Wild Ginger Farmstead Joins Producers Satisfying Appetites for Local Food

After working several years at a local market garden operation, Harmony Evans decided to go out on her own. Recognizing the growing appetite for local food, last year she took the plunge on a small farm on the edge of town.  She was raised on a farm outside of Lindsay,… Continue reading

Community Care Seeking Volunteer Drivers

Do you love to drive and have a few hours during the day to spare once or twice a week? Community Care Peterborough needs reliable, caring drivers willing to transport its clients to medical appointments or social and recreational activities within the City and County of Peterborough, and destinations in… Continue reading

The Perfect Pandemic Art Destination in Our Backyard

  Viewing art in the great outdoors was the theme of a recent Globe & Mail article and ZimArt’s Rice Lake Gallery made the list of 11 such destinations across Canada. This local gem, now celebrating year 22, is the perfect choice for art lovers in the time of COVID…. Continue reading

Infrastructure Funding Approvals Just One Part of the Puzzle

In 2019, a new grant program called Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program was announced. Eager to secure funding for some local projects, an application was made under the Community Culture and Recreation stream, where 73.33% of project funding requirements are covered by the Federal and Provincial governments.  When these grant… Continue reading

Letter to the Editor – June 2021

Generating Waste to Collect Yard Waste I am a resident of Cavan and am disappointed to see that the yard waste we put out for collection is no longer accepted in reusable containers. Those of us who already have these containers are now being forced to buy paper bags causing… Continue reading

Fire Station Plan Discussions Focus on Site Selection

At the last Council meeting, Fire Chief Bill Balfour presented recommendations for the Conceptual Design and Site Selection for the new Fire Hall. The report was based on the analysis and recommendations from Greenview Environmental Management, consultants who prepared a Site Selection Report in which four potential sites were analyzed…. Continue reading

New Methods for Over The Top Cattle Company

For more than 150 years, the Sutcliffe family have raised cattle in the area. Tyler and Ashley Sutcliffe are continuing the family tradition on the hundred acre farm Called Over the Top Cattle Company located between Millbrook and Pontypool.  Tyler was born and raised in Janetville and Ashley comes from… Continue reading

Another Transition for North Cavan as Principal Retires

Martin Twiss arrived at North Cavan Public School in 2016 as Principal in what he planned as the final stop in an extensive career in public education. During his time with the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board, Twiss has been in the classroom, Board Superintendent and finally, Elementary School… Continue reading