A New Home for Nexicom Systems Inc.

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Nexicom is very pleased to announce the location of a new home for the Nexicom Systems Inc. wholesale telecommunications distribution business and warehouse! 747 Monaghan Road in Peterborough is a fully equipped, much larger facility that will effectively allow Nexicom Systems Inc. to warehouse increased volumes of inventory, and allow … Continue reading

Library Events in Cavan Monaghan

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C Cavan Monaghan Libraries is here to serve the community!  February is all about Valentine’s Day with an event of crafts, food, and fun on Saturday February 11th @ 10:30 a.m. at the Bruce Johnston Branch. Erica Hernandez, with Music for Young Children will be back on February 16th at … Continue reading

Atom Rep Team Win First Three

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Our Atom rep team sailed through their first three games in the Peterborough Atom Liftlock Tournament last month, winning in tight matches with their goalie Aiden Bons letting in a a single goal in each contest. Those matches allowed the team to play in the semi-finals on Sunday against the … Continue reading

Community Centre Project to be Tendered

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In an attempt to expedite the construction of the Community Centre, last month Council considered moving directly into the planning stage with MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects (MJMA) for the design and construction of this project.  This firm is building a facility in North Kawartha similar to the one the township … Continue reading

Understanding your Property Taxes

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Sighs of relief at the review of recently received property tax notices are premature.  Ratepayers should consider the amounts reflected in the interim bills sent out last week as deposits towards their final bills which will not arrive until June.  Municipalities may only bill a maximum of 50% of the … Continue reading

Cavan Monaghan Awarded OPWA Project of the Year

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Staff from the Township of Cavan Monaghan attended the Ontario Public Works Association’s (OPWA) Annual Conference Awards Luncheon to receive the 2016 Project of the Year Award for Small Municipalities. The OPWA is a not-for-profit organization of professional public works practitioners, whose  awards program recognizes outstanding individuals, groups and organizations … Continue reading

OLG makes third-quarter payment to Cavan Monaghan

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The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) today issued a third-quarter (October to December, 2016) non-tax gaming revenue payment of $820,509 to the Township of Cavan Monaghan for hosting Shorelines Slots at Kawartha Downs. Since November 1999, Cavan Monaghan has received more than $54.6 million in non-tax gaming revenue. These … Continue reading

New Tandem Truck Purchase Expedited

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Residents may have noticed delays in road clearing this month, and it’s not because the Public Works department is trying to save money.  After a significant accident during a freezing rain storm on Boxing Day, one of the main road maintenance vehicles in service, the 2005 Tandem Truck, rolled over … Continue reading

Mayor Meets Energy Minister to Protest Rural Hydro Rates

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Mayor McFadden had ten minutes to make his point on Monday to former NDP MP Glenn Thibeault who took over the Energy portfolio last June.  McFadden hosted a town hall last week on short notice to collect input from the community after learning he had secured an audience with the … Continue reading

The Community Loses Another Veteran

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It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Clarence Munroe of Cavan on Monday, January 9th.   A widower twice, Clarence left peacefully at his home at the age of 93, surrounded by his family.  Munroe’s extensive World War II experience was chronicled in the December edition of this … Continue reading

Comment – It’s Budget Time

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The people are speaking.  Are our political leaders listening?  At every level of government, it’s budget time, and that’s when we really see the priorities come to the fore.  It’s a tough balancing act between being fiscally responsible and citizen expectations.  We should soon see, as the Federal budget will … Continue reading

Bluescaping – Green Infrastructure to Protect the Water Table

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After last year’s drought, local conservation authorities are introducing new tools to minimize the impact of development on local hydrology.  Most construction projects inevitably affect water drainage by increasing water runoff and reducing the natural absorption process of rain and snowmelt.  Problems arising from stormwater runoff can be significantly reduced … Continue reading

Revised Dam Design Revealed at ORCA Open House

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ORCA and Hatch design engineers were on hand last week to connect back with the community about the changes to the Millbrook Dam rehabilitation project scheduled to start this fall.  The presentation revealed several improvements that were appreciated by residents who dropped in to see the new drawings. One of … Continue reading

ORCA Announces Remedial Work to Protect Millbrook Dam

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The Otonabee Region Conservation Authority (ORCA) will be undertaking remedial actions at the Millbrook Dam to ensure the structural integrity of the dam. The work will involve the construction of a cofferdam in the mill pond in front of the existing penstock pipe and the strengthening of the toe berm.  … Continue reading