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Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Algonquin Highlands will spend about $15,000 on upgrades to a gravel pit it owns after an inspection by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Taxes at the Stanhope Airport will rise for Algonquin Highlands after a visit from the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC). Councillors received a report from treasurer Tammy McKelvey during their Oct. 1 meeting, showing a total tax bill of
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Algonquin Highlands council will ask the owner of a property near Maple Lake being used for the field spreading of septic waste to request a zoning bylaw amendment for the operation of the site, although it s not clear what bearing, if any, a vote by coun
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
The support staff represented by the Ontario Secondary School Teachers Federation are the most recent group to announce escalated job action, following a media release on Sept. 30.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Algonquin Highlands has instituted a mental health policy to help any of its volunteer firefighters who may need it. Fire chief Mike Cavanagh brought the policy forward during an Oct. 1 council meeting.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Algonquin Highlands council will look at creating an annual rental fee for its facilities as it reviews and re-establishes its recreation hall rental fees. Parks, rec and trails director Dave Drobitch brought a report on fees before councillors at thei
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
The Haliburton Highlands Health Services Foundation celebrated another year of financial success at their annual general meeting on Sept. 29.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Carolyn Scott s experience with Haliburton was so positive, she wants to sing it from the rooftops and in a way she is. Scott, a Toronto-based actor, is putting on a special rendition of Autism is a Pain in the Aspergers on Oct. 17 as a fundraiser for
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Twenty-three schools in Trillium Lakelands District School Board will be receiving funding from the Ministry of Education to enhance or initiate parent engagement projects. The Parents Reaching Out (PRO) grants range from $750 to a maximum of $1,000 for s
Friday, October 2, 2015
Minden Hills council voted to award the contract for landfill attendant services at the municipality s landfills to a new company during their Sept. 24 meeting.
Friday, October 2, 2015
The operator of a sewage spreading site near Maple Lake has been fined by the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, shortly after receiving approval from the ministry for the operation of the site.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Minden Hills denies support for eight solar projects
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
The Central East LHIN says it s trying to maintain the number of long-term care beds in Haliburton County, but provincially mandated requirements are making the future of 60 of the community s beds unclear.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Haliburton County residents peppered their federal candidates with questions on everything from environmental policy to F-35s to proportional representation to access to information at a candidates meeting Monday night.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
A moose is dead and a woman charged with drunk driving after a collision on Highway 118 in the early morning hours of Sunday, Sept. 27.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Some Minden Hills councillors are less than pleased with the township s new parks and trails master plan, but the township s reeve says the plan is a living document that can be added to. Council received the plan, compiled by Orillia s PlanbyDesign, at
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
A sale of part of the Orillia Power Corporation to Hydro One would not impact the hydro generation facility at Minden Lake.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
On Sept. 27, the Haliburton Highlands Land Trust recognized a select few of those groups and one individual at their eighth annual Wild About Nature Gala at the Stanhope Firefighters Hall. A fundraiser for the not-for-profit organization committed to pre
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Irene Heaven waited until the last possible day until she made a decision she really didn t want to make. The co-ordinator for the Haliburton-Muskoka-Kawartha Children s Water Festival, Heaven has been spearheading the event for a number of years without
Thursday, September 24, 2015
During a Sept. 17 Algonquin Highlands council meeting, parks, rec and trails director Dave Drobitch told councillors that in August, staff at the tower had reprimanded three boys after they threw watermelons from the 30-metre structure while a crowd of pe
Thursday, September 24, 2015
When the parachute bomb silently fell in Nijmegen, The Netherlands during the Second World War, 22-year-old Lyle Laverne Boice of West Guilford didn t even know they were dropped until he was left in a nearby hospital hoping to see morning.
Thursday, September 24, 2015
It started when I got my first one, says Tom Tucker. They are a very addictive thing. Tucker is talking about tattoos, which travel from beneath his shirtsleeve, down a bicep, across his forearm and onto his hand.
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Algonquin Highlands councillors took preliminary steps toward an expansion of the township office on North Shore Road during a Sept. 17 meeting. For years it s been mentioned that the office, constructed in 1990, is becoming crowded for the township st
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
While just weeks ago representatives from the Trillium Lakelands District School Board were hopeful the provincial government would reach a deal with the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario, talks between the two parties have broken down.
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Greater attention to trout spawning and loon nesting are some goals for the Coalition for Equitable Water Flow, but first the organization is determined to create a new group that will speak in one, unified voice on behalf of all stakeholders of the Trent
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