Pandemic Allows Local Couple Time to Launch New Business

Amy Howley has always had a creative bent and her husband Dean loves working with wood. Amy would find inspiration on Pinterest, and ask her husband – can you make this?  Of course he could, so he did. One of their first joint creations was a headboard.  While shopping for… Continue reading

Clarke’s Café Continues the Family Tradition

The reprieve provided by the pandemic crystallized Jule’s Kitchen owner/operator Julie’s desire to move on from the restaurant she operated for – years in the family-owned building that houses Clarke’s Service Centre, the gas station, the car wash and laundromat.  After mulling it over, Mike and Heather Clarke decided to… Continue reading

New Vet Joins Peterborough West Animal Hospital

  Dr. Katie Richardson knows the area well, having attended Bethany Hills School and later, Lakefield College School.  After graduating, she moved to Scotland for post-secondary education, acquiring an undergraduate degree from the university at St. Andrews and then completing her veterinary training in Edinburgh. Her colleague Dr. Alexis Smith… Continue reading

An Ideal Opportunity for Learning

  The following appeared in a recent newsletter circulated to the members of the Millbrook & Cavan Historical Society: With no chance to gather these days for our regular monthly meetings to learn about aspects of our history, this is an ideal time to take advantage of the free education… Continue reading

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