Wednesday, September 19, 2018
At the beginning of the year, Terry Fox Run organizer Diane Peacock attended an annual organizers workshop where she had the opportunity to hear the nurse who looked after Terry speak. She s 83 years old and made the trip from Vancouver, said Peacock.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Algonquin Highlands council candidates were asked about the future of the Dorset library branch during an all-candidates meeting on Sept. 13, and all seem in favour of maintaining library services in one way or another.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
One hundred years ago, it might have been commonplace to see women, dressed in period clothing, walking down Bobcaygeon Road toward the Village Green to join together, rally and fight for equality. That same scene was re-enacted in downtown Minden on the
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
A species-at-risk-biologist says he has concerns about potential groundwater contamination stemming from the Irondale landfill and its implications for wildlife, and is requesting that Minden Hills council close and cap the site, transforming it into a t
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Early into the annual TD Tree Days planting event in Minden last Saturday, volunteers were dripping with sweat and swatting away pesky bugs along the shoreline of Rotary Park in Minden, but nobody was complaining.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Four candidates two for Ward 1 and two for Ward 3 presented their perspectives to voters at the Algonquin Highlands all-candidates meeting on Sept. 13 at the Dorset Recreation Centre.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
The Township of Minden Hills will move ahead with a plan to rid the Scotch Line landfill and nearby Mountain Lake of hundreds of seagulls, a multi-pronged process that will entail killing some of the birds.
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
When Teo O Malley was six years old, he went for the first time on a week-long camping program at Camp Medeba, a summer camp and outdoor education centre in West Guilford. It was scary, I was freaked out, said O Malley, now 14 years old.
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
A number of infrastructure projects on the county s roster for the year have been completed, a few projects going over the amount initially budgeted for them.
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
The proceeds from the sale of toys from the Compass Early Learning and Care Centre (formerly the OEYC daycare) will benefit Walkabout Farm, a local therapeutic equestrian facility.
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MPP and Ontario Labour Minister Laurie Scott is defending the Ford government s unprecedented use of the notwithstanding clause to override a judge s decision, allowing the provincial government to proceed with a reduction
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
The Kushog Lake resident and watercolour artist is part of the Haliburton County Studio Tour, which takes place the weekends of Sept. 29 and 30, and Oct. 6 and 7. It s his second year on the tour.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Not long after Bernie Nicholson retired two years ago from her job in the employment centre at Fleming College, she set up a 50-by-25-foot studio 10 feet away from her house in the woods, hunkered down and immersed her hands in clay.
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Haliburton Highlands Health Services is working to return to a balanced budget following news of a year-to-date deficit of $250,000 as of the end of July 2018, finance committee chairman David Gray said during a board meeting on Thursday, Sept. 27.
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
The Minden Times sent the following questions to candidates for Algonquin Highlands council.
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Archie Stouffer Elementary School staff and students, wearing stickers noting they were walking for their grandpa, their friend, their aunt or Terry himself, participated in the Terry Fox School Run on Sept. 27.
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Work on the reconstruction of the Minden Hills Community Centre and S.G. Nesbitt Memorial Arena is commencing.
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
A better life might be out there for the violin or guitar you have stashed away in your closet, even if the abandoned instrument needs some tender loving care.
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Some 350 people packed the Minden Hills Community Centre to standing-room-only capacity on the evening of Sept. 27 to hear from hopefuls for the upcoming council term.
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
During an update of Haliburton County s civic addressing bylaw at a Sept. 26 council meeting, councillors said they d like to include in the resolution encouragement for private road owners to use names that pay tribute to the heritage of the community.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Algonquin Highlands is entering an agreement with Rogers for the installation of equipment at the Dorset tower that will improve cell service in the township.
Thursday, September 27, 2018
The Minden Times sent the following five questions to the candidates for Minden Hills council.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
A blue-green algae bloom was confirmed on Big Brother Lake in Algonquin Highlands earlier this month.
Thursday, September 27, 2018
A group of county residents is criticizing the Ford government s decision to end the province s basic income pilot project, calling it a devastating experience for those affected, and a lost opportunity for Ontario to distinguish itself as a leader on the
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
The mitigation of the seagull population at the Scotch Line landfill and nearby Mountain Lake seems to be working, according to Minden Hills staff.
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