What Pandemic? New Bobcat Dealership Opens in Cavan-Monaghan

This May, Jeff  Traynor opened a new Bobcat dealer on Whittington Drive in Cavan-Monaghan. It was an unlikely moment to launch a new business, but this owner/operator thinks long term and this isn’t his first rodeo.  His mission is to become the compact industry leader in Durham, the GTA and… Continue reading

Harvest Community Park Closes in on Fundraising Goal for Phase 2

In July, the Harvest Community Park was open for play.  With an aggressive budget of $185,000, the project was not without its challenges, but the congregation of Millbrook Christian Assembly remained steadfast in their plans to create a play facility in the west end of town that was accessible to… Continue reading

Cavan-Monaghan Transfer Station

It’s always fun at the Cavan Monaghan Transfer Station with Scott and Tom.  To keep us all in the Hallowe’en spirit, Scott and Tom created a scary creature with found materials.  Go check it out!  And on a personal note, these two gentlemen are always so positive and helpful when… Continue reading

Woodleigh Farms’ Waste Diversion Proposal

Last month, Norm Lamothe of Woodleigh Farms presented a proposal to accept leaf and yard waste material collected by the township.  A sixth generation farmer in Cavan, Norm is focused on improving farming practices to build soil health on the farm’s 500 acres. In his presentation, he described the decline… Continue reading

Generous Legacy Gift Expands Outdoor Fitness Options

It didn’t take long for township staff to take up the generous legacy gift from The Millbrook Orange Lodge. The organization’s representatives, Robert Packman and Debbie Worr contacted the township to direct funds to enhance the current CMCC recreation facilities.  Last week the concrete pad was poured to allow the… Continue reading

No Routes for ORV’s in Cavan Monaghan

The controversy is over for now. In a split decision, Council decided not to support the proposed one year pilot project that would have allowed the use of ATV’s on a designated route along sections of Dranoel and Glamorgan roads connecting the Victoria Rail Trail near Bethany to a trail… Continue reading

CMCC Begins to Re-Open October 13th

Last month, Council approved a two-phased re-opening approach for the Cavan Monaghan Community Centre. On October 13th, the ice surface and walking track will re-open by appointment only for Phase One.  In Phase 2, bookings for the additional facilities including the Community Hall, Studio Room, Meeting Room and Overlook Room… Continue reading

After Doing the Math, Township Prepares Application for Phase 2 Emergency Funding

In a report submitted to Council last month, Cavan Monaghan Director of Finance Kimberley Pope reported that the financial impact of COVID-19 on the municipality totalled $302,875 as of the end of August.  Of this, $188,760 is attributable to lost rental revenues from recreational facilities of $67,747 and late payment… Continue reading