Local Action Taken to Protect Our Roots

Melodie Seto The Canadian landscape has undergone many transformations over the past centuries, but how many people can still remember what our land ofheritage used to look like? Tallgrass prairies in particular may be one of the less distinguished types of grasslands that made up the eastern part of our… Continue reading

The Harvest

Lorraine Hughes “You, my brothers, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the sinful nature; rather, serve one another in love.” Galatians 5:13 The summer is winding down, the nights are starting to get chilly and we gardeners are busy harvesting, preserving and canning… Continue reading

Jamie Schmale Seeks His Turn at Bat for the Conservative Party

Karen Graham After eleven years helping incumbent Barry Devolin increase the strength of the Conservative’s support in the riding in the past four elections, Schmale is anxious to take the reins himself.  In 2003, he ran against Devolin for the conservative nomination, and while he lost that race, he signed… Continue reading

Save the Dam group Saves The Mill

At their regular meeting on August 20,  the Board of Otonabee Conservation (ORCA) voted to accept the Millbrook and Cavan Historical Society’s Offer to Purchase Needler’s Mill in Millbrook. Historical Society president Celia Hunter and Angie McLean from the Save the Dam Mill Pond Group presented the offer to the Board, with… Continue reading