Changes from the Ontario Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services to the Fire Protection and Prevention Act will create new criteria for mandatory training and certification of firefighters in the province.
My parents fell in love with the Haliburton Highlands over 30 years ago when they bought a cottage in Minden. Since then, I ve been extremely lucky to spend most summers dockside and I jump at any chance to duck up to the cottage. And now, I m grateful to
Ruth E. Walker, an Oshawa-based author, welcomes a group of writers at an intimate gathering at the Minden Hills Cultural Centre with a powerful statement that even she didn t know she was a writer until the age of 40.
Toddlers step in from outdoor play and loudly inhale. It smells delicious, they note. A visitor to the EarlyON Child and Family Centre daycare in Minden says that it smells like Thanksgiving dinner in there. When the children sit down to eat lunch, they d
Discover a rewards program no purchase is required. The #ReadWithMe campaign is designed to reward parents caregivers who read with their children during Speech and Hearing Month in May. Local families can win prizes by posting pictures online of thems
The Township of Algonquin Highlands will consult users the Dorset Recreation Centre about how they would like to see the space within the building that has housed the Dorset branch of the Haliburton County Public Library used in the future.
The modest boardroom of the Haliburton County Snowmobile Association (HCSA) was packed with more than 20 attendees for its annual general meeting on May 5. Board members discussed how the unpredictable climate resulted in the club netting a $31,249.19 def
When it comes to insurance and risk management, municipal governments should essentially treat volunteers as through they are employees, members of Algonquin Highlands council heard last week.
This includes proper training and vulnerable sector backgroun
The Eastern Ontario Wardens Caucus is pleased about a $71 million funding announcement from the provincial government to expand and improve wireless broadband capabilities in eastern Ontario, however, the project will require much more funding.
Algonquin Highlands township will supply staff resources and equipment for the continued planting of native species as part of an ongoing shoreline naturalization project at Halls Lake s Elvin Johnson Park.
Last Monday night, the sounds of lighthearted conversation and clinking dishes of dinner being served wafted out into the street through the open windows of the Minden Community Food Centre, along with the warm aromas of authentic Thai food.
The implementation of a fill bylaw and a potential berm are among the suggestions to mitigate flooding in Minden Hills contained in a draft drainage study that was reviewed by councillors during a meeting last week.
There s more to sport than winning it all for local young Minden curlers, representing Archie Stouffer Elementary School and the Minden Curling Club, who finished 18th out of 72 teams at the Pinty s Provincial Elementary School Curling Championships held
WSP Canada, the firm Algonquin Highlands has hired to conduct mandatory septic re-inspections in the municipality, has lowered the fee it will charge to residents who ve already had an inspection completed by a third party.
Minden Hills council has voted to make some changes to operations at the township s landfills and transfer stations including, most notably, the year-round closure of the Scotch Line landfill on Wednesdays.
Three or four years ago, Moore posted his first local weather report on his social media page, which has spread to four other public group pages in the area, and he hasn t stopped. The forecasts detail quite accurate weather in this region temperatures,
An afternoon devoted to the annual U-Links Celebration of Research became an afternoon of making connections for the students who studied the county, local community partners who helped to initiate the research, as well as for the curious guests at the ev
It s a sunny, spring-like day as the enticing sounds of a brass sectional spill out from a meeting room at the Pinestone Resort, filling the air outside with music. Inside the room, members of the Highlands Chamber Orchestra brass section are arranged aro
Remuneration reporting for members of Haliburton County council will change next year, to include expenses accrued on the municipality s corporate credit cards, expenses that are not captured under the current reporting system.