Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Wayne uses long-handled tongs to pull a piece of clay, already bisque-fired and glazed from the red hot kiln, quickly moving it to a pit where Sylvia stands, ready for the next step of the centuries-old Raku process they have made their specialty
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Work-to-rule began Sept. 30 for CUPE members, which includes educational assistants, clerical staff, custodians and library staff across the province, including the Trillium Lakelands District School Board, after two additional days of contract negotiatio
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
It is partially the element of the unknown that keeps Joyce Pruysers-Emmink and Peter Emmink of Ivy Cottage Fusion Arts drawn to the art of fused glass.
Friday, October 4, 2019
The Trillium Lakelands District School Board announced Friday morning the closure of all TLDSB schools starting Monday, Oct. 7 in the event of a Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) strike.
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
While last week it looked as though schools in the Trillium Lakelands District School Board would be closed to classes Monday, weekend negotiations between the province and the Canadian Union of Public Employees saw a tentative deal struck, meaning it s b
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
At a Sept. 25 county council meeting, Councillor Carol Moffatt expressed frustrations with a meeting with Doug McNeil, special advisor on flooding, Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, earlier in the month.
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Have you ever felt compelled to support and aid something in nature? Set up a protection screen, create a small roof, put it in a box or wrap it with support? For example, on the farm I grew up on, we had massive birch trees in the front yard. My father w
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Jim Garbutt, owner of Garbutt Disposal, came to Minden Hills council chambers last week looking for answers regarding a delegation he d made to council in May, exchanges between him and Mayor Brent Devolin becoming tense at times.
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Standardized test results for school boards and individual schools were released on Sept. 25 giving teachers and administrators an indication of where students are succeeding in academics and where more work needs to be done.
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Sue Shikaze, health promoter with the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge district health unit updated county council on Sept. 25 on her work with a new portfolio at the health unit that focuses on climate change and health through a climate change health vu
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
County councillors approved an ideal goal of 750 additional affordable rental units being created in Haliburton County by 2029.
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
An installment at the Minden Hills Cultural Centre explores the aspirations and inner turmoils of participants, and asks community members to share pieces of themselves.
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Minden Hills is working through the budget process to move forward with repairs to the flood damaged areas of the boardwalk.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
The numbers for what the year looked like for the Haliburton County Development Corporation were discussed at the organization s annual general meeting at Red Umbrella Inn on Oct.10. In 2019, 60 loans were approved for local businesses, affecting 350 job
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
The County of Haliburton will proceed with the replacement of the bridge along Little Hawk Lake Road (County Road 13) with both federal and provincial funding in place to help with the cost of the project.
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
amie Schmale will again be the MP for Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock, and will again be in Opposition. Schmale easily reclaimed the federal seat for HKLB for a second term on Monday night, amid the backdrop of a Liberal minority government for Justin
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Andrew Hodson was driving to the Haliburton County Housing Summit looking for answers to further help some of the people he works with as a short-term case manager for Four County Crisis, CMHA when he got a phone call.
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Along with winning back his seat in the House of Commons in the Oct. 21 election, Jamie Schmale also took first place in Student Vote, an exercise conducted at schools across the riding, as part of a larger Canada-wide initiative.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
The fundraising committee for the Minden Hills arena project has set the goal for its fundraising campaign at $750,000.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
The following are candidate responses to five questions sent via email by the Times.
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Carloads of people driving along scenic routes alongside trees bright and full with colourful leaves slowed as they approached Studio Tour signs dotted along the landscape throughout the county last weekend. The signs, each marked with a different letter,
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
While watching the birds congregating at the feeder in her back yard, Tracy Patterson knew something was wrong.
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Moisture-related issues due to inadequate insulation were the topic at Algonquin Highlands council again on Oct. 3, when operations manager Adam Thorn reported damage caused by a leaky roof at the Dorset public works garage on Kawagama Lake Road.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Haliburton County residents filled the ballroom at the Pinestone on the evening of Oct. 9 to hear from the five people who d like to become MP for Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock in the Oct. 21 election.
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
The Halls and Hawk Property Owners Association has asked Algonquin Highlands council to revisit its decision to close the Hawk Lake landfill in two years time, converting it to a transfer station instead, but council will stand by its decision. During a
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