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Upcoming EventsDec4Mon20239:00 am New To You Clothing Store @ New to You Clothing StoreNew To You Clothing Store @ New to You Clothing StoreDec 4 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pmOpen 9am to 3pm every Monday to Friday. Please consider donating good quality used clothing. Funds received from the sale of these items support local programs and services.Dec6Wed20231:00 pm Progressive Euchre @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402Progressive Euchre @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402Dec 6 @ 1:00 pm7:30 pm Dart League @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402Dart League @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402Dec 6 @ 7:30 pmJoin a team or be a spare!Dec9Sat20231:00 pm Santa Claus Parade – 2023Santa Claus Parade – 2023Dec 9 @ 1:00 pmThe parade starts at the Millbrook Christian Assembly and travels along King St. to the Old Millbrook Arena. To enter a float, complete an application form on the township website or with staff at the CMCC.Dec10Sun20232:30 pm Yuletide Cheer Concert by the Ka... @ Cambridge St. United ChurchYuletide Cheer Concert by the Ka... @ Cambridge St. United ChurchDec 10 @ 2:30 pmCome to hear this award-winning choir sing arrangements of traditional carols by John Rutter, David Willcocks and others, joined by guests hand bell performers UnBELLievable.Dec13Wed20231:00 pm Progressive Euchre @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402Progressive Euchre @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402Dec 13 @ 1:00 pm5:00 pm Community Turkey Dinner – 2023 @ St. Thomas Anglican ChurchCommunity Turkey Dinner – 2023 @ St. Thomas Anglican ChurchDec 13 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm7:30 pm Dart League @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402Dart League @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402Dec 13 @ 7:30 pmJoin a team or be a spare!Dec16Sat20238:00 am Breakfast with Santa @ Bethany United ChurchBreakfast with Santa @ Bethany United ChurchDec 16 @ 8:00 am – 10:30 amCome and join Bethany Community Hub. Enjoy Pancakes, Sausage and Fruit Salad with coffee, tea or juice all for only $5 per person. You will also have the opportunity to purchase photos with Santa.
It’s been a different school experience this year, with many of the “fun” seasonal events impossible, including seasonal concerts and the carolling event that took senior students to three local seniors’ homes to entertain with songs, greeting cards and stories. For the past nine years, North Cavan teachers Kevin Woollacott… Continue reading
On Tuesday December 15th, the Millbrook Puck and Stick gang got together and assisted Foodshare volunteers with the Christmas hampers at Millbrook Food Share at the Old Millbrook School. Each needy family is given a quantity of groceries to get them through the holiday season. This is a big job… Continue reading
The Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) has retained WSP Canada Group Limited to compete a Preliminary Design and Class Environmental Assessment (EA) Study for the intersection affectionately known as the “Four Corners” in Cavan. Traffic at the intersection of Highway 7A and County Rd. 10 is approaching the limits for… Continue reading
In early December, the Director of Public Works presented a plan for the renovation and expansion of the Public Works Operations Centre – aka the “public works yard”. The review had been approved in September 2019 when authorization was granted to hire a design and engineering firm, Greenview Environmental Management,… Continue reading
Last month, Fire Chief Bill Balfour presented a Master Fire Plan that was initiated to ensure the Fire Department was prepared to deliver fire protection to residents throughout the township today and for years to come. The Master Fire Plan was prepared by Emergency Management and Training, and provides a… Continue reading
The first draft budget outlined in Director of Finance Kimberley Pope’s December presentation was unique in several ways. First, the Operations Budget showed just a 0.1% increase over that of 2020, which is good news. Last year that section showed an increase of 15.9% over the previous year. Second, because… Continue reading
Guye Vondette has his fingers crossed that the season will fly this year. After holding out as long as possible, he finally had to cancel the season last year, but forty percent of his registered players chose to roll over their registration for the upcoming season. This is the fifth… Continue reading
STEM is a curriculum based on the study of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. These subjects permeate every part of our lives and help us interpret the world around us. A deeper understanding of these subjects better equips us to sort fact from fiction, a skill that is becoming more… Continue reading