Community Care Medical Alert Units

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Pictured is Community Care Volunteer Pat Schier who is responsible for performing tests each month for all Personal Distress Alarm clients. Ours is the only Community Care Office offering these medical alert units that allow older adults and people with disabilities to call for assistance using a help button linked … Continue reading

TD Bank Announces its Departure

TD Bank Announces its Departure
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That comfy green chair at the Blue Jays games became more elusive to Cavan Monaghan residents last month, as residents, businesses and township staff learned on February 9th of the Toronto Dominion Bank’s decision to close the Millbrook branch. The institution has served the community since 1912 after purchasing the … Continue reading

Cooperative Bidding Allows More Roadwork This Season

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This year, Township Public Works joined the County in its tendering process for the major road projects this season in a cooperative bidding process. In doing so, they have secured early contracts at lower than anticipated costs, leaving $117,000 in the Surface Treatment component of the 2017 Capital Budget available … Continue reading

Cooperative Bidding Allows More Roadwork This Season

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This year, Township Public Works joined the County in its tendering process for the major road projects this season in a cooperative bidding process. In doing so, they have secured early contracts at lower than anticipated costs, leaving $117,000 in the Surface Treatment component of the 2017 Capital Budget available … Continue reading

Zoning By-Law Project Launched

Zoning By-Law Project Launched
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With the completion of the township’s Official Plan, you may think that rules surrounding what type of building is allowed where in the township are clear. Not quite. The Official Plan, approved in 2015 provides the general blueprint for land use in the township, but as usual, the devil is … Continue reading

25 Years of Service Award

25 Years of Service Award
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The Cavan Monaghan Fire Department held their annual awards nights on December 10, 2016 at the Millbrook Legion to acknowledge and thank fire department personnel for their dedication, hard work and achievements. Other notable awards during the Cavan Monaghan Fire Department awards night recognized two members of the staff for … Continue reading

Comment: O’ Canada!

Comment:  O’ Canada!
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The last two books I’ve read have focused on political regimes that on the surface had noble objectives or their countries, but were implemented at great expense to their citizens’ personal rights. Both resulted in patriarchal governments making decisions about almost every aspect of their citizens’ lives: their occupations, their … Continue reading

Letter to the Editor #2

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In Response to Miriam Veneers Letter to the Millbrook Times on February 1, 2017: If residents of the Brock, Haliburton, Kawartha Lakes riding wish to influence the outcome of the upcoming Conservative Leadership race, they can do what millions of Americans did when they registered as Republicans and democratically selected … Continue reading