Tuesday, December 15, 2015
The Haliburton Highlands Health Services board of directors has ended its relationship with the organization s CEO and president Varouj Eskedjian.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Volunteers from the Lochlin and Irondale halls made a presentation to councillors Dec. 10, requesting that the township pay for operating and capital expenses at the facilities.
Thursday, December 10, 2015
Haliburton Highlands Health Services has officially announced that CEO Varouj Eskedjian is leaving the corporation.
Wednesday, December 9, 2015
On Wednesday, Dec. 9, officers from the Haliburton Highlands OPP were dispatched to a motor vehicle collision involving a moose. It occurred on Highway 118 at the Muskoka border at approximately 5 a.m.
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
My favourite saying is it s basically like giving birth to an elephant, says Irene Davidson Fisher.
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Following some public concern over the $2.1 million cost of a centralized electronic records system, reported in the Nov. 3 issue of The Echo, board member Jeffrey Gollob addressed the letters to the editor which mentioned the conditions of area long-term
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
After 34 years located on Water Street, the Beer Store will move to a location along Highway 35 in Minden.
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
The contract between the Ontario government and Carillion contains clauses that allow the province to terminate the contract if work is not being performed properly.
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
The province says no Syrian refugees will be housed at the Frost Centre, although a local politician was informed the facility was being cleaned and assessed just in case.
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Addressing barriers to employment and continuing education such as transportation and affordable child care and housing could help reduce poverty in Haliburton County.
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Opposition to a proposed salvage yard south of Minden is growing. Only days after a Minden Hills Council meeting where Hunter Creek Estates residents and members of the Gull Lake Cottage Association protested the application for a site-specific zoning
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
A project aimed at reducing the number of turtle deaths by car is yielding some positive results. Sheila Ziman and Paul Heaven of the Haliburton Highlands Land Trust visited Minden Hills councillors during their Nov. 26 meeting to talk about the trust
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Not only is beech bark disease plaguing Haliburton County, but decaying beech trees can be a risk to public safety.
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Minden Hills councillors were met with a throng of protesters as they entered the township building for their Nov. 26 meeting
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
It was an emotional farewell for the Highlands teenage girl with the large smile and enthusiasm for life who found more than adventure on her recent exchange trip to Argentina facilitated by the Rotary Club of Minden.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Algonquin Highlands has settled on a revised rental fee structure for its recreational halls, and will be making changes to other fees as well.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Calling all angels. Eclectic and critically acclaimed recording artist Jane Siberry will be performing in Minden in early December, as part of the Christmas pageant at St. Paul s Anglican Church and in her own show the following day.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Three of the four men charged with murder in the 2011 killing of Haliburton County man Ryan Kennedy have been convicted on various charges.
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Algonquin Highlands township became the second of Haliburton County s four lower-tier municipalities to support the David Suzuki Foundation s Blue Dot movement during a Nov. 19 meeting of council.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
The Haliburton Highlands Family Health Team will likely need to replace five doctors during the next two or so years.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Haliburton County is still trying to get reliable, high-speed Internet to residents who do not have it. County treasurer Laura Janke presented a report on Internet at municipal offices during a Nov. 11 meeting of the county s finance and correspondence c
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
OPP costs wallop Minden Hills
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
The price of roads work in Minden Hills has increased substantially during the past five years. Roads director Travis Wilson gave councillors a five-year cost comparison for his department during their Nov. 12 committee-of-the-whole meeting.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
A plan to turn a former quarry off Highway 35 south of Minden into an automotive salvage yard is getting a rough ride from some area residents.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Minden Hills council will demolish the Pritchard House, along with another house the township owns at 2 Prince St., as part of its 2016 budget deliberations.
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