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Meet Millbrook South Cavan Green Team!

  In November, the township launched a pilot Organic Waste Program for Millbrook area residents to divert organic materials from the Bensfort landfill to help extend its dwindling life expectancy. Students at Millbrook South/Cavan Public School have embraced the program with spectacular results.  There are ten green bins in the… Continue reading

A Millbrook Star in Training?

Three-year-old Brayden Holmes donned ice skates for the first time last month at the new Community Centre during the Sunday public skate event.  His orange training supports came in handy but more traditional support always had his back!  Whether you are a novice or an expert, sharpen your blades and… Continue reading

Preliminary Budget Proposes a 3.14% Municipal Tax Rate Hike

  Before Christmas, budget deliberations began as Council began their review of the township’s financial situation moving forward. Discussions continued last week, as Director of Finance Kimberley Pope presented the second draft budget which proposed a consolidated municipal tax levy increase of 3.14%, of which 1.9% was allocated to fund… Continue reading

Casino Payments Help Address Aging Infrastructure Pressure

Last month, Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) delivered a Q3 (October 1 to December 31, 2019) non-tax gaming revenue payment of $106,328 to the Township of Cavan Monaghan for hosting Shorelines Slots at Kawartha Downs.  The city of Peterborough received $780,031 for the same period.  The combined payments represent… Continue reading

Millbrook Arena Back in Action

The Millbrook arena parking lot was full again on January 4th when the Peterborough Timbermen Lacrosse team hit the floor in their first game in the recently renovated facility that is now equipped with gently-used blue artificial turf.  The opening event was welcomed with an official ball drop featuring Maple… Continue reading

Letters to the Editor – February 2020

Should off-road vehicles be allowed on our township roads? Council should be commended for their cautious and consultative approach to answering this pressing question. While researching the issue, I’ve met several ORV drivers and have been impressed by their enthusiasm for their chosen pastime. I’m pleased to have them as… Continue reading