Sandwich Sisters Demonstrate How We Can Truly Be in this Together

Jane Berlin and her husband recently moved from Toronto to their farm in Bethany to live on a full-time basis. It has been difficult to integrate into their new community because of Covid restrictions, but Jane found inspiration from a volunteer group that began in Toronto that call themselves the… Continue reading

Local Firm Comes to the Rescue of Women’s Institute

This year, the local Women’s Institute was the beneficiary of some generosity from a local firm which stepped in to clean up an unusual mess.  Early this winter, a fire extinguisher fell off the wall in the kitchen of the Mount Pleasant Women’s Institute’s kitchen.  It literally exploded, blasting yellow fire… Continue reading

Millbrook Lions Stage Fundraiser

On Saturday, January 30th, the Millbrook and District Lions club came together for the first time in many months to raise money for a local teen named Wyatt. A Crestwood student, he is fighting cancer for a second time, and bills pile up in a hurry.  Under the leadership of… Continue reading

Letter to the Editor – February 2021

My sincerest apologies for the lengthy delay in posting this thank you letter however the sentiment and gratitude are just as strong today as a year ago. The Millbrook and District Food Share would like to acknowledge the dedication and hard work of three volunteers who have left the agency… Continue reading

Community Care Programs Continue During the Lockdown

Community Care Peterborough (CCP) programs continue under the Sta-At-Home Order issued by the Premier last month. Deemed an essential service, their health care and seniors support programs are necessary to keep the most vulnerable safe in their own homes.  According to the Executive Director, Danielle Belair, the organization’s our food… Continue reading

Community Rallies in Support of Another Young Cancer Patient

This fall, a Crestwood Secondary student in our community named Wyatt received another cancer diagnosis after beating the disease in elementary school. Word travelled as it does in a small, caring community like ours and people are bringing their cash and talents to support Wyatt and his family in a… Continue reading

North Cavan Students Spread Some Holiday Cheer

It’s been a different school experience this year, with many of the “fun” seasonal events impossible, including seasonal concerts and the carolling event that took senior students to three local seniors’ homes to entertain with songs, greeting cards and stories.  For the past nine years, North Cavan teachers Kevin Woollacott… Continue reading

Millbrook Puck and Stick Guys Score Some Points Helping Deliver Christmas Hampers

On Tuesday December 15th, 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. Each needy family is given a quantity of groceries to get them through the holiday season.  This is a big job… Continue reading