Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Valerie Clark answers her door wearing a green skirt and jacket, stockings and black dress shoes. She looks like she s ready to go to a formal dinner or perhaps to the office for a day s work; instead, she s entertaining a reporter who has come to intervi
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Haliburton County EMS director and paramedic chief Craig Jones is no longer with the municipality.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Dale Walker had little fundraising experience when she became chairwoman of the Haliburton Highlands Health Services Foundation board two decades ago. She d organized some political and charity dinners, but had never mounted a multi-million-dollar campaig
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Ontario s ombudsman won t take any action on a complaint from Haliburton County regarding the OPP billing formula.
Monday, February 6, 2017
No one was injured after a truck crashed through the wall of Dollo s Foodland on the afternoon of Sunday, Feb. 5.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Building on the success of last year s Pride Picnic, a group of Mindenites are planning an even bigger party for this summer.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Minden Hills council will not adopt a ranked ballot system for the 2018 municipal election, sticking with the traditional first-past-the-post system.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Marina company RPM was having an engineering assessment done on a storage facility that collapsed at its Wedgewood property last week.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Haliburton County is folding the Haliburton Highlands Health Professionals Recruitment and Retention Committee, replacing it with a committee with a new function.
Thursday, January 26, 2017
Minden Hills township will donate $5,000 to the Peterborough Haliburton YWCA to assist with the continued operation of the emergency shelter in Minden, allotting $2,500 from the 2017 budget and $2,500 next year.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
County councillors briefly discussed making changes to the role of county warden during a Jan. 25 meeting and will have a more in-depth conversation on the subject in March.
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.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Sylvia and George Claridge met Anthony just when they thought they were through with fostering children. T
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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