Thursday, December 20, 2018
Haliburton County council, along with the councils of its lower-tier municipalities, has opted in to allowing marijuana stores within its boundaries, and asked staff to produce a municipal cannabis policy statement.
Thursday, December 20, 2018
Minden Hills council will look at a licensing system for short-term rental accommodations within the township.
Thursday, December 20, 2018
A phone call to Algonquin Highlands council from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Minister for the Status of Women Maryam Monsef was celebrated with a round of applause after it occurred at a Dec. 13 council meeting.
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Minden Hills residents got a glimpse of what a new arena and renovated community centre could look like earlier this week, and Minden Hills approved additional funding for what is being referred to as the validation phase of the project, that phase esse
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Haliburton County, and its lower-tier townships, have jointly attained the services of an integrity commissioner, county councillors confirming that appointment during their Dec. 12 meeting.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Two deer are alive after they were retrieved from the icy surface of Lake Kashagawigamog, where they were stranded on the morning of Saturday, Dec. 8.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Former Minden Hills deputy mayor Cheryl Murdoch foresees travel and volunteerism in her future, as she reflects on nearly four decades in public office.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Elected officials, township staff and volunteers joined together during the evening of Dec. 7 for the annual township Christmas dinner and social, held at the S.G. Nesbitt Memorial Community Centre.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
If you came late to this year s Haliburton County inauguration you would be hard pressed to find a seat let alone much standing room at the back of council chambers in Minden.
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
One of the first decisions that the new councils of Haliburton County s townships, and the upper-tier council of the county, will have to make in the term is whether they want to opt out of allowing marijuana stores within their boundaries.
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Tickets for the Haliburton Highlands Health Services Foundation s seventh annual Cash for Care lottery fundraiser are now available.
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Just a week shy of the third year anniversary of a car accident that saw her trapped in a mail carrier van, postal worker Teresa Graham had the opportunity to thank face-to-face the first responders who climbed into the vehicle with her and worked to free
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
I m honoured to have the opportunity to continue to be mayor of this amazing community, said Algonquin Highlands Mayor Carol Moffatt as the township s new council was sworn in during its Dec. 4 inaugural meeting. This term will mark the sixth term of co
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
In his opening remarks to a new council, Mayor Brent Devolin said diversity will be our strength at the inaugural meeting of the 2018-2022 Minden Hills council.
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Haliburton County councillors received a report during a Nov. 28 meeting regarding the transportation implementation plan it hired firm IBI Group to complete for the municipality.
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Last week marked the final Dysart et al and Haliburton County council meetings for longtime Mayor (previously Reeve) Murray Fearrey.
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
A proposal from the Haliburton County Snowmobile Association requesting that the Township of Minden Hills allow the association to use unopened road allowances for approximately seven kilometres of new trails near Minden is causing concern among some resi
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
One hundred caring kids in Haliburton County are coming together to make a difference in the community and learn the importance of philanthropy.
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
The main buildings of Miners Bay Lodge resort on Hwy. 35 are so recognizable to passersby that if something is amiss with the iconic scene, they take notice. Especially if what they re seeing is a destroyed front porch and a cube van on its side on the f
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
The Scotch Line landfill in Minden Hills will have a large deficit for 2018, and it will be up to the township s new council to figure out how that deficit is handled.
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Algonquin Highlands Deputy Mayor Liz Danielsen will be warden of Haliburton County for 2019, or at least in all likelihood.
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
The Ford government has tabled legislation proposing changes to firefighting services, legislation that is welcome news to small communities across Ontario including the municipalities of Haliburton County.
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
A decision by the provincial government to place a pause on some funding, which includes the Parent Outreach (PRO) grant, is leaving local school and parent councils scrambling to make up the difference. During question period last month, Education Min
Thursday, November 22, 2018
Safeguarding yourself against unhealthy levels of radon exposure will go a long way to decreasing your chance of developing lung cancer says Health Canada, which is raising the issue this November with its national radon awareness program during the Natio
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
With snowfall in the county beginning in earnest last week, residents may want to remember that if their parked vehicles interfere with snow removal operations, those vehicles can be towed.
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