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Wednesday, May 20, 2020
The Township of Minden Hills accrued a large surplus last year, one totalling more than $900,000. During a May 13 committee-of-the-whole meeting, councillors received a report from chief administrative officer treasurer Lorrie Blanchard indicating that,
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
It appears there will be no surplus on the Minden Hills arena project, meaning there will be no money in the project s profit pool for value-added items at the facility.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
The Minden Hills Cultural Centre has been using an artificial intelligence program called DeOldify to restore old photographs with colour, then posting them to Facebook for the community to view from the comfort and safety of their own home.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
While dine-in service is temporarily unavailable in restaurants in Ontario, the businesses ability to offer takeout has helped many get through an economically difficult situation and provide customers with the comfort of their favourite dishes.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
On May 2, Rhubarb restaurant in Carnarvon hosted their first takeout night since the provincial government announced that all restaurants can be open for takeout only due to COVID-19. They expected to serve around 25 meals and ended up serving close to 12
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
National Nursing Week is taking place from May 11 to 17 this year and its theme is Nurses: A voice to lead nursing the world to health. The World Health Organization has designated 2020 as the Year of the Nurse and Midwife in honour of the 200th anniver
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
As of Monday, May 11, Minden Hills waste disposal sites have begun accepting more types of waste than have been permitted under restrictions put in place amid the COVID-19 crisis. The township is phasing in a return to partial services at its waste dispo
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Residents returning to their cottages are being asked by Premier Doug Ford and municipal politicians to enjoy the long weekend in a more low-key fashion. No big gatherings, no outdoor fires, no fireworks. Although seasonal residents were never banned fr
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Guidance related to access to emergency facilities in Minden and Haliburton has been updated by Haliburton Highlands Health Services.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
After being put on pause for a month following restrictions from the provincial government amid the COVID-19 outbreak, construction on Minden Hills arena project resumed last week.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
This week the provincial government is reopening its parks and conservation reserves for limited day use, while camping remains prohibited.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
On May 6, Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced garden centres and nurseries could reopen to the public as of May 8, provided they follow the same safety measures that grocery stores and pharmacies are currently required to. Ever since the government mandat
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Uncertainty about future physical distancing guidelines leads to decision All June graduations throughout the Trillium Lakelands District School Board will be postponed, the director of education announced in a letter to the community on May 1. Without
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Anyone looking to go camping in a provincial park this spring will be waiting at least until May is over, and potentially beyond. Amid the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, the provincial government has announced that all its parks will remain closed until at lea
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Councillors repealed a delegation of power bylaw that had been passed on March 19 after the township declared a state of emergency amid the COVID-19 crisis
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
The provincial government s decision to allow some construction activities to resume was good news for the Haliburton County Home Builders Association, which issued a press release on Friday, May 1 praising the decision.
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Words do little to express the bond shared by Minden teen Emma Gillam and her Doberman, Biggie, who wouldn t be one without the other. They re pretty much inseparable.
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
All long-term care residents and staff have been tested for COVID-19 at Haliburton Highlands Health Services facilities as part of a directive of the Ontario government.
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
The Township of Minden Hills will proceed with tendering the roads construction and public works projects in its 2020 budget amid the COVID-19 crisis, councillors decided at an April 30 meeting.
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
For those needing end-of-life and palliative care, necessary precautions have changed how services are offered and what opportunities for connection with family and friends will be like.
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MP Jamie Schmale says he doesn t know what his caucus colleague and Conservative party leadership hopeful Hastings-Lennox and Addington MP Derek Sloan was thinking with his verbal attack on Canada s top doctor, and does not
Friday, May 1, 2020
All June graduation ceremonies throughout the Trillium Lakelands District School Board will be postponed, the director of education announced in a letter to the community on May 1.
Friday, May 1, 2020
The Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario has announced that its members have voted to ratify an agreement with the provincial government, the Ontario Public School Board Association, and the Council of Trustees Associations.
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Minden shopkeepers were greeted by posters stuck to the windows of their buildings on Wednesday morning, which they had to spend time carefully removing. The posters included messages about a coronavirus hoax among other topics.
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
After the success of Online for our Frontline, a yoga fundraiser for Haliburton Highlands Health Services, instructor Gail Holness said she s continuing her efforts in May, this time raising money for the food bank.
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