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

Club Announces Cancellation of 2020 House League Soccer Season

The Board of Directors of Maple Leaf Cavan FC has been monitoring local and provincial updates regarding COVID-19 very closely as it considered the 2020 House League season. The Board also reflected on Ontario Soccer direction suspending all in-person soccer activities until the end of June. On May 13, 2020,… Continue reading

Managing Local COVID-19 Cases

After learning of several positive tests amongst residents in Cavan Monaghan, Council members passed a motion at the April 6th Council meeting seeking reassurance from Peterborough Public Health that effective steps were being implemented to ensure local residents with positive COVID-19 test results adhere to the mandatory self-isolation period. Medical… Continue reading

An Unfinished but Memorable Season for the Millbrook Stars Peewee Hockey Team

The call came just after practice, an extra practice in fact added to the teams schedule to prepare for the upcoming Play off Championship series in which the Millbrook Stars Peewee LL had qualified to play.  The call was from the OMHA…..and with that call the hockey season was done. … Continue reading

Cavan Monaghan Receives 4th Quarter OLG Payment

Late last month, the township received the fourth quarter (January 1 to March 31, 2020)  non-tax gaming revenue payment of $86,016  for hosting Shorelines Slots at Kawartha Downs. Any payment for the next quarter will be significantly lower as the facility, along with all OLG facilities and service providers closed… Continue reading

Late Fees Waived Present Financial Hit to Township

In response to the challenges presented by COVID-19, in mid-March the township made the decision to waive all late payment penalties for any invoices for property taxes and water/wastewater bills due during the COVID-19 municipal office closure timeline. Residents can continue to pay invoices in all regular options with the… Continue reading