Hockey Team

The call came just after practice, an extra practice in fact added to the teams schedule to prepare for the upcoming Play off Championship series in which the Millbrook Stars Peewee LL had qualified to play.  The call was from the OMHA…..and with that call the hockey season was done. … Continue reading

Lending Your Calm to Your Children in Challenging Times; A Self-Reg Lens

Do you ever have those moments where you find yourself saying out loud, “They know I’m having a bad day so why do they insist on making harder?” I bet we all have; we are only human.  Often, it can seem as though the more stressed or tense we feel,… Continue reading

New Day Care Centre Coming to Millbrook

The former location of A Buck or Two plus has been sold to Helping Hands Day Care, a family owned business operating seven day care centres in the Durham region. They plan to open a new facility in the building on Tupper Street. The relief from young families struggling to… Continue reading

Toronto Organization Launches New Minor Ball Hockey League

A new organization is soliciting minor ball hockey players through flyers distributed through schools and social media activities using the name “Peterborough Minor Ball Hockey League”.  This is NOT the local league founded and operated by volunteer extraordinaire Guye Vondette that has played in Millbrook for many years.  This is… Continue reading

Meet Millbrook South Cavan Green Team!

  In November, the township launched a pilot Organic Waste Program for Millbrook area residents to divert organic materials from the Bensfort landfill to help extend its dwindling life expectancy. Students at Millbrook South/Cavan Public School have embraced the program with spectacular results.  There are ten green bins in the… Continue reading

Newspaper Club – February 2020

Australia Wildfires By Newspaper club members Sydney McKeown and Danika Rudy Right now in Australia there is an unbelievable amount of fire rapidly spreading around the country.  These have been going on since November of 2019, and they are still burning to this day.  There have been many rich people… Continue reading

Get Your Tickets for the Next Funfolks Theatricals Production

A March break tradition continues as Funfolks Theatricals prepares for its twelfth season providing fun-filled family entertainment delivered by the local youth under the expert guidance of local children’s author and Cavan resident, Shan McFadden. This year’s cast of twenty-four children continue to prepare for four performances of this year’s… Continue reading

School days, school days …

The bell rings at 7:00 pm on Friday, February 28 at the Millbrook Legion Hall for students, teachers and staff who spent time on reading, writing and ‘rithmetic at area schools, past and present. Of course, everyone is welcome to come and enjoy the stories, witness the reunions, and take… Continue reading