KLT’s Fleetwood Creek Watershed Initiative

The Fleetwood Creek Watershed poses one of the greatest opportunities to protect biodiversity and water quality in the southern part of the Kawarthas, in Kawartha Land Trust’s (KLT) service area. It is the only charity and non-government land conservation organization working to protect this beautiful and diverse area. The Fleetwood… Continue reading

Grand Opening Cavan Monaghan Community Centre

The Grand Opening of the Cavan Monaghan Community Centre, featuring breakfast served by the Millbrook Lions’ Club, ice cream treats, a free skate, tours of the facility, an open practice by OHL’s Peterborough Petes’ Team, followed by an exhibition game on the new ice pad. The facility boasts an NHL… Continue reading

Local Job Fair Connects Applicants to Employers

Thirty six job seekers attended the Career and Opportunity Fair organized last month by Primerica’s Jordan Landry.  Thirteen local businesses set up booths inside the township office seeking staff for a wide variety of positions, from retail, personal and health care, manufacturing and the financial services sector.  The participating businesses… Continue reading

Construction of Millbrook Christian Assembly’s Harvest Community Park Begins

Since receiving word that they had secured $10,000 from the insurance giant Aviva late last fall for their accessible playground, the congregation of Millbrook Christian Assembly has been busy.  With a fundraising goal of $185,000, they have been completing grant applications and hosting fundraising events to ensure they can complete… Continue reading

St. Paul’s Cemetery 200th Anniversary

More than 100 visitors came to the 200th anniversary of St. Paul;s Cemetery last month in an event to honour the land and the contributions of those who have been faithful caretakers of the property for more 200 years. The tree planting linked to the past, present and future, and… Continue reading

Human Trafficking is a Local Issue

The Investigative Services Division summary in the Peterborough Police Services’ 2018 included a chilling statement. While violent crime rates in the area are falling, domestic human trafficking is on the rise in Peterborough. The term conjures up images of illegal immigrants caught in a web of manipulation akin to a… Continue reading

Zucchini Festival Boat Decorating Contest

These young artists are focused on creating masterpieces, thanks to a handful of volunteers who used their own creativity to build a popular community event celebrating an underappreciated vegetable.  There are plenty of opportunities for young and old to show their stuff in this township, whether it means swirling around… Continue reading

Letters to the Editor – October 2019

The board of trustees of St. Paul’s Cemetery, extend a heartfelt thank you to the community for their attendance and generous support at the recent 200th anniversary celebration.  Over 100 people enjoyed an inside view of the chapel, words of welcome from Chief Laurie Carr of Hiawatha First Nation, and… Continue reading