Wednesday, October 30, 2019
The summer of 2019 was good for business in Minden, once summer arrived, business owners are saying.
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
I had no idea what to expect when this five-foot-nothing lady took the stage, all smiles and twinkling eyes and guitar. Then, she opened her mouth and out flew a voice that came straight from the Heavens That is singer-songwriter Irish Mythen, as descr
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
As people walk into Allison Mallette s shop on Bobcaygeon Road, they audibly gasp. Some hold their hands to their chest as they look around with mouths open. Others do a happy dance.
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Walking into Anne Campbell s downtown Minden floral shop is rejuvenating.
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Nick Sutcliffe said The Kanta Chronicles represents the greatest accomplishment in his life. The Carnarvon resident s epic debut novel is set in the fictional world of Bolfodier and spans two generations, focusing on the lives of four members of the Hou
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Canadian mystery novelist Barbara Fradkin was singing the praises of the library at the Friends of the Haliburton County Public Library Gala on Sunday, Oct. 27 at Pinestone Resort and Conference Centre in Haliburton.
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Haliburton County councillors decided not to make an official declaration that climate change is an emergency during an Oct. 23 meeting, but did pass a lengthy resolution noting the work the county is undertaking around combating climate change, and pled
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
The Halls and Hawk Property Owners Association has asked Algonquin Highlands council to revisit its decision to close the Hawk Lake landfill in two years time, converting it to a transfer station instead, but council will stand by its decision. During a
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
The Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario is requesting that the Ministry of Labour appoint a conciliation officer to assist with bargaining between the union and the provincial government.
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
There was a surge of opioid-related overdoses and deaths in the area served by the Haliburton Kawartha Pine Ridge District Health Unit in 2018.
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Friends describe George Farrell as a doer, someone who was interested in the world, other people, new ideas, and when he wanted to get something done, he put his whole self into it.
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Among recommendations in a report from the Haliburton Kawartha Lakes Poverty Reduction Roundtable is the creation of a food charter and food action plan for the County of Haliburton.
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
A person is dead after their pickup truck wound up submerged in Lake Kushog near Ox Narrows, police say.
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
On Oct. 17, the Ministry of Health announced $68 million in funding for small- and medium-sized hospitals across the province. Haliburton Highlands Health Services received one-time funding of $99,000, which CEO Carolyn Plummer said in her October report
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Despite an ocean separating the two countries, Canadians and Australians have more in common than we think, said Adriane Boag, learning and access co-ordinator with the National Gallery of Australia.
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
It will likely be next year at this time when a final report regarding the service delivery and governance review being undertaken by the County of Haliburton is complete.
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
The Township of Algonquin Highlands will apply for a grant through the Investing in Canada s Infrastructure Program that would cover more than $3 million of a nearly $4.5-million project at the Dorset Tower.
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Bitter cold did not prevent a multigenerational crowd including local dignitaries, veterans, and school children from lining Bobcaygeon Road, either sitting on the bleachers, some wrapped under blankets, or standing further down the way, all quietly facin
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Following a housing summit that took place in West Guilford on Oct. 18, Algonquin Highlands Mayor Carol Moffatt asked fellow county councillors if there was any interest in a county-created housing task force.
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Local governments in Ontario are becoming increasingly concerned with the growing cost of municipal liability and insurance.
Friday, November 1, 2019
Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario members have voted 98 per cent in favour of central strike action, said president Sam Hammond in an announcement made this morning.
Friday, November 1, 2019
Three Haliburton County residents have been arrested and charged by Haliburton Highlands OPP as part of an investigation into a theft and drug ring.
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
A volunteer board is hoping to resume the work of the Minden Hills Cultural Centre Foundation and is looking to the Township of Minden Hills for a loan to help get it started. Councillors for the township were visited by Patricia Walshe and Jack Brezina
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Marg Valentine has vivid memories of her youth, growing up in Coboconk. She remembers where buildings long gone once stood, and the two times a year that the teachers boarding with her family took their brief holidays. She remembers how much money she ma
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
An experiment using a hired company to help control tourist traffic during the busy fall foliage season in Algonquin Highland has proven effective, staff say, with the township s director of parks, rec and trails saying he d like to repeat the practice ne
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