Our Publication Dates

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  We’re a free monthly newspaper published on: 2017 Issue Dates January:  January 5 February:  February 2 March:  March 2 April:  March 30 May:  May 4 June:  June 1 July:  June 29 August:  August 3 September:  August 31 October:  September 28 November:  November 2 December:  November 30 Pick up your … Continue reading

Minister Asks Township to Participate in Another Boundary Adjustment Discussion

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  After years of discussions, in December 2016 representatives of Cavan Monaghan, Peterborough County and the City of Peterborough signed an agreement for the transfer of 4140 acres of residential and industrial lands to the City of Peterborough for future development. The objective of the agreement which was concluded with … Continue reading

The Community Runs for St. John’s Anglican Church

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A few records were made last Saturday at the 13th Cavan Hills Country Run, organized and executed by the St. John’s Anglican Outreach Committee.  The best record set was the amount raised- $6,738.85.  The less desirable record was the temperature, at 31C.  The event has been held under a wide … Continue reading

Peterborough Police Services Offer Homeguard Inspection Program

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The Homeguard Inspection Program is a community-based crime prevention initiative of our Auxiliary officers. This program allows community members to take an active role in making their homes less susceptible to criminal activity. A Homeguard Inspection is free. Residents can request an appointment for an inspection online by completing the … Continue reading

Council Asks for 4-Way Stop in Mount Pleasant

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As a result of public concerns raised to County Council, Peterborough County Public Works Department completed a Road Safety Audit for the intersection of County Road 9 (Mount Pleasant Road) and County Road 10. This is formal and independent safety performance review of a road transportation project by an experienced … Continue reading

Letter to the Editor – Millbrook Zucchini Festival

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Dear Editor, The Millbrook Zucchini Festival Test Bake Ovens Organizing Committee would like to thank everyone who came out on that now seemingly long past beautiful Sunday in September to help us celebrate 150 years of zucchini mayhem. Over seventy zucchini boats were raced down the creek, we were serenaded … Continue reading

Peterborough Public Health Launches Online Portal for Immunization Record Updates

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Peterborough Public Health is pleased to announce a new online portal that residents can use to keep immunization records updated for themselves and family members.  This new online system makes it easy to access and update immunization records, including parents and guardians. The Ministry of Health and Long Term Care … Continue reading

Funding Approved for Community Improvement Plan for Downtown Millbrook

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After the cancellation of the Rural Economic Development Program (RED), plans for a detailed streetscape plan to guide the Downtown revitalization plan looked bleak.  The 2016 budget had $20,000 designated towards the development of the Community Improvement Plan which would have included this component, and the matching funds from the … Continue reading

Healthy Outdoor Playspaces

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“Play is what we do when no adult is telling us what to do.” Play has a critical role in child development.  The benefits are not limited to physical ones such as improved motor skills.  As children navigate the physical and social environment of play areas, they develop cognitive and … Continue reading

At Our Libraries

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With fall comes a return to routine and reading at our libraries.  We have freshened up our locations with new bulletin boards in the children’s spaces.  We hope all the patrons enjoy the small addition to our decor.  Storytime continues this fall with our STEAM focused activities, CMLibraries is inclusive … Continue reading

From the Sock Drawer to the Shelves of Chapters: Catherine Cerveny Writes

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It takes a lifetime to write your first book and six months to write the second, so the story goes.  For Catherine Cerveny, that will also be true for her third. A self-professed nerd, Catherine has been writing all her life, and has a sock drawer full of unfinished stories … Continue reading

Nexicom Projects to Bring Fibre to Local Rural Communities

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  At the September 18th Council meeting, Tina Thornton – Manager, Special Assignments with Nexicom, outlined the firm’s plans to launch new fibre-based internet service to three local communities with help from the Connect to Innovate Program.  Launched last year by the department of Industry, Science and Economic Development branch … Continue reading

Jordie Westbrook Joins the Bethany Real Estate Team

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After seven years climbing cell towers lugging heavy wires to rig cell phone communication towers for a number of companies, Jordie Westbrook has decided to keep his feet on the ground in a new career.  He joins Kathie Lycett as a sales rep for Bethany Real Estate.  Kathie is not … Continue reading

Dignity Restored to Pontypool’s Abandoned Grain Elevator

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  On September 16th, Kathy Morton, President of the Manvers Township Historical Society hosted a dedication ceremony for the unveiling of the renovated grain elevator in Pontypool.  This particular structure was built in 1918 to replace the original elevator built in 1894. It is the last elevator if its kind … Continue reading

Galerie Q invites you to an incredible two-day event

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Our very own “Peintre au chapeau” Yvon Lemieux is travelling from Québec city to give his art followers an opportunity to experience art making up close. Watch Lemieux create in real time and engage with him as he produces two works of art over the September 30th weekend.  Guests will … Continue reading

Kim Turney Introduces Trendy Handbag Style to Peterborough Area

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It’s not like Kim had nothing else to do.  A real estate agent in the Cavan Monaghan area is not sitting around in this real estate market.  Her daughter Carla introduced Kim to this sassy young Canadian company founded by Natalie Dusome, a young mother looking to build a business … Continue reading