Oct. 16 to 22 is Waste Reduction Week across Canada, a national environmental campaign acknowledged by municipalities, businesses and schools to recognize and build awareness of sustainability, responsible consumption, natural resource conservation and ov
Haliburton County has its second mayor.
During a Sept. 28 meeting, councillors for Minden Hills township voted to change the title of head of council from reeve to mayor, and its deputy-reeve to deputy mayor.
On this particular afternoon at the shared dock of neighbours Robin Carmount and Neil Vanderstoop, in Algonquin Highlands, a heron is lifting off from the waters and evidence of an otter is scattered about the shoreline.
The provincial government is ending its contract with multinational company Carillion for highway maintenance in its Huntsville district, which includes Haliburton County, just more than halfway through that contract.
The county hopes to access up to $1.7 million of top-up funds to help with structural repair on Hawk Lake bridge on County Road 13, through the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund. Horseshoe Lake Bridge on Cty Road 20 also requires work.
The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change has not only denied an application for an expansion of a sewage-spreading field near Maple Lake, it has also denied approval for the continued operation of the site.
The future of Dorset s library was discussed at Algonquin Highlands council on Sept. 5, when Deputy Mayor Liz Danielsen, who sits on the Haliburton County Public Library board, brought the ongoing issue of sustainability of the Dorset and Cardiff branches
As the leaves of the forest begin to radiate the brilliance of the autumn season with its crimson hues, alluring ambers and glittering golds, hikers from all over are waiting in anticipation for the upcoming 15th annual Hike Haliburton Festival.
Personalized licence plates on the cars gathered in the parking lot of Gordon A. Monk funeral home on Sept. 9 brought memories of the old Canadian game show Bumper Stumpers to mind, but passersby weren t scratching their heads over deciphering whimsical c
Minden Hills township s population is growing, and growing older, according to the 2016 census.
This is showing a trend of retiring cottagers, said Minden Hills planner Ian Clendening, as he presented data to councillors during an Aug. 31 meeting.
Gwen Bryant was picking up her friend Nancy Cook for an afternoon of shopping and appointments in Haliburton village this past January when she found her sprawled on the ground at the bottom of her steps.