Where Do We Go from Here?

Please make your voice heard, we know that historically, provincial government ears are turned much more by the voices of the families impacted. Over three months have passed since the mandatory closure orders were issued across Ontario that saw all schools, Licensed Child Care Centres and EarlyON Child and Family… Continue reading

Local Group Spreading Some Virtual Dust and Authentic Good Cheer

Less than two weeks ago, Julie Brotherstone Hartwick was inspired to start a group to make surreptitious deliveries to local women in the community to brighten their days and embrace the joy of giving. She and her Facebook friends are sprinkling their neighbours with kindness they liken to fairy dust,… Continue reading

Nominations Being Received for Ptbo Agricultural Wall of Fame

  The Peterborough Country Agricultural Wall of Fame committee is seeking nominations for the 2020 Induction Ceremony to be held on Sunday, August 30th at Lang Pioneer Village Museum in the Agricultural Heritage Building.  Farm and rural leaders in Peterborough County who have made contributions to the agriculture and agri-food… Continue reading

Wayne Blaby Hands over the Reins of Computer Solutions Plus

Behind Wayne Blaby’s affable, laid-back veneer is a go-getter.  Even before he built his home on Ford Crescent more than 40 years ago, he was growing thousands of gladiolas for sale to local vendors while working at his day job at Intermediate Terminals in Peterborough.  In his basement, there is… Continue reading

Forest View Kennels Serving Pets and Their Owners for 26 Years

This marks the 26th year that the Anderson family has been serving canine and feline customers with boarding and grooming services through their business called Forest View Kennels.  Nestled in the Ganaraska Forest just south of Millbrook, they have a comfortable facility with heating and air conditioning for their charges,… Continue reading

Help Needed for Peter’s Planned Display

Volunteer Peter Ramsay regularly changes up the display cabinet at the Millbrook branch of Cavan Monaghan Libraries on behalf of the Millbrook and Cavan Historical Society. Recently, two examples of the work of Millbrook Industries prompted Peter to consider putting together an exhibit of the wares that this local enterprise… Continue reading

Agricultural Society’s New Lifetime Member

Cavan Monaghan resident Earl Cochrane was recognized by the Peterborough Agricultural Society with a Lifetime Member award at their Annual General Meeting last month.  A two-time President of the society, Earl has been active with the Peterborough Exhibition since the 1970’s when he first became a director.  He and his… Continue reading

Recognizing our Amazing Local Heroes: County Recognition Nominations Open

It’s that time of year again where we identify local groups and individuals who are making extraordinary contributions to our community. Nominations for exemplary residents and businesses is open until March 15h, so get out your pencils/tablets/ computers and fill in a nomination form.  The categories are broad, ranging from… Continue reading