Could Cavan Monaghan be Next Home for an Auto Maker Facility?

Could Cavan Monaghan be Next Home for an Auto Maker Facility?
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Mayor McFadden was quick to support an overture from the province received last week seeking a location for a new auto manufacturing facility.  The letter, sent to municipalities across the province, outlined a request for a 500- to 1500-acre site for a new plant.  At the February 21st Special Council… Continue reading

Township Budget Conclusions

Township Budget Conclusions
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The Township budget passed with little comment last month, with Council approving a 2.5% hike in the municipal portion of the local property tax bills.  The total operating budget amounts to $7,144,906 with the capital budget totalling $5,891,092. The County also approved their budget last week, which concluded with a… Continue reading

Millbrook’s Community Care Volunteer New to You Store

Millbrook’s Community Care Volunteer New to You Store
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Millbrook’s frugal “fashionistas” have a secret they don’t want you to know. The local Community Care office has a fantastic “New to You” store that sells gently used clothing, shoes, and other smaller items. This store is a hidden gem that offers amazing, high-quality finds for bargain hunters, the environmentally… Continue reading

Cavan Agri Services: Helping Generations of Farmers Grow Their Businesses

Cavan Agri Services: Helping Generations of Farmers Grow Their Businesses
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It’s basic math, applied to chemistry.  Crops use nutrients, absorbing them to fuel their growth.  When crops are harvested, these nutrients are harvested as well, leaving behind soil that has been depleted by its effort to feed the plants.   To maintain soil productivity, these nutrients must be replaced to allow… Continue reading

Township’s Building Boom Continues

Township’s Building Boom Continues
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It should be no surprise that building activity in the township was extraordinary last year.  According to the Building Permit Activity Report filed by Chief Building Official Kyle Phillips at the January 14th Council meeting, permit count more than doubled, total dwellings created increased almost five-fold, the value of construction… Continue reading

OLG Revenue to Help Township Address Aging Infrastructure

OLG Revenue to Help Township Address Aging Infrastructure
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Last week, the township received a third-quarter (October 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018) non-tax gaming revenue payment of $89,963 from Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) for hosting Shorelines Slots at Kawartha Downs.  This payment represents revenue earned during the first two weeks of October and during the last… Continue reading