Trail Expansion will Connect New Residents to Village

Trail Expansion will Connect New Residents to Village
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The Federal Economic Development Agency has confirmed approval of a Township application for funding for the expansion of a section of the Millbrook Valley Trails. A $6000 grant will flow from the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program which will be used to improve the existing 6.7 km trail system and … Continue reading

What’s On Tap at Staples’ Sugar Bush

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

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

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

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

Rental Options Limited for Local Seniors

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

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

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

North Cavan Students Break Dance Their Way to March Break

North Cavan Students Break Dance Their Way to March Break
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By Patrick Stephen There was no holding back as grade 1 and 2 students danced it out at North Cavan Public School on Thursday March 10th. Students put their usual studies on hold to participate in a break-dancing class taught by break-dance instructor Jimmy Chapman. Chapman began with an example … Continue reading