What’s Does the Future Hold for the Old Arena?

At the last Council meeting, Parks and Recreation Manager Gerry Barker presented a report outlining the findings of a recent structural engineering report regarding the condition of the aging facility, some cost estimates for potential repair activities and input from potential users of a revamped building. The engineering report broke… Continue reading

Recreation Staff Hired to Fill the Community Centre with Programs

Shortly after the new community centre opened, two fresh faces appeared on the scene, full of energy, ideas and recreation program experience to help maximize the use of this new recreational asset.  Melissa Als and Karlie Cornish-Tkalec joined the Recreation Department to co-ordinate rentals, secure external programs and eventually deliver… Continue reading

Where Are They Now? Jordan Cheyne Transforms his Love of Cycling into a Career

Ten years ago, former Millbrook Times owner and Editor Cathy Bond introduced readers to Jordan Cheyne, who picked up cycling at the age of 13 and by 17 was competing and winning long distance races across North America.  Raised in Millbrook, Jordan was spending his summers cycling with the Peterborough… Continue reading

Grand Opening Cavan Monaghan Community Centre

The Grand Opening of the Cavan Monaghan Community Centre, featuring breakfast served by the Millbrook Lions’ Club, ice cream treats, a free skate, tours of the facility, an open practice by OHL’s Peterborough Petes’ Team, followed by an exhibition game on the new ice pad. The facility boasts an NHL… Continue reading

North Cavan 2019 Terry Fox Run

This is North Cavan students’ 16th year of participation in the annual Terry Fox run. Last week, students were inspired by a video in the gym about the Canadian hero, then moved outside to follow his lead. Each class took tours of the school fields, once for each year of… Continue reading

Cavan Hills Run – 2019

Despite the gloomy weather, 115 runners lined up for the St. John’s Ida Anglican Outreach Committee. Participants who showed their stuff along winding routes which began at the McCamus Farm on Stewart Line. The event drew a wide range of participants tackling a 4.7 or 10 km route, having fun… Continue reading