Turmoil in Township Over Proposed Commercial Development on Fallis Line

Turmoil in Township Over Proposed Commercial Development on Fallis Line
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There was a wake-up call to the community as word spread about a proposal for a new commercial development on the south west corner of the intersection of Fallis Line and County Rd. 10 submitted by the Towerhill developer.  After the initial public meeting in January drew little interest, a … Continue reading

Millbrook BIA Contributes $10K to Community Improvement Plan Development

Millbrook BIA Contributes $10K to Community Improvement Plan Development
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Representatives from the Millbrook Business Improvement Area (MBIA) were on hand Monday March 5th, 2018 at the Township of Cavan Monaghan’s Regular Council Meeting to present the Township with a cheque for $10,000 for the development of the Community Improvement Plan. The Township of Cavan Monaghan, in partnership with the … Continue reading

MADD Speak to Local Elementary Students

MADD Speak to Local Elementary Students
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Last week, representatives of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) came to Millbrook South Cavan Public School with a somber message for grade seven and eight students.  The organization hosted a screening of their film entitled “The Pledge”.  It is this year’s message that will be shared with elementary students across … Continue reading

Development Charges Update

Development Charges Update
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  The most recent Council meeting included a Public Meeting to review a report authored by Gary Scandlan of Watson and Associates outlining an update to the development charges levied by the township on new development or lands subject to redevelopment.  Scandlan provides assistance to the municipality for development policies … Continue reading

Nomination Period for Municipal Elections Opens May 1st

Nomination Period for Municipal Elections Opens May 1st
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Nominations for Cavan Monaghan Municipal Council will run from May 1st to July 27th at 2 pm. for the upcoming municipal elections. Applicants must submit a completed nomination form along with the appropriate fee along with the signatures of 25 eligible voters expressing support for their nomination prior to the … Continue reading

Community Centre Project Tenders Offer Budget Challenge

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It’s the kind of surprise that is unwelcome but common in construction projects – cost over runs.  Despite cost-cutting reports and what the architect describes as “bare bones” building features, tenders for the construction of the new Community Centre all came in above the budget. The firm of MacLennan Jaunkalns … Continue reading

New Forest School will Offer Unconventional Academic Experience This Fall

New Forest School will Offer Unconventional Academic Experience This Fall
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  Rather than embracing technology with smart boards and small screens in a climate-controlled classroom, the Road Less Travelled Academy is adopting a throw-back approach to early education, using nature as the backdrop and over-arching theme behind its curriculum. It is the newest Forest School in Canada, and is set … Continue reading

New Seniors Dance Program Delivered by National Ballet School

New Seniors Dance Program Delivered by National Ballet School
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Sharing Dance with Seniors is a sixty minute dance class for seniors designed with accessibility in mind.  Participants of varying levels of physical ability will find many ways to join these stimulating classes taught by members of the National Ballet School in Toronto and delivered to local communities each week … Continue reading

Township Committee Recognizes Heritage Contributions

Township Committee Recognizes Heritage Contributions
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In 1985, the Provincial Government designated the third week in February as Ontario Heritage Week and representatives from the Municipal Revitalization and Heritage Advisory (MRHA) Committee marked this year’s celebration with the launch of their inaugural Heritage Recognition Awards.   Representatives from the MRHA Committee were on hand at the March … Continue reading

Funfolk Theatricals Celebrates Ten years of Entertainment

Funfolk Theatricals Celebrates Ten years of Entertainment
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Jackie and David Franco have been there since the inception, when a dozen people showed up for the first performance that was held in the gymnasium at the municipal office. According to Jackie, there was so little in the room the sounds of the performance echoed around the room.  How … Continue reading

Bill C-71 – Aimed at Legal Gun Owners

Bill C-71 – Aimed at Legal Gun Owners
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In Canada you could die in a golfing mishap sooner than being shot to death*. This week our federal government tabled new firearms legislation again aimed at licensed gun owners. Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale delivered the proposed Bill C-71 in a lively tone, suggesting these changes are new and … Continue reading