Council Approves Changes to Garbage Collection

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Karen Graham Wayne Hancock, Director of Public Works, submitted recommendations to Council on Monday regarding the Township waste collection program. After reviewing the waste policies of other municipalities along with the proposed new County By-law, Hancock recommended the elimination of bag tags for curbside collection of residential and commercial waste … Continue reading

‘Like Chess on Ice’

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  Sarah Sobanski It’s 7 p.m Tuesday night, and the ice pad at the Omemee Curling Club [OCC] is filled to capacity. Players of all ages, beginners to experts, all of different fitness levels, return regularly for league night. The atmosphere is light and full of camaraderie. The oldest member … Continue reading

Me to We Club Bringing Holiday Joy to Families Overseas

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Breanne Levesque, Newspaper Club member Here at Millbrook South Cavan Public School we are glad to say Me to We will be fundraising for families overseas with Rafiki chains! With each purchase you will get a Rafiki friend chain, they come in many different colors that you can choose your … Continue reading

Council Begins 2016 Budget Deliberations

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Karen Graham This week Council began the lengthy process of establishing the 2016 Operating and Capital Budgets as they plowed through the preliminary draft provided by Director of Finance Kimberley Pope. This report is a starting point only, and assumes no changes to service levels currently provided by the Township. … Continue reading

So You Want to be a Golf Pro? It’s Not What you Think

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Karen Graham Baxter Creek’s Kevin Gunter’s interest in golf began at a young, but not at age three like some professionals. His skills also paid off early, as he was proficient enough to earn a full golf scholarship in Tennessee, where he earned a BA. Returning home, he began his … Continue reading

Local Television Celebrities Perform at Christmas in the Village Evening Event

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Karen Graham It was all part of a day’s work two of for Earl Cochrane’s two commercial horses, Clydesdale and Hockney crosses who were on hand to pull Cochrane’s horse drawn wagon for young and old visitors to the Thursday evening activities last week. Together will friends and fellow horse … Continue reading