Firefighter Graduation

Graduation ceremonies for the 2023 Recruit Course NFPA 1001 Firefighter Level I & II were held at the Eastern Ontario Emergency Training Academy (EOETA) in Norwood. The Township of Cavan Monaghan Fire Department had five recruits graduating from the course this year.  They attended classes on weekends from beginning of… Continue reading

Utility Shortage Constraints for Approved Development Projects

Over the past six years, Cavan Monaghan has been a significant contributor to the inventory for new homes in the region, particularly in and around the village of Millbrook. This is not breaking news.  Some of this development was anticipated in the 2015 Official Plan and three Minister’s Zoning Orders… Continue reading

 “Watershed Resiliency”: Baxter Creek Watershed Alliance’s Community Watershed Forum on Monday, September 25th, 2023

The Baxter Creek Watershed Alliance (BCWA) is finishing up preparations for our second Community Watershed Forum scheduled from 6:30 to 8:30 pm on Monday, September 25th, 2023 at the Millbrook Royal Canadian Legion at 9 King Street East in the heart of the business district of Millbrook. We are honoured… Continue reading

That’s a Wrap- Former Millbrook Landfill Receives the All-Clear

Since it ceased operation in 2010, the former Millbrook Landfill site located on the south side of County Rd. 10 just west of Tapley ¼ Line has been the subject of mandatory environmental monitoring to ensure there was no residual contamination at the site.  This annual expense has been funded… Continue reading

Shelter Demolition at Maple Leaf Park on Hold

At the August meeting, Council was asked to approve the demolition of the shelter on the west side of Maple Leaf Park which has been used solely for storage for many years due to its state of repairs.  The building has not aged well, with visible cracks in the block… Continue reading

Baxter Creek Watershed Alliance Prepares for Fall Watershed Forum

Building off the success of their first Watershed Forum last September, the Baxter Creek Watershed Alliance (BCWA) is gearing up for their second Forum scheduled for 6:30 to 8:30 pm on Monday, September 25th, 2023, to be held again at the Millbrook Royal Canadian Legion at 9 King Street East… Continue reading

Public Information Session Examines Ways to Address Future Water Service Capacity

Water services are delivered by municipalities in areas of dense settlements- villages, towns and cities.  In Cavan-Monaghan, the only serviced settlement is Millbrook.  The township is in the process of completing a Water and Wastewater Master Servicing Study which is required under the Ontario Environmental Assessment Act.  The objective is… Continue reading

Millbrook Cavan Firefighters Donate to Friendship Force

In June a story about a new social program for adults with different abilities called Friendship Force described a new weekly program at the Cavan Monaghan Community Centre that was launched by three local women. rogram participants are on the Autism spectrum disorder (ASD), which is a developmental disability that… Continue reading

Avoid Contact with this Toxic Plant

At the moment, many of our rural roads are lined with wild parsnip, which like many plants this season are thriving.  While beautiful, these plants can leave permanent scars on exposed skin. An invasive species, it appears on the provincial list of toxic weeds. Like giant hogweed and other members… Continue reading