Another Award for Mount Pleasant Artist JoEllen Brydon

The accolades continue for the work of Mount Pleasant Artist JoEllen Brydon, as last month one of her pieces earned top place in the 2016 Canadian National Exhibition Juried Art Show. Entitled “My Grandmother was a Beekeeper”, the acrylic work continues Brydon’s exploration of everyday rural life. The drama in… Continue reading


Last month the caption on the front page photo of participants in the Cavan Hills Country Run incorrectly identified Karen as Edith Steinbeck’s daughter-in-law, but she is in fact her daughter. The caption describing the sign at the entrance of the Williams Nature Reserve in Niagara incorrectly identified as Jill… Continue reading

Mayor McFadden Seeks Effective Strategy for Escalating Hydro Rates

  Rural municipal representatives are feeling the frustration as their residents, farms and businesses struggle with rising electricity rates with little evidence that the province is listening. Cavan Monaghan Mayor Scott McFadden brought this issue to Queen’s Park last week where he met with Ontario’s Auditor General, Bonnie Lysyk. With… Continue reading

Local Talent Join Peterborough Pathway to Fame

On Saturday Sept 10th Peterborough and District Pathway of Fame added 13 new names at the annual induction ceremony at Showplace. Cavan Monaghan was well represented with natives Serena Ryder, Justin and Mark Hiscox were acknowledged in the Entertainment and Music category and Kim Blackwell of 4th Line Theatre was… Continue reading