Last Farmers’ Market this Sunday

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Leni Rautiainen You have one final chance to get to the Millbrook Farmers’ Market this year. The last market of the season will be held this Sunday, October 25th from 10:00am to 1:30pm at the Old Millbrook School, 1 Dufferin Street. As we get ready to wrap up for another … Continue reading

Local Children’s Author Shan McFadden to Direct Next Fun Folk Production

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Karen Graham For this, the 8th anniversary of local children`s theatre group, Fun Folk Theatricals, the organization will operate under the leadership of local children`s author Shan McFadden who takes over from Pat Barr who has ably led the group for many years. They often perform original works, and this … Continue reading

The Old Millbrook School Family Centre

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Sarah Sobanski On Thursday mornings at 10:30, the Old Millbrook School Family Centre’s Stay n’ Play program is in full swing.  bringing babies as old as five weeks, playful toddlers, and caregivers together in a supportive and interactive environment during school hours. “It’s an opportunity for the children, but for … Continue reading

Peterborough Police Come to Cavan Monaghan

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Karen Graham The main street was busy last Thursday as members of our new police force patrolled their new territory area prior to their official introduction to Council members.  Some officers had even shown up the previous day to become familiar with their new Èbeatè.  It was a very good … Continue reading

Join Garden Club Members on their Visit to Celebrated Moraine Property October 7th

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Jane Zednick John Oyston loves the Oak Ridges Moraine and loves native plants and trees. In 2007, after he purchased 100 acres of land in nearby Bewdley, John Oyston turned 35 acres of bush into a trail system, rented about 60 acres to a local farmer for agricultural production and … Continue reading

New Fire Station One a Step Closer to Replacement

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Leonard Knott  Council directed staff to proceed with the execution of a contract between Alaimo Architecture Inc. of Woodbridge, Ontario and the Township of Cavan Monaghan for the complete construction drawings for Fire Station One Replacement. The motion was moved by Deputy Mayor John Fallis, seconded by Monaghan Ward Council … Continue reading

Township Agrees to Negotiate With Developer to Buy Land for New Community Centre

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Leonard Knott Cavan Monaghan Township staff asked Council at its September 14th meeting to begin negotiations with Towerhill Developments Inc. to acquire approximately four hectares (10 acres) of land for the construction of a new community centre and associated amenities. Council members expressed some concern about the need to buy … Continue reading

Council Scraps Licensing and Special Events By-Law As Impossible to Enforce Without Hurting Businesses

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Leonard Knott Cavan Monaghan Township staff recommended councillors at the September 14th Council meeting repeal By-law No. 2004-14, the by-law to license and regulate special events and By-law No. 2004-21, the by-law for the licensing and the regulation of refreshment vehicles in the Township of Cavan-Millbrook-North Monaghan. After much debate, … Continue reading

Celebrating Soccer: The Game and the Local Club

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Karen Graham The weather didn’t dampen the spirit of Maple Leaf Cavan FC Soccer club members, friends and family who congregated on King Street in Millbrook Saturday for an afternoon of fun and celebration for the successful completion of another year.  This year the club decided to have the season … Continue reading

Community Care Introduces New Fitness Classes

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Karen Graham With ten free fitness classes hosted by Millbrook Community Care, there is no excuse to sit around watching your waistline expand.  They offer five different types of classes, so there is something for everyone.  With the exception of the Gentle Exercise classes at the Millbrook Manor, all classes … Continue reading

No Duff- Mock Evacuation Exercise A Success

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Karen Graham Last Thursday, the Millbrook Arena was transformed into a temporary emergency shelter by The Canadian Red Cross assisted by local emergency personnel from the Cavan Monaghan Fire Department, the OPP, the Community Policing organization and the local Lion’s Club.  The objective was to run through a drill to … Continue reading

How I Spent My Summer Vacation: Developing the Craft at 4th Line Theatre

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Karen Graham It’s not a typical 14 year-old boy’s dream summer: 8 hour days, many of them spent in a three piece suit, shirt and tie in heat and humidity, dancing and singing with four younger children. Long days, uncomfortable clothing, no air conditioning, video games or hanging out with … Continue reading