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Friday, May 29, 2020
Jason Lake, the owner of the Minden 50s Diner, says that opening to some sit-down customers at his restaurant on May 29 is a form of protest against provincial restrictions amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Under those restrictions, restaurants are able to be
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Haliburton County s Hike Haliburton Festival has been cancelled for 2020 in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic.
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
The president of the Haliburton chapter of the Canadian Association of Retired Persons says that while funding for seniors announced by the federal government earlier this month amid the COVID-19 crisis is welcome news, it doesn t go far enough, and the o
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Haliburton County is seeing an influx in requests for COVID-19 testing, according to the Haliburton Highlands Family Health Team, possibly in response to Premier Doug Ford s weekend public plea that Ontario residents get tested.
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
For six weeks each summer for the past 20 years, three-and-four-year-old residents of Haliburton County have experienced what their upcoming first days of school might be like at School s Cool, a summer program run by SIRCH Community Services and the Tril
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
The Terry Fox Run is going virtual across Canada this year, fulfilling Fox s dream of the Marathon of Hope continuing despite his death in 1981 but organizers are needed for the Minden and Haliburton community runs this year.
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Algonquin Highlands council discussed steps for recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, as well as the impact of the pandemic on the township s finances, during a May 21 meetin
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
With 14 weeks to go until its 150th anniversary, the 2020 Kinmount Fair has been cancelled. The Kinmount Fair Board announced the decision on May 25. The 150th fair was to be held Labour Day weekend, Sept. 4 to Sept. 6.
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Representatives of the county s business community say there is cautious optimism from among their membership following the province s decision to begin stage one of the reopening process this week.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
It was Jimmy Connors who gets credit for the use it or lose it quote. When it comes to stamina, both mental and physical, that statement is true. COVID-19 lockdown has changed so much for us. For people who are not on the frontlines there has generally
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
While dine-in service is temporarily unavailable in restaurants in Ontario, the businesses ability to offer takeout has helped many get through an economically difficult situation and provide customers with the comfort of their favourite dishes.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
On May 2, Rhubarb restaurant in Carnarvon hosted their first takeout night since the provincial government announced that all restaurants can be open for takeout only due to COVID-19. They expected to serve around 25 meals and ended up serving close to 12
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
It s at this time of year that we celebrate the prominent battles, victories and end of the Second World War in 1945. Last Thursday was the 75th anniversary of VE Day, Victory in Europe Day, ending the war against Nazi Germany. While we celebrate apart t
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
As of Monday, May 11, Minden Hills waste disposal sites have begun accepting more types of waste than have been permitted under restrictions put in place amid the COVID-19 crisis. The township is phasing in a return to partial services at its waste dispo
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Residents returning to their cottages are being asked by Premier Doug Ford and municipal politicians to enjoy the long weekend in a more low-key fashion. No big gatherings, no outdoor fires, no fireworks. Although seasonal residents were never banned fr
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Guidance related to access to emergency facilities in Minden and Haliburton has been updated by Haliburton Highlands Health Services.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
After being put on pause for a month following restrictions from the provincial government amid the COVID-19 outbreak, construction on Minden Hills arena project resumed last week.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
On May 6, Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced garden centres and nurseries could reopen to the public as of May 8, provided they follow the same safety measures that grocery stores and pharmacies are currently required to. Ever since the government mandat
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Uncertainty about future physical distancing guidelines leads to decision All June graduations throughout the Trillium Lakelands District School Board will be postponed, the director of education announced in a letter to the community on May 1. Without
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Councillors repealed a delegation of power bylaw that had been passed on March 19 after the township declared a state of emergency amid the COVID-19 crisis
Friday, May 1, 2020
All June graduation ceremonies throughout the Trillium Lakelands District School Board will be postponed, the director of education announced in a letter to the community on May 1.
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Minden shopkeepers were greeted by posters stuck to the windows of their buildings on Wednesday morning, which they had to spend time carefully removing. The posters included messages about a coronavirus hoax among other topics.
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
The provincial government announced Monday that it will re-open Ontario s economy in stages, but only after receiving advice from its top medical advisors that it is safe to do so.
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Minden Hills council held its first remote meeting using digital teleconferencing platform Zoom on April 28, and the plan is for regular committee-of-the-whole and council meetings to be held digitally beginning in May.
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
School staff have been adapting quickly to changes to the education system, and continue to work through challenges distance learning presents, a spokesperson for Trillium Lakelands District School Board said.
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