Tuesday, December 13, 2016
It cost Minden Hills taxpayers nearly $10,000 to get boats out of Bob Lake at the end of the summer, after they were stranded in the lake by a landowner who barricaded a long-used boat launch on his property.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
The following are brief reports of items discussed during a Dec. 8 meeting of Minden Hills council.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
In November 2015, the Peterborough Haliburton chapter of the YWCA had to close the doors of their Haliburton Emergency Rural SafeSpace for the first time since it was opened.
Friday, December 16, 2016
The Haliburton County Farmers Market is planning ahead and seeking some alternative locations for their popular Carnarvon market.
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Haliburton County will proceed with the purchase of a new, single-stretcher ambulance after councillors had questions answered during a Dec. 14 meeting.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Minden Hills council has denied a request from Fowler Construction that the company get an extended timeline on a contract to relocate and expand a quonset hut near the arena and will fine the company $500 a day until the work is completed.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Minden Hills township is anticipating a surplus of approximately $425,000 for 2016.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
A 16-year-old male from Gravenhurst was arrested and charged with mischief and uttering threats on Friday morning after Trillium Lakelands District School Board received a generalized threat.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Thieves have been hitting up homes and vehicles in the Haliburton Highlands and the police are reminding residents to lock up.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Minden Hills councillors will be deferring a decision on a request from the new owner of the former Beaver Theatre until the new year.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
The provincial government isn t providing much information on the future of the Minden Service Ontario office.
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
December has been more wintry than in recent years, bringing substantial snowfall and cold temperatures, giving skiers, snowshoers and snowmobilers reason to cheer.
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
It s unlikely that commercial and industrial tax rates in the townships of Haliburton County will be reduced any time soon.
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Political economy professor Dr. Gordon Laxer says the Canadian government is missing the mark with the Pan-Canadian Framework on Climate Change and Clean Growth, doing a poor job at curbing carbon emissions and that Canada could be left in a fossil fuel
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
The Canadian Radio, Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has declared the Internet should be an essential service for all Canadians, which is coming as welcome news in rural communities including Haliburton County.
Thursday, January 5, 2017
OPP are looking for information regarding a robbery at the Kinmount pharmacy just after Christmas.
Friday, January 6, 2017
They say home is where the heart is and for the Highlands newest denturist Steve Kerr it is at the root of why he is setting up his business.
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Vintage snowmobile racing is coming to Minden later this month. The Ontario Snowmobile Oval Racers (OSOR) will host two days of activities at the ice track at the fairgrounds on Saturday, Jan. 21 and Sunday, Jan. 22.
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
The Times asked Minden Hills Reeve Brent Devolin and Algonquin Highlands Reeve Carol Moffatt to share some highlights and challenges from 2016 and goals for 2017 with the paper.
Monday, January 2, 2017
Haliburton County has the second highest rate of opioid use among those accessing the Ontario drug benefit program out of 49 regions, according to a study by the Ontario Drug Policy Research Network.
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
There was a time when all one could find in a local library about gay, lesbian and transgender issues was confined to a line in the encyclopedia. It wasn t that long ago either, says Marg Cox, executive director of Point in Time Centre for Children, Youth
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
With a dumping of snow in the Highlands last week, the Haliburton County Snowmobile Association is getting to work on the area s trails sooner than usual.
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
After a century and half, it may be the end of the road for the Haliburton County Fair. If the fair is unable to attract new directors for its board, it s likely its tent will fold early in 2017.
Monday, January 2, 2017
The celebration of the 2017 Business and Community Achievement Awards may be months away, but the Haliburton Highlands Chamber of Commerce has already got the wheels turning on the popular event.
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Improving cellular networks and broadband Internet services is the No. 1. priority of the Eastern Ontario Wardens Caucus for 2017.
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