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Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Haliburton County councillors approved a video surveillance policy during their June 24 meeting, held via videoconferencing and broadcast on YouTube.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Since restrictions on who can be tested for COVID-19 have been lifted, demand has swelled at the assessment centre in Haliburton, which is averaging 25 to 35 people per day, said Dr. Norm Bottum of the Haliburton Highlands Family Health Team.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Haliburton County council will proceed with the purchase and installation of audiovisual equipment for council chambers so that when in-person meetings resume, they will be broadcast publicly on the internet.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Council awarded the contract for the reconstruction of IGA Road to Four Brothers Construction for a total cost of just less than $410,000. The road has been in poor condition for many years, with the project continually deferred during council s annual bu
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
It was Haliburton County s lack of kombucha selection that led Lucus Esson to brewing his own, with those concoctions becoming the now-commercially available Luc s Brew.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
For the past 30 years, artist Mary Anne Barkhouse has been examining issues crucial to our survival as a species our stewardship of the land and water, the legacy of colonialism on the people, and ways forward, by building bridges and starting important
Friday, June 26, 2020
Canada Day will look a lot different in Minden this year, with Minden Hills annual celebration, which normally packs the downtown with residents and visitors, cancelled amid the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit s board of health has unanimously supported a letter from the Simcoe-Muskoka District Health Unit that calls for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit to roll into a guaranteed basic monthly income
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
While some turned to Netflix, and others turned to baking sourdough bread, Tom Burke turned to building birdhouses.
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
The City of Kawartha Lakes, which is the social services provider for Haliburton County, has designed a program to assist landlords in housing the homeless during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
True events transcribed from my hand-written journal with minimal editing from my Bat Lake School Snowdon Township book-in-progress
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Twenty-one of 33 registered junior kindergarten students got a look at the school they could be going to for the first time this September at the June 22 Welcome to Kindergarten Drive About event held at Archie Stouffer Elementary School.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Minden Hills councillors have still yet to decide on which value-added items will be included in the township s arena project.
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
On Monday, July 6, offices of the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit reopened to the public following precautionary pandemic-related closures.
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
SIRCH Community Services, Rotaract Haliburton Highlands, and Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Kawartha Lakes Haliburton are accepting used, operational mobile phones, tablets, laptop and desktop computers to distribute them to residents in need.
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Busy hands and compassionate community members are helping to bring more than 1,200 homemade fabric masks to faces through SIRCH Community Services Sewing for a Great Cause initiative. The sewers in this community are amazing, said Gena Robertson,
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Face masks will be mandatory in businesses in Haliburton County as of July 13, according to instructions issued by the local medical officer of health in an end-of-day announcement made July 7 by the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit.
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Highlands Cinemas in Kinmount will remain closed this season, citing multiple factors in not being able to open for the 2020 season. Well, it was a long winter, now it looks like it is going to be an even longer summer, said owner Keith Stata on the
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
An announcement made July 2 was one that many Minden Hills residents were waiting to hear: waste site operations at Scotch Line landfill and Ingoldsby transfer station would resume the next day.
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Blue jays have been wreaking havoc on blue and white 911 residential address signs throughout the county, with hundreds of signs damaged as the jays peel their covering away.
Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Following weeks of dry conditions, the fire chiefs of Haliburton County decided on July 7 to introduce a countywide fire ban. No burning is permitted at any time of day, including fires for warmth or food. Fireworks are also banned.
Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Water levels on some of the area s reservoir lakes may drop as much as 25 centimetres during the Trent Severn Waterway drawdown, conducted over a two-week period, which started last week.
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Connect with history, have fun and win prizes with Minden Hills Cultural Centre and Heritage Village s Great Historic Bake Off. The bake off includes a weekly video baking lesson set in the kitchen of the Bowron House posted online featuring recipes fr
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Funding provided to Haliburton Highlands Health Services through the Emergency Community Support Fund will improve access to mental health services for vulnerable members of the community, HHHS CEO Carolyn Plummer said in a letter to the community.
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Two fires were safely put out last week by the Minden Hills Fire Department, but fire chief Nelson Johnson is reminding the local business community to develop a fire safety plan and participate in a lock box program, initiatives part of a fire safety pro
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