Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Some members of Haliburton County s tourism advisory committee, and the manager of one of the county s largest accommodators, continue to have concerns about the proposed use of online travel company TripAdvisor by the county s tourism department.
Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Some will wear goofy costumes complete with outrageous wigs, others will play in matching hockey jerseys or everyday clothes, but one thing all of the hundreds of participants will share is a love of outdoor hockey.
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Minden Hills councillors are aiming for a 5.3 per cent increase in the township s tax levy over the 2019 budget, as they head into their third round of 2020 draft budget discussions later this month.
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
The County of Haliburton will aim to decease greenhouse gas emissions from its corporate operations by 15 per cent by 2030.
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
There is some restructuring taking place with senior staff positions in the Township of Minden Hills.
Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Ever since Jay McIvor was 14, he s loved to eat. He parlayed this passion for food to his culinary journey allowing him to enrich his life with the flavours of the world.
Wednesday, January 8, 2020
The Kawartha Haliburton Children s Aid Society is asking residents of Haliburton County, along with those of the City of Kawartha Lakes and Peterborough, to consider becoming foster parents. Please step forward and show children in our community that
Friday, December 20, 2019
Scrapping the use of so much paper was one recommendation for the County of Haliburton stemming from an operational review conducted by consulting and accounting firm KPMG.
Friday, December 20, 2019
The following are brief reports of items discussed during a Dec. 18 meeting of Halburton County council.
Friday, December 20, 2019
Stories and photos from rail trails in the Highlands and around the world can convey the affection and love people have for the trails, Pamela Marsales, co-ordinator of the Toronto to Algonquin Gateway, says.
Tuesday, January 7, 2020
The Township of Algonquin Highlands paid an Ajax-based solid waste handling company more than $70,000 in damages in a breach of contract lawsuit.
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Korey McKay is in the unique position of working in a job that didn t exist two years ago when she enrolled in a master s program that would eventually enable her to work in the role.
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Minden Hills announced this week that Nelson Johnson is the new chief of its volunteer fire department, starting in the role Jan. 13.
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
School will be out this summer in a big way for Larry Hope. Hope, who s been director of the Trillium Lakelands District School Board for the past decade, announced last week that he will retire at the end of July.
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Algonquin Highlands councillors had kind words for departing fire chief Mike Cavanagh as he gave a final report to council during a Jan. 16 meeting.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
The first thing Beth McWatters does after sitting back down in the armchair next to the window in her living room from which she gathers inspiration as life outside happens, is show the visitor to her apartment a poem she has written in their honour.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
When Wade Hartin died unexpectedly at work as a snow-grooming machine operator at Dagmar Ski Resort near Uxbridge last week, friends, family and the wider community reached out to share stories of his impact on their own lives: how caring and genuine he w
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
What do you do with a broken toaster? Or with a wobbly chair? Or with a sweater full of moth holes? Toss it away? No way! Instead, bring it to SIRCH Community Services new Repair Cafés!
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Rotating one-day strikes involved teachers at the county s high school, alternate education centre, and five elementary schools on Tuesday, as the unions intensify job action over stalled negotiations with the province.
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
An expansion of the Dorset Heritage Museum will cost significantly more than anticipated, and Algonquin Highlands councillors are in the process of deciding how the township might go about making up that shortfall.
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Each year, those who give back to their community have the opportunity to be recognized with one of six awards offered to volunteers in Minden Hills who are nominated by those who have noticed their willingness to go above and beyond. Award recipients
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Elementary school teachers are not participating in field trips or supervising extra-curricular activities in order to demonstrate their frustration with contract talks with the provincial government.
Friday, January 17, 2020
When Annalee Hunter went to bed at around 7:30 p.m. on the night of Jan. 5, she had no idea that when she woke up in the morning, she d be able to have breakfast and meet her new sister, Kinslee.
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Earlier this week, the provincial government announced annual funding allocations for municipalities under both its Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund and Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund programs.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
The Haliburton Highlands Green Burial Society is proposing that an undeveloped section at the north end of the cemetery at St. Stephen s Church along Buckslide Road in Algonquin Highlands become Haliburton County s first green burial site.
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