Fishing Derby Rewards Dedicated Anglers of All Ages

It wasn’t the deluge that was threatened by the forecasters, but the intermittent drizzle was cool and discouraging to some, but those who came out to Saturday’s Fishing Derby were rewarded by active and hungry fish. Trout Unlimited organizer Cori Carveth advised that almost 170 youngsters came out to fish,… Continue reading

Baxter Creek Watershed Alliance Winner of Peterborough’s inaugural Rotary Environmental Innovators Award

The Rotary Club of Peterborough and Cleantech Commons awarded $10,000 to five environmental innovators in Peterborough area. Baxter Creek Watershed Alliance (BCWA) proudly accepted the top $3,000 Rotary Environmental Innovator award at an event on Thursday evening (April 27) at Camp Kawartha in Douro-Dummer. Directors Noel Kerin, George Raab, and… Continue reading

Peterborough Hubs Bring Social Services to the Rural Customer

People living in rural and remote communities in the County of Peterborough have historically had challenges accessing the agencies that deliver social services, such as housing, employment children’s support services, because of a lack of affordable transportation options into the city to meet with service providers.  Remote meeting options can… Continue reading

Lions’ Club Classic Car Show Returns to Kawartha Downs on May 20th

On May 20th the Bewdley and Millbrook Lions Clubs are hosting the 2nd Annual Classic Car Show at Kawartha Downs. Last year we had over 250 cars and trucks register and show their vehicles. We are hoping for the same turnout again. This year we are including some fun family entertainment. We… Continue reading

OLG Issues 4th Quarter Gaming Payment to Cavan-Monaghan

Late last month, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) submitted the fourth quarter payment for the three months ending March 31st in the amount of $78,447 to the Township of Cavan-Monaghan for hosting Shorelines Slots at Kawartha Downs.  This payment concludes OLG’s fiscal year, during which the township has… Continue reading

Millbrook and Cave Firefighters’ Association Donate Teddy Bears

Last month, the Millbrook Cavan Firefighters Association donated 20 plush firefighter bears to the Fire Department. First responders carry plush toys to offer children they meet on calls to soothe and distract them during the emergency. Toys donated from other sources often have inappropriate messages such as Happy Birthday, so… Continue reading

Three Firefighters Receive Lifetime Member Status with the Millbrook Cavan Firefighters’ Association

On May 1st, the Volunteer Firefighters’ Association recognized the outstanding service of three of their members. Tom Armstrong, celebrated 40 years to the very day on Monday, while Orville Thertell, has been a member for 31 years, and Dave Auchterlonie a mere 30 years. This group not only come to… Continue reading