Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Minden Hills council is considering the creation of a policy for the flying of flags, and their lowering to half-mast, at municipal properties.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Minden Hills is growing faster than other townships in Haliburton County, according to data from the 2016 census that was released last week.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
In 2018, Minden Hills will see votes cast the same way they were during the 2014 election that is, by paper ballot, telephone or Internet.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Sylvia and George Claridge met Anthony just when they thought they were through with fostering children. T
Thursday, February 16, 2017
The Minden Service Ontario office along Highway 35 will continue to operate. The province announced Thursday that the Minden location, and eight other Service Ontario sites it had said last spring would close by the end of 2016, will all remain open.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
The Haliburton Highlands Chamber of Commerce has announced the list of those nominated for its annual Business and Community Achievement Awards. The winners will be announced at the awards gala in March.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
John Patterson has had an electric vehicle for nearly two years and only once has he run out of energy and been stuck on the side of the road.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Haliburton County council is intending to fund a request the Peterborough Haliburton YWCA is making of it and its lower-tier townships for the continued operation of the women s shelter in Minden.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
A damning investigative report by The Globe and Mail has shown that nearly half of sexual assault claims handled by the Haliburton Highlands OPP are dismissed as unfounded, that is, situations where police officers believe no crime was committed.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Haliburton County residents are likely looking at a tax rate increase of about five per cent on their upper-tier tax bills this year.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
During a Feb. 2 meeting, Algonquin Highlands councillors discussed what, if any, action the township should be taking regarding the short-term rental of cottages within its borders.
Friday, February 17, 2017
Minden Hills planner is recommending an increase in fees the township charges for the purchase of shoreline road allowances.
Friday, February 17, 2017
The closure of a portion of Horseshoe Lake Road south of Bethel Road will last longer than Parks Canada initially anticipated.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MPP Laurie Scott is pleased the provincial government has tabled what it s calling the Anti-Human Trafficking Act, a piece of legislation which borrows heavily from the Saving the Girl Next Door Act, a private member s bill
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Minden Hills residents can expect a 5.13 per cent increase in their lower-tier property taxation as councillors passed the 2017 budget during a Feb. 23 meeting.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
All schools in Haliburton County will be receiving upgrades of some sort over the next year.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Council passed zoning changes that will allow for the fabrication and sales of energy-efficient buildings known as passive houses, as well as a teaching facility, off of Peck Street near Bobcaygeon Road.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Last week the province of Ontario passed legislation that will make it illegal for utility companies to disconnect people during the winter months.
Friday, February 24, 2017
Reynolds Road in Minden Hills has been closed to traffic as the Minden Hills fire department along with the Ontario Fire Marshal s office investigates a house explosion.
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Fire laid waste to a house on Halls Lake Road on the morning of Feb. 22.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Xplornet would like to use the Dorset lookout tower property as an operations site, either by installing equipment on the property or attaching antannae to the tower owned by Algonquin Highlands township.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Algonquin Highlands township is adding a full-time clerk to its staff roster and turning a formerly part-time position in the park, rec and trails department into a full-time one with its 2017 budget.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Algonquin Highlands council cost just more than $126,000 to operate for 2016.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Algonquin Highlands council has passed on the use of the ranked ballot system for the 2018 municipal election.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
There is not sufficient natural shoreline within Haliburton County, not by a long shot, according to the Coalition of Haliburton Property Owners Associations (CHA).
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