Vaccinations are Coming

Peterborough Public Health (PPH) has launched a “Notify Me” campaign to make it easier for residents to find out when they can receive the COVID-19 vaccine.   Residents can visit www.peterboroughpublichealth.ca/notifyme to sign up with their email address and indicate which group(s) they want to be notified about. When local clinics… 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

Centennial Place Vaccine Administration to Start this Week

In mid-January, positive COVID tests in an asymptomatic resident and a staff member with mild symptoms forced the long-term care home into a Breakout designation. After further testing of all residents and staff, it was determined that the resident test was a false-positive results with the same likely true for… Continue reading

Cavan Intersection Traffic Control Infrastructure Under Review by MTO

The Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) has retained WSP Canada Group Limited to compete a Preliminary Design and Class Environmental Assessment (EA) Study for the intersection affectionately known as the “Four Corners” in Cavan.  Traffic at the intersection of Highway 7A and County Rd. 10 is approaching the limits for… Continue reading

Master Fire Plan Outlines Recommendations for the Next Decade

Last month, Fire Chief Bill Balfour presented a Master Fire Plan that was initiated to ensure the Fire Department was prepared to deliver fire protection to residents throughout the township today and for years to come.  The Master Fire Plan was prepared by Emergency Management and Training, and provides a… Continue reading

Local Policing Task Force Looks at the Future of Policing in the Township

Late last fall, the Township of Cavan-Monaghan established a Task Force on Policing to seek input from residents and businesses in order to formulate recommendations to Council on future policing in the community.  The objective is to develop a clear understanding of the current state of policing in the township… Continue reading

Finding the Light in COVID’s Darkness

Feeling anxious or depressed? You are not alone! COVID-19 is taking a toll on both our physical and mental wellbeing, and we are still months away from a vaccine roll-out. A survey of Canadians aged 15 years and older done during the first wave of COVID-19 found that just over… 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