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Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Fleming College has launched a new website for job seekers and employers in the region. The Fleming College Muskoka-Kawarthas Service System Manager officially launched flemingemploymenthub.ca on July 1, as part of its new mandate to act as the manager o
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
While professional projections for COVID-19 s impact on the economy of eastern Ontario are dire, Haliburton County Warden Liz Danielsen notes that eastern Ontario has fared better proportionally than other regions of the province, and says the Eastern Ont
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
On July 13, the Government of Ontario announced that much of the province, including Haliburton County, may enter Phase 3 of reopening as of Friday, July 16. The government has stressed that organizations should only reopen if they can do so safely.
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
The region s face-mask regulations have been put in the spotlight following the fatal police-involved shooting of a man at his residence north of Haliburton, which followed an incident earlier that morning when he refused to wear a mask at Minden s Valu-M
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Changes are being made to the acute care services at Haliburton Highlands Health Services, with visits to acute care patients being reintroduced, and a move of patients at the acute care unit in Minden back to Haliburton this week.
Friday, July 17, 2020
A fire ban that has been in place across the four townships of Haliburton County since July 7 has been lifted as of July 17.
Thursday, July 16, 2020
A 73-year-old man is dead and the Ontario Special Investigations Unit is investigating after a dispute that began when the man assaulted an employee at Easton s Valu-Mart in Minden on the morning of July 15, after the employee requested that he put on a f
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
A single-vehicle collision on Highway 118 claimed the life of a 59-year-old man on the morning of Wednesday, July 15, OPP are reporting.
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
The Special Investigations Unit is investigating a fatal police-involved shooting in Haliburton Highlands, the civilian agency tweeted on the afternoon of Wednesday, July 15.
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Turtles, turtles, rah rah rah ohhh, I love turtles!
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Abbey Gardens is offering the community a night at the movies each Wednesday at sunset, starting July 22 at the Little-Pit Drive In.
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Ontario Minister of Tourism Lisa MacLeod had nothing but good things to say about the Highlands as she walked through the Haliburton Sculpture Forest last week as part the Reopening Ontario Tour. It s a perfect mix of nature, art and heritage and it ju
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Dry conditions gave way to two fires south of Minden on July 10, which were brought under control during the weekend.
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Algonquin Highlands council will consider the creation of a bylaw to regulate short-term rentals within the the township, with the municipality undertaking an associated public consultation process before any such bylaw is passed.
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
As of the beginning of June, the estimated economic losses created by the COVID-19 pandemic in eastern Ontario totalled more than $3 billion, with the equivalent of 80,000 jobs lost.
Monday, July 13, 2020
Haliburton County, along with most parts of Ontario, will enter Stage 3 of the provincial government s phased COVID-19 recovery process as of 12:01 a.m. this Friday, July 17.
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Two fires were safely put out last week by the Minden Hills Fire Department, but fire chief Nelson Johnson is reminding the local business community to develop a fire safety plan and participate in a lock box program, initiatives part of a fire safety pro
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Highlands Cinemas in Kinmount will remain closed this season, citing multiple factors in not being able to open for the 2020 season. Well, it was a long winter, now it looks like it is going to be an even longer summer, said owner Keith Stata on the
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Face masks will be mandatory in businesses in Haliburton County as of July 13, according to instructions issued by the local medical officer of health in an end-of-day announcement made July 7 by the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit.
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Busy hands and compassionate community members are helping to bring more than 1,200 homemade fabric masks to faces through SIRCH Community Services Sewing for a Great Cause initiative. The sewers in this community are amazing, said Gena Robertson,
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
On Monday, July 6, offices of the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit reopened to the public following precautionary pandemic-related closures.
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
SIRCH Community Services, Rotaract Haliburton Highlands, and Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Kawartha Lakes Haliburton are accepting used, operational mobile phones, tablets, laptop and desktop computers to distribute them to residents in need.
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
An announcement made July 2 was one that many Minden Hills residents were waiting to hear: waste site operations at Scotch Line landfill and Ingoldsby transfer station would resume the next day.
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Blue jays have been wreaking havoc on blue and white 911 residential address signs throughout the county, with hundreds of signs damaged as the jays peel their covering away.
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Funding provided to Haliburton Highlands Health Services through the Emergency Community Support Fund will improve access to mental health services for vulnerable members of the community, HHHS CEO Carolyn Plummer said in a letter to the community.
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