Community Events – August 2020

Bottle Drive Fundraiser for Young Local Cancer Patients Bottle returns at the Millbrook Farm & Pet Supply have begun on a limited basis.  The proceeds of bottle return donations are being shared equally between Kieran and Conner. To adhere to COVID restrictions, empty returns can either be dropped at the… Continue reading

Out of the Ashes – Woodleigh Farms Rebuilds with an Eye to the Future

July 17th marked two years since an early morning fire wiped out five barns in the twinkling of an eye at Woodleigh Farms in Cavan Monaghan Township. Five fire crews responded to the devastation, where 30,000 square feet of barns were leveled and a herd of 1500 pigs perished, along… Continue reading

Local Indigenous Artist Sherry Crawford Hosts Art Exhibits

Twice this summer, Fraserville resident Sherry Crawford has teamed up with Don Winslow, a member of the congregation of St. John’s Ida church to host a COVID-friendly art show offering an impressive display of indigenous works at the church.  Sherry is originally from Bancroft and is a member of the… Continue reading

Tree Replacement Policy Updated

Following up on a request from the February 18th Council meeting, Director of Planning Karen Ellis presented a proposal for an updated and strengthened Municipal Tree Replacement policy at the most recent Council meeting.   The objective was to recognize and protect the important tree canopies on municipal lands, and ensure… Continue reading

Food Truck Extends Takeout Options in the Township

This is high season for banquet halls and caterers: wedding and anniversary parties, end of season celebrations, galas for business awards, the list goes on.  All of these things are not happening this year, so Kevin and April Sendel, owner/operators of Personal Touch Catering and events that operates the banquet… Continue reading

COVID-19 Drive-through Testing Clinics

No appointment drive-through testing clinics took place across the county over the last few weeks. The clinics were conducted by the Peterborough Paramedics with support from and Peterborough Public Health.  A local clinic was held on June 12th at the Cavan Monaghan Community Centre, where tests were conducted on 208… Continue reading

School Administrators Shift Gears

North Cavan Public School Principal Martin Twiss joined this school in the fall of 2016 in the final stop in an extensive career in public education. During his time with the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board (KPRDSB), Twiss has been in the classroom, Board Superintendent and, finally, Elementary School… Continue reading

Blowing in the Wind – Township Explores Recycling Issues

Complaints from residents about recycling litter on the streets and in the ditches of Cavan Monaghan have been common since the switch to the new Recycling Collection Service provider last fall. In January, township staff sent a letter to Peterborough County which provides waste management services to the township seeking… Continue reading