Another Request for Expedited Zoning Approval Gets a Green Light

John Mutton, of development consulting firm Municipal Solutions, made a pitch to Council on March 7th for support of another Municipal Zoning Order to expedite the development of a property located at 1840 Brown Line in Cavan-Monaghan.  His other local project is the Kawartha Downs development.  The property in the… Continue reading

Watershed Research Project Approved for the Baxter Creek Watershed Alliance (BCWA)

The community non-profit group the Baxter Creek Watershed Alliance is excited to announce, that an in-kind research project proposal submitted to Fleming College has been accepted! This month BCWA will be kicking off this community-based watershed mapping project through the Geomatics capstone project in the School of Environmental & Natural… Continue reading

ORCA Seeking Feedback on Floodplain Mapping Project

Otonabee Regional Conservation Authority (ORCA) has undertaken extensive floodplain mapping projects in seven high priority areas within the Otonabee Region watershed. Floodplain mapping has been created in study areas within Meade, Curtis, Jackson, and Baxter Creeks, North and South Kawartha Lakes, Ouse River in Norwood and for several tributaries around… Continue reading

The Library Listens; the Library Responds

The Library and all residents of Cavan-Monaghan are lucky to have a local newspaper. The disappearance of local reporting is a very unfortunate trend. And last month’s article (Frustration over Library budget mounts) offers the Library and its Board the opportunity to once again help readers know more about the… Continue reading

Millbrook’s EarlyON Centre Returns to Drop-In Style Program

In the last two years, the Educator Team has offered a variety of in person and virtual programs for families in the Millbrook Community and beyond.  Since March 2020, when permitted to gather together, families were required to register in advance for any in person programs.  This was quite the… Continue reading