New Ice Rental Allocation Policy Approved

New Ice Rental Allocation Policy Approved
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Last month, Council approved a new ice rental allocation policy to tighten up and clarify the process and conditions surrounding ice rental contracts.  User groups will no longer be able to cancel booked ice rentals by providing 30 days written notice.  This practice has pushed the responsibility of finding replacement … Continue reading

The Community Centre Fundraising Effort Gets Going

The Community Centre Fundraising Effort Gets Going
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Donning custom embroidered toques representing their first fundraising initiative, Co- Chairs of the Cavan Monaghan Community Centre Fundraising Committee Matthew Graham and Dorothea Kelly Hines gave Council an enthusiastic update on their plans for the project and their progress to date at the December 18th Council meeting.  The committee has … Continue reading

Preventing Concussions Should Be a No-Brainer

Preventing Concussions Should Be a No-Brainer
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What do Ken Dryden and Gordon Stringer have in common? They both want action to help prevent concussion injuries in all Canadians who engage in sports. As Ken Dryden puts it, they want a “game change.” Both are moved by tragedies – in the case of Ken Dryden, his recently … Continue reading

Millbrook Stars Bantam Green Wins Silver Stick Tournament

Millbrook Stars Bantam Green Wins Silver Stick Tournament
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On Friday November 17th, the Millbrook Stars Bantam Green travelled to Lambton Shores to compete in the International Silver Stick Regional tournament.  We played our first game against Strathroy Rockets Blue and pulled off a 4 – 0 victory giving our Goalie his 1st tournament shutout. Our second game of … Continue reading

Kawartha High School Bass Masters Earn Top Awards in Inaugural Year

Kawartha High School Bass Masters Earn Top Awards in Inaugural Year
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Last year Crestwood students were introduced to a new club thanks to the efforts of Educational Assistant Curtis Cronkwright.  An avid fisherman, Cronkwright started a local youth extension of the Ontario Bass Anglers Sportsmen Society Nation, (Ontario BASS Nation) which is a grass-roots organization with 24 clubs across Ontario designed … Continue reading

Remarkable First Season for Cavan Men’s Soccer Club

Remarkable First Season for Cavan Men’s Soccer Club
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For an inaugural year, Cavan’s Men’s Soccer Team is experiencing a remarkable year.  They currently sit on top in the league standings in the Ontario Soccer League Central Region East.  They are vying for a playoff spot in a tight race with two other teams, one of which is Peterborough … Continue reading

New Minor Ball Hockey League in Millbrook Scores Big

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There was hockey action this summer at the Millbrook arena despite the lack of ice.  Guye Vondette of Peterborough took the plunge and started a Peterborough Minor Ball Hockey league.  The program ran for 12 weeks this summer on Wednesday evenings at the Millbrook Arena, leaving summer weekends free for … Continue reading

Gillian Webster Selected for Ontario Field Lacrosse

Gillian Webster Selected for Ontario Field Lacrosse
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  Millbrook resident Gillian Webster has been selected for the U19 Team Ontario Field Lacrosse team this season.  This is not the first time this impressive young lady has made a provincial Lacrosse team.  In 2015, Gilliam was one of the youngest members of the U18 team and travelled to … Continue reading

Centerville Presbyterian Church Hosts 9th Annual Country Mile Charity Walk/Run

Centerville Presbyterian Church Hosts 9th Annual Country Mile Charity Walk/Run
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Parents, grandparents, children, teachers, principals and friends joined together early on May 13th to walk or run along Zion line in Cavan Monaghan for a short stroll or a 10K run in support of a local organizations. Conditions were cool with some drizzle, just enough to keep participants comfortable as … Continue reading

Advantage Charity Classic Golf Tournament for Community Care June 3rd

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Chris Schier of Advantage House Painters Inc. is organizing his third Advantage Charity Classic Golf Tournament which takes place this Saturday, June 3rd in support of Millbrook Community Care. The tournament is a four-man best ball format, with a shotgun start at 9am. The entry fee of $100 per golfer … Continue reading

Local Connections to Hero of Windsor’s Memorial Cup Win

Local Connections to Hero of Windsor’s Memorial Cup Win
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The Windsor Spitfires made tournament history doing the unthinkable: they earned a place in the Memorial Cup tournament because they were the host, not because of their league playoff performance. Against the odds, the team overcame a formidable opponent in the Erie Otters, who had set a Canadian Hockey League … Continue reading

Competitive Soccer Teams through MLCFC

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The start to soccer season is around the corner and the rep teams in Maple Leaf Cavan Football Club are getting ready to compete. These teams spend more time practicing and developing their skills in order to play at a competitive level, which also requires more extensive travel to meet … Continue reading

Golf Season is on its Way- Are You Ready?

Golf Season is on its Way- Are You Ready?
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With the warm Spring weather arriving, it’s time to dust off those clubs and start preparing for the upcoming golf season. The first step is to take inventory of your golf equipment. Check for wear on your grips, replace the soft spikes on your shoes, and make sure the groves … Continue reading