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

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

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

OMHA Changing the Look of Minor Hockey Across the Province

OMHA Changing the Look of Minor Hockey Across the Province
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New programming through 2019-20 for novice and below will benefit learning skills The face of minor hockey in the province is changing, as the Ontario Minor Hockey Association (OMHA), in partnership with Hockey Canada and the Ontario Hockey Federation, has formally announced a transformation in programming, which includes the implementation … Continue reading

Let Patefacio Design Inspire Your Next Dream Kitchen

Let Patefacio Design Inspire Your Next Dream Kitchen
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Bonnie Moore is one busy lady, and she seems to like it that way.  A few years ago she launched her home-based business – Patefacio Design.  From the Latin term meaning to construct or bring to light, this name is a reflection of the process she was going through as … Continue reading

Local Filmmaker Entertains at Bailieboro Women’s Institute’s Spring Luncheon

Local Filmmaker Entertains at Bailieboro Women’s Institute’s Spring Luncheon
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More than 70 people attended the annual spring luncheon at Centreville Presbyterian Church hosted by the Bailieboro Women’s Institute.  After a hearty lunch prepared by members of the group, local radio host and filmmaker Megan Murphy took centre stage and regaled the crowd with a light-hearted and touching story about … Continue reading

Artistic Fun Continues at Bailieboro Library on April 7th

Artistic Fun Continues at Bailieboro Library on April 7th
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Looking for something to do locally? Any budding artists in your family? Join us for a Family Fun Day of Art at the Bailieboro Library on Saturday Apr 7th. As well, the ‘Art in the Library, Phase II’ shows continue at both the Bailieboro and the Gayle Nelson Keene Libraries … Continue reading

Is No News Good News for Kawartha Downs?

Is No News Good News for Kawartha Downs?
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Walking into Kawartha Downs last week for a much anticipated press conference, it was clear the news would not be good.  The crowd eagerly awaiting news from the facility’s General Manager Orazio Valente consisted of horse owners and the press- no smiling politicians ready to bail out the facility with … Continue reading

Daylight Savings Starts March 11th

Daylight Savings Starts March 11th
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The Cavan Monaghan Fire Department reminds you to: Test your alarms once a month and replace the batteries every year. Replace alarms that are more than ten years old. A working smoke alarm must be located on every storey of the home and outside all sleeping areas. For added protection, … Continue reading

Life Labs to Move to Municipal Office

Life Labs to Move to Municipal Office
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In August, 2015, the medical testing and services company LifeLabs established an office and opened their doors to Township residents. They set up shop on the 2nd floor of the Old Millbrook School on Dufferin Street, Millbrook, in a room equipped with a sink and potable water adjacent to washroom … Continue reading

Recognizing Local Leaders: County Recognition Award Nominations Open

Recognizing Local Leaders: County Recognition Award Nominations Open
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It’s that time of year again where we identify local groups and individuals who are making extraordinary contributions to our community.  Nominations for exemplary residents are open until March 15th, so get out your pencils/tablets/computers and fill in a nomination form.  The categories are broad, ranging from acts of heroism, … Continue reading

Save the Date: Maple in the Township Returns April 8th

Save the Date: Maple in the Township Returns April 8th
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A group of local Maple Syrup producers are joining forces to host another Maple Day on April 8th.   All participating producers will open the doors to their sugar shacks between the hours of 10:00am and 4:00pm and invite you to come with your family to walk a sugar bush and … Continue reading