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Approximately 35 residents joined Mayor McFadden last Thursday evening as he hosted another town hall meeting at Galerie Q. Topics of discussion were selected by the crowd, with a time limit set so no single item dominated the evening. First on the list of topics was the return of wind… Continue reading
There are two serious subjects in discussions in the area these days, and they both touch on the issue of property rights. Property owners are defending their rights to enjoy the properties that they own or where they reside, and so they should. But what happens when their rights clash… Continue reading
My name is Everett Webster and I shaved my head to raise money for Pediatric Cancer Research. On Friday, May 13, the Pedal for Hope team arrived on their bikes ready to have some fun. It was a great day with lots of surprises and at the end the team… Continue reading
Strawberry season is coming. And strawberries are coming to the Millbrook Farmers’ Market on Sunday, June 26th. We will be hosting a special strawberry tea to celebrate. As well as lots of fresh strawberries, our vendors will have all kinds of delicious strawberry treats for you, including a selection of… Continue reading
The Corfe’s were busy handling out donations to local organizations from their earnings this year running the canteen in the Millbrook Arena. Each appreciative recipient received a cheque for $500, including Millbrook Minor Hockey, Millbrook Community Care, Millbrook & District FoodShare, and Millbrook Cavan Firefighters Association to assist in their… Continue reading
On Friday, May 27th, the County held its annual Recognition awards in Havelock for citizens making significant contributions to their communities. Among the winners for Cavan Monaghan Township were John and Susan French, who were recognized for their agricultural leadership. For the past 38 years, they have raised beef cattle… Continue reading
Parents, grandparents, children, teachers, principals and friends joined together early on May 14th to walk or run along Zion line in Cavan Monaghan for a short stroll or a 10K run in support of a good cause. Despite the cold drizzle, participants cheerfully lined up along the starting line to… Continue reading
Grade three students at North Cavan headed to the Peterborough YMCA to receive swimming instruction which provides essential skills required to survive an unexpected fall into deep water. The students and their teacher travelled to the pool for three one-hour, in-water lessons in addition to the delivery of three in-class… Continue reading