Millbrook and Area Garden Club Goes Wild for Native Plants

Why not come for a tour with the Millbrook & Area Garden Club on Wednesday, August 7th at 6:30 p.m. when they will visit “GROW WILD! NATIVE PLANT NURSERY & ECOLOGICAL CONSULTING SERVICES” at #3784 Hwy 7 in Omemee. Grow Wild! Nursery specializes in growing native trees and shrubs as… Continue reading

The Millbrook Valley Trails Connects to the Ganaraska Forest

  When the Millbrook Valley Trails (MVT) Master Plan was first drafted back in 2010, a connecting link to the Ganaraska Forest trails was included as one of the ambitious plans that the committee had hoped to someday take on. The challenge has always been a limited workforce of volunteers… Continue reading

Zucchini Festival Cancelled This Year

One of the sad consequences of the reconstruction of the Millbrook Dam is the cancellation of this year’s rendition of this popular community event.  The entire site of the festival, including creek downstream of the dam is currently inaccessible and will not be available for recreational use by September.  Organizers… Continue reading

Enbridge Gas Distribution and the Fire Marshal’s Public Fire Safety Council Partner to Reduce Fire and Carbon Monoxide Deaths

At the July Council meeting, Enbridge Gas Distribution, the Fire Marshal’s Public Fire Safety Council and the Township of Cavan Monaghan Fire Department announced a partnership to improve home safety and bring fire and carbon monoxide- related deaths down to zero. The Township of Cavan Monaghan Fire Department received 120… Continue reading

Second Last Payment from OLG?  

Last month, Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) provided a first-quarter payment covering the period from April to June for non-tax gaming revenue of $758,383 to the Township of Cavan Monaghan for hosting Shorelines Slots at Kawartha Downs. Since November 1999, Cavan Monaghan has received more than $59.1 million in… Continue reading

Construction Begins on a New Gymnastics Club

Marcel Rene began dreaming about building a new home for his popular gymnastics club on Lansdowne Street West in 2009.  He found what he thought was an ideal location just down the road across from Heron Landing Golf Course, and snapped it up, then walked into the Cavan Monaghan planning… Continue reading

Healthy Kids Community Challenge: Power Off and Play!

‘Screen time’ is the time spent using a screen-based device, such as a smartphone, tablet, computer, or television. Not all screen time is unhealthy. Screens can offer an important way to learn and communicate at school and at work. Most often, kids use screens for recreational purposes such as watching… Continue reading

Golden Wheel to Host Benefit Dance for Fire Victims

A devastating fire last month left an Emily Township couple and their son homeless, but not without support.  Asleep inside their home, Cynthia Price awoke to the sound of flames breaching the exterior wall near the kitchen around 4:30 am, and quickly got her son Andy, husband Dale and dog… Continue reading