New Paramedic Station Expected to Improve Response Times

The new Paramedic station at 1003 Clonsilla Ave. opened for business on Monday, April 24th, with two 24 hour ambulances on site to improve the response time for service in the west end of Peterborough City and County. Formerly the home of Paul Tinney Auto Sales, the building has undergone… Continue reading

Township Libraries Receive CIBC Donation

Cavan Millbrook Libraries owe Fiona Maarhuis’s a double dose of gratitude. This dedicated volunteer has provided more than 90 hours of service to the organization and has served as a Board member for the last __ years. Prior to that, she also volunteered …. Last month, Fiona found another way… Continue reading

OLG makes fourth-quarter payment to Cavan-Monaghan

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) issued a fourth-quarter (January to March, 2017) non-tax gaming revenue payment of $724,045 to the Township of Cavan Monaghan last month for hosting Shorelines Slots at Kawartha Downs. Since November 1999, Cavan Monaghan has received more than $55.3 million in non-tax gaming revenue…. Continue reading

Downtown Revitalization to Proceed with Detailed Streetscape Plan

After the cancellation of the Rural Economic Development Program (RED), plans for a detailed streetscape plan to guide the Downtown revitalization plan looked unlikely. The 2016 budget had $20,000 designated towards the development of the Community Improvement Plan which would have included this component, and the matching funds from the… Continue reading

County Strategic Plan in Review

Last month Peterborough County passed its 2017 budget which results in an assessment increase of 2.92% for County residents. Together with the municipal rate increase established in the 2017 Cavan Monaghan municipal budget in January, local property taxes will rise by — for township residents in 2017. According to Director… Continue reading

Open Your Eyes with Lash Extensions

One of the most popular beauty trends these days are lash extensions. These are not the exaggerated false eyelashes you may remember from the 1960’s sported by supermodels including Twiggy. You will have to go to YouTube for instructions to perfect that look. These days false eyelash products offer a… Continue reading