Trout Unlimited Millbrook

The start of a new year always brings a collection of new hope, new ideas and a new outlook on life. With the recent creation of Trout Unlimited Canada Millbrook Chapter this couldn’t be more true. I have had the pleasure to work closely with like-minded residents of Millbrook who… Continue reading

Local Youth Running Club Calls CMCC Home

It doesn’t take long for word to spread about a fabulous facility like our Cavan Monaghan Community Centre.  On December 9th, a local running club began to use the indoor running track as its winter home base for training, bringing talented young athletes from around the area together to train,… Continue reading

Millbrook Puck and Stick Score Some Points Helping Prepare Christmas Hampers

On Tuesday December l7th, the Millbrook Puck and Stick gang got together and assisted Foodshare volunteers with the Christmas hampers at Millbrook Food Share at the Old Millbrook School. Previously these hampers had been put together by the Millbrook Rangers and Pathfinders.  Each needy family is given a quantity of… Continue reading

Martial Arts Studio Teaches Discipline, Respect and Control

  You know the scenes in action movies where the hero takes out five attackers with bare hands and walks away with a few scratches? After meeting with Frank Hill, those situations seem a lot more plausible.  He runs a martial arts studio in Fraserville called the Mystic Mountain Dojo,… Continue reading

Men’s Lacrosse Team to Call Millbrook Arena Home This Winter

The Peterborough Timbermen are moving closer to home. After playing their first three seasons in Oshawa, Cavan Monaghan Council has formed an arrangement with Arena Lacrosse League Commissioner Paul St. John to allow the Timbermen to play their 2019-2020 season at the Millbrook Arena beginning this weekend. This Arena Lacrosse… Continue reading

Trout Unlimited Members Ready to Get Their Feet Wet

Last month, Millbrook resident Jim Slavin introduced Council to the goals and intentions of the newest local environmental organization, the Millbrook chapter of Trout Unlimited Canada (TUC). The branch is the newest member of this registered Canadian not for profit organization whose mission is the conservation, protection and restoration of… Continue reading

What’s Does the Future Hold for the Old Arena?

At the last Council meeting, Parks and Recreation Manager Gerry Barker presented a report outlining the findings of a recent structural engineering report regarding the condition of the aging facility, some cost estimates for potential repair activities and input from potential users of a revamped building. The engineering report broke… Continue reading

Recreation Staff Hired to Fill the Community Centre with Programs

Shortly after the new community centre opened, two fresh faces appeared on the scene, full of energy, ideas and recreation program experience to help maximize the use of this new recreational asset.  Melissa Als and Karlie Cornish-Tkalec joined the Recreation Department to co-ordinate rentals, secure external programs and eventually deliver… Continue reading