Millbrook Minor Hockey Hosts 6th Annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser

After a two-year hiatus, the Millbrook and District Minor Hockey Association is bringing back their annual fundraising golf tournament.  The event takes place on September 18th at Keystone Links Golf & Country Club in Cavan and features 18 holes of golf, sponsored holes, prizes, auction, lunch and more. Growth in… Continue reading

Ru Huntley Scores Silver at the National Beach Volleyball Competition

Ru Huntley first played volleyball in grade seven at Crestwood.  Well, he sort of played- he says he spent most of the time on the bench.  His interest in the sport was encouraged by his friend Hannah Shad, who played with the competitive volleyball with the Peterborough Thunder. Last summer,… Continue reading

Dave Bourgeois Cycles Back to Launch Drumlin Cycle

  Dave Bourgeois has come back to the community with some new skills he is eager to share.  Growing up in Millbrook, he explored the area extensively, cycling along local roads and trails, and has intimate knowledge of the local hills and terrain which put a strain on bicycle and… Continue reading

They’re Off!   Horse Racing Celebrates 50 Years at Kawartha Downs

  They pulled out all the stops for the celebration of the 50th anniversary of harness racing at Kawartha Downs last Saturday, with a full schedule from morning until dark.  The event drew so many that several police officers were required to control traffic on County Rd. 28 to maintain… Continue reading

The Return of the Millbrook Children’s Fishing Derby

After a five-year hiatus, the ever popular Millbrook Children’s Fishing Derby made a spectacular return last Saturday at the Millpond. Child registrations reached 274, most of them coming from within the township but a few came from as far away as Toronto.  It was definitely worth the trip! The event… Continue reading

Baxter Creek Golf Club Transfers to another Generation

The property was a farm for generations before Larmer brothers Ralph, Ron and Grant along with their cousin Jerry Paxton decided to develop the 165 acre property into a golf club.  The property had a lot going for it, featuring woodlands, ponds and frontage on County Rd. 28 and Cedar… Continue reading

Ontario Senior Games Association Hosts Week-Long Hockey Tournament at CMCC

Last week, Cavan-Monaghan’s Community Centre was the site of a major adult hockey tournament.  More than 500 players in 27 men’s and women’s senior hockey clubs enjoyed a tournament that spanned eight days.  The event was hosted by the Ontario Seniors Games Association (OSGA), which is the provincial division of… Continue reading

Charity Golf Tournament Honours Late Daughter

Black Diamond Golf Course in Pontypool is hosting a charity golf tournament this summer on July 7th.  The Emma Purdie Memorial Golf Tournament was established by Emma’s parents Barb and Bryan Purdie.  This summer marks the tenth anniversary of her tragic passing at the age of 20.  Home for the… Continue reading