4th Line Theatre Receives 2015 Annual Heritage Award from Peterborough Historical Society

Last week, the Peterborough Historical Society announced the winners of its 2015 Heritage Awards on at its Annual Fundraising Dinner. Among the recipients was our own 4th Line Theatre, which was bestowed with the J. Hampton Burnham Award, established to recognize the completion of a major project that promotes awareness… Continue reading

Tradition of Service and Quality Gives Roka TIM-BR MART a Competitive Edge

By Karen Graham The Roka family has a long history in the business of selling wood.  In 1963, John’s father Rudy Roka began selling firewood on the side, bringing logs in from Bancroft and crown land locations in the surrounding area, eventually setting up a saw mill as well.  The… Continue reading

Millbrook Minor Hockey Offers Their Wish List and Their Support for New Community Centre

By Karen Graham The President of Millbrook Minor Hockey (MMHA), Kaury Jones, presented a passionate proposal for a new community centre for the township.  Supported by a delegation of 20 Minor Hockey supporters, Jones outlined the familiar complaints about our current facility, including inadequate dressing rooms and parking, lack of… Continue reading

What’s On Tap at Staples’ Sugar Bush

By Karen Graham This time of year, you can find the Staples family working together in their sugar shack located on Highway 7A between Cavan and Bethany. Producing world class maple syrup is a long standing family tradition, dating back seven generations to 1813, but this year for Jill and… Continue reading

Cavan Monaghan Libraries Kept Kids Busy over March Break

Hosting a wide variety of activities, including movie marathons, games days and fire safety events, our local library staff ensured there was lots to do over the March break week at both local facilities. After a Hunger Games movie marathon, each branch put on a “Games Day” where 57 children,… Continue reading

Millbrook Dam: ORCA Identifies Possible Dredging Funding Source

The Millbrook Dam EA Study was filed and approved by Otonabee Region Conservation Authority (ORCA) in February 2016 and they are now drafting the Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Design and Contract Administration for the new Dam. Team members overseeing the project from the Authority and Township met to… Continue reading