Millbrook South Cavan Public School Says Thanks

A heartfelt thank you to Angela Lloyd, Michelle and Emily Horner as well as the other staff at Millbrook Farm & Pet Supplies for organizing and running the Bottle drive to support Millbrook South Cavan Public Schools Outdoor Spaces project. Our wonderful community came together and because of their bottle… Continue reading

Municipal Tax Rate to Rise by 2.85%

Many external pressures made this year’s budget formulation particularly challenging.  Inflation pushed many expenses skyward, increasing corporate insurance expenses, utilities, supplies contracted services (Police) and wages.  AS a result, the Consolidated Department Operating budget rose by 6.8%, or $406,641. Rental revenue losses and additional operating expenses attributed to Covid totaling… Continue reading

A New MZO Application for Two Existing Development Applications

There has been a bit of a scramble with this last Minister’s Zoning Order (MZO) request.  Two Plan of Subdivision applications were well on their way in the planning process, one since July and the second since September. This January, a revised submission for one of the projects was received… Continue reading

Thanks for 50 Years of Service

This month marks 50 years since Dr. Dave VanLoon and his wife, Claire, moved to Millbrook, as Dave began his career as a family doctor. He assumed the practice of Dr. Hobbs and, at first, his medical practice continued to operate out of the retired doctor’s home. Soon, the new… Continue reading

Frustration Over Library Budget Mounts

Challenges between the Library Board and Council over Library Budget requests have been building for several years. It’s like they don’t speak the same language.  Exasperation led to a unanimous decision to freeze payment of the final 2022 library operating installment and the capital budget funding at the budget approval… Continue reading

Bill Shaw Assumes Cavan Councillor Role

Bill Shaw was as surprised as anyone at the speed with which he assumed the Cavan Councillor position that suddenly became vacant upon the passing of incumbent Cathy Moore, his late wife. Shaw had never been particularly interested in politics, but he understood there was work his late wife would… Continue reading

When one chapter finishes another one starts… 

The CMLibraries said a sad farewell to Melanie as she moves on to other opportunities. She has promised to return to the Library as a volunteer to assist with our wonderful literacy program. Courtney, who started with us during the summer as a tutor, has been covering programming and will… Continue reading