Wednesday, May 15, 2019
A number of fees in Minden Hills are set to increase, and some new ones introduced, with a public meeting on those fee changes taking place in council chambers on May 9.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Toronto s St. Alban s Boys and Girls Club has purchased a summer camp property in Minden Hills, and its president made a presentation to township councillors during a May 9 meeting.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Jacqueline Ziorjen sits by the window in her massage therapy clinic, looking out onto Bobcaygeon Road in Minden while sun streams through the glass onto her smiling face. This year marks 25 years a quarter century since she opened Of Sound Body Massa
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Terry Moore, a member of Environment Haliburton, appealed to Algonquin Highlands council at their meeting May 16 to offer all-year green burial options for residents. After the death of his son Kyle Moore, the Moore family could not find adequate options
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Turtle Walks take place during the peak nesting season, as turtles like to nest beside roads and cross the same places every year to mate. Berman estimates Ontario has lost more than 70 per cent of the original turtle population, and the major threat is r
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
On Tuesday, May 7, Haliburton County Warden Liz Danielsen addressed public concerns and questions over what her and the council s plans will be for the next coming year.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Ten artists will be taking part in the Halls Island residency on Koshlong Lake this summer, coming from Newfoundland, Manitoulin Island, Durham Region, eastern Ontario, Toronto and Haliburton.
Thursday, May 9, 2019
A flood-related state of emergency that was declared by the Township of Minden Hills on April 24 was lifted by the township on the afternoon of Monday, May 6, and a flood warning for the MNRF s Bancroft District, which includes the Gull, Irondale and Burn
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
This year marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria. The life of the British monarch, who ruled over her global empire from age 18 to 81, is being marked, around the world, by exhibitions and tours in 2019.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
As a cottaging community, it s common for Haliburton County to experience a spike in EMS calls during the months of July and August, but that spike was especially large in 2018. Councillors on the county s EMS committee received a year-in-review report
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Minden Hills council has given instructions to bylaw staff to revise a township bylaw regulating food trucks.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Stocked Lakes Guidebook provides the public with insight about dozens of stocked lakes. Each page provides the reader with the name of the lake, including the contours of the lake to know where to fish, the fish species present and directions to boat acce
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
When The Minden Experience adventure fun park opened last Saturday, a steady stream of visitors came in to meet new owners Alisa and John Dermott, and take a look around the revitalized facility, which was formerly known as Pole Position Kartways.
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
The 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria was celebrated at the Minden Hills Cultural Centre on May 18 with a morning and afternoon tea inside and outside of the Bowron Log House. The event brought both full-time residents and out-of-town visit
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Craig Douglas, director of public works, brought plans for bonus funds resulting from the federal government doubling the gas tax allocation to county council last week.
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
A mural covering one wall of a Bobcaygeon Road building is turning heads in Minden and leaving a bright image of locally-grown vegetables in the minds of passersby. Soon enough, Nourished, by Raisin the Root, will open to the public in that space, ensurin
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Haliburton Highlands Health Services has sent its self-assessment of readiness to the Ministry of Health regarding a Haliburton Highlands Ontario Health Team.
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Charlsey White, deputy chief administrative officer for the County of Haliburton, made a delegation to council for support on behalf of the county to enhance the shoreline protection bylaw. The Shoreline Tree Preservation Bylaw (2012) protects trees g
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
The county s director of public works Craig Douglas and director of planning and deputy chief administrative officer Charlsey White laid out the steps for a county-wide climate change plan to Algonquin Highlands council at their meeting on May 16.
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
At a May 22 meeting of county council, Stephanie Landers, manager, community relations and public outreach from the Ontario Waterpower Champions presented on the history and benefits of using waterpower to generate electricity before asking councillors to
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Besides organizing Minden s Big Bike ride supporting the Heart and Stroke Foundation on May 16, Sandra Heywood raised almost $1,000 herself toward heart and stroke research, bringing this year s total of the Pharmasave Heart Heroes to $5,702 and the team
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Health services organizations in Haliburton County are responding to plans to transform the provincial health system through significant changes by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care by proposing a unified Haliburton Highlands Ontario Healt
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Music class was offered as a course selection, but too few students chose it as an option, meaning it will be postponed for the 2019-2020 school year. The number of students selecting music is just not there, said HHSS principal Chris Boulay.
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Summer for many is the best time of the year in the Haliburton Highlands, but it s also a time when things can go very wrong, sometimes fatally.
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
The Haliburton Highlands Land Trust s turtle road mortality mitigation project is receiving attention from academics around the world, the organization reported at their annual general meeting on June 1 at the Minden Hills Cultural Centre.
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