Keeping our Streams Clean and Healthy

Every living organism needs healthy water: plants, animals – people, too! Millbrook’s streams give farmers water for fields and animals, drinking water for everyone, and life to fish and wildlife. Trout need streams that run cold and clean. Local waters connect us as a community. We share their use and… Continue reading

Demand for Local Real Estate Remains Strong Despite Restrictions

The 2020 real estate market began strong, with unit sales in the Peterborough and Kawartha region reporting unit sales up 15.4% from January through March 2020 over the same period in 2019, with prices up 7.4%. Not surprisingly, this trend came to an abrupt halt in mid-March due to the… Continue reading

Managing Local COVID-19 Cases

After learning of several positive tests amongst residents in Cavan Monaghan, Council members passed a motion at the April 6th Council meeting seeking reassurance from Peterborough Public Health that effective steps were being implemented to ensure local residents with positive COVID-19 test results adhere to the mandatory self-isolation period. Medical… Continue reading

An Unfinished but Memorable Season for the Millbrook Stars Peewee Hockey Team

The call came just after practice, an extra practice in fact added to the teams schedule to prepare for the upcoming Play off Championship series in which the Millbrook Stars Peewee LL had qualified to play.  The call was from the OMHA…..and with that call the hockey season was done. … Continue reading

Cavan Monaghan Receives 4th Quarter OLG Payment

Late last month, the township received the fourth quarter (January 1 to March 31, 2020)  non-tax gaming revenue payment of $86,016  for hosting Shorelines Slots at Kawartha Downs. Any payment for the next quarter will be significantly lower as the facility, along with all OLG facilities and service providers closed… Continue reading

Late Fees Waived Present Financial Hit to Township

In response to the challenges presented by COVID-19, in mid-March the township made the decision to waive all late payment penalties for any invoices for property taxes and water/wastewater bills due during the COVID-19 municipal office closure timeline. Residents can continue to pay invoices in all regular options with the… Continue reading

Centennial Place – East Central Therapy Dogs

Last week, Brion Aubrey and Laurie Mann brought some human and canine friends for a visit to residents of Centennial Place.  All visitors are members of East Central Therapy Dogs, which brings their screened and trained dogs to visit people in long term care homes like Centennial Place, Adult Day… Continue reading