Randy Aucoin Demonstrates that the Entrepreneurial Spirit is Alive and Well in Cavan Monaghan

Randy Aucoin Demonstrates that the Entrepreneurial Spirit is Alive and Well in Cavan Monaghan
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While there is no audible accent, after speaking for a few minutes with Randy Aucoin, you begin to hear the Newfoundland background in his voice. Relaxed and unassuming, this local entrepreneur is on the cusp of something big, and he is managing to keep his excitement in check until, as … Continue reading

New Curator for Galerie Q Comes Home

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Valerie Kent It is true that many small towns lose their younger members when they go off to schools and to work in larger centres. It is always exciting when someone returns from a positive experience away from their home town to another new adventure back home again. Dorothea Hines … Continue reading

ORCA Unveils Preferred Dam Design

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Karen Graham At the Information session hosted by ORCA on Tuesday, host Marinigh and Senior Project Manager Alfred Breland of consulting firm Hatch Ltd. outlined some of the issues that will be addressed in the Addendum to the Environmental Study to bring the Millbrook Dam Reconstruction project in line with … Continue reading

Nexicom Steps Up with $5,000 Donation to Save the Mill

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Nexicom’s legacy is rooted in its local community involvement and dedication in helping people. That dedication stems from the owners, John and Paul Downs, who exemplify the importance of family and community. Both brothers have recognized the ongoing efforts put forth by The Millbrook & Cavan Historical Society to raise … Continue reading

Apple-Fever is Setting In

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Sarah Sobanski Chances are that as October gets underway, you’ve been apple picking, or like many drooling Canadians, you’ve been patient for fresh locally grown apples to appear in bushels at grocery stores across the province. Apples are a long standing favourite dating back to prehistoric times, originally cultivated as … Continue reading

Last Farmers’ Market this Sunday

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Leni Rautiainen You have one final chance to get to the Millbrook Farmers’ Market this year. The last market of the season will be held this Sunday, October 25th from 10:00am to 1:30pm at the Old Millbrook School, 1 Dufferin Street. As we get ready to wrap up for another … Continue reading

Buy Local- Shealand Farms Produces Lamb and Pork for Local Consumption

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Karen Graham Adam and Marie Shea both had other plans. Marie graduated from Trent University as a Registered Nurse, while Adam completed a degree in Political Science and History, so they were headed for an urban lifestyle. In the end, they could not resist the call of the land, and … Continue reading

Jamie Schmale Pushes Back against the Liberal Red Tide

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Karen Graham Voters in our riding of Haliburton Kawartha Lakes Brock turned out in droves to cast their votes, following the national trend of high voter turnout with almost 68% of registered voters showing up at the polls, slightly higher than the national average. Unlike the majority of Canadians, however, … Continue reading

Jamie Schmale Pushes Back against the Liberal Red Tide

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Karen Graham Voters in our riding of Haliburton Kawartha Lakes Brock turned out in droves to cast their votes, following the national trend of high voter turnout with almost 68% of registered voters showing up at the polls, slightly higher than the national average. Unlike the majority of Canadians, however, … Continue reading