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Wednesday, June 3, 2020
The Haliburton Highlands Water Trails, operated by the Township of Algonquin Highlands, will re-open on June 16.
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
The Haliburton County Farmers Market will return to Minden, in a modified fashion, on Saturday, June 13 and to its other locations in the county later in the month.
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
While Minden Hills councillors had been on the precipice of hiring a company to trap and euthanize a flock of pigeons living in downtown Minden and roosting in the former theatre along Water Street, after receiving correspondence from the Woodlands Wildli
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
The Township of Minden Hills has hired a new chief administrative officer, who will start in the position July 6.
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
It appears that cottage rental resorts in the county may open for business under provincial guidelines as long as they abide by proper protocols, the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit said, that information being sent to county accommo
Friday, May 29, 2020
Jason Lake, the owner of the Minden 50s Diner, says that opening to some sit-down customers at his restaurant on May 29 is a form of protest against provincial restrictions amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Under those restrictions, restaurants are able to be
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Haliburton County s Hike Haliburton Festival has been cancelled for 2020 in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic.
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
For six weeks each summer for the past 20 years, three-and-four-year-old residents of Haliburton County have experienced what their upcoming first days of school might be like at School s Cool, a summer program run by SIRCH Community Services and the Tril
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Haliburton County is seeing an influx in requests for COVID-19 testing, according to the Haliburton Highlands Family Health Team, possibly in response to Premier Doug Ford s weekend public plea that Ontario residents get tested.
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
The president of the Haliburton chapter of the Canadian Association of Retired Persons says that while funding for seniors announced by the federal government earlier this month amid the COVID-19 crisis is welcome news, it doesn t go far enough, and the o
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Riding up County Road 121 a few kilometres from Kinmount, 47-year-old Arie Hoogerbrugge pedals his bicycle, smiling, free from the constraints of an ordinary life, pushing his physical and mental limits during his epic 55,000 kilometre dream ride that sta
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Adjusting to new rules and regulations is never easy in the best of times, but county businesses have had to do it in the worst of times and find new ways to survive amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
If you have a rhubarb patch, SIRCH Community Services is asking you to donate some rhubarb to help the organization provide a serving of fruit alongside each free meal it gives out amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Last week, the provincial government announced more funding for internet infrastructure in Ontario, aimed at bringing enhanced broadband and cellular service to rural, remote and under-serviced areas. The $150 million in funding is part of a $315-million
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Minden businesses are preparing to re-open, or expand their restricted operations, following the Ford government s announcement earlier this week that as of 12:01 a.m. on Friday, June 12, communities outside of the GTA and Golden Horseshoe areas will move
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
In a weekly update from Haliburton Highlands Health Services, Carolyn Plummer, president and CEO, said all long-term care staff will be tested for COVID-19 twice during the month of June, under direction by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Haliburton County s total confirmed cases of COVID-19 that are unresolved remain at one, after a new case appeared the first since April last week. Currently there are also two community high-risk contacts in Haliburton County reported in the June 9 d
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
A picture is worth a thousand words, and the Thorn family has had a little fun with that concept, posing in photos that depict life at home during a pandemic.
Monday, June 8, 2020
The provincial government announced Monday that as of midnight, Friday June 12, a number of businesses will be able to re-open, at least in modified fashion, in communities outside the Toronto area, as the province enacts Stage 2 of its COVID-19 recovery
Friday, June 5, 2020
As of June 5, the provincial government has lifted restrictions on short-term rentals put in place amid the COVID-19 outbreak, meaning they can again legally operate.
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
For the past 10 years, if you ve ever read the Toronto Star newspaper in Haliburton County, you have delivery driver Cynthia Kocot to thank.
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
It s the first time in 42 years the Haliburton Highlands Secondary School Annual Athletic Awards Ceremony is going virtual, as part of continuous efforts to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. When the provincial government decided to not reopen school
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Lindsay Wilkinson sums up the strangest occurrence in her life with one sentence: It s nothing like I ever thought I was going to experience, getting a goat.
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Like much of everything this year, the Minden Minor Baseball League s 2020 season has been officially cancelled.
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
The first-ever virtual Terry Fox Run will be held in 650 communities across Canada, including Haliburton and Minden. The Terry Fox Foundation confirmed both Minden and Haliburton have had organizers step up to help coordinate the run, which is being held
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