Monday, June 13, 2016
OPP say someone is dead after a fire off County Road 21 near Jay Lake during the weekend.
Friday, June 10, 2016
Haliburton County council will explore the option of electronic information kiosks as it prepares to close the county s Highway 35 tourist info centre at the end of 2016.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
The county s latest broadband connectivity project should be completed by year s end, or most of it, at least. In January, county councillors voted to spend $360,000 on a project with Bell that will improve or extend high-speed, broadband, 100 Mbps Inter
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Minden Hills township will offer to sell a piece of the township office property to Greystone Construction to house the propane tank for the condo building the Huntsville-based company is constructing along Newcastle Street.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
The completion of a strip mall being constructed on the HP Superstore property at the intersection of Highway 35 and County Road 21 continues to be delayed as the owners await environmental compliance approval from the provincial government and approval f
Thursday, June 9, 2016
Marilynne Lesperance has been preparing meals since she was a child. The Minden Hills resident is chairwoman of the Minden Food Bank and donates much of her time to the Minden Community Food Centre on Newcastle Street.
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MP Jamie Schmale supported Bill C-14, the government s assisted dying bill, in a May 31 vote. The bill passed with a vote of 186-137 in the House of Commons and has gone to the Senate for review.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
An annual report from Haliburton County Public Library CEO Bessie Sullivan shows the library struggling to keep pace with demand for digital literacy programming.
Monday, June 6, 2016
It appears the Wynne government is reviewing a number of Service Ontario office closures planned for late 2016 and early 2017.
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
The OSSTF local representing area teachers and educational staff says its members will cease voluntary extracurricular activities starting in the fall if an agreement cannot be reached.
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Canadian crooner Bobby Curtola is remembered for 60s hits such as Fortune Teller and Aladdin, but Minden Hills resident Lois Rigney recalls the man behind the music.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Members of the Minden Hills advisory committee on planning and development are concerned about the process of getting committee recommendations to the council table, calling it inefficient.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
When Austin McGillion was in high school he had difficulty with going out in public and speaking to strangers. Now McGillion has graduated from his first year of college and is able to speak in front of large crowds.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
SIRCH Community Services accrued a sizeable deficit during the past year and has gone into overdraft, but executive director Gena Robertson is optimistic the organization s financial straits will improve.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
The township s septic tank re-inspection program will likely require the hiring of a contract employee for 2017.
Monday, June 27, 2016
Multiple dams in Haliburton County that are part of the feeder system for the Trent Severn Waterway will be repaired or replaced through millions of dollars in federal funding.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Times have certainly changed throughout decades of health care in Haliburton County.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Off-road vehicles will remain banned from the Haliburton County Rail Trail, at least for the foreseeable future. Last year, the Haliburton County ATV Association requested that off-road vehicles (ORVs) be allowed on the corridor, where ATVs are permitte
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Two septic beds at the Algonquin Highlands township office along North Shore Road have been damaged during construction of an addition at the site and work associated with the mishap will cost the township about $20,000.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Sonja Addison is the new co-ordinator of the U-Links Centre for Community Based Research, which is looking for research project proposals for the 2016 17 academic year.
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Algonquin Highlands residents with opinions on shipping containers as storage buildings will want to mark Aug. 13 on their calendars.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Where has the time gone for the Highlands Opera Theatre?
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Algonquin Highlands township is looking to the province to do something about traffic congestion at the Algonquin Park entrance along Highway 60 near Oxtongue Lake, congestion that is so extreme that stranded motorists sometimes end up urinating on privat
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
It s an oft-heard complaint in the county that the Ministry of Transportation is overzealous when it comes to regulating entrances, signage, drainage, etc. along the Highway 35 and 118 corridors, but a rep from the MTO says the ministry is simply trying t
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
The cost of the county s EMS department continues to rise year after year at a rate that Minden Hills Reeve Brent Devolin says is unacceptable.
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