Library Closure Saturday, March 14th @ 3pm

LIBRARY CLOSURE  Saturday, March 14th @ 3pm To help protect the health and safety of people in the community during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Cavan Monaghan Libraries will be suspending operations effective Saturday, March 14th @ 3pm. No material will be due while the library is closed. Both branches will be open… Continue reading

Time for Our Area to Shine As We Gear Up For COVID-19

So what does preparing for a pandemic actually mean? This is the question on so many minds these days, and one that is bound to generate reactions of doomsday scenarios for some, and quickly dismissed by others. So what’s the appropriate level of concern to take? Fortunately, a new virus… Continue reading

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New Day Care Centre Coming to Millbrook

The former location of A Buck or Two plus has been sold to Helping Hands Day Care, a family owned business operating seven day care centres in the Durham region. They plan to open a new facility in the building on Tupper Street. The relief from young families struggling to… Continue reading

Mayor and Deputy Mayor Express Concerns about the County Budget

In early February, Mayor Scott McFadden and Deputy Mayor Matthew Graham hosted two Town Hall meetings to share their concerns regarding County Budget discussions to clarify their position and seek ratepayer input. Cavan Monaghan is one of eight Peterborough County member municipalities which joined together to improve purchasing power in… Continue reading

Municipal Tax Levy to Rise by 3.16%

Last month, the 2020 municipal budget was approved, reflecting a 3.16% increase in the Municipal Residential Tax Rate. This consists of a 1.86% increase to cover the 2020 Operating budget and a 1.3% increase to fund the 2020 Capital budget.   This rate increase is significantly lower than the actual increase… Continue reading

An Open Letter to Millbrook Council, BIA and Community

I am writing on behalf of the Millbrook Farmers’ Market Management Committee to express our concern about a proposal by Mayor Scott McFadden for the BIA to host a farmers’ market downtown on Friday evenings in July and August to capture cottage-bound traffic. While this may sound appealing, from a… Continue reading