Cavan Public Works Operation Centre is Open for Business

Last week, Public Works staff celebrated the official opening of the new Operation Centre located at 1470 County Rd. 10.  A township works depot has operated here for many years and rejuvenation of the previous facility was long overdue.  Growth in the community also created a need for additional space,… Continue reading

Meet New Millbrook South Cavan Principal Marc Riopel

Millbrook South Cavan Public School (MSCPS) will see a few changes next week when school starts. Marc Riopel has joined as Principal, taking the helm of a growing school that now has forty four staff supporting a school population of more than 500 students.  For the past seven years, Riopel… Continue reading

Mysterious Donor Pays It Forward to Decorating Committee Volunteers

Last week the Decorating Committee was at it again, filling the downtown planters with fresh blooms for the summer season. After the job was done, nine of these volunteers met for lunch at the Pastry Peddler, where someone quietly paid for their meals as a gesture of thanks for their… Continue reading

Planning Starts Now for Blocks and Blooms

Distinctive gardens, heritage properties and the Airing of the Quilts is a triple-threat treat that, in 2018, brought hundreds of visitors to the area for a day of spectacular colour and beauty, and it is time we did it again.  A team with the Millbrook & Cavan Historical Society is… Continue reading

Local Resident Spearheading Simple Canadian Gesture of Support for Ukraine

Want to be a Canadian Ambassador of kindness?  Send a postcard. Postcards to the Front (Ukraine) was founded by three Ukrainian women shortly after Russia’s February 2022 invasion of Ukraine. One of them called Tamara is a postcrosser, which  means she is a member of an international group of over… Continue reading

Peterborough Hubs Bring Social Services to the Rural Customer

People living in rural and remote communities in the County of Peterborough have historically had challenges accessing the agencies that deliver social services, such as housing, employment children’s support services, because of a lack of affordable transportation options into the city to meet with service providers.  Remote meeting options can… Continue reading