Spring Arrives at the CM Libraries!

Now that the weather is starting to get warmer, it’s time to start thinking about Spring Programming! Our Sensory Bins are continuing to run on Wednesdays, with an emphasis on hands-on Spring learning. Our Children’s Storytime on Tuesdays and Fridays will also focus on Spring and the new beginnings that… Continue reading

Family Day Events for Everyone at the Cavan Monaghan Community Centre

Approximately 175 children brought their parents to the CMCC for a variety of events organized by Municipal recreation staff to celebrate Family Day. Youngsters embraced cookie decorating using heart-shaped cookies from the Pastry Peddler purchased through the generous sponsorship of the Millbrook and District Lions’ club. In addition to the… Continue reading

Cavan Monaghan’s Garbage Performance is in the Dumps

The Environmental Services Update provided by Public Works in the February 6th meeting did not paint a pretty picture of our township’s waste generation situation. The introduction of the mandatory use of clear bags in January 2020 was expected to ensure that everyone was recycling and would reduce the volume… Continue reading

New Legislation Shifts Recyclable Waste Responsibility to Producers

At last week’s Council meeting, Peterborough County’s Manager of Waste Management Kerri Snoddy outlined changes in legislation surrounding recycling across the province. The objective of the new regulations which come into effect in January 2024 across the County is to shift the burden of managing recyclable waste generated by products… Continue reading

Final Budget Approves 3% Municipal Rate Increase

At the final budget meeting last month, Cavan Monaghan Council approved a residential Tax Rate increase of three percent to fund the municipal operating and capital expenditures for 2023. This is significantly lower than the original starting point where departments were seeking funding that would have resulted in an increase… Continue reading

Re-Use Centre Re-opens April 1st

At the February 6th Council meeting, Director of Public Works Wayne Hancock reported the scheduled re-opening of the much-missed Reuse Centre at the Transfer Station on Syer Line.  Residents have been asking about this facility for many months. Hancock explained that the building was closed during the COVID-19 pandemic at… Continue reading

Report Outlines Final Electoral Boundary Maps

pdf_04 electoral boundary mappdf_04 electoral boundary map The report of the Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for the Province of Ontario was published on February 8th2023. It lays out the final electoral districts drawn by the Commission designed to establish, as closely as reasonably possible, a level of voter parity across… Continue reading

Hospice Peterborough Launches Pilot Project at CMCC

Last month, Hospice Peterborough launched an innovate grief support program that helps people experiencing grief over the loss of a loved one move forward, both physically and figuratively. Walking with Grief is a support program where people meet to walk and share their grief with others in a similar situation. … Continue reading

Fun and Effective Local Women’s Fitness Programs

Kate Ward joined Keep Fit Women in the office, managing the Durham location.  She was inspired by the comradery and general feeling of confidence and well-being exuded by the participants.  Seeing the smiles on the “After” photos of the participants convinced her to jump in, and now she owns the… Continue reading