Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Algonquin Highlands councillors are taking exception to additional fees that are to be charged to residents who have their mandatory septic system inspections performed by a third party under new, mandatory septic inspection program.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Getting an award from the provincial government is giving the Highlands much deserved recognition for its efforts to make the community a livable space for everyone.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
In the 1992 musical comedy Sister Act, Whoopi Goldberg stars as a troubled lounge singer from Reno with no thought of God.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Algonquin Highlands councillors were not big on the idea of allowing additional residences on large, waterfront properties as they reviewed the township s official plan at a meeting last week.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Carol Moffatt wants to flesh out the past of Algonquin Highlands. Behind the photographs, birth and death announcements are the details that bring the past to life and that s what the long-time history buff hopes comes of the new online heritage map and f
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Calls to Haliburton County s EMS department were down a little in 2017 from 2016 levels, a year-end report shows.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Andy Campbell was first hired by the Haliburton Highlands Chamber of Commerce on a three-month contract, asked to work with the federal government to find ways to support local business.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
While he had many criticisms of the 2018 federal budget, Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MP Jamie Schmale acknowledged it does contain some worthwhile spending, including on items that could prove useful in Haliburton County.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Minden Hills council cost just more than $168,000 to operate last year. Councillors accepted a report on their remuneration and expenses for 2017 during a March 8 meeting.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Rick and Wendy Wood have been making maple syrup on their Carnarvon property for the last four years, producing about 400 litres of the sweet stuff annually.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Despite the fuss being made for her, with a room full of friends and family gathered and activity in the kitchen ensuring all off those well-wishers are being fed, June Branning is taking her 103rd birthday in stride.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
The county s redesigned tourism website will include more user-generated content, as well as integrate the stories of tourism stakeholders in the Haliburton Highlands.
Thursday, March 29, 2018
The county will purchase an advertisement in the yearbook for Queen s University medical students, promoting the Haliburton Highlands as an area to live and practise.
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Traffic has slowed down after rounding the corner of Bobcaygeon Road on Minden s main street recently, as curious passersby check out a flurry of work being done at Up River Trading Co.
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
The Township of Minden Hills has reached an agreement to purchase a parcel of land abutting the municipal property where the township office is located.
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
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,
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
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.
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Haliburton Highlands Secondary School won the 16th annual Trillium Lakelands District School Board s Great Grain Challenge (formerly the Great Pasta Challenge) for a third consecutive year with close to three points per student.
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
The budget tabled by Kathleen Wynne s Liberal government in Queen s Park last week is nothing but a last-minute attempt for the government to save itself by purchasing Ontarians votes with their own money, says Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MPP Laurie
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Concerned residents in the Harvey Lake area have not backed down in their resolution to actively oppose a 35-acre proposed quarry in what they say is not a strategic nor suitable location.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
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
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
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.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
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
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
With about 70 days to go until the June 7 provincial election, Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MPP Laurie Scott and a Libertarian candidate, Gene Balfour, were the only registered candidates for the riding at press time.
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
CEO Carolyn Plummer told the board the provincial government had announced an investment of $822 million for Ontario hospitals in their budget with the goal to providing better access to care, reducing wait times, addressing capacity issues and better me
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