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Wednesday, January 22, 2020
The Haliburton Highlands Green Burial Society is proposing that an undeveloped section at the north end of the cemetery at St. Stephen s Church along Buckslide Road in Algonquin Highlands become Haliburton County s first green burial site.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
What do you do with a broken toaster? Or with a wobbly chair? Or with a sweater full of moth holes? Toss it away? No way! Instead, bring it to SIRCH Community Services new Repair Cafés!
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
County tax increase 1.67 per cent By Chad Ingram Published Jan. 28, 2020 Haliburton County residents can expect a 1.67 per cent increase on the upper tier portion of their tax bills for 2020. County councillors passed the budget during a Jan.
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Speed, alcohol top factors in snowmobile fatalities By Jenn Watt Published Jan. 28, 2020 Nearly half of snowmobile fatalities in Ontario in the last 10 years occurred on frozen lakes or rivers; 45 per cent involved alcohol or drugs; and 34 per
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Roberts deputy warden for 2020 By Chad Ingram Published Jan. 28, 2020 The following are brief reports of items discussed during a Jan. 22 meeting of Haliburton County council. Dysart et al Mayor Andrea Roberts was chosen by her colleagues as dep
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
When Wade Hartin died unexpectedly at work as a snow-grooming machine operator at Dagmar Ski Resort near Uxbridge last week, friends, family and the wider community reached out to share stories of his impact on their own lives: how caring and genuine he w
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
The first thing Beth McWatters does after sitting back down in the armchair next to the window in her living room from which she gathers inspiration as life outside happens, is show the visitor to her apartment a poem she has written in their honour.
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
An expansion of the Dorset Heritage Museum will cost significantly more than anticipated, and Algonquin Highlands councillors are in the process of deciding how the township might go about making up that shortfall.
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Rotating one-day strikes involved teachers at the county s high school, alternate education centre, and five elementary schools on Tuesday, as the unions intensify job action over stalled negotiations with the province.
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Algonquin Highlands councillors had kind words for departing fire chief Mike Cavanagh as he gave a final report to council during a Jan. 16 meeting.
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
School will be out this summer in a big way for Larry Hope. Hope, who s been director of the Trillium Lakelands District School Board for the past decade, announced last week that he will retire at the end of July.
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
County council cost about $135K for 2019 Published Jan. 28, 2020 Haliburton County council cost approximately $133,500 to operate for 2019. The 2019 statements of remuneration and expenses for county council were received by cou
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
practices; class sizes that meet the needs of elementary students; and compensation that keeps up with inflation. Along with the continuing strikes, if a deal is not struck by next week, then ETFO members will not take part in any extra-curricular activi
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.
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
MH borrows for roads projects Minden Hills councillors discussed the township s 2020 budget again during a Jan. 30 meeting, and the municipality will take out a loan for the completion of some roads projects. The township will borrow $1.95 million for r
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.
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
The City of Kawartha Lakes and the County of Haliburton will host two information sessions next week aimed at developers, landlords and homeowners about incentive programs for the creation of aff
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Teachers, parents and students are disappointed by Trillium Lakelands District School Board s decision to cancel all extracurricular activities during school hours at secondary schools.
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
The Township of Algonquin Highlands will proceed with the renovation of its fire station at Oxtongue Lake, known as Station 70, at the township s north end. Councillors for the township approved awarding the contract for the project during a special meet
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Haliburton County, along with the City of Kawartha Lakes, is not in a hurry to pay additional money that is being requested of it by the Haliburton Kawartha Pine Ridge District Health Unit. Late last year, the municipalities served by the health unit rec
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
When Amy Joanu speaks about her vision, her business and the upcoming grand opening of her one-stop beauty shop, her energy is palpable.
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Sixteen people, 13 of them residents of Haliburton County, are facing numerous charges after a nine-month investigation targeting individuals responsible for trafficking cocaine into the Haliburton area from the Greater Toronto Area.
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.
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