Mayor and Deputy Mayor Express Concerns about the County Budget

In early February, Mayor Scott McFadden and Deputy Mayor Matthew Graham hosted two Town Hall meetings to share their concerns regarding County Budget discussions to clarify their position and seek ratepayer input. Cavan Monaghan is one of eight Peterborough County member municipalities which joined together to improve purchasing power in… Continue reading

Municipal Tax Levy to Rise by 3.16%

Last month, the 2020 municipal budget was approved, reflecting a 3.16% increase in the Municipal Residential Tax Rate. This consists of a 1.86% increase to cover the 2020 Operating budget and a 1.3% increase to fund the 2020 Capital budget.   This rate increase is significantly lower than the actual increase… Continue reading

Wayne Blaby Hands over the Reins of Computer Solutions Plus

Behind Wayne Blaby’s affable, laid-back veneer is a go-getter.  Even before he built his home on Ford Crescent more than 40 years ago, he was growing thousands of gladiolas for sale to local vendors while working at his day job at Intermediate Terminals in Peterborough.  In his basement, there is… Continue reading

Forest View Kennels Serving Pets and Their Owners for 26 Years

This marks the 26th year that the Anderson family has been serving canine and feline customers with boarding and grooming services through their business called Forest View Kennels.  Nestled in the Ganaraska Forest just south of Millbrook, they have a comfortable facility with heating and air conditioning for their charges,… Continue reading

Meet Millbrook South Cavan Green Team!

  In November, the township launched a pilot Organic Waste Program for Millbrook area residents to divert organic materials from the Bensfort landfill to help extend its dwindling life expectancy. Students at Millbrook South/Cavan Public School have embraced the program with spectacular results.  There are ten green bins in the… Continue reading

A Millbrook Star in Training?

Three-year-old Brayden Holmes donned ice skates for the first time last month at the new Community Centre during the Sunday public skate event.  His orange training supports came in handy but more traditional support always had his back!  Whether you are a novice or an expert, sharpen your blades and… Continue reading

Preliminary Budget Proposes a 3.14% Municipal Tax Rate Hike

  Before Christmas, budget deliberations began as Council began their review of the township’s financial situation moving forward. Discussions continued last week, as Director of Finance Kimberley Pope presented the second draft budget which proposed a consolidated municipal tax levy increase of 3.14%, of which 1.9% was allocated to fund… Continue reading