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County to move on standalone base

County moves on standalone EMS base

By Chad Ingram   Haliburton County will construct a standalone EMS base on the former Walker’s Auto Repair property along Highway 35 in Minden. For months, councillors have been delaying a decision on whether to partner with Minden Hills township ...

Flood relief process nearly complete

A year after the Minden flood, almost all claims for funds from the Ontario Disaster Relief Assistance Program have been processed.

Hootenanny drums up support for Places for People

Affordable housing in Haliburton County got a boost of support from some live music in a crowded bar this past weekend.

Septic service inspections down the drain

Back in February, the Algonquin Highlands council voted to enter into an agreement with the Peterborough County-City Health Unit for the provision of septic inspections.

Young filmmaker takes movie to TIFF

Seamus Jarrett-Lynch already knows what he wants to be when he grows up, and he’s only 12.

Municipalities grapple with OPP cost increase

Haliburton County continues to lobby against a proposed OPP billing formula that would see costs spike by more than $5 million next year.

No major flooding in county so far

By Chad Ingram As the spring thaw continues, and while Minden residents apprehensively watch the Gull River, there has so far been no major flooding ...

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MH online voting to start Oct. 10

By Chad Ingram An advanced polling station using paper ballots for October’s municipal election will be set up at the Minden Hills Community Centre on ...

County looks at EODP grants for tourism initiatives

The county will be applying to the Eastern Ontario Development Program for funding for two tourism initiatives.

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Report on OPP costs irks councillors

By Chad Ingram Haliburton County politicians are panning the final report from the steering committee on OPP costs compiled by the Association of Municipalities of ...

Rogers to use ‘monopine’ design near Horseshoe

By Chad Ingram Rogers will be using using the “monopine” design for a new telecommunications tower the company intends to erect near Horseshoe Lake. Monopine ...

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Ryan Dawson took to the stage during the Symposium, performing a couple spoken word poems and discussing the meaning of acceptance with the attendees.

High school symposium encourages acceptance

Acceptance was the theme of the day at the Haliburton Highlands Secondary School Gay-Straight Alliance’s art symposium on Thursday, April 17.

Three men in a pickup truck drive down Anson Street in Minden, Ont. on April 21, 2013. Emergency personnel helped local people leave their homes after the Gull River overflowed into the town. A state of emergency was called over the weekend. JENN WATT/MINDEN TIMES

Flood relief process nearly complete

A year after the Minden flood, almost all claims for funds from the Ontario Disaster Relief Assistance Program have been processed.

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Haliburton County plans for growth

By Chad Ingram According to Ontario’s finance ministry, Haliburton County’s population is projected to grow by more than 4,300 people between now and 2036, bringing ...

Relay for Life to be celebrated in Minden

This year those looking to participate in the Haliburton County Relay for Life can trade in their sleeping bags and prepare to walk with candle in hand.

Airport committee conveys concerns with MNR base

The following are brief reports of items discussed during an April 3 meeting of the Algonquin Highlands council.

Trillium grant for food hub

Food hub gets Trillium grant

A Trillium grant will mean that both phases of the Haliburton County Food Centre will be completed within a year.

Health unit encourges measles precautions

In the wake of nearly a dozen measles cases being reported elsewhere in Ontario, local health officials want people here to take precautions against a very contagious disease.

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Minden Hills dismisses chief building official

Minden Hills chief building official Ken Jones has been terminated, The Times has learned.

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County councillors want more info on where funding goes

County councillors want more information on where the municipality’s money is going.

Art symposium to tackle acceptance

Student and community artwork on the theme of acceptance will be displayed around the hallways of Haliburton Highlands Secondary School as part of a symposium organized by the Gay Straight Alliance.

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Record win for Storm

It all came together for the Highland Storm Bantam A team in what became a historic year and an incredible end with golden proportions.