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Wednesday, June 3, 2020
It appears that cottage rental resorts in the county may open for business under provincial guidelines as long as they abide by proper protocols, the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit said, that information being sent to county accommo
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
The Township of Minden Hills has hired a new chief administrative officer, who will start in the position July 6.
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
While Minden Hills councillors had been on the precipice of hiring a company to trap and euthanize a flock of pigeons living in downtown Minden and roosting in the former theatre along Water Street, after receiving correspondence from the Woodlands Wildli
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
The Haliburton Highlands Water Trails, operated by the Township of Algonquin Highlands, will re-open on June 16.
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
The Haliburton County Farmers Market will return to Minden, in a modified fashion, on Saturday, June 13 and to its other locations in the county later in the month.
Friday, May 29, 2020
Jason Lake, the owner of the Minden 50s Diner, says that opening to some sit-down customers at his restaurant on May 29 is a form of protest against provincial restrictions amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Under those restrictions, restaurants are able to be
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Haliburton County s Hike Haliburton Festival has been cancelled for 2020 in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic.
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Riding up County Road 121 a few kilometres from Kinmount, 47-year-old Arie Hoogerbrugge pedals his bicycle, smiling, free from the constraints of an ordinary life, pushing his physical and mental limits during his epic 55,000 kilometre dream ride that sta
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
The president of the Haliburton chapter of the Canadian Association of Retired Persons says that while funding for seniors announced by the federal government earlier this month amid the COVID-19 crisis is welcome news, it doesn t go far enough, and the o
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Haliburton County is seeing an influx in requests for COVID-19 testing, according to the Haliburton Highlands Family Health Team, possibly in response to Premier Doug Ford s weekend public plea that Ontario residents get tested.
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
For six weeks each summer for the past 20 years, three-and-four-year-old residents of Haliburton County have experienced what their upcoming first days of school might be like at School s Cool, a summer program run by SIRCH Community Services and the Tril
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
The Terry Fox Run is going virtual across Canada this year, fulfilling Fox s dream of the Marathon of Hope continuing despite his death in 1981 but organizers are needed for the Minden and Haliburton community runs this year.
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
The Township of Algonquin Highlands will introduce a digital payment system at its Maple Lake and Oxtongue Lake landfills, as well as the Dorset transfer station.
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Algonquin Highlands council discussed steps for recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, as well as the impact of the pandemic on the township s finances, during a May 21 meetin
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
With 14 weeks to go until its 150th anniversary, the 2020 Kinmount Fair has been cancelled. The Kinmount Fair Board announced the decision on May 25. The 150th fair was to be held Labour Day weekend, Sept. 4 to Sept. 6.
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
It s that time of the year when we need to watch out for deer ticks, also known as blacklegged ticks, which can carry the bacteria that causes Lyme disease. In some people, Lyme disease can bring on recurring arthritis, neurological problems, numbness or
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
During the coronavirus pandemic, life has existed closer to home for many people. Olivia Humphries, 13, has used her time at home to resume quilling, also referred to as paper filigree. Thin strips of paper are rolled and shaped to form designs that c
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Additional funding is available for small businesses in Haliburton County affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
A couple weeks ago, Haliburton Highlands Secondary School student Colleen Petric put one foot toward a post-secondary education in visual arts with an effective photo re-creation of Picasso s Old Guitarist, 1903. The art assignment asked students to lear
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
When Jaime Bilodeau was little, she wanted to be the girl version of Indiana Jones. As an adult, the branch assistant at Minden Hills library now says, I m never going to do that in real life. The closest thing I guess, is reading about it.
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
On May 12, the Trillium Lakelands District School Board held its committee-of-the-whole meeting via remote video conference, discussing matters including COVID-19, budgets, and graduation. The meeting was live streamed to the public on the board s website
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
During a May 14 committee-of-the-whole meeting, Minden Hills council discussed the ways the township might more tightly control development in shoreline areas, including whether or not to continue the practice of selling shoreline road allowances to prope
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Representatives of the county s business community say there is cautious optimism from among their membership following the province s decision to begin stage one of the reopening process this week.
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Class materials will continue to be offered online or through alternative formats for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year.
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Minden Hills council is considering some options in dealing with a flock of pigeons that have taken up roost in downtown Minden.
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