Market Vendors: The Sorichetti Homestead

Market Vendors: The Sorichetti Homestead
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Market vendors Lou and Tamara Sorichetti are brave souls. A week after moving into their farm on Solanum Way outside Pontypool from Ajax last summer, they purchased 14 goats. Theirs is a mixed herd of dairy goats they somehow find the time to milk each day, between Lou’s day job, … Continue reading

Massage Therapist Melissa Blakely is on the Move

Massage Therapist Melissa Blakely is on the Move
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Melissa Blakely will be putting on a lot fewer miles in her daily routine beginning this month. After sharing space with Oasis Boutique owner Nancy Fallis in downtown Millbrook for all 13 years of her professional career as a Registered Massage Therapist, Melissa is realizing her dream of setting up … Continue reading

Young Photographer Poses Unique Combination of Creativity and Business Sense

Young Photographer Poses Unique Combination of Creativity and Business Sense
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Patrick Stephen was first introduced in this paper in 2014 when at the age of 17 he was awarded a grant from Peterborough Economic Development’s Summer Company program for young entrepreneurs in 2014 for a photography/video business. That year he developed a three year business plan- this young man thinks … Continue reading

Fire Hall #1 Replacement Facility: Draft Plan Comes with $5 Million Price Tag

Fire Hall #1 Replacement Facility: Draft Plan Comes with $5 Million Price Tag
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At the July 4th Council meeting, Fire Chief Bill Balfour introduced Frank Alaimo, principal of Alaimo Architecture Inc. to introduce the design and costing of a plan for a replacement facility for the aging and inadequate building located on King Street East currently serving the Fire Department. The design was … Continue reading

Wastewater Treatment Plant Official Opening

Wastewater Treatment Plant Official Opening
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The Township of Cavan Monaghan hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday June 30, at their newly renovated Wastewater Treatment Plant at 25 Centennial Lane. Federal, provincial and municipal representatives, project engineers, contractors and staff joined in a celebration to mark the successful conclusion of four projects related to the upgrade … Continue reading

ORCA Advises Level 2 Low Water

ORCA Advises Level 2 Low Water
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Rainfall continues to be in short supply across the Otonabee Region watershed, even after the slight downpours last weekend. As a result, the Otonabee Region Water Response Team has confirmed that Level 2 Low Water Conditions are being experienced throughout the watershed region. Analysis of the data, including air temperature, … Continue reading

MPAC Notices are in the Mail

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The Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) began mailing Property Assessment Notices last week across the township, reflecting an average increase in local property values of 3.9 per cent per year since the last assessment conducted in 2012. The Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) is an independent, not-for-profit corporation, responsible for … Continue reading

Protect Your Name: Identity Theft

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Did you know your home can be stolen while you’re still living in it?   It’s called “title fraud” and it’s a potential outcome of being a victim of identity theft. Protecting yourself against identity theft is a precaution more and more people are taking these days.   I know many families … Continue reading

Behind the Stage at the 4th Line Theatre

Behind the Stage at the 4th Line Theatre
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What you see on stage is just the tip of the iceberg, and two young men are flexing their creative and administrative muscle behind the scenes to help make magic in the barnyard. Artistic Administrative Kelsey Powell counts his lucky stars. He and wife Lindy (General Manager) could be referred … Continue reading