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

Fish Tales: A Story Writing Contest

Attention budding young story tellers: This is your chance to become a published author.  Submit your original story about a fishing experience, real or imagined, inspired by our local fish celebrity, Millie, and see your story in print in the Millbrook Times and on our website.  Send your article of… Continue reading

It’s Official: Millbrook Fishing Derby Returns April 30th

After a five-year hiatus, the much loved annual Fishing Derby returns to the Millpond next month.  The event has been organized by the Millbrook and District Lions’ Club for more than 20 years, and runs from 8 am to 1pm for participants up to age 12.  A few days before… Continue reading

Minor Ball Hockey League Prepares for a New Season

As the end of the local ice hockey season draws near, minor hockey players can find solace in the knowledge that its warm-weather equivalent will be starting soon on home “ice” to fill the void. Players can switch their hockey skates for sneakers for a warmer hockey experience in the… Continue reading