Mayor Opens the Door to Annexation

In a surprising about face, Cavan-Monaghan Mayor Scott McFadden presented a notice of motion at the last Peterborough County Council meeting, outlining a proposal that would see a parcel of 271.8 acres of land in the township annexed to the city. The area consists of five properties located south of… Continue reading

What’s in the Municipal Tax Rate?

Zoocasa is a fast-growing, full service real estate brokerage relying on data and technology to better serve the real estate market. Last month the firm published a report comparing 2021 property taxes across 35 Ontario municipalities, providing an update on a similar report published last year.  At first glance, the… Continue reading

Community Events – December 2021

Otonabee South Monaghan Library is hosting their annual Christmas Raffle again this year. Tickets can be purchased at any OSM Library branch or online on our website at https://www.otosoumon.library.on.ca/friends-of-osm-library.html(Tickets are $2.00 each or 3 for $5.00). Among the many prices are Kobo and Kindle e-readers, Baxter Creek Golf Club certificate,… Continue reading

The Next Official Plan: Our Blueprint for Growth

Meetings are occurring at the lower tiers of government across the province to have approved Official Plans in place by July 2022 that reflect plans for long term population and employment growth to the year 2051.  These plans must conform to new growth targets published by the province last summer…. Continue reading

Boundary Adjustment with Peterborough Dead Issue

It seems the extended stand-off between Cavan-Monaghan and the City of Peterborough over a possible boundary adjustment at the northwest edge of the township has been shut down by the city’s own staff. The most recent draft of Peterborough’s new Official Plan outlines how the city expect to grow for… Continue reading

Firefighters Volunteering for the Community

The Cavan-Monaghan Fire Department has two paid staff members: Fire Chief Bill Balfour and Fire Prevention/Training Officer Eydie Vandenberg, and one administrative position. A group of sixty trained and dedicated volunteer Firefighters respond to emergency calls at all hours of the day within the township and beyond, often helping neighbouring… Continue reading

Town and Country Lends a Hand to Local School Project

Trout Unlimited kindly offered to plant more trees Millbrook South Cavan Public School. They purchased trees from Richardson tree farm at a discounted price.  We needed some help to get the trees planted, so we called Town and Country. It takes a lot of help to plant the trees. So… Continue reading

Millbrook/South Cavan Earns Pathways to Stewardship Awards

This month Millbrook South Cavan has some exciting news to share! MSC is part of the Pathways To Stewardship and Kinship Project and has received two awards from them! This organization is a foundation for nurturing healthy and engaged children and youth. Mr. White and Mrs. Armstrong attended the awards… Continue reading

Suzanne’s Hot Stuff Delivers Heat and Flavour

Suzanne Schmidt is confident, straight-forward, and also a great cook.  Her flavours are rooted in  her Guyanese background and all include heat, but her products deliver more than that burning sensation.  Her products are carefully crafted to showcase flavour, featuring sweet mango, lemon and pineapple, savoury garlic and onions and… Continue reading