Local Hockey Player to Represent Canada in Europe this Spring

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Maryann Caldwell Paige Coulter- Vansickle is a twelve year old grade 7 student at Millbrook South Cavan School in Millbrook. Unbeknownst to her and her family, Paige was being watched by hockey scouts this past October. As a result, she has been invited to play hockey on an International select … Continue reading

The Wartime Service of Centennial Resident Wilf Smith

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Karen Graham Travelling through the halls of Centennial Place, it’s sometimes difficult to image the lives led by their residents. This fall, Wilf and Georgina Smith moved into the home, and theirs is a very interesting story. During the last two years of WWII, Wilf was with the Royal Canadian … Continue reading

Public Input Results in Reduced Municipal Tax Levy

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Karen Graham At the Public Budget meeting on Monday evening, Director of Finance Kimberley Pope presented the second draft of the 2016 budget to Council members and twelve ratepayers in the audience. This draft resulted in a municipal tax increase of 7.22%. Decisions to date resulting in this increase were … Continue reading

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

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Karen Graham Based on a staff recommendation, Council directed staff to apply for the funding grant currently offered by the provincial government through the Ontario Green Investment Fund’s one-time, Electric Vehicle Charger Grant program to establish one Level 2 Vehicle Charging station for the downtown area and if eligible, apply … Continue reading

Centennial Place Residents celebrating over 100 years of life!

Centennial Place Residents celebrating over 100 years of life!
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Cara Tetroe “Just be happy and sing!” This is 103 year old Carroll Davidson’s secret to longevity. Carroll was one of seven special residents celebrating a century of life, last Thursday, January 21st at Centennial Place in Millbrook.   Photos: Karen Graham. Centennial Place residents Frances Caird, Caroll Davidson and Donald … Continue reading

‘Don’t Be Sheepish About Coming In’ Williams Design Studio

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Sarah Sobanski The Williams didn’t find art, so much as art found them. “If [art] is in you, you have to do it,” according to Paul Williams of Williams Design Studio, explaining regardless of the passion, the artist will end up using a creative outlet somehow. Paul and Beverly Williams … Continue reading

Valerie Kent leads Art Classes at Local Elementary Schools

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Patrick Stephen The class rooms were full of excitement and creativity on Wednesday at North Cavan Public school as Senior Kindergarten students took part in a special art class. After all, what could be more exciting than pallets of paint, paintbrushes, blank pages, a healthy amount of soap and endless … Continue reading

Dams Won’t Be Enough Against Climate Change Related Flooding

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Sarah Sobanski “Climate change isn’t a religion,” says Associate Professor Blair Feltmate of the University of Waterloo’s Department of the Environment. In his view, climate change isn’t a matter of belief anymore, it’s a matter of facts – and the facts say we need to start preparing for circumstances, specifically … Continue reading