Many more suspensions and expulsions were handed out to students in the Trillium Lakelands District School Board in the period between September and January of this school year than during the same period last year, or the year before that.
The Rural Transportation Options committee is asking Haliburton County residents to undertake a challenge that will make them think about how heavily reliant they are on their vehicles, and how difficult it would be to get around the community without one
Haliburton County stepped up to the plate to learn about homelessness, rural style, where losing the roof over your head, when couch-surfing has worn out, may well mean sleeping in a car, or some other circumstance not meant for human habitation an RV,
The Haliburton Highlands Chamber of Commerce announced this year s nominees for the Business and Community Achievement Awards on March 1. They received 127 nominations from across Haliburton County. Winners will be revealed at the annual awards gala on Ma
A reconstructed snowmobile bridge in Algonquin Highlands was dedicated in the memory of late Haliburton County Snowmobile Association stalwart Peter Overington in a ribbon-cutting ceremony during the weekend.
The Minden Community Food Centre kitchen was bustling last week when Grade 8 students from Archie Stouffer Elementary School joined with Food Centre volunteers to roll up their sleeves and slice, dice, blend and mix with hands-on experience in the kitchen
Homelessness Registry Week might be more than a year away, but it s never too early to raise awareness, said homelessness system resource co-ordinator for the City of Kawartha Lakes and County of Haliburton Jocelyn Blazey.
When Jack Brezina was asked to talk about the history of the Minden Times for members of the Haliburton County Historical Society on Jan. 24, he was more than happy to do so, after a little research that brought out the skills honed during his time as a j
Recurring ice build-up that has led to several leaks in the roof at Highland Wood long-term care facility in Haliburton are being addressed by the Haliburton Highlands Health Services maintenance team so that further inspections can take place and the roo
While demand for e-books and e-audiobooks is growing at library branches across Canada, library users may find they have trouble finding the materials they are looking for. This, according to the Canadian Urban Libraries Council, is due at least in part t
Amidst the projected numbers, requests for new equipment, and talk of funding sustainability, there was a sense of concern at the first meeting for the Haliburton County 2019 budget on Friday, Feb. 8 at the county office in Minden.
The current mandate of the county s transportation task force will be up as of the end of March.
Formed in 2017, the task force, which is not a committee of council, but a citizen-driven group, was created to address transportation needs in the county, a
Politicians from throughout the county made their way to Toronto for the annual Rural Ontario Municipal Association conference, an event where municipal politicians get a chance to partake in lectures, workshops and panel discussions, as well as interact
Greg Turner has a good sense of the history of the building that houses The Pepper Mill Steak & Pasta House he has owned for the past two decades with his wife Lisa, even in some cases down to details like the colour of the paint that has covered its wall
Haliburton County council cost approximately $119,400 to operate during 2018, that being the total of councillors council and committee meeting per diems, mileage payments, and expenses such as accommodations, meals and fees while travelling for conferen
During upcoming budget deliberations, Haliburton County councillors will decide whether the county should hire a new staff person dedicated to the recruitment of physicians, as well as economic development.
The Minden site of Haliburton Highlands Health Services won bragging rights this year for having the highest percentage of its staff vaccinated for the flu from among the five hospitals in the region covered by the health unit.
Local pets will benefit after the Haliburton Pet Owners Assistance Fund increased by $1,233 with donations raised by staff at the Minden Animal Hospital. Dr. Peter Bennett, a director with the fund, accepted the donation on behalf of the charity at the M
The Maple Lake Road Association, along with the Township of Algonquin Highlands, is asking residents to stop trespassing on private property along the 25th Line Road off Highway 118, in order to access Maple Lake.
Algonquin Highlands township will work with Buttermilk Falls Resort to help reduce trespassing at the resort, located adjacent to the popular Highway 35 tourist destination from which it takes its name.
The Dorset Pharmasave opened its doors on Jan. 8, much to the delight of the people of Dorset. Peter Meraw of Minden has always loved driving through Dorset on his commute to some of the relief pharmacy jobs he worked, and he noticed the Health Hub with a