Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Minden Hills councillors passed a resolution supporting the Blue Dot movement, a campaign from the David Suzuki Foundation calling on municipal governments to encourage provincial governments to encourage the federal government to add the right to clean e
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Haliburton County will close its tourist information centre along Highway 35 in Minden at the end of the year. County councillors made that decision during a Jan. 27 council meeting.
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Haliburton County is entering into a new agreement with Bell for the provision of high-speed Internet to a number of publicly owned buildings that will increase the number of public wireless hotspots in the municipality.
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
County councillors have granted a request for relief from the the municipality s tree-cutting bylaw for the clearing of six acres of a red pine plantation in Algonquin Highlands.
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
When a young person ages out of the Big Brothers Big Sisters program before ever being matched with an adult, it breaks Alyssa Wilson s heart.
Monday, February 1, 2016
Haliburton County councillors passed the municipality s 2016 budget during a Jan. 27 meeting and that budget includes a $10,000 grant for the Haliburton Highlands Outdoors Association for the operation of the Haliburton fish hatchery.
Thursday, January 28, 2016
The Minden Hills Cultural Centre will get hit with a big funding cut in 2016 and likely one next year as well.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
The executive director of the Haliburton Highlands Family Health Team says the organization is managing amid provincial cutbacks.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Recently elected Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MP Jamie Schmale told Algonquin Highlands councillors last week he ll be working to get local townships as much of the billions of stimulus dollars being dished out by the Liberal government as possible.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Burnout, says Erin Lynch, explaining the decision to close the Art Hive along Highway 118 in Algonquin Highlands. Predominantly, it s burnout.
Thursday, January 28, 2016
The Minden Hills Cultural Centre will get hit with a big funding cut in 2016 and likely one next year as well.During a Jan. 28 meeting, Minden Hills council ordered community services director Mark Coleman to cut $50,000 from the cultural centre s $3
Thursday, February 4, 2016
Algonquin Highlands council has lent its support to a high-speed Internet expansion deal between Haliburton County and Bell and the township will reimburse the county for service fees for Algonquin Highlands buildings that will benefit from the project.
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
After just a couple of hours, talks between the Trillium Lakelands District School Board and the Ontario Secondary School Teachers Federation ended.
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
From shoreline re-naturalization to drones, there are many methods Minden Hills could use to deal with the problem of Canadian geese soiling the township s Riverwalk pathway.
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
It s clear the federal government will be making a great deal of money available to municipalities for stimulus projects, but what s not yet clear is just how that money will be allocated.
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
A year-round home near Moore Falls was destroyed by fire during the weekend. The call for the blaze came in about 5 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 14, Minden Hills fire chief Doug Schell told the paper.
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Minden Hill is asking the provincial government to reconsider the new OPP billing framework it instituted in 2015.
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Highlands Environmental, the company in charge of Minden Hills s landfills, wants to run a test pilot program for compacting recyclables.
Monday, February 15, 2016
Members of the advisory committee for the Minden Hills Cultural Centre are unhappy with council s plan to cut $50,000 from the cultural centre s $340,000 budget for 2016 and, if Reeve Brent Devolin has his way, another $50,000 in 2017.
Friday, February 12, 2016
The U-Links Centre for Community-Based Research will hold its annual Celebration of Research at Fleming College in Haliburton on Saturday, March 19.
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Do you regularly hitch rides with friends or give rides to others?
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
International Angelman Day takes place on February 15, and Minden Hills celebrates IAD on Feb. 13 with a party hosted by service clubs, teachers, businesses, organizations, individuals, the town, neighbouring towns and two tired moms.
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
The Haliburton Kawartha Pine Ridge District Health Unit has concerns about the implications of funding and potential accountability changes coming from the province.
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Minden Hills council is supporting an agreement between Haliburton County and Bell to bring or improve high-speed, broadband Internet to a number of public buildings in the county.
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Haliburton County residents generated 20 per cent of requests for financial assistance from those who are homeless or on the brink of homelessness from the Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton Housing Help Centre last year.
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