School Administrators Shift Gears

North Cavan Public School Principal Martin Twiss joined this school in the fall of 2016 in the final stop in an extensive career in public education. During his time with the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board (KPRDSB), Twiss has been in the classroom, Board Superintendent and, finally, Elementary School… Continue reading

Delegation Promotes Multi-Use Trail System in Cavan Monaghan

At the May 6th Council meeting, a delegation led by Cavan resident Al Steel delivered a presentation promoting the development of a multi-use trail within the township.  The project envisioned was described as a ‘backbone’ network that connects features, activities and destinations within and outside the Township.  It would allow… Continue reading

A New Summer Venture for Local Entrepreneur

No one expected Susan Tung to stand still very long after the sale of her family business, the Golden Wheel, earlier this year.  A full-time Trent student, Susan has still found time to work at the restaurant, helping the new owners through the transition.  Susan is an entrepreneur at heart,… Continue reading

Children Who Sleep Better Learn Better, Live Better

These days it’s not just parents who are sleep-deprived- kids feel it, too.  We recognize the signs of tired children- they are grumpy, sluggish and impulsive.  But research tells us that the consequences of inadequate sleep are much more serious than bad moods.  Poor sleep is associated with suicide risk,… Continue reading

Come to The Millbrook Fair June 6 to 9! See you there!

The heat reminds us that Fair season is around the corner.  Experience it through the eyes of a child by dropping in on Thursday, June 6th to see the educational exhibits around the grounds.  Or soak up the vibes at some of the evening pull events to see a noisy… Continue reading

Summer Company Program Open for Applications for Youth Entrepreneurs

Peterborough & the Kawarthas Business Advisory Centre is now accepting applications for the Summer Company program. Summer Company is the Government of Ontario’s flagship youth entrepreneurship program that connects students ages 15-29 with training, mentorship and funding to start a summer business. This year, seven grants up to $3000 are… Continue reading