Thursday, December 19, 2019
In 1934, Harold Heaven disappeared from his cabin on Horseshoe Lake, never to be seen again, alive or dead. That story has become a legend within the family and now, Harold s great-great nephew and his filmmaker friends intend to turn that legend into a d
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
As colleagues walked back and forth in front of Haliburton Highlands Secondary School, carrying flags and picket signs during the second one-day strike in two weeks, their collective bargaining representative for OSSTF - Haliburton Jason Morissette spoke
Friday, December 20, 2019
Algonquin Highlands parks, recreation and trails manager Chris Card hopes to promote trails in the area through a contest engaging those using them.
Friday, December 20, 2019
Algonquin Highlands council discussed a staff proposal to make fees at Dorset Tower payable by credit or debit card only in part to lessen administration time in managing cash payments at the popular tourism destination.
Friday, December 20, 2019
To say that some members of Haliburton County are upset that an organization in an adjacent municipality received millions of dollars for work on flood mitigation from the provincial government while the county received nothing would be an understatement.
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
The first round of 2020 Minden Hills budget discussions was a lengthy one during a Dec. 12 meeting, and staff will bring back revised and reduced budget reports at a subsequent meeting.
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Of 1,264 septic systems inspected in Algonquin Highlands this year between June and September through the township s septic re-inspection program, 31 per cent of systems had visible code contraventions and were issued remedial actions.
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
The following are brief reports of items discussed during a Dec. 5 meeting of the Haliburton Highlands Health Services Board. The Ford government continues its streamlining of the province s health-care system, which is planned to include the eventual
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
The union representing secondary school teachers says its members at certain school boards, including Trillium Lakelands District School Board, will participate in a second one-day strike on Wednesday, Dec. 11, if a deal cannot be made with the provincial
Friday, December 13, 2019
Algonquin Highlands staff were sent home on Friday, Dec. 13 after the township received a threat on social media.
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Minden Hills councillors have approved additional contingency funds for the township s nearly $13-million arena project, with the project facing an overrun.
Friday, December 20, 2019
The Township of Minden Hills will close the Irondale landfill site in September of 2020. The landfill has had a number of issues in recent years, including non-compliance with provincial regulations, and residents dumping garbage along a nearby roadway w
Friday, December 20, 2019
Minden Hills community improvement plan could offer grants to business owners within the village of Minden for improvements to the facades of their building, should the township provide funding under the CIP in 2020.
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
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Friday, December 20, 2019
In the next year, county council plans to face challenges including the question of governance, physician recruitment and provincial changes to public health and paramedicine, and celebrate successes such as the expansion of cell and broadband service, th
Friday, December 20, 2019
Good news keeps rolling in for the Haliburton Highlands Land Trust, which announced on Dec. 13 that its grant application to the Ontario Trillium Foundation to develop a new wetlands mapping method had been successful.
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.
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.
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