Hockey Day Celebrated in Millbrook

Hockey Day Celebrated in Millbrook
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This year, Millbrook Minor Hockey took control of the local Hockey Day in Canada celebrations by doing what they do best- providing an opportunity for young players to build their skills and have some fun playing a sport they love.  The club focused their efforts on the youngest players ages… Continue reading

Could Cavan Monaghan be Next Home for an Auto Maker Facility?

Could Cavan Monaghan be Next Home for an Auto Maker Facility?
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Mayor McFadden was quick to support an overture from the province received last week seeking a location for a new auto manufacturing facility.  The letter, sent to municipalities across the province, outlined a request for a 500- to 1500-acre site for a new plant.  At the February 21st Special Council… Continue reading

Township Responds to Proposed Amendments to Planning Legislation

Township Responds to Proposed Amendments to Planning Legislation
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Gone are the days when landowners could build a retirement home on their property for grandpa or a starter home for the kids.  Lot creation is subject to a growing web of regulations, with principles articulated in the Planning Act which establishes the policy to guide land use decisions across… Continue reading

Township Budget Conclusions

Township Budget Conclusions
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The Township budget passed with little comment last month, with Council approving a 2.5% hike in the municipal portion of the local property tax bills.  The total operating budget amounts to $7,144,906 with the capital budget totalling $5,891,092. The County also approved their budget last week, which concluded with a… Continue reading

Cavan Monaghan Community Centre

Cavan Monaghan Community Centre
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Last fall’s Harvest Dinner event organized and hosted by township staff raised $6,398.77 towards the Cavan Monaghan Community Centre project.  The sold out event featured family-style dinner with local food, beverage and entertainment delivered under the stars in downtown Millbrook.  In addition to the broad local support, the event attracted… Continue reading

Newspaper Club – March 2019

Newspaper Club – March 2019
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Hockey Tournament Supports Local Children with Autism By Newspaper club member Ryan P. On February 18, 2019 an outdoor hockey tournament was held at Lakefield College for boys and girls aged eleven and twelve. This outdoor tournament was held for two families that have autism: the Tarkington, and Dembroski families. … Continue reading

Legion Hosts Annual Public Speaking Contest

Legion Hosts Annual Public Speaking Contest
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On Sunday, February 10th, the Royal Canadian Legion in Millbrook hosted the annual Youth Education Public Speaking Contest.  Participants were invited from all local elementary schools, and twelve entrants joined each of the two age categories, coming from Millbrook South Cavan and North Cavan Public Schools, bravely stepping on stage… Continue reading