Free Tax Clinic on March 24

Free Tax Clinic on March 24
Share

Cathy Meehan, pictured here, the Office Manager at Centennial Place, is inviting residents to meet with a group of volunteers who prepare tax returns for free. Your return needs to be simple with an income under $40,000 to be eligible for this free service. These volunteers are associated with Revenue … Continue reading

Kawartha Lakes Clear Bag Program Boosts Recyclables by 20% in First Month

Share

During the first month of the new Clear Bag waste program results were double what was expected. During the month of January 2017, the City collected 20% more recyclables compared with January last year.  This could have a significant impact on our landfills, a 20% decrease in waste means 4,000 … Continue reading

Public Budget Meeting Draws Little Interest

Share

Last year’s public budget meeting attracted a dozen residents who asked questions and presented suggestions and Council members listened. As a result, the rise in the municipal levy fell from the proposed 7.22% to the final 3.32% increase. Despite this evidence of public influence on budget decisions, only three residents … Continue reading

Being a Lion

Being a Lion
Share

Do you want to improve your social life? Make new friends? Feel better about yourself, all the while helping out in your community, making a difference? It is easier than you might think. For 100 years, millions of citizens have done just that, by becoming members of Lion’s Club International. … Continue reading

Legion Hosts Annual Public Speaking Contest

Legion Hosts Annual Public Speaking Contest
Share

On Sunday, February 19th, the Royal Canadian Legion in Millbrook hosted the annual Youth Education Public Speaking Contest. Participants were invited from all local elementary schools, and six entrants joined the youngest age group in grades 1 to 3, with three contestants competing in the grades 4 to 6 category. … Continue reading

Our Community Care

Our Community Care
Share

Community Care Peterborough provides a variety of essential services to seniors and adults with physical challenges, empowering them to live at home. The organization offers a wide range of non-medical supports including meals and transportation, in-home services, transition home after hospital stays as well as social and wellness activities.  Clients … Continue reading

Galerie Q Reopens with New Exhibits

Galerie Q Reopens with New Exhibits
Share

Galerie Q is back in business with curator Kathryn at last back on duty. New and family works on display and the gallery is preparing new exhibitions to welcome spring and celebrate Canada’s special upcoming birthday. Beginning in April, Galerie Q will feature a group show featuring Quebec artists who explore … Continue reading

Save the Date: Maple in the Township Comes on the April 1st Weekend

Save the Date: Maple in the Township Comes on the April 1st Weekend
Share

A group of local Maple Syrup producers are joining forces to host a Maple weekend on April 1st and 2nd. All participating producers will open the doors to their sugar shacks between the hours of 9:30am and 4:30pm and invite you to come and bring your family to walk a … Continue reading

Another Successful Belize Project Concludes

Share

The 2017 Belize Project was a resounding success because of the generous donations received from Cavan Monaghan residents and supporters elsewhere. Donors raised a smidgen over $5000 dollars. Every cent of the donations was used in Belize to assist the children and a few adults. All participants in the Belize … Continue reading

Otonabee Conservation Launches Tree Seedling Program

Otonabee Conservation Launches Tree Seedling Program
Share

Otonabee Conservation has launched a new stewardship program to help landowners seeking to plant trees on their property. The Tree Seedling Program is available to farm and rural landowners within the Otonabee Region watershed and offers a wide selection of native tree and shrub species which can enhance private property … Continue reading

Small Town Success in our Nation’s Capital

Share

After the long drive to Ottawa, we didn’t know how the kids would respond. Sometimes they are tired out and have a slow start, and sometimes they are so excited, they burst out of the gate ready to play. I’m happy to report that not only were the Bantam stars … Continue reading

Cavan Monaghan Celebrates Hockey Day in Canada

Cavan Monaghan Celebrates Hockey Day in Canada
Share

Hockey players in the Township of Cavan Monaghan enjoyed sunny spring like weather as they celebrated our national sport Millbrook style. Communities across the Country kicked off Family Day weekend by participating in the Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada on February 18th, 2017. Here in Millbrook, a total of seven … Continue reading

Library Events in Cavan Monaghan

Share

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

Community Centre Project to be Tendered

Share

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