Thursday, May 23, 2019
Music class was offered as a course selection, but too few students chose it as an option, meaning it will be postponed for the 2019-2020 school year. The number of students selecting music is just not there, said HHSS principal Chris Boulay.
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Health services organizations in Haliburton County are responding to plans to transform the provincial health system through significant changes by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care by proposing a unified Haliburton Highlands Ontario Healt
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Summer for many is the best time of the year in the Haliburton Highlands, but it s also a time when things can go very wrong, sometimes fatally.
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
At a May 22 meeting of county council, Stephanie Landers, manager, community relations and public outreach from the Ontario Waterpower Champions presented on the history and benefits of using waterpower to generate electricity before asking councillors to
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
The county s director of public works Craig Douglas and director of planning and deputy chief administrative officer Charlsey White laid out the steps for a county-wide climate change plan to Algonquin Highlands council at their meeting on May 16.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Besides organizing Minden s Big Bike ride supporting the Heart and Stroke Foundation on May 16, Sandra Heywood raised almost $1,000 herself toward heart and stroke research, bringing this year s total of the Pharmasave Heart Heroes to $5,702 and the team
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
When The Minden Experience adventure fun park opened last Saturday, a steady stream of visitors came in to meet new owners Alisa and John Dermott, and take a look around the revitalized facility, which was formerly known as Pole Position Kartways.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Jacqueline Ziorjen sits by the window in her massage therapy clinic, looking out onto Bobcaygeon Road in Minden while sun streams through the glass onto her smiling face. This year marks 25 years a quarter century since she opened Of Sound Body Massa
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Terry Moore, a member of Environment Haliburton, appealed to Algonquin Highlands council at their meeting May 16 to offer all-year green burial options for residents. After the death of his son Kyle Moore, the Moore family could not find adequate options
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Turtle Walks take place during the peak nesting season, as turtles like to nest beside roads and cross the same places every year to mate. Berman estimates Ontario has lost more than 70 per cent of the original turtle population, and the major threat is r
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Stocked Lakes Guidebook provides the public with insight about dozens of stocked lakes. Each page provides the reader with the name of the lake, including the contours of the lake to know where to fish, the fish species present and directions to boat acce
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Craig Douglas, director of public works, brought plans for bonus funds resulting from the federal government doubling the gas tax allocation to county council last week.
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
The 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria was celebrated at the Minden Hills Cultural Centre on May 18 with a morning and afternoon tea inside and outside of the Bowron Log House. The event brought both full-time residents and out-of-town visit
Thursday, June 6, 2019
he Lochlin recycling facility will potentially close at the end of summer, unless the municipality decides to take it on.
Thursday, June 6, 2019
When Sue Sisson heard the demolition of the S.G. Nesbitt Memorial Arena was beginning at the start of last month, she stopped by the site at 55 Parkside Street to watch some of it take place.
Thursday, June 6, 2019
For the sixth year, the Highlands Food and Beverage Showcase will be bringing savoury flavours and beautiful aromas to Wintergreen Pancake Barn in Gelert.
Thursday, June 6, 2019
A collaboration of students and adult volunteers working together on a sunny day last week planted a garden with a crop that will also work together.
Friday, June 7, 2019
Residents who may be receiving phone calls looking for donations for Haliburton County s fire departments are being scammed.
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
This past year has been one of transition for the Haliburton Highlands Chamber of Commerce, said chamber president Andrea Strano, as she greeted members at the organization s annual general meeting at Carnarvon s Rhubarb restaurant on June 4. We are tr
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
The provincial government has nominated the Hawk Lake Bridge replacement project to receive just more than $650,000 in provincial funding.
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
A mural covering one wall of a Bobcaygeon Road building is turning heads in Minden and leaving a bright image of locally-grown vegetables in the minds of passersby. Soon enough, Nourished, by Raisin the Root, will open to the public in that space, ensurin
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Haliburton Highlands Health Services has sent its self-assessment of readiness to the Ministry of Health regarding a Haliburton Highlands Ontario Health Team.
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Charlsey White, deputy chief administrative officer for the County of Haliburton, made a delegation to council for support on behalf of the county to enhance the shoreline protection bylaw. The Shoreline Tree Preservation Bylaw (2012) protects trees g
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
The Haliburton Highlands Land Trust s turtle road mortality mitigation project is receiving attention from academics around the world, the organization reported at their annual general meeting on June 1 at the Minden Hills Cultural Centre.
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Some 70 support staff at Trillium Lakelands District School Board, collectively representing nearly 55 full-time positions, have received layoff notices amid reduced funding from the Ministry of Education.
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