Construction on the New Fire Hall Moving Forward with Fall Occupancy Target

Above is a photo of the New Fire Hall project taken last month as concrete foundations were being installed. The foundations are now complete, and the structural components are expected to arrive in early February. The project faced delays in the early stage due to several disagreements between the builder… Continue reading

Round Two for the 2024 Municipal Budget

The second draft budget was reviewed by Council at Special Budget meeting at 1pm on January 25th.  This updated version of the 2024 municipal budget presented at that meeting reflected a 3.9% tax increase, down from the first draft projected increase of 7.9%. The 2nd draft budget projection reflected a… Continue reading

Lions’ Breakfast a Popular Monthly Ritual

Whether it’s before church or a hockey game or after a leisurely start to Sunday morning, many residents fuel up at the monthly breakfast event where they catch up with their neighbours while enjoying a hot breakfast while supporting a respected community organization. To learn more about the Millbrook Lions’… Continue reading

The Role of the County Warden

On your tax bill, in addition to levies from the municipality and the province, there is a third one for Peterborough County. This is the upper tier municipal level which serves eight member municipalities including Cavan Monaghan.  Two-tiered municipal structures such as this are located primarily in rural areas and… Continue reading

Cavan Monaghan Receives 3rd Quarter OLG Payment

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) made a third its quarter (October 1 – December 31) payment totaling $76,278 to the township for hosting Shorelines Slots at Kawartha Downs in Fraserville last month. This represents almost 18% less than the township’s second quarter payment, and a 33% drop in revenue… Continue reading

Fire Department Enters Five Year Dispatch Communications Extension Agreement

The City of Peterborough currently provides Dispatch services to the City of Peterborough, the County of Peterborough and the County of Northumberland. Our current call volume can be broken down as approximately 40% for the City, 30% for Peterborough County and 30% for Northumberland County. In anticipation of the expiration… Continue reading

Firefighter Awards Night

The annual Firefighter Awards night acknowledges the achievements of members of our Firefighters in training and service, providing the opportunity to congratulate all award recipients for their work on behalf of the community. At the most recent event, Tom Armstrong was recognized for his 40 years of outstanding service to… Continue reading

Why Don’t They Think Like We Do?

A common complaint amongst employers these days is the lack of reliable, committed staff. Many express frustration that when they are hiring, job candidates do not show up for scheduled interviews, and those who do show up are ill-prepared.  Recruiters are scratching their heads at persistent job vacancies with starting… Continue reading