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

Volunteers Plant Trees along Millpond Through TD Tree Days Program

On the morning if Saturday, September 14th, while many were attending the Grand Opening celebrations at the new Cavan Monaghan Community Centre, a group of more than fifty volunteers were down the hill participating with Otonabee Conservation Regional Authority (ORCA) staff planting native trees and shrubs as part of the… Continue reading

Kids Clothing Swap Fundraiser for the Old Millbrook School Family Centre

As the season changes, so do the wardrobes.  Do you have gently used clothing that will no longer be useful next year?  Are you looking to beef up your children’s closet with some new-to-them items?   If so, you may be able to help the local family centre while you address… Continue reading

Volunteer Actors needed for 4th Line Theatre’s 2019 Christmas Show

Have you always wanted to act onstage? Want to be part of an epic outdoor production in your community?  Have you ever wondered how 4th Line productions come to life? Interested in learning new skills and working alongside professional actors, directors and choreographers?  4th Line Theatre is looking for volunteers… Continue reading

Yard Sale Raises $1000 for CM Libraries

In May, library patron Mary Murat approached staff at the Cavan Monaghan Libraries with a fundraising idea: hold a “toonie yard sale”.  The decision was made to hold it in the Harry Williams Room at the Millbrook Branch to take advantage of the climate controlled facilities and the wonderful parking… Continue reading

New Organization Established to Help Protect Local Water Courses

Growing up in the area has fueled a passion for the outdoors in Scott Calder and his wife Cori Carveth. They hope to share this love with their young daughter, but why stop there?  The couple has been approved to launch a local chapter of Trout Unlimited Canada which will… Continue reading