What Will It Take to Get It Done?

Every day we hear reports about the status of the provincial vaccination roll-out.  Until recently, the news has been very encouraging, as vaccine supply increased dramatically and residents lined up for their “jabs.”  In the last few weeks, vaccine uptake has slowed, and immunization rates now vary dramatically across parts… Continue reading

Pop-Up Clinic Coming to Millbrook

Vaccines will be offered at the Cavan-Monaghan Community Centre on Tuesday, August 17th from 9 am, and will offer both first and second doses of mRNA vaccines for residents who are aged 18 and up – no appointment necessary. Individuals become eligible for their second dose of the vaccine 28… Continue reading

New Fire Hall Site Approved

After being sent back to further investigate the costs and other constraints surrounding developing the new fire hall on the township owned lands adjacent to the Municipal Offices, Greenview Environmental presented their results last week. The ideal location facilitates the quick assembly of volunteer fire-fighters to minimize their response times;… 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

Make Room and Time for Farm Vehicles on the Road

It’s that time of year again when there is a proliferation of large farm vehicles making their way to and from fields for field preparation, planting and a particularly early first cut of hay. It’s a critical time for farmers as they work with and/or often against conditions thrown at… Continue reading

New App Helps Emergency Services Locate Those Needing Help

A new, free app is gaining traction around the globe, helping emergency crews locate people in trouble and delivery services reach their destinations by identifying precise locations using global mapping technology.  Available in 193 countries and in more than 45 languages, the app makes it easy to describe a specific… Continue reading

Ticks Are Back — and so is the risk of Lyme Disease

Taking a hike is good for both physical and mental health, but in that glorious outdoors lies a microscopic predator that could turn that effort into something that threatens rather than boosts your health. In woodlands, tall grasses and hiking trails across Ontario lie black-legged ticks.  On average, one in… Continue reading