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Wednesday, June 17, 2020
In a Facebook post made on June 9, the County of Haliburton announced that the Rail Trail will be opened to motorized vehicles as of Friday, June 19.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
The G7 Student Senate presented their climate action plan to the Trillium Lakelands District School Board at its regular meeting of the board on June 9.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Haliburton County s four lower-tier municipalities will continue to deal with recovery from the COVID-19 crisis separately, county councillors decided during a June 10 special meeting.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
The Township of Minden Hills will outfit its community halls in Lochlin and Irondale with satellite internet, councillors decided during their June 11 committee-of-the-whole meeting, which was held using online conferencing and broadcast on YouTube.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
An odd combination of words for a title, I will grant you, but consider the following.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Minden Hills councillors will decide what value-added items the township will include in the arena project at their meeting at the end of the month.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
This year marks the fifth for Minden Pride a cause for celebration. The chair of Minden Pride, David Rankin, was hoping to work with the anniversary and make this year s Pride the biggest and best one yet.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
The province is allowing restaurants and bars to temporarily expand their patios as dining rooms remain closed amid the COVID-19 crisis.
Friday, June 12, 2020
The Township of Algonquin Highlands will re-open its public beaches on Saturday, June 13, and visitors are asked to abide by physical distancing protocols.
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Every year, from as early as May to as late as mid-July, it s turtle nesting season in Ontario. And us humans have created the perfect nesting or relaxing habitat for these threatened creatures: the side of the road. As a result of this, road mortalit
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
With the COVID-19 pandemic causing many to stay home and go out only for the essentials, Monika Melichar, the founder and director of Woodlands Wildlife Sanctuary, had thought less people would be out on the roads. And that would mean there was going to b
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
The first-ever virtual Terry Fox Run will be held in 650 communities across Canada, including Haliburton and Minden. The Terry Fox Foundation confirmed both Minden and Haliburton have had organizers step up to help coordinate the run, which is being held
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
A picture is worth a thousand words, and the Thorn family has had a little fun with that concept, posing in photos that depict life at home during a pandemic.
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Haliburton County s total confirmed cases of COVID-19 that are unresolved remain at one, after a new case appeared the first since April last week. Currently there are also two community high-risk contacts in Haliburton County reported in the June 9 d
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
In a weekly update from Haliburton Highlands Health Services, Carolyn Plummer, president and CEO, said all long-term care staff will be tested for COVID-19 twice during the month of June, under direction by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Last week, the provincial government announced more funding for internet infrastructure in Ontario, aimed at bringing enhanced broadband and cellular service to rural, remote and under-serviced areas. The $150 million in funding is part of a $315-million
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Minden businesses are preparing to re-open, or expand their restricted operations, following the Ford government s announcement earlier this week that as of 12:01 a.m. on Friday, June 12, communities outside of the GTA and Golden Horseshoe areas will move
Monday, June 8, 2020
The provincial government announced Monday that as of midnight, Friday June 12, a number of businesses will be able to re-open, at least in modified fashion, in communities outside the Toronto area, as the province enacts Stage 2 of its COVID-19 recovery
Friday, June 5, 2020
As of June 5, the provincial government has lifted restrictions on short-term rentals put in place amid the COVID-19 outbreak, meaning they can again legally operate.
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Like much of everything this year, the Minden Minor Baseball League s 2020 season has been officially cancelled.
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Lindsay Wilkinson sums up the strangest occurrence in her life with one sentence: It s nothing like I ever thought I was going to experience, getting a goat.
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
It s the first time in 42 years the Haliburton Highlands Secondary School Annual Athletic Awards Ceremony is going virtual, as part of continuous efforts to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. When the provincial government decided to not reopen school
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
For the past 10 years, if you ve ever read the Toronto Star newspaper in Haliburton County, you have delivery driver Cynthia Kocot to thank.
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
If you have a rhubarb patch, SIRCH Community Services is asking you to donate some rhubarb to help the organization provide a serving of fruit alongside each free meal it gives out amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Adjusting to new rules and regulations is never easy in the best of times, but county businesses have had to do it in the worst of times and find new ways to survive amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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