Tuesday, December 5, 2017
The Township of Minden Hills is once again under fire from the province for the condition of the Scotch Line landfill.
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
The province is providing money to hospitals to help them deal with overcrowding during the flu season.
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
It s all about giving back for Minden s Brittany Hewitt.
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
The newly formed Bob Lake Association is requesting that Minden Hills township construct a new public boat launch on the lake south of Minden.
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
More than any other time of year, the Christmas season seems to inspire kindness, compassion and generosity in people. Local charities and not-for-profit organizations appreciate this fact, and many of them have come to rely on this seasonal blossoming of
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
With most Christmas celebrations taking place around the dinner table, the shifts in diet can pose a challenge for hosts who care to accommodate the dietary needs of all their guests.
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Work continues on the Minden Hills fire hall after an incident last week where a worker fell from the roof of the building under construction along Highway 35.
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
A follow up report on the event, which took place in Haliburton Village Oct. 14 and 15, was received by members of the county s tourism committee during a Nov. 22 meeting.
Thursday, November 30, 2017
There were a few changes to the Hike Haliburton Festival this fall, and the county s tourism director plans to keep some of them for next year s event, while making other changes as well.
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Under municipal procedure changes in the province s Bill 68, local councils have an expanded list of reasons they can go into closed session.
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Local MPP Laurie Scott is celebrating after her private member s bill on mandatory sexual assault training for judicial officers made it through second reading at the legislature earlier this month.
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
The Haliburton Highlands Chamber of Commerce has plans for a promotional video to strengthen the county s workforce and is canvassing local municipal councils for support.
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Longtime Highlands East Deputy-mayor and county councillor Suzanne Partridge will be Haliburton County warden for 2018.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
With the impending Bill 148, Ontario s Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, poised to make a number of changes for employers, the Haliburton Highlands Chamber of Commerce is commencing work on a strategy to strengthen support of local businesses.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Using information gathered this year, biologist Paul Heaven will be returning to bat roost sites in 2018 to better understand how the animals choose the locations they do and to gather more information on the populations that live in the county.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
he Stanhope Airport committee is coming down from the clouds and abandoning a potential plan to bring in the Snowbirds for an air show to celebrate the airport s 50th anniversary this summer.
Thursday, November 23, 2017
Donna Morrissey is a prize-winning, national bestselling novelist. But she also dances to emphasize a point, floats around the room and even proves some air swordsmanship skills with an impressive Zorro mime.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
The financial implications of Bill 148, the province s Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, won t be as extreme for local governments as municipal leaders had feared.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
The Dorset health hub is two years old and the board that oversees the medical facility is looking to Algonquin Highlands township for continued financial support.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
A Toronto-based company has plans for a ground-mounted solar power facility that could occupy up to nearly 7.5 acres near Boshkung Lake.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
A construction worker has fallen from the new Minden Hills fire hall under construction along Highway 35 and has been taken to hospital with multiple injuries.
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Mayor Brent Devolin says he wants more information on why tipping fee revenues at the Scotch Line landfill are down considerably this year.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
A project connecting a number of municipal facilities to the internet, or upgrading their internet services, is mostly complete and has come in under budget.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Standing in front of the red Second World War era Canadian flag, history buff Jimmy Chapman spoke passionately to students at Archie Stouffer Elementary School on Nov. 1 about the tragedy of war on all sides.
Thursday, November 16, 2017
It looks like the new Minden Hills fire hall being constructed along Highway 35 could cost at least $115,000 more than anticipated.
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