Spring Changes at the Pastry Peddler

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With the arrival of spring, comes gardening, dining al fresco, Blue Jays’ games, soccer and….construction! At one of our local eateries, the Pastry Peddler, owners Deanna and Colin are ready to serve with their trademark dishes, exotic beverages and stylish environment. Open six days a week and offering freshly prepared … Continue reading

4th Line Theatre Receives 2015 Annual Heritage Award from Peterborough Historical Society

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Last week, the Peterborough Historical Society announced the winners of its 2015 Heritage Awards on at its Annual Fundraising Dinner. Among the recipients was our own 4th Line Theatre, which was bestowed with the J. Hampton Burnham Award, established to recognize the completion of a major project that promotes awareness … Continue reading

Tradition of Service and Quality Gives Roka TIM-BR MART a Competitive Edge

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By Karen Graham The Roka family has a long history in the business of selling wood.  In 1963, John’s father Rudy Roka began selling firewood on the side, bringing logs in from Bancroft and crown land locations in the surrounding area, eventually setting up a saw mill as well.  The … Continue reading

Millbrook Minor Hockey Offers Their Wish List and Their Support for New Community Centre

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By Karen Graham The President of Millbrook Minor Hockey (MMHA), Kaury Jones, presented a passionate proposal for a new community centre for the township.  Supported by a delegation of 20 Minor Hockey supporters, Jones outlined the familiar complaints about our current facility, including inadequate dressing rooms and parking, lack of … Continue reading

What’s On Tap at Staples’ Sugar Bush

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By Karen Graham This time of year, you can find the Staples family working together in their sugar shack located on Highway 7A between Cavan and Bethany. Producing world class maple syrup is a long standing family tradition, dating back seven generations to 1813, but this year for Jill and … Continue reading

Cavan Monaghan Libraries Kept Kids Busy over March Break

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Hosting a wide variety of activities, including movie marathons, games days and fire safety events, our local library staff ensured there was lots to do over the March break week at both local facilities. After a Hunger Games movie marathon, each branch put on a “Games Day” where 57 children, … Continue reading

Millbrook Dam: ORCA Identifies Possible Dredging Funding Source

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The Millbrook Dam EA Study was filed and approved by Otonabee Region Conservation Authority (ORCA) in February 2016 and they are now drafting the Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Design and Contract Administration for the new Dam. Team members overseeing the project from the Authority and Township met to … Continue reading

Bailieboro Women’s Institute Annual Spring Luncheon

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The Bailieboro Women’s Institute hosted their annual spring luncheon on Tuesday with homemade dishes, a silent auction and door prizes for the attendees. After the meal, guest speaker, Yoga instructor, provided some moves for the crowd designed to keep them feeling good physically and emotionally. Pictured from left to right are WI … Continue reading

It’s More Than Just Rocks in Baxter Creek

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  By Alexandra Foxon Ecosystem Management Technology student, Fleming College A fascinating phenomenon is taking place every year in the Township of Cavan-Monaghan. Brook trout live in cold-water lakes and rivers throughout much of eastern North America. Incredibly, our very own Baxter Creek has the right food and physical conditions … Continue reading

It’s More Than Just Rocks in Baxter Creek

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  By Alexandra Foxon Ecosystem Management Technology student, Fleming College A fascinating phenomenon is taking place every year in the Township of Cavan-Monaghan. Brook trout live in cold-water lakes and rivers throughout much of eastern North America. Incredibly, our very own Baxter Creek has the right food and physical conditions … Continue reading

Millbrook Figure Skaters Rock Bobcaygeon!

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On February 28, the Millbrook Figure Skating Club journeyed to the town of Bobcaygeon for the Bobcaygeon Fun Skate (formally the Tony Carr Memorial). Millbrook was well represented at the event with a full complement of skaters attending. This is a large annual competition in which the skaters compete at … Continue reading

Rental Options Limited for Local Seniors

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Three weeks ago, Sarah Cullingham, of Age-Friendly Peterborough, presented a report to Council from the Peterborough Council on Aging. They are developing an Age-Friendly Plan for the Peterborough region which will outline strategies to support healthy and active aging in Peterborough County. One of the areas it touches on is … Continue reading

Millbrook BIA Contributes $1500 to Barn Quilt Project

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Several members of the Cavan Monaghan Barn Quilt Trail Committee were on hand to receive a contribution from the Millbrook BIA at the association’s recent Community Breakfast held Thursday March 10th, 2016 at the Millbrook Legion. The BIA donated $1500 to the Barn Quilt Committee for the development of a … Continue reading

Pucks Exchanged for Balls in Millbrook Summer Hockey Leagues

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By Lynn Osborne As the 2015/2016 Millbrook Minor Hockey season comes to an end, Ball Hockey comes alive at the Millbrook Community Centre. Ball hockey is fun, exciting, and fast-paced, and the physical benefits of playing the game are enormous.  The House League Ball Hockey season in Millbrook starts on … Continue reading