Free Parenting Seminar at North Cavan Public School

Free Parenting Seminar at North Cavan Public School
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Principal Martin Twiss is excited about the upcoming seminar entitled “Building Resilient Families” that his school is hosting on the evening of June 12th.  This free event will provide parents and caregivers with a wealth of information designed to answer some common questions and provide expert insight into some of … Continue reading

Valerie Kent Receives Leadership in Arts Award

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Although Valerie only moved to the community a few years ago, she has made quite an impact here, and was recognized at last week’s annual County Recognition Awards in the Art leadership category. Upon her arrival in 2015, she immediately began reaching out to the community with her love of … Continue reading

Doors Open June 24th at Wutai Shan Buddhist Garden in Bethany

Doors Open June 24th at Wutai Shan Buddhist Garden in Bethany
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This month the public will have another opportunity to visit the Wutai Shan Buddhist Garden on the outskirts of Bethany to get a firsthand look at the progress made at this significant religious destination.  The opening hours that day run from 10 am to 2:30 pm with a special consecration … Continue reading

Otonabee-South Monaghan ‘Art in the Library’ Phase 3

Otonabee-South Monaghan ‘Art in the Library’ Phase 3
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‘Art in the Library’ Phase 3 opens on Saturday, June 23 at Keene and Bailieboro Libraries and runs until October 13. Jeffrey Macklin, a traditional print maker, will show at Keene and Olga Szranski’s oil and acrylic paintings will be in Bailieboro. Olga Szaranski is excited to be involved with … Continue reading

Baxter Creek Hosts Junior Golf Qualifier

Baxter Creek Hosts Junior Golf Qualifier
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It’s always a great weekend when we get the honour of hosting the Durham Junior Golf Tour Qualifier, and this past Victoria Day weekend was no different.  For the first time in many years of hosting the qualifier, the weather was absolutely perfect for the Juniors. Ages of the kids … Continue reading

Thank you to all the Volunteers in Millbrook

Thank you to all the Volunteers in Millbrook
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  Friday April 20, 2018 was National Volunteer Appreciation Day. Community Care Millbrook celebrated the event in style at Baxter Creek Golf Club. In recognition of the Millbrook volunteers and also in support of our local community a beautiful dinner was provided by the Larmer family.  Community Care certainly appreciates … Continue reading

Township to Host Harvest Dinner in September

Township to Host Harvest Dinner in September
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Last month, Council agreed to host a harvest dinner event to celebrate the township’s rural heritage and local agricultural producers. The event will also be a fundraising opportunity in support of the Community Centre project.  It is scheduled to take place on September 22nd, on Kings Street.   Organizers Councilors Belch, … Continue reading

Long Term Funding Proposal Doesn’t Work for Kawartha Downs

Long Term Funding Proposal Doesn’t Work for Kawartha Downs
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It sounded like good news for the grassroots horseracing industry when the Ministry of Finance announced approval of a long-term funding agreement to provide stability to the struggling industry last month.  Included in the proposal was $4 million in purse enhancements, a $6 million pool for capital improvements and a … Continue reading

Check in on Your Mental Health

Check in on Your Mental Health
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This May 7-13 is the 67th Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) week. Since 1951, CMHA Mental Health Week has been raising awareness to end stigma associated with mental illness by making this a “mental illness awareness week.”   It provides an opportunity to take a closer look at ways to maintain … Continue reading

Fraudsters Continue to Scam our Area

Fraudsters Continue to Scam our Area
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The Peterborough Police Service warns residents that the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) scam continues to circulate in our area and becoming more sophisticated. On Monday April 23, 2018 an officer at our ARU (Alternative Response Unit) desk received approximately 36 calls from residents reporting they had been contacted by income … Continue reading

Fundraising Concert Features Award-Winning Country Music Artist

Fundraising Concert Features Award-Winning Country Music Artist
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On June 2nd, Jade Eagleson will be on stage again at the Golden Wheel restaurant in Springville in support of a mission by the youth group from Centreville Presbyterian Church. Next February, a group of twelve young people will head to the Dominican Republic to join members of the Samaritan … Continue reading

Stiff Competition at North Cavan Spelling Bee

Stiff Competition at North Cavan Spelling Bee
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Seventeen students in grades four through six lined up in the North Cavan Public School gymnasium last week to show off their spelling skills to all of the staff and students at the school.  These students had prepared for the challenge, working on word lists with a teacher the previous … Continue reading

Take Your Mother on an Artistic Tour Through the Rolling Hills of the Bethany Area

Take Your Mother on an Artistic Tour Through the Rolling Hills of the Bethany Area
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  Celebrate Mother’s Day by taking her on a tour of the rolling countryside around Bethany and introduce her to local artists in their own studios during the annual Rolling Hills Studio tour.  It runs on Saturday and Sunday of the Mother’s Day weekend from 10 am to 5 pm, … Continue reading