Pandemic Challenges for Historic Mount Pleasant Women’s Institute Hall

The members of the Mount Pleasant Women’s Institute (WI) are known for their hospitality.  They host a variety of social events in their hall located on County Rd. 10, including community dinners, pancake breakfasts, markets, music events and of course, their monthly meetings. The Women’s Institute organization has a rich… Continue reading

MTO Considers Significant Alterations to Cavan Intersection

At Monday’s Council meeting, Executive Director of Planning and Development John Connolly presented a report regarding the Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) submission outlining the results of a study of the traffic issues at the four-way stop in the hamlet of Cavan. Conducted by engineering consulting firm WSP, the analysis… Continue reading

Local Vaccine Rollout Ramps Up

June is smiling as she and her neighbours at Centennial Place have all been vaccinated.  The province continues to deliver vaccines to high risk residents across the province in Phase 1 of its rollout during the initial period of limited vaccine supply.  At the moment, vaccines are being administered to… Continue reading

Registration Opens for House League Soccer

MLCFC is proud to announce we have received back to play approval from Ontario Soccer. We are thrilled to offer our 2021 Outdoor Recreational Soccer Program for children born in 2018 – 2009. Our goal is to get our children back on the Pitch, having fun, playing the game that… Continue reading

Community Events

Telecare Peterborough spring training of new volunteers will be on-line Telecare Peterborough is a 24-hour distress line, listening to isolated, worried, lonely and overwhelmed people in our community. 50-hour training will be on-line from March through April. In person (on-line) sessions will be held Tuesday evenings, beginning March 16th. Cost… Continue reading

2021 Peterborough County Recognition Awards Rescheduled to 2022

Last month, County Council made the decision to reschedule the 2021 Recognition Awards Ceremony to 2022 with Cavan-Monaghan being the host community. This difficult decision was made in response to COVID-19 and to follow Public Heath recommendations. We thank everyone who has submitted nomination forms and advise that any nominations… Continue reading

Local Firm Comes to the Rescue of Women’s Institute

This year, the local Women’s Institute was the beneficiary of some generosity from a local firm which stepped in to clean up an unusual mess.  Early this winter, a fire extinguisher fell off the wall in the kitchen of the Mount Pleasant Women’s Institute’s kitchen.  It literally exploded, blasting yellow fire… Continue reading