Doors Open to New Classrooms at Millbrook South Cavan School

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The major expansion project at Millbrook South Cavan Public School that began last June is almost done, and the occupants are thrilled with the results. After a series of construction and administrative delays, students filed into their new classrooms upon return from March break on Monday March 20th. Four of … Continue reading

MLCFC Prepares to Kick Off Another Season

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They can see the wave coming, and no matter how much organizers of the Maple Leaf Cavan Football Club prepare, as opening day approaches it is still challenging to meet the growing appetite for soccer in the community. With registration expected to top 1200 players again this year, already 850 … Continue reading

Aunt Laura’s Tea Room

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By Karen Graham A traditional red brick Ontario farm house on the south side of Highway 7A in Bethany has housed a bustling business since 1983. The home has been in the Morton family since 1868, when the great grandfather of current owner Kathleen Morton purchased the property and built … Continue reading

Applications Welcome for Conservation Scholarship

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The Otonabee Conservation Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2016 “Conservation Foundation McCulloch Scholarship” from graduating high school students pursuing post-secondary education in an environmental field. The $500.00 cash award is presented to a graduating student having demonstrated leadership in conservation or environmental projects and planning to pursue post-secondary … Continue reading

Township Council Seeks Input on Proposed Community Centre

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The Township of Cavan Monaghan is seeking public input from their residents on a proposed new Community Centre for the municipality. Recently, Council and Staff hosted two public meetings at the Township Office to hear from its residents. The Township continues to encourage residents to come and present their thoughts … Continue reading

International Clematis Expert to Share his Expertise with Garden Club

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Peter Keeping is clematis enthusiast and an internationally renowned expert on Clematis.   Along with his wife Sheila, Peter operates Peter and Sheila’s Country Garden in Bowmanville, Ontario. He was introduced to the species in 1982 when he received two plants for his birthday, and soon joined the International Clematis Society … Continue reading

Volunteers Needed! Annual Cleaning & Grooming of Trails

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By Celia Hunter Volunteers are sought to assist in the annual cleaning and grooming of the trails for Spring/Summer/Fall seasons in a Volunteer Work Day for the Millbrook Valley Trails. The Volunteer Work Day is scheduled for Saturday, April 30 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., with a rain date … Continue reading

Millbrook Christian Assembly’s First Annual “Glam-ma Shabby Chic Tea Event!”

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By Cara Tetroe Whether you’re a woman who has just retired or a young child just starting kindergarten, women of all ages are welcome to join Millbrook Christian Assembly as they host their First Annual Glam-ma Shabby Chic Tea event. The church is expecting a great turnout from many women … Continue reading

Millbrook Christian Assembly’s First Annual “Glam-ma Shabby Chic Tea Event!”

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By Cara Tetroe Whether you’re a woman who has just retired or a young child just starting kindergarten, women of all ages are welcome to join Millbrook Christian Assembly as they host their First Annual Glam-ma Shabby Chic Tea event. The church is expecting a great turnout from many women … Continue reading

Which wheat? Winter, Spring, Red or White, Hard or Soft?

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While many farmers are hoping this recently arrived fine weather continues to dry out and warm up the soil so they can start planting, some crops have been in the ground since September.   Winter wheat is planted from September to December in the Northern Hemisphere while spring wheat goes into … Continue reading

Galerie Q Presents: La féminine

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Galerie Q is hosting a new group exhibition entitled “La feminine” which features 21 works by 10 Canadian artists, three of whom are recognized Canadian Masters. The diverse and expansive body of work exhibited in La féminine presents femininity as a fluid concept. Using paint and brush to explore the … Continue reading

National Volunteer Appreciation at Community Care Millbrook

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By Karen Morton “Where would we be without volunteers?” More than 40 volunteers, several board members, took part in a volunteer appreciation dessert party at the St. Thomas Anglican Church. Where would we be in Millbrook without our volunteers? They have such an impact not only on the organization, but … Continue reading