Interest is High for Lots at Syer Line Industrial Park

After being selected as the successful bidder for the property at 1066 Syer Line last month, the new owner is preparing for the development of an industrial park which is expected to bring many new jobs to the community.  While the sale has not yet closed, the buyer is fielding… Continue reading

Local Photographer Receives Starter Company Grant

Jessica Blair was one of twelve entrepreneurs who completed Peterborough and the Kawartha’s Economic Development business training program in June, and earned a $5000 grant based on the strength of her business plan.   It was a huge step towards turning her passion into a business. The business is called Follow… Continue reading

Move Well, Feel Well with Well Lyfe Pilates

When COVID shut down in her professional life as a Registered Massage Therapist, Carron took her energy in a different direction and pursued instruction as a Pilates instructor.  The dream goal was to open a home-based business as a Pilates instructor and a Register Massage Therapist.  She has arrived. She… Continue reading

Clarke’s Service Centre is Moving

 Mike Clarke and his staff will be moving to a new location in Campbellcroft at the end of the month.  Only ten minutes south of Millbrook, the new shop, located at 5164 Ganaraska Rd., will open in early October.   Customers will enjoy the same great service at this new location. … Continue reading

Buyer Selected for Municipally-owned Syer Line Property

In closed session at this week’s meeting, Council voted on a staff recommendation from an earlier Request for Proposal to sell 70 employment acres to SLIP DEV Corp that have Memorandums of Understanding to bring hundreds of jobs to the Township.   The property, located at 1066 Syer Line that backs… Continue reading

Dave Bourgeois Cycles Back to Launch Drumlin Cycle

  Dave Bourgeois has come back to the community with some new skills he is eager to share.  Growing up in Millbrook, he explored the area extensively, cycling along local roads and trails, and has intimate knowledge of the local hills and terrain which put a strain on bicycle and… Continue reading

OLG Issues First Quarter Gaming Payment

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) made a first quarter (April 1 – June 30) payment totaling $109,068 to the Township of Cavan-Monaghan for hosting Shorelines Slots at Kawartha Downs.  The City of Peterborough received $719,390 for the same period. Since the gaming site opened in November 1999, Cavan-Monaghan has… Continue reading

Waste Management Contract Renewal Proposals More Than Double Current Rates

The current curbside waste collection contract with Withers Waste Management expires this week. A tender for a three-year contract for services was posted in late June to seek service providers, with a closing date in July.  When the tenders were opened on July 19th, only two bids were received, and… Continue reading