New Winery Provides Opportunity to add Wine to our Locally-Sourced Meal

New Winery Provides Opportunity to add Wine to our Locally-Sourced Meal
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The local diet trend just became more interesting in the neighbourhood as we can now add wine to our list of local food and drink possibilities by toasting our locally grown dinner with a glass of local wine. After travelling to Toronto working in the food industry, John Drew decided … Continue reading

Stir it up with an Elzner Original

Stir it up with an Elzner Original
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Wilfred Elzner has energy to burn.  After a year-long retirement trip in an RV, he returned to his home in Cobourg looking for a new direction for his efforts. His attention to detail led him to create hand-crafted wooden spoons.  Timeless and versatile, these kitchen tools don’t conduct heat, improve … Continue reading

Building Boom in the Township

Building Boom in the Township
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Driving by the new Towerhill subdivision, the evidence is clear – there’s a whole lot of building going on around here!  After a slow start, builders Bromont and Pristine Homes have recently kicked up the pace of new home construction in the new residential development off Fallis Line, and the … Continue reading

Second Last Payment from OLG?  

Second Last Payment from OLG?  
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Last month, Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) provided a first-quarter payment covering the period from April to June for non-tax gaming revenue of $758,383 to the Township of Cavan Monaghan for hosting Shorelines Slots at Kawartha Downs. Since November 1999, Cavan Monaghan has received more than $59.1 million in … Continue reading

New Foodland Operator Making his Mark

New Foodland Operator Making his Mark
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Al Nanji III has no illusions about his situation – he has big shoes to fill.  After 45 years running the local grocery store, Didi Calhoun had set the bar high.  As the owner with a long track record, it was her store run her way.  It’s a little different … Continue reading

Final Public Meeting for Community Improvement Plan Next Week

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The final public meeting to consider the Community Improvement Plan (CIP) for downtown Millbrook is scheduled for next Tuesday, August 7th at the regular Council meeting.  This is the final opportunity to provide input before the plan is submitted for approval. This planning tool is designed to help drive economic … Continue reading