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Wednesday, February 12, 2020
The Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario continued its job action this week with ETFO members in Haliburton County on picket lines on Tuesday, Feb. 11 and Thursday Feb. 13, as the teachers union and Ford government continue to be unable to settle a
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
As chairs filled with people at the Minden Legion on Feb. 6, the room filled with the sound of laughter as friends got together, or strangers became friends, over bowls of hot soup.
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Algonquin Highlands councillors chose greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets for the township during a meeting last week, as part of a climate change mitigation plan the County of Haliburton is undertaking for itself and its four lower-tier townships.
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
The participants in a weekly modern line dancing session held at the Stanhope Firefighters Community Hall come from throughout the county, from Dorset to Haliburton, and from outside of the county, from Fenelon Falls and Toronto, but when they join in on
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Algonquin Highlands council cost just more than $155,000 to operate for 2019.
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
When he thinks of the Zion United Church, David Chambers is filled with memories of youth and family. The building on East Road in Carnarvon was where he went to Sunday school, where he met with the Scout troop, where he watched Christmas pageants and lis
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Not-for-profit housing organization Places for People, along with the YWCA s HERS women s shelter, both recently received a boost from a group of fibre art fanatics.
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.
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Nelson Johnson has seen a lot of Canada but now is taking in the scenery of the Haliburton Highlands as the new chief of the Minden Hills fire department.
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Tiffany Howe won t be at her exhibition, Salvaged Remnants, at the Agnes Jamieson Gallery for the duration of the show, but with didactics on the wall showcasing her work the multidisciplinary artist told the crowd gathered at her opening reception that t
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
The Township of Minden Hills will pay Miller Waste more than $90,000 to dispose of the large pile of mattresses, furniture and textile amassed at the township s Scotch Line landfill.
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Shannon Quigley has always loved history, but she said it wasn t until her first job as a summer student at a Parks Canada national historic site that she realized it could be a career.
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
An investigation is ongoing into an allegation of animal neglect in Minden Hills.
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Proposed tax increase unchanged in fourth budget draft Few comments were made during a public meeting on the draft 2020 Minden Hills budget on Feb. 13. Following a presentation on the fourth draft by CAO treasurer Lorrie Blanchard, outlining a 2.15 per c
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Considerable confusion regarding value-added items for the arena project remains following a discussion at Minden Hills council on Feb. 13 in which a large, multicoloured spreadsheet was presented to councillors.
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
New equipment at both the Minden and Haliburton sites of Haliburton Highlands Health Services is helping health professionals more easily take care of patients.
Thursday, February 20, 2020
The provincial Ministry of Solicitor General confirmed on Tuesday, Feb. 18 that 11 dogs have been removed from a property in Minden.
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
The potentially costly future of Algonquin Highlands multiple docks and landings came up during budget conversations last week.
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
At press time, the province s four major education unions were set to partake in joint, one-day strike on Friday, Feb. 21, making it the first time in more than 20 years that such a situation has arisen. Contract talks between the unions and the Ford g
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Minden Hills approved a request from Places for People to use the municipal parking lot in Minden and the public washrooms for their second Sleeping in Cars event on March 27.
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Algonquin Highlands paid just less than $35,000 in legal bills in a breach of contract lawsuit between the township and an Ajax-based solid waste handling company
Thursday, February 13, 2020
The provincial Ministry of Solicitor General confirmed on Thursday, Feb. 13 that eight dogs have been removed from a property in Minden.
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Residents concerned and interested in a shoreline protection draft bylaw, many of them associated with the building industry or lakefront property owners, filled the visitors gallery at county council for a discussion of the bylaw at a meeting of county
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Members of Minden Hills council said they were eager to set emissions targets for the township, but wanted to wait until more complete population growth numbers were available before doing so. Korey McKay, the county s climate change co-ordinator, and Cr
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
While the Township of Algonquin Highlands is receiving insurance money for the damaged Hawk Lake log chute, the amount does not cover the costs of replacing the structure, and the township s insurance company will no longer insure it.
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