2023 Santa Claus Parade

Our Firefighters led the Santa Claus Parade last month as the popular event made a comeback.  Approximately 400 people lined King Street under sunny skies to watch a record 24 floats travel from the Millbrook Christian Assembly to the old arena.  While judging the floats was a challenge, Otonabee Massage’s… Continue reading

Men’s Shelter Receives Early Christmas Gift from Local Residents

For the third consecutive year, Darlene Hannam, aka Cynthia Darlene, reached out to the Cavan/Bethany/Millbrook community through Facebook seeking donations for clients of the Peterborough Men’s Shelter.   The community responded. This initiative was inspired by the reaction Darlene received a few years ago when she dropped off some of her… Continue reading

Cavan Monaghan Honours St. Paul’s Cemetery Trustees

Members of the St. Paul’s Cemetery Committee were awarded the Municipal Heritage Recognition Award at the November 7th, 2022 Council Meeting.  The cemetery and chapel are located at 1304 Zion Line, just southeast of Millbrook. Built in 1818, this burial ground is one of the oldest in the area. Established… Continue reading

Community Bottle Drive Donations Top $50K

It started during COVID, when like most retailers, Millbrook Farm Supply and Pet Supply couldn’t open its doors for business. Rather than have empty beer and liquor containers pile up in their garage/basements or laundry rooms, some customers decided to forgo the refund and leave the empties in the parking… Continue reading

St. Thomas More’s Christmas Bazaar Returns

After a hiatus of three years due to COVID-19, St. Thomas More hosted their annual Bazaar on Saturday December 3rd at Millbrook Legion.  Despite the downpouring of rain, residents turned out for the hot chicken soup and chili which have always been favourites.   The event included a variety of draw items… Continue reading

The Christmas Tradition Continues

Every year at Christmas the Millbrook Girl Guides help Millbrook Food Share to put the many Christmas Hampers together for our needy families. On the last Tuesday before Christmas the hampers are delivered with the help of some able bodied men. This is made up mainly of the old Millbrook… Continue reading