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Thursday, August 24, 2017
BUSINESS --- Thousands of summer campers have made lifelong memories once again in Haliburton County. And, despite a rainy 2017, the economic impact of this quintessential highlands activity remains unqualified, but no doubt high.
Friday, August 18, 2017
BUSINESS --- Haliburton’s Independent Gas Bar is under new ownership and will soon be converted to the Mobil brand. It’s one of 213 stations recently sold by Loblaw to Brookfield Business Partners for $540 million.
Thursday, August 24, 2017
NEWS --- Haliburton got top marks for its presentation, but lost some for its confusing branding and lack of night life, according to the results of a recent community exchange program with the Township of Georgian Bay.
Friday, August 25, 2017
NEWS --- Five months after selling their property on County Road 21, SIRCH Community Services has found a new space in the village of Haliburton. The organization will relocate to unit four at 49 Maple Avenue in September.
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
BUSINESS --- The new owner of Minden Home Hardware will largely quarterback his team from the road and in the store.
Thursday, August 17, 2017
NEWS --- White Birches Cottages, a family-run cottage resort minutes from Algonquin Park on Oxtongue Lake, is bracing itself for the fall colours and the thousands of visitors they attract.
Thursday, August 3, 2017
NEWS --- After making national headlines for being able to trademark the name Haliburton, Minden resident Michael Stinson has decided to transfer the trademark to the County of Haliburton.
Sunday, June 25, 2017
NEWS: Sometimes it takes a different point of view to identify strengths and weaknesses in a community, and Dysart is hoping for that feedback when a diverse group of volunteers from the Township of Georgian Bay visit the area late July.
Monday, June 26, 2017
BUSINESS --- Residents and business owners on Oxtongue Lake responded with a resounding yes when asked if they supported closing nearby roads to local traffic during the fall colour season.
Friday, September 8, 2017
BUSINESS --- Local business owners are giving this summer mixed reviews. For some, copious amount of rainfall seemed to drive more people to their establishments, resulting in a profitable few months.
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
BUSINESS --- For the past seven months, the Burke family has watched their 15-year-old daughter Morgan turn their home into what has been described as Santa’s workshop.
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
NEWS --- Algonquin Highlands council said no to Watson General Contracting’s proposed wage increase of three per cent, plus any increase in minimum wage, if, or when, it occurs, for 2018, and instead decided to extend the company’s contract as is.
Thursday, October 5, 2017
BUSINESS --- Despite ongoing community support, the owners of Baked and Battered have decided to close their business for the winter months.
Thursday, October 19, 2017
BUSINESS --- Andy Campbell has been with the Haliburton County Development Corporation (HCDC) since it was founded in 1985. For 20 of those years, he’s worked closely with current assistant director Patti Tallman.
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
BUSINESS --- Maureen Adams wants to make sure the many cats she’s looking after find homes before she has to close her business for good.