Which wheat? Winter, Spring, Red or White, Hard or Soft?

While many farmers are hoping this recently arrived fine weather continues to dry out and warm up the soil so they can start planting, some crops have been in the ground since September.   Winter wheat is planted from September to December in the Northern Hemisphere while spring wheat goes into… Continue reading

Galerie Q Presents: La féminine

Galerie Q is hosting a new group exhibition entitled “La feminine” which features 21 works by 10 Canadian artists, three of whom are recognized Canadian Masters. The diverse and expansive body of work exhibited in La féminine presents femininity as a fluid concept. Using paint and brush to explore the… Continue reading

Shorelines Casino Seeks Relocation to the City of Peterborough

By Karen Graham Ontario Gaming East Limited Partnership (OGELP) announced on Tuesday that it is moving forward with proposed plans to develop and operate a new, multi-faceted entertainment property in the City of Peterborough, which means the current operation at Kawartha Downs will be relocated.   This announcement follows a recent… Continue reading

Cavan Monaghan Fire Department helps Millbrook South Cavan Students Get to the Pool

By Karen Graham Two grade three classes from Millbrook South Cavan School were the beneficiaries of funding from the Lifesaving Society school grant designed to provide students with the minimum skills required to survive an unexpected fall into deep water.  The program includes three in-class sessions on water safety and… Continue reading

Music Teacher Fills Cavan Monaghan Libraries with Giddy Musicians

Sarah Sobanski Story time had a musical twist last week at Cavan Monaghan libraries. First at the Bruce Johnston Library on Thursday, and then at the Millbrook Library on Friday, Music for Young Children’s Erica Hernandez visited to dance to the beat and sing along with our preschoolers. Bearing a… Continue reading

Jordan Landry and Tim Belch Host Town Hall Meeting

Karen Graham With school cancelled because of blowing snow, hosts Landry and Belch were uncertain if many would turn out for their Town Hall meeting Monday evening to discuss their concerns about issues facing our municipal government. With fifteen attendees, many came with something specific on their minds. The meeting… Continue reading

Township Seeks Ways to Meet County Garbage and Recycling Targets

Karen Graham Peterborough County is seeking input from municipalities including Cavan Monaghan to establish a modern and enforceable system to encourage more recycling of waste across the County. Cavan Monaghan’s performance in this area while improving marginally is still significantly below that of the County in general. In 2014, Cavan… Continue reading