Housekeeping Notices: Municipal Election Coverage

Municipal Election Coverage As candidates begin to declare their interest in running for Council, you might expect extensive coverage in this hyper-local publication.  In order to avoid any perception of a conflict of interest in this municipal race, election content in the Millbrook Times will be limited.  It is our… Continue reading

Ground Breaking to Start Soon for New Fire Hall

The long-awaited project will break ground soon, now that the tender for the construction of the new fire hall has been approved. The new facility will replace the existing Fire Hall on King Street east in Millbrook which has been serving the community since the 1960’s.  The current hall has… Continue reading

Buyer Selected for Municipally-owned Syer Line Property

In closed session at this week’s meeting, Council voted on a staff recommendation from an earlier Request for Proposal to sell 70 employment acres to SLIP DEV Corp that have Memorandums of Understanding to bring hundreds of jobs to the Township.   The property, located at 1066 Syer Line that backs… Continue reading

Dave Bourgeois Cycles Back to Launch Drumlin Cycle

  Dave Bourgeois has come back to the community with some new skills he is eager to share.  Growing up in Millbrook, he explored the area extensively, cycling along local roads and trails, and has intimate knowledge of the local hills and terrain which put a strain on bicycle and… Continue reading

OLG Issues First Quarter Gaming Payment

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) made a first quarter (April 1 – June 30) payment totaling $109,068 to the Township of Cavan-Monaghan for hosting Shorelines Slots at Kawartha Downs.  The City of Peterborough received $719,390 for the same period. Since the gaming site opened in November 1999, Cavan-Monaghan has… Continue reading

Canada Post Allowed First Opportunity to Purchase Site of Former Gas Station

The property located at One Union Street in downtown Millbrook which is adjacent to the Millbrook Post Office became the property of the township in October 2015 due to unpaid taxes  It had previously been the site of an automotive shop and gas station, equipped with underground gas storage tanks. … Continue reading