A New Generation Continues the Staples Syrup Tradition of Excellence

Members of the eighth generation of the Staples family of Cavan have joined the ranks of producers of award-winning syrup as 9 year old Emily submitted her first samples into this year’s Royal Winter Fair syrup competition. Producing world class maple syrup is a long standing tradition in the Staples… Continue reading

Trail Floating Bridge Replacement Approved

Since 2020, the 128-foot long floating bridge on the Baxter Creek Trail connecting Medd’s Mountain to the Fairgrounds trail has been closed due to safety concerns. Walkway supports had rotted below the water, boards were missing and hand railings were unsecure. Despite obvious risks and posted signage, some continued to… Continue reading

Township Hosts Radon Information Session and Free Home Test Kits

The Township of Cavan-Monaghan has joined Take Action on Radon, a coalition of national health organizations, to raise awareness on the dangers of radon gas.  Residents are invited to participate in the 100 Radon Test Kit Challenge which is a program that provides free radon test kits to residents. To… Continue reading

Homeowners Light the Path for Energy Conservation

A version of this article was originally published in the Peterborough Examiner on September 7th. The content has been updated for The Millbrook Times. Are you looking for cool ways to participate in addressing the climate crisis? Reducing your use of fossil fuels isn’t just about riding a bike. Homeowners… Continue reading