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Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Algonquin Highlands council will get advice from a lawyer regarding residents of Bear Lake Road hiring a contractor to clear snow from the roadway during the winter.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
The operator of a sewage-spreading facility near Maple Lake is applying to the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change for an expansion, and the public has an opportunity for input on that application.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Councillors passed the 2017 budget, with total spending of approximately $8.8 million, approximately $4.7 million of that levied from property taxes. That represents a 7.7 per cent increase over the 2016 tax levy.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Councillors passed the 2017 budget, which includes total spending of $21.6 million, $15.5 million of it to be levied from taxation. That represents a 6.24 per cent increase over last year s tax levy and will result in a 4.86 per cent rate tax increase.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MP Jamie Schmale doesn t believe the riding will benefit much from the Trudeau government s second budget.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Canada s opposition parties say the Liberal government wants a four-day work week for Parliamentarians and they re not OK with that.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
I m constrained by the decorum of this chamber to limit myself to language that s appropriate, said Haliburton County Warden Brent Devolin during a March 22 county council meeting.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
100 Women Who Care Haliburton County will have its second meeting at Minden s Dominion Hotel on Wednesday, March 29.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
In all, councillors from the county expensed just more than $16,230 in costs during the recent Rural Ontario Municipal Association conference, which took place at Toronto s Sheraton Centre Jan. 29 to 31.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Minden Hills council cost just more than $162,000 to operate for 2016. Councillors for the township received a report on their remuneration for last year at this month s committee-of-the-whole meeting.
Thursday, March 23, 2017
A Minden Hills man who operates his crane business by day spends his weekends as one of the continent s best sharp shooters.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Standing steps from Nature s Place in Minden, it s difficult to see past the detritus left behind from the snow melt on the One to Three Youth Garden at the back of the building.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Jennifer Semach wants to create an inclusive, healing environment at Walkabout Farm. Using a herd of horses and potentially other barnyard animals, the equestrian is turning her passion into a business that she hopes can help the community.
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Things have changed a bit since the last time I started writing from the offices of the Haliburton County Echo. It was March then, too, but it was 21 years ago, in 1996. According to that week s Echo, Mr. Holland s Opus was being held over for the second
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
After considerable conversation, Minden Hills council has settled on a flat fee of $35 per cubic yard of waste from compactor trucks at the Scotch Line landfill and $50 per cubic yard in cases where loads are very obviously contaminated with recyclables.
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Local MP Jamie Schmale is asking for nominations of those who should be recognized for their contributions to the riding for Canada 150 Awards.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Councillors approved a post-traumatic stress disorder prevention plan and anti-stigma policy for the township s fire department.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MPP Laurie Scott has tabled another private member s bill, one calling for mandatory sexual assault training for judges.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Minden Hills council is embarking on an economic development strategic plan for the municipality it aims to have completed before the current council term is over in late 2018.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Hydro rates are one of the most important issues to Ontarians right now. Polling indicates that above all other issues, more people in the province choose electricity as their No. 1 concern than any other. Rising costs coupled with increased alarm at the
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
This year s recipient of the 2017 MusiCounts Teacher of the Year Award has a strong Highlands connection.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
The Ministry of the Attorney General is working on filling a lack of justices of the peace that is causing provincial offences and small claims court proceedings to be suspended in Minden for a year, ministry communications staff say.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Minden Hills will spend $35,000 on an automated sandbagging machine that will help speed up emergency efforts the next time there s a flood in Minden.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Veteran planner Greg Bishop gave Minden Hills councillors a thorough history lesson on shoreline road allowances during their March 30 meeting.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Combined, there are more than 110 people on the waiting list for basic beds at Minden s Hyland Crest and Haliburton s Highland Wood long-term care homes and they could be waiting a year or two for beds to become available.
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