Winter Golf Comes to Baxter Creek

Three golf simulators have been installed in the clubhouse of Baxter Creek Golf Club on Cedar Valley Road in Cavan-Monaghan. Golf Pro Kevin Gunther and his son who is a competitive player, have tried them out and are quite impressed by the accuracy of the read of their shots. Players… Continue reading

New Mountain Bike Club Forms in Millbrook

Last month, a new club was formed in Millbrook. Founded by Brad Cathrae, John Frizzle, and David D’Agostino, Millbrook MTB was born. The club is set up as a not-for-profit corporation and backed by a $5M group insurance policy with the International Mountain Bike Association (IMBA). Its goals are to… Continue reading

Sunday Night League Begins With New Format

Sunday evenings are not the same without League organizer Marion Olan keeping tabs on the boys. Marion has been involved in the league since its first game in 1971, when she operated the time clock.  Over the past 48 years she has prepared schedules, managed league finances, and kept the… Continue reading

What Pandemic? New Bobcat Dealership Opens in Cavan-Monaghan

This May, Jeff  Traynor opened a new Bobcat dealer on Whittington Drive in Cavan-Monaghan. It was an unlikely moment to launch a new business, but this owner/operator thinks long term and this isn’t his first rodeo.  His mission is to become the compact industry leader in Durham, the GTA and… Continue reading

Harvest Community Park Closes in on Fundraising Goal for Phase 2

In July, the Harvest Community Park was open for play.  With an aggressive budget of $185,000, the project was not without its challenges, but the congregation of Millbrook Christian Assembly remained steadfast in their plans to create a play facility in the west end of town that was accessible to… Continue reading

Keep It Beautiful

A short walk on the popular Medd’s Mountain loop, next to the millpond, reveals graffiti on trees, toilet paper just steps off the trail, and the ever-present discarded dog poo bags. The forest floor appears trampled in some areas as inquisitive wanderers repeatedly head off-trail to explore the same curious… Continue reading

Baxter Creek: A Tale of Two Trout Streams

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, the stream was filled with trout, the stream was empty of trout, the water was cool and gentle, the water was warm and severe, anglers were full of hope, anglers were laden with doubt (with apologies to Charles… Continue reading