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Tree Replacement Policy Updated

Following up on a request from the February 18th Council meeting, Director of Planning Karen Ellis presented a proposal for an updated and strengthened Municipal Tree Replacement policy at the most recent Council meeting.   The objective was to recognize and protect the important tree canopies on municipal lands, and ensure… Continue reading

Food Truck Extends Takeout Options in the Township

This is high season for banquet halls and caterers: wedding and anniversary parties, end of season celebrations, galas for business awards, the list goes on.  All of these things are not happening this year, so Kevin and April Sendel, owner/operators of Personal Touch Catering and events that operates the banquet… Continue reading

COMMENT: Nursing Homes – Babies & Bathwater

We have all seen the headlines regarding the litany of concerns in our long term care homes. Neglected residents; soiled bedding; unanswered call bells; sloppy feeding; expired medicines; cockroaches; callous treatment: the list is shocking and endless.  Unfortunately, and it pains me to say this, I believe the allegations are… Continue reading

COVID-19 Drive-through Testing Clinics

No appointment drive-through testing clinics took place across the county over the last few weeks. The clinics were conducted by the Peterborough Paramedics with support from and Peterborough Public Health.  A local clinic was held on June 12th at the Cavan Monaghan Community Centre, where tests were conducted on 208… Continue reading

Emergency Repairs on Station Trail Complete

The sudden appearance of sinkholes under the former railway line along Station Trail left two sections of the trail unstable and unsafe for public use.  Extensive repair work is now complete and the $18,332 expense was funded through a transfer from the Parkland Reserve Account. Users in that area should… Continue reading

Tribute Signs created by Students

Tribute signs created by Millbrook South Cavan students surround the Centennial Place sign in anticipation of the appreciation event hosted by the Lions a few weeks ago. Young people in our community are taking the lead in their demonstration of appreciation and compassion, cutting their hair for a cause, starting… Continue reading

“SPLASH! Art Contest”

Trout Unlimited Millbrook is hosting the “SPLASH! ART CONTEST”, which is an opportunity for children to draw, photograph, or write about their interactions with our local streams this summer Trout Unlimited Millbrook has prizes available for a number of participants, and the top three submissions will be published in the… Continue reading

Farmers’ Market Opens This Sunday With COVID-19 Safety Measures

The Millbrook Farmers’ Market will open its 2020 season this Sunday, June 28 at the Old Millbrook School parking lot, 1 Dufferin Street.  We will be open from 10:00am to 1:00pm.  When you arrive, you will find a different set-up this season.  We will have in place several COVID-related safety… Continue reading