Winter Golf Comes to Baxter Creek

Three golf simulators have been installed in the clubhouse of Baxter Creek Golf Club on Cedar Valley Road in Cavan-Monaghan. Golf Pro Kevin Gunther and his son who is a competitive player, have tried them out and are quite impressed by the accuracy of the read of their shots. Players… Continue reading

We Can Choose Joy!

For me, December means the stress of shopping expeditions, Christmas parties, family gatherings, extra church services. This year, the COVID-19 protocol says, “Stay home!” Will that bring relief? No. I actually love the gift-giving, the parties, and having the family come home. I look forward to the feast, the games,… Continue reading

Pony Club on Hallowe-en – 2020

The Kawartha Pony Club enthralled youngsters in the afternoon on Hallowe-en strolling through the Highlands subdivision with costumes and treats. The community gave right back during the evening festivities with enthusiastic displays of lights, aliens, graveyards, dinosaurs, and more. It was hard to tell who was having more fun –… Continue reading

New Mountain Bike Club Forms in Millbrook

Last month, a new club was formed in Millbrook. Founded by Brad Cathrae, John Frizzle, and David D’Agostino, Millbrook MTB was born. The club is set up as a not-for-profit corporation and backed by a $5M group insurance policy with the International Mountain Bike Association (IMBA). Its goals are to… Continue reading

The Solace of the Solstice

Stargazing A giant came charging over Medd’s mountain this month. He was colossal, terrifying. In hand he held a raised club, in the other a shield, or possibly a bow. From his belt hung a glittering sword decorated with three shining jewels. I am referring, of course, to the constellation… Continue reading

This Month at Our Libraries – December 2020

Dear Current and Future Patrons of the Cavan-Monaghan Libraries: On behalf of the Board and Staff of the CM Libraries, I want to wish you a safe holiday season. This has definitely not been the year that we had planned for but what a year it has been! We thank-you… Continue reading

BIA Shopping Passports Encourage Shoppers to Spend Locally This Season

The first Passport draw winner was Kathy Powers.  Congratulations, now get shopping, everyone! BIA Christmas in the Village committee members Charlotte, Deanna, Kate, and Louise looked for another way to encourage local shopping and promote local businesses when it became clear that Christmas in the Village was not a go…. Continue reading

Orange Lodge Legacy Gift Expands Outdoor Fitness Options

Orange Lodge Legacy Gift Expands Outdoor Fitness Options The Adult Outdoor Equipment area has been installed and is ready for action beside the children’s playground at the Cavan-Monaghan Community Centre.  Now adults and children can get fit together.  It was funded by a generous gift from the Millbrook Orange Lodge,… Continue reading