Thank you, 4th Line Theatre

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After 26 years in business, it’s safe to say that the community is very familiar with the plays performed at the 4th Line Theatre.  Located in an idyllic, rural, and quintessentially Canadian setting, this theatre company presents original Canadian plays featuring small towns like ours as well as plays about … Continue reading

Architects for Community Centre Project Receive Public Input

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On June 6, 2017, a Public Information Centre meeting was held at the Township offices that included a presentation from Community Centre Architects MacLennan Jaunkaln Miller Architects (MJMA).  After the presentation, residents could review the project specifics as illustrated on design boards on display, and engage in direct discussion with … Continue reading

Waste Management Update

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Waste management expenses are well managed in the township.  Changes to the allocation of the costs of operating the transfer station were made in 2012, when the allocation formula between the wards was linked to current value assessment (CVA) to recognize usage all township residents. Operational changes were also introduced … Continue reading

Letter to the Editor re TD Bank Closing – What’s the answer?

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Dear Editor: The Township of Cavan Monaghan has made it public that they are searching for an alternative to the closing of the TD branch in Millbrook this August and have passed a resolution in support of postal banking.  Canada Post is asking our Federal Government to seriously examine postal … Continue reading

Zoning By-Law Project Update

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  In 2015, the Township of Cavan Monaghan approved a new Official Plan that established a planning framework to implement new provincial policy and the County of Peterborough Official Plan.  Addressing contemporary planning issues such as economic development, revitalization, heritage conservation, and sustainable building design, it is a comprehensive policy … Continue reading

Council Column – July

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  So what does the 60’s  Television Show “Green Acres”, starring Eddie Albert and Zsa Zsa Gabor, as transplanted city slickers to a rural pastoral setting have  in common with our “Green and Pleasant Land” of Cavan Monaghan?   I suppose both have a real cast of characters, but for me,  … Continue reading

Streetscape and Design Guidelines for Downtown Millbrook

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Having invested heavily in the infrastructure of the downtown area last fall, Council continued its push to improve the appearance and appeal of the downtown area early this year by directing staff to develop a detailed streetscape and design plan for Millbrook’s downtown core. The objective of the plan is … Continue reading

Thank You, Newspaper Club Members

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This year, thanks to the dedication of Millbrook South Cavan teacher Wilma Armstrong, we have seen the interests and perspectives of some of our local elementary school children expressed in their own words. From school clubs, special events to hockey games, these students have taken the time to share their … Continue reading

Millbrook South Cavan “Shining Stars” Talent Show

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  The stars were shining brightly at Millbrook South Cavan on Friday May 26th, 2017. Thanks to Mr. Schroeder and Mrs. Ray we had our second annual “Shining Stars” talent showcase. The whole school and some parents came to watch the amazing performances by students from kindergarten to grade 8. … Continue reading

Wutai Shan Buddhist Garden in Canada

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On Monday, June 19th, the Wutai Shan Buddhist garden opened its doors to more than 3000 members of the public to celebrate the 50 Anniversary of the establishment of the Buddhist Association of Canada.  The Buddhist Association of Canada Cham Shan Temple was founded in 1967 by Elder Masters Sing … Continue reading

Millbrook & Area Garden Club Outing

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Join Garden Club members on Wednesday, July 5th at 6;30 pm as they visit MJ Pilgrim’s garden located at 2034 Selwyn Rd., near the intersection of Selwyn Road and Buckhorn Road.  Travel from Millbrook to Bridgenorth and proceed past the causeway.  After exiting the town, turn left at County Road … Continue reading

ORCA Presents New Design for Millbrook Dam

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At a public consultation conducted last January, Otonabee Conservation shared a design for the reconstruction of the Millbrook Dam spillway that incorporated a 26 metre wide weir, with a multi-level spillway where water that spilled constantly flowed over the lower, eastern side of the spillway and during times of high … Continue reading

Galerie Q Presents: Canada 150 at Galerie Q

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Spend the Canada Day long weekend with us at Galerie Q. All admission is free, Coffee, tea & sweets will be served daily. On Friday June 30th from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, get your creative juices flowing on a Community Mural Painting. Join us at Galerie Q for a … Continue reading

East Central Therapy Dogs

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There is something very soothing about interacting with a gentle, friendly pet.   Scientific evidence has demonstrated both physical benefits as well as emotional ones from animal interaction which can provide comfort and reduce anxiety. East Central Therapy Dogs volunteers take their approachable and affectionate dogs to institutions around the community … Continue reading

Josh and Joey Penello earn Cavan Monaghan Youth Recognition Award

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Brothers Joey and Josh Penello have been playing soccer since they were 4 and 6 years old, starting in the house league program at the Maple Leaf Cavan soccer organization that was still in its infancy.   At the age of ten and eleven, they headed to Peterborough to play in … Continue reading

A Modern Take on a Traditional Product

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  Susan Waldon and daughter Rachel have been offering their home made preserves at local markets for more than five years, but for Susan, preserving has been a way of life.  Growing up on a farm surrounded by the agricultural bounty of Port Dover, Susan learned to preserve almost anything … Continue reading