Millbrook Municipal Water Users Face Significant Rate Increases

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Karen Graham At this week’s Council Meeting, Gary Scandlan of Watson Associates presented a Water and Wastewater Rate Study outlining the implications of compliance with the Water Opportunities Act of 2010 which requires among other things, a detailed water financial plan for all municipal water and waste water services. With … Continue reading

Vibrant Young Clinic Serves Up Beautiful Smiles and Good Oral Health

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Karen Graham It has been three years now since Dr. Ken Lee took over the local dental practise from Dr. David Neale who served the community for many years. As a university student, Dr. Lee knew his interest lay in the sciences, and considered medicine, ophthalmology and dentistry. As a … Continue reading

Township Seeks Ways to Meet County Garbage and Recycling Targets

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Karen Graham Peterborough County is seeking input from municipalities including Cavan Monaghan to establish a modern and enforceable system to encourage more recycling of waste across the County. Cavan Monaghan’s performance in this area while improving marginally is still significantly below that of the County in general. In 2014, Cavan … Continue reading

Finally- A Blow Against a Local Wind Project

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Last week’s Environmental Review Tribunal decision concluded that the Settlers Landing Wind Turbine Project will Cause Irreversible Harm. The Ministry of Attorney General office released the decision of the Environmental Review Tribunal (ERT) on the appeal of the Settlers Ridge Wind development project. The ERT found that engaging in the … Continue reading

Community Generosity Arrives from all Ages and Stages

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Karen Graham After Thanksgiving, the Food Share cupboard is usually pretty bare. Not to worry, says David Brackenridge- ours is a giving community and they always come through to help those less fortunate in time for the holiday season. Last week we announced an upcoming Turkey Dinner hosted by staff … Continue reading

Message in a Bottle- Lions Launch Medical Emergency Program

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Karen Graham The Millbrook and District Lions’ Club has devised a new program to help residents and particularly seniors in times of medical emergency. Called “Message in a Bottle”, it involves the distribution of a kit consisting of a plastic vial, stickers and an information page to help Emergency First … Continue reading