Millbrook South Cavan Students’ Terry Fox Fundraising Results – 2019

Millbrook South Cavan Students’ Terry Fox Fundraising Results After setting a fundraising target of $1000 for their Terry Fox event this year, Millbrook South Cavan students brought in more than double their goal, raising $2337.55 for the Terry Fox Foundation.   Staff members including Principal White and teachers Mrs. Thomson, Mrs…. Continue reading

I’ve Been Reading About Blessings

As a United Church minister I have the privilege of leading worship on Sunday mornings. In that role, the very last thing I do is “pronounce the commissioning and benediction”. In very plain words, it is my privilege to tell the congregation that their job is to spread God’s love… Continue reading

Imminent Re-opening of Kawartha Downs Assured by OLG

This Thanksgiving, Cavan Monaghan received some unexpected news that gave the community something else for which to give thanks. After negotiations between MPP Laurie Scott and Kawartha Downs Manager Orazio Valente to save horse racing and retain some slot machines at Kawartha Downs came to an impasse on October 5th,… Continue reading

Words of Gratitude for Incredible Community Celebration Sparked by Tragic Fire

It has taken us some time to be able to fully process the events of 2018 and we do not believe that we are finished yet. One thing that the Winslow- Lamothe and de Wolde families have been preoccupied with since the terrible fire that destroyed six barns and a… Continue reading

Food Grain Bank Donors

Pictured are members of the Robson family with Dave Brackenridge during the Barbeque lunch held by the youth group of Centreville Presbyterian Church.  More than $400 was raised at the event, which will be matched fivefold by the federal government, bringing the total donation to the organization to $2000.  Pictured… Continue reading

Renewable Energy Project Inches Forward

In the 2018 Budget, Council allocated $5,000 for a feasibility study evaluating the economic potential of a community based bio-digester.  Following a presentation to Council by Kawartha RNG on their project in Havelock, Staff and Council focussed their discussions on a potential project that produces renewable natural gas (RNG). During… Continue reading

Respecting Farm Vehicles on the Road

It’s that time of year again when there is a proliferation of large farm vehicles making their way to and from fields for the harvest.  It’s a critical time for farmers as they work with and/or often against conditions thrown at them by Mother Nature to complete the final critical… Continue reading

Comment – November 2018

Standing in the wind and cold through many past Remembrance Day events has felt like an appropriate discomfort to face to acknowledge the many trials that former and current members of our Armed Forces have undergone on our behalf.  Whether you attend a Remembrance Day service or take a quiet… Continue reading