Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Information about health inspections of area restaurants, beauty body art businesses and recreational water facilities is now much easier to find.
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
U-Links Centre for Community Based Research has expanded its capacity for research and volunteer projects and is asking anyone with proposals to get in touch as soon as possible.
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Coverage of flooding in Minden last year, which forced the town to declare a state of emergency, was recognized in the Canadian Community Newspaper Awards, announced last week.
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
This is the last week for prospective candidates to file their papers for nomination and get on the ballot in the 2018 municipal election.
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
A request made by Rogers Communication to allow a temporary installation on the Dorset Tower was denied by councillors. Rogers representative Omar Lababidi made the presentation to council, stating the reason for the request was to help improve service d
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
It takes constant effort to write well, MC Mike Jaycock told the group of writers gathered in Haliburton on Wednesday evening. Over the course of his career, he learned the importance of sentence structure, research, proofreading and the resolution it
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Minden Hills council met in a special meeting last week and supported a recommendation from township staff to award a major renovation project of the S.G. Nesbitt Arena and Community Centre that could cost $10 million and a three per cent increase to the
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
The Kinmount Highland Games was an all-day event on Saturday, July 14 at the Kinmount Fairgrounds. Seven bagpipe and drums bands from all over the province performed a mass band march.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Historically, gatherings known as pink teas were occasions for women to organize and strategize in their pursuit of women s rights. These gatherings were often executed in ultra-feminine guise, which hid behind such established female frivolities as
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
The sixth annual Bigwin Gala was held on Saturday, July 7, on Bigwin Island. The gala is the summer premier fundraising event organized and run by volunteers and the Lake of Bays Marine Museum and Navigation Society (S.S. Bigwin, registered charity). It
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Fashion Dictates, an exhibit exploring the hottest Victorian and Edwardian fashion (literally, it must have been so hot to wear this stuff), is now showing at the bank building at the Minden Hills Museum.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
A wood-fuelled district heating system for Haliburton Village is cancelled after the province s new PC government terminated the contract last week, and similar projects proposed for Minden and Highlands East will not proceed.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
The female victim of a reported kidnapping has been located safely and there are no public safety concerns, the Haliburton Highlands OPP said in a press release issued Tuesday, July 17.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Provincial offences court proceedings, which were suspended in Minden as of July 1, 2017, should resume early next year.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Residents have undoubtedly noticed the construction taking place on Highway 35 through Minden. That work, being performed by Fowler Construction, is being done along a 5.5-kilometre stretch of the highway from just south of County Road 121 to just nort
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Days into a sweltering heat wave that had resulted in up to 70 deaths in Quebec, local elected officials, senior municipal staff and concerned residents of Haliburton County gathered in the basement of the United Church in Minden to hear how communities
Thursday, July 12, 2018
On Monday, the county s fire chiefs issued a total fire ban for Haliburton County.
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
A merger of the Peterborough Regional Health Centre and Lindsay s Ross Memorial Hospital, integrating the two into one hospital network with two sites, would not disrupt the services that Haliburton Highlands Health Services receives from those hospitals,
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
There will be a couple of more names on the ballot in Algonquin Highlands for the Oct. 22 municipal election.
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
With every steaming or iced coffee Oliver Zielke sells, he shares with his customers the health benefits of drinking freshly roasted coffee, like that served at the Rebel Elixir Coffee Roastery booth he sets up at local farmers markets. Lately, when he s
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
After three generations of being operated by the Wunker family, Miners Bay Lodge has a new owner. Or, more, appropriately, owners.
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Amalgamation is a dirty word, says Minden Hills Mayor Brent Devolin, adding that when previous rounds of municipal amalgamations have taken place within Ontario, it s been at the behest of the provincial government.
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Minden will be getting 23 new licensed daycare spaces, after the City of Kawartha Lakes, which is the social services provider for the county, received funding from the Ministry of Education.
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MPP Laurie Scott, Ontario s new labour minister, was getting briefed on her portfolio this week.
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
South Lake cottager Spiro Papadatos has seen his share of irresponsible things done on the lake in his seven years of cottaging. However, several weeks ago, he witnessed a mistake that could have had severe consequences.
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