Thursday, June 13, 2019
Harper Powersports and Marine is embarking on the construction of a new and much larger facility at its Highway 35 property south of Minden.
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Mannequin has its beginnings at Sassy Digs, where a selection of apparel had a place in the home decor shop. After a year of showcasing clothing, owner Shawn Smandych and Mannequin manager Betty James knew that there was an interest for unique apparel and
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
In the fall of 2006, a small group of local women, led by Mickey Bonham and Sue Reid, felt they wanted to do something to help the grandmothers in Africa, who were burying their own children due to the AIDS pandemic, and then raising the millions of gran
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Non-profit organization PARO Centre for Women s Enterprise is looking for Haliburton County women who are interested in jump-starting their own businesses to join their peer lending circles.
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
It was out of necessity that a young Francis Thomas went into business for himself in 1934.
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Karen Koehler laughs at a photo of herself taken during a canicross, scooter and bikejor fun race she organized at Killara Station on Gelert Road on May 18. Her mouth is wide open in a delighted smile as she looks forward ahead of her, toward her dog Much
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
The Haliburton Highlands might be a small destination but stakeholders are knowledgeable about the area and where to go next with tourism initiatives.
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Some 70 support staff at Trillium Lakelands District School Board, collectively representing nearly 55 full-time positions, have received layoff notices amid reduced funding from the Ministry of Education.
Friday, June 7, 2019
Residents who may be receiving phone calls looking for donations for Haliburton County s fire departments are being scammed.
Thursday, June 6, 2019
A collaboration of students and adult volunteers working together on a sunny day last week planted a garden with a crop that will also work together.
Thursday, June 6, 2019
For the sixth year, the Highlands Food and Beverage Showcase will be bringing savoury flavours and beautiful aromas to Wintergreen Pancake Barn in Gelert.
Thursday, June 6, 2019
he Lochlin recycling facility will potentially close at the end of summer, unless the municipality decides to take it on.
Thursday, June 6, 2019
When Sue Sisson heard the demolition of the S.G. Nesbitt Memorial Arena was beginning at the start of last month, she stopped by the site at 55 Parkside Street to watch some of it take place.
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
This past year has been one of transition for the Haliburton Highlands Chamber of Commerce, said chamber president Andrea Strano, as she greeted members at the organization s annual general meeting at Carnarvon s Rhubarb restaurant on June 4. We are tr
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
The provincial government has nominated the Hawk Lake Bridge replacement project to receive just more than $650,000 in provincial funding.
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
The Haliburton Highlands Land Trust s turtle road mortality mitigation project is receiving attention from academics around the world, the organization reported at their annual general meeting on June 1 at the Minden Hills Cultural Centre.
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Charlsey White, deputy chief administrative officer for the County of Haliburton, made a delegation to council for support on behalf of the county to enhance the shoreline protection bylaw. The Shoreline Tree Preservation Bylaw (2012) protects trees g
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Haliburton Highlands Health Services has sent its self-assessment of readiness to the Ministry of Health regarding a Haliburton Highlands Ontario Health Team.
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
A mural covering one wall of a Bobcaygeon Road building is turning heads in Minden and leaving a bright image of locally-grown vegetables in the minds of passersby. Soon enough, Nourished, by Raisin the Root, will open to the public in that space, ensurin
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
The 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria was celebrated at the Minden Hills Cultural Centre on May 18 with a morning and afternoon tea inside and outside of the Bowron Log House. The event brought both full-time residents and out-of-town visit
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Craig Douglas, director of public works, brought plans for bonus funds resulting from the federal government doubling the gas tax allocation to county council last week.
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
The county s director of public works Craig Douglas and director of planning and deputy chief administrative officer Charlsey White laid out the steps for a county-wide climate change plan to Algonquin Highlands council at their meeting on May 16.
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
At a May 22 meeting of county council, Stephanie Landers, manager, community relations and public outreach from the Ontario Waterpower Champions presented on the history and benefits of using waterpower to generate electricity before asking councillors to
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Summer for many is the best time of the year in the Haliburton Highlands, but it s also a time when things can go very wrong, sometimes fatally.
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Music class was offered as a course selection, but too few students chose it as an option, meaning it will be postponed for the 2019-2020 school year. The number of students selecting music is just not there, said HHSS principal Chris Boulay.
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