Peterborough Regional Business Count Launches June 15th

Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development (PKED) will be embarking on the region’s first annual count of businesses on Monday, June 15 to collect information on local business to provide valuable insight into the region’s economy. Between June and September, PKED will be conducting a brief voluntary business count. This… Continue reading

Managing Local COVID-19 Cases

After learning of several positive tests amongst residents in Cavan Monaghan, Council members passed a motion at the April 6th Council meeting seeking reassurance from Peterborough Public Health that effective steps were being implemented to ensure local residents with positive COVID-19 test results adhere to the mandatory self-isolation period. Medical… Continue reading

Homeguard Inspections Offer Residents Some Peace of Mind

The Homeguard Inspection program is an award-winning crime-prevention program delivered by auxiliary officers of the Peterborough Police Services to residents in the communities served by this police force. This free service consists of a home security audit conducted by two members of the Auxiliary Program accompanied by the homeowners, where… 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

St. Thomas Anglican Donations

St. Thomas Anglican Church presented cheques for $000 each to Cavan Monaghan Libraries, the Old Millbrook School Family Centre, and the Canadian Foodgrain Bank at their last spaghetti dinner of the year in November, 2019. At their annual turkey dinner in December, additional donations of $1000 each were donated to:… Continue reading

Men’s Lacrosse Team to Call Millbrook Arena Home This Winter

The Peterborough Timbermen are moving closer to home. After playing their first three seasons in Oshawa, Cavan Monaghan Council has formed an arrangement with Arena Lacrosse League Commissioner Paul St. John to allow the Timbermen to play their 2019-2020 season at the Millbrook Arena beginning this weekend. This Arena Lacrosse… Continue reading

Grades 7 and 8 Program to Crestwood Next Fall?

On October 10, parents of students in the Crestwood Secondary School catchment area were notified of a school board proposal to establish an intermediate program which would send grade 7 and 8 students to Crestwood beginning next fall. It’s not news that the recently extended building for Millbrook/South Cavan (MSC)… Continue reading

Public Health: Protecting You Behind the Scenes

Peterborough Public Health is mandated by Ontario’s Health Promotion and Protection Act (HPPA) to detect and effectively address threats to your health, as they arise. We have your back, and you probably don’t even realize it. Most of our work is invisible – it happens every day, round the clock,… Continue reading

Millbrook Office of Ptbo Social Services Helps Residents Access Social Programs

Paula Fitzgerald is there to help.  A Case Manager from Peterborough’s Social Services, she can help clients navigate the vast array of programs designed to help people get back on their feet or to help them through a transition. Since 2016, she has been providing support to clients in the… Continue reading