Wednesday, February 20, 2019
It s easy to get bewildered by technology, whether figuring out how to use a computer, downloading a photo from your smartphone, or watching an online video.
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
The focus of the second round of budget discussions in Minden Hills looked at what exactly had to be cut to reduce the tax levy increase to a desired seven per cent from 17.64 per cent.
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
The City of Kawartha Lakes will provide funds to support the construction of the second phase of Pinegrove Place, the affordable housing complex near the arena in Minden.
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
The Minden Hills arena project is a go. Mayor Brent Devolin broke a tie with his vote of yes to award the $12.5 million arena renewal contract at a special meeting held Feb. 14. Councillors Bob Carter, Jennifer Hughey and Pam Sayne voted no, and Council
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
When Jack Brezina was asked to talk about the history of the Minden Times for members of the Haliburton County Historical Society on Jan. 24, he was more than happy to do so, after a little research that brought out the skills honed during his time as a j
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
The husband-and-wife team of Rob Berthelot and Janette Lemmings are all about a collaborative approach to tourism in the Haliburton Highlands.
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Recurring ice build-up that has led to several leaks in the roof at Highland Wood long-term care facility in Haliburton are being addressed by the Haliburton Highlands Health Services maintenance team so that further inspections can take place and the roo
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
While demand for e-books and e-audiobooks is growing at library branches across Canada, library users may find they have trouble finding the materials they are looking for. This, according to the Canadian Urban Libraries Council, is due at least in part t
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Lincoln worked around the house and helped out in exchange for some money to donate. Harper was gifted some cash from the tooth fairy for the loss of her first tooth, and brought it along.
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Amidst the projected numbers, requests for new equipment, and talk of funding sustainability, there was a sense of concern at the first meeting for the Haliburton County 2019 budget on Friday, Feb. 8 at the county office in Minden.
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
The current mandate of the county s transportation task force will be up as of the end of March. Formed in 2017, the task force, which is not a committee of council, but a citizen-driven group, was created to address transportation needs in the county, a
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Greg Turner has a good sense of the history of the building that houses The Pepper Mill Steak & Pasta House he has owned for the past two decades with his wife Lisa, even in some cases down to details like the colour of the paint that has covered its wall
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Politicians from throughout the county made their way to Toronto for the annual Rural Ontario Municipal Association conference, an event where municipal politicians get a chance to partake in lectures, workshops and panel discussions, as well as interact
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Minden Hills council wrapped up its first round of 2019 budget talks last week, and council will continue those deliberations later this month.
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Former Minden resident Garry Handlen has been sentenced to life in prison by the B.C. Supreme Court.
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
A house on Lake Boshkung north of Carnarvon was destroyed by fire on the afternoon of Friday, Feb. 1. Algonquin Highlands fire chief Mike Cavanagh told the Times the department received the call about the fire at about 2 p.m.
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
A planned fundraiser will ask county residents to spend a night in their vehicles to raise awareness of, and funds to combat, homelessness in Haliburton County.
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
The Haliburton Highlands Land Trust has concerns about a snowmobile trail the Haliburton County Snowmobile Association is proposing along an unopened township-owned road allowance in Minden Hills, a road allowance that abuts one of the land trust s proper
Monday, February 4, 2019
The cost for the validation phase of the Minden arena project has exceeded the amount Minden Hills council approved for it, by a wide margin.
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
The Minden site of Haliburton Highlands Health Services won bragging rights this year for having the highest percentage of its staff vaccinated for the flu from among the five hospitals in the region covered by the health unit.
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
During upcoming budget deliberations, Haliburton County councillors will decide whether the county should hire a new staff person dedicated to the recruitment of physicians, as well as economic development.
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Minden Hills councillors have some work ahead of them, attempting to reduce the size of the tax levy increase in the first draft of the township s 2019 budget.
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Haliburton County council cost approximately $119,400 to operate during 2018, that being the total of councillors council and committee meeting per diems, mileage payments, and expenses such as accommodations, meals and fees while travelling for conferen
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Last week, two Minden Hills firefighters were honoured for assisting in saving a vital-signs-absent patient early in the new year.
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Whitewater Ontario, which operates the Minden Wild Water Preserve, is seeking a greater partnership with the Township of Minden Hills, and the organization would like to be a bigger part of the community.
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