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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.
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
County tax increase 1.67 per cent By Chad Ingram Published Jan. 28, 2020 Haliburton County residents can expect a 1.67 per cent increase on the upper tier portion of their tax bills for 2020. County councillors passed the budget during a Jan.
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Sixteen people, 13 of them residents of Haliburton County, are facing numerous charges after a nine-month investigation targeting individuals responsible for trafficking cocaine into the Haliburton area from the Greater Toronto Area.
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
When Amy Joanu speaks about her vision, her business and the upcoming grand opening of her one-stop beauty shop, her energy is palpable.
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Teachers, parents and students are disappointed by Trillium Lakelands District School Board s decision to cancel all extracurricular activities during school hours at secondary schools.
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
The City of Kawartha Lakes and the County of Haliburton will host two information sessions next week aimed at developers, landlords and homeowners about incentive programs for the creation of aff
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
MH borrows for roads projects Minden Hills councillors discussed the township s 2020 budget again during a Jan. 30 meeting, and the municipality will take out a loan for the completion of some roads projects. The township will borrow $1.95 million for r
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Haliburton County, along with the City of Kawartha Lakes, is not in a hurry to pay additional money that is being requested of it by the Haliburton Kawartha Pine Ridge District Health Unit. Late last year, the municipalities served by the health unit rec
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
The Township of Algonquin Highlands will proceed with the renovation of its fire station at Oxtongue Lake, known as Station 70, at the township s north end. Councillors for the township approved awarding the contract for the project during a special meet
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Speed, alcohol top factors in snowmobile fatalities By Jenn Watt Published Jan. 28, 2020 Nearly half of snowmobile fatalities in Ontario in the last 10 years occurred on frozen lakes or rivers; 45 per cent involved alcohol or drugs; and 34 per
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Roberts deputy warden for 2020 By Chad Ingram Published Jan. 28, 2020 The following are brief reports of items discussed during a Jan. 22 meeting of Haliburton County council. Dysart et al Mayor Andrea Roberts was chosen by her colleagues as dep
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
County council cost about $135K for 2019 Published Jan. 28, 2020 Haliburton County council cost approximately $133,500 to operate for 2019. The 2019 statements of remuneration and expenses for county council were received by cou
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
practices; class sizes that meet the needs of elementary students; and compensation that keeps up with inflation. Along with the continuing strikes, if a deal is not struck by next week, then ETFO members will not take part in any extra-curricular activi
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Councillors granted pre-budget approval for the rental of a roll-off truck used for the transportation of dumpsters that will allow the township to perform some of its own waste haulage for a six-month trial.
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