Trail Expansion will Connect New Residents to Village

The Federal Economic Development Agency has confirmed approval of a Township application for funding for the expansion of a section of the Millbrook Valley Trails. A $6000 grant will flow from the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program which will be used to improve the existing 6.7 km trail system and… Continue reading

What’s On Tap at Staples’ Sugar Bush

By Karen Graham This time of year, you can find the Staples family working together in their sugar shack located on Highway 7A between Cavan and Bethany. Producing world class maple syrup is a long standing family tradition, dating back seven generations to 1813, but this year for Jill and… Continue reading

Cavan Monaghan Libraries Kept Kids Busy over March Break

Hosting a wide variety of activities, including movie marathons, games days and fire safety events, our local library staff ensured there was lots to do over the March break week at both local facilities. After a Hunger Games movie marathon, each branch put on a “Games Day” where 57 children,… Continue reading

Millbrook Dam: ORCA Identifies Possible Dredging Funding Source

The Millbrook Dam EA Study was filed and approved by Otonabee Region Conservation Authority (ORCA) in February 2016 and they are now drafting the Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Design and Contract Administration for the new Dam. Team members overseeing the project from the Authority and Township met to… Continue reading

Bailieboro Women’s Institute Annual Spring Luncheon

The Bailieboro Women’s Institute hosted their annual spring luncheon on Tuesday with homemade dishes, a silent auction and door prizes for the attendees. After the meal, guest speaker, Yoga instructor, provided some moves for the crowd designed to keep them feeling good physically and emotionally. Pictured from left to right are WI… Continue reading

It’s More Than Just Rocks in Baxter Creek

  By Alexandra Foxon Ecosystem Management Technology student, Fleming College A fascinating phenomenon is taking place every year in the Township of Cavan-Monaghan. Brook trout live in cold-water lakes and rivers throughout much of eastern North America. Incredibly, our very own Baxter Creek has the right food and physical conditions… Continue reading