Suspension of Funeral Director Patrick Benson

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The Bereavement Authority of Ontario (BAO) administers the Funeral, Burial and Cremation Services Act, 2002 (the FBCSA) for the protection of the public interest. On March 14, 2017, the Registrar, FBCSA issued a Notice of Proposal to Revoke and an Order to Suspend the Funeral Director – Class 1 licence … Continue reading

Get Your Lines and Hooks Ready for the Fishing Derby

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Calling all fisherpersons! The annual Millbrook and District Lions Club Fishing Derby will take place at the Millpond in Millbrook on Saturday April 29 from 7:00am to 1:00pm. The fishing derby is open to those 16 and under with a registration fee of $2.00. More than 100 competitors joined the … Continue reading

Proposed Boundary Adjustment Discussions

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Discussions between the City of Peterborough, and the North Monaghan Ward, now within Cavan Monaghan, have been an ongoing between the two municipalities for the better part of the past 25 years. During that time, nothing has ever matured beyond simple discussions, to a proposal that could be brought forward … Continue reading

Doors Open at Compass Child Care Services in Millbrook

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After months of construction and a few missed deadlines, the much anticipated early learning centre housed in the new addition of the Millbrook South Cavan School will open for business on April 3rd. It features full time capacity for ten infants aged six weeks to 18 months, 15 toddlers and … Continue reading

Township Hires Expertise to Assist in Community Centre Development

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The township has hired the services of retired City Director of Facilities and Special Projects Mary Gallop to help guide them through the process of tendering and building the proposed new Community Centre. She has joined as a member of the Technical Advisory Committee which began its work this month. … Continue reading

Community Expresses Concern over Proposed Nina Court Subdivision Extension

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A dozen local residents attended the Public Meeting portion of the March 20th Council meeting to express their concerns over certain aspects of the proposed Nina Court subdivision extension proposed by the Veltri Group. The proposal covers a 28 unit block, and requests approval for the development of five detached … Continue reading

What’s Happening at our Libraries?

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Cavan Monaghan Libraries is joining Centennial Place in celebrating Easter! The Library in collaborating with Centennial Place’s Easter Egg Hunt! We will be offering a craft for each age group, and contributing to the prizes shared with the community. This is another way the Library is showing our support and … Continue reading

Don’t Fall Victim to Fraud

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The Peterborough Police are reminding residents of the frequency and ferocity of scams in our neighbourhood, suggesting no matter how sophisticated we might be, we are all potential targets. One of the most intimidating fronts used by scammers is to suggest that they represent the Canada Revenue Agency. Crime prevention … Continue reading

Has the Time for Water Harvesting Arrived?

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After last summer, homeowners, farmers and gardeners may be wondering what kind of weather conditions we can expect during the upcoming growing season. Those who have experienced water shortages might be getting more serious about the ancient process of collecting and storing rainwater for later use. It is a process … Continue reading

Do’s and Don’ts to Prolong the Life of Your Septic System

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Living in the country comes with many rewards, but also with more responsibilities. Our water may come from a tap, but we must also concern ourselves with where it comes from and where it goes from there. As is often the case, investing in a bit of prevention can save … Continue reading

Create Your Dream Job This Summer with Economic Development’s Summer Company

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Peterborough Economic Development’s Business Advisory Centre is now accepting applications to the Summer Company program for 2017. This is a youth entrepreneurship program that connects youth ages 15-29 with training, mentorship and funding to start a summer business. This year 13 grants up to $3000 are available for students between … Continue reading

Cavan Teens Try Their Hands at Federal Politics

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As you may have read in January’s issue of The Millbrook Times, my sister and I were chosen to attend the Forum for Young Canadians in Ottawa. Forum is an educational nonpartisan program that sends youth from across Canada to our nation’s capital for a week to learn about how … Continue reading

Peterborough County Bursary Awards for Post-Secondary Studies

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The County of Peterborough annually recognizes eligible students residing in the County of Peterborough (excluding the City of Peterborough) who have successfully completed Grade 12 and are continuing with post-secondary education. Bursaries are awarded to eligible students who meet the criteria based on the weighted ranking as established by County … Continue reading