Meet New Millbrook South Cavan Principal Marc Riopel

Millbrook South Cavan Public School (MSCPS) will see a few changes next week when school starts. Marc Riopel has joined as Principal, taking the helm of a growing school that now has forty four staff supporting a school population of more than 500 students.  For the past seven years, Riopel… Continue reading

Shelter Demolition at Maple Leaf Park on Hold

At the August meeting, Council was asked to approve the demolition of the shelter on the west side of Maple Leaf Park which has been used solely for storage for many years due to its state of repairs.  The building has not aged well, with visible cracks in the block… Continue reading

Cavan Monaghan Receives the First Quarter Gaming Revenue Payment from OLG

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) issued the first quarter (April 1 – June 30) payment in the amount of $85,424 to the Township of Cavan-Monaghan for hosting Shorelines Slots at Kawartha Downs.  This brings the total gaming revenue received since the operations inception in 1999 to $61,459,261. The City… 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

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

Spring Arrives at the CM Libraries!

Now that the weather is starting to get warmer, it’s time to start thinking about Spring Programming! Our Sensory Bins are continuing to run on Wednesdays, with an emphasis on hands-on Spring learning. Our Children’s Storytime on Tuesdays and Fridays will also focus on Spring and the new beginnings that… Continue reading