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Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Residents returning to their cottages are being asked by Premier Doug Ford and municipal politicians to enjoy the long weekend in a more low-key fashion. No big gatherings, no outdoor fires, no fireworks. Although seasonal residents were never banned fr
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Guidance related to access to emergency facilities in Minden and Haliburton has been updated by Haliburton Highlands Health Services.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
As of Monday, May 11, Minden Hills waste disposal sites have begun accepting more types of waste than have been permitted under restrictions put in place amid the COVID-19 crisis. The township is phasing in a return to partial services at its waste dispo
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
National Nursing Week is taking place from May 11 to 17 this year and its theme is Nurses: A voice to lead nursing the world to health. The World Health Organization has designated 2020 as the Year of the Nurse and Midwife in honour of the 200th anniver
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
On May 2, Rhubarb restaurant in Carnarvon hosted their first takeout night since the provincial government announced that all restaurants can be open for takeout only due to COVID-19. They expected to serve around 25 meals and ended up serving close to 12
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
After being put on pause for a month following restrictions from the provincial government amid the COVID-19 outbreak, construction on Minden Hills arena project resumed last week.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
This week the provincial government is reopening its parks and conservation reserves for limited day use, while camping remains prohibited.
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Councillors repealed a delegation of power bylaw that had been passed on March 19 after the township declared a state of emergency amid the COVID-19 crisis
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Anyone looking to go camping in a provincial park this spring will be waiting at least until May is over, and potentially beyond. Amid the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, the provincial government has announced that all its parks will remain closed until at lea
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Uncertainty about future physical distancing guidelines leads to decision All June graduations throughout the Trillium Lakelands District School Board will be postponed, the director of education announced in a letter to the community on May 1. Without
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
On May 6, Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced garden centres and nurseries could reopen to the public as of May 8, provided they follow the same safety measures that grocery stores and pharmacies are currently required to. Ever since the government mandat
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
While dine-in service is temporarily unavailable in restaurants in Ontario, the businesses ability to offer takeout has helped many get through an economically difficult situation and provide customers with the comfort of their favourite dishes.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
The Minden Hills Cultural Centre has been using an artificial intelligence program called DeOldify to restore old photographs with colour, then posting them to Facebook for the community to view from the comfort and safety of their own home.
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
When Jaime Bilodeau was little, she wanted to be the girl version of Indiana Jones. As an adult, the branch assistant at Minden Hills library now says, I m never going to do that in real life. The closest thing I guess, is reading about it.
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
On May 12, the Trillium Lakelands District School Board held its committee-of-the-whole meeting via remote video conference, discussing matters including COVID-19, budgets, and graduation. The meeting was live streamed to the public on the board s website
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
A couple weeks ago, Haliburton Highlands Secondary School student Colleen Petric put one foot toward a post-secondary education in visual arts with an effective photo re-creation of Picasso s Old Guitarist, 1903. The art assignment asked students to lear
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Additional funding is available for small businesses in Haliburton County affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
During the coronavirus pandemic, life has existed closer to home for many people. Olivia Humphries, 13, has used her time at home to resume quilling, also referred to as paper filigree. Thin strips of paper are rolled and shaped to form designs that c
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
During a May 14 committee-of-the-whole meeting, Minden Hills council discussed the ways the township might more tightly control development in shoreline areas, including whether or not to continue the practice of selling shoreline road allowances to prope
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Representatives of the county s business community say there is cautious optimism from among their membership following the province s decision to begin stage one of the reopening process this week.
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
It appears there will be no surplus on the Minden Hills arena project, meaning there will be no money in the project s profit pool for value-added items at the facility.
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
The Township of Minden Hills accrued a large surplus last year, one totalling more than $900,000. During a May 13 committee-of-the-whole meeting, councillors received a report from chief administrative officer treasurer Lorrie Blanchard indicating that,
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Minden Hills council is considering some options in dealing with a flock of pigeons that have taken up roost in downtown Minden.
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Class materials will continue to be offered online or through alternative formats for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year.
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
It s that time of the year when we need to watch out for deer ticks, also known as blacklegged ticks, which can carry the bacteria that causes Lyme disease. In some people, Lyme disease can bring on recurring arthritis, neurological problems, numbness or
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