Friday, April 7, 2017
NEWS --- Concerns about Minden businesses not sorting recyclables from garbage, destined for the Scotch Line landfill, were raised at the March 30 Minden Hills council meeting.
Thursday, April 6, 2017
NEWS --- Minden Hills CAO Lorrie Blanchard said the township will lose $230-a-day for every day the Minden Provincial Offences Act (POA) court is relocated to Lindsay, beginning July 1.
Thursday, April 6, 2017
NEWS --- A proposed zoning bylaw amendment for a biochar facility will be appealed to the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) on April 21 at the Dysart council chambers.
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
NEWS --- Highlands East Reeve Dave Burton’s recovery is going so well that he returned to his seat at the council table on Wednesday.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
HEALTH --- Public input is needed to help develop a drug strategy to tackle substance abuse in Haliburton County and beyond.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
NEWS --- Haliburton Highlands OPP have charged two men in relation to multiple break and enters in the county that have taken place since last October.
Monday, April 3, 2017
NEWS --- Highlands fire Chief Bill Wingrove has taken an extended leave from the fire department.
Friday, March 31, 2017
NEWS --- A pretrial hearing in the murder of Bowmanville man David Palmer was adjourned this week to May 15 at the Lindsay courthouse.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
NEWS --- More than three years ago, an empty lot on Industrial Park Road was purchased from the municipality.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
NEWS --- In just one month, a $62,000 surplus at Haliburton Highlands Health Services (HHHS) has been reduced to a mere $2,600.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
NEWS --- If all goes according to plan, next year’s Canada Day celebrations in Haliburton County might include a special twist; legal marijuana.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
NEWS --- Haliburton’s inclusion in the recent United Nations designation of Peterborough and area as one of the world’s top centres for learning about environmentalism comes as no surprise to several locals.
Monday, March 27, 2017
BUSINESS --- After about a year on the market, SIRCH’s property on County Road 21 has sold.
Friday, March 24, 2017
LIFE --- Sometimes victims of domestic violence don’t leave their abuser because they are worried about their animals.
Friday, March 24, 2017
NEWS --- Sonora Plumb, 18, has piloted a steel-hulled patrol vessel, contained a rapidly-flooding room with her peers from the Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corps Viking in Bancroft and travelled the country free of charge.
Friday, March 24, 2017
PEOPLE --- Those who knew Stephen Patrick, remember a highly intelligent man with many interests.
Friday, March 24, 2017
NEWS --- Geri Woudstra wants to paint the Highlands purple on March 26.
Thursday, March 23, 2017
NEWS --- For an entire year, effective July 1 until the same date in 2018, local residents will have to travel to Lindsay to deal with speeding tickets and other provincial offences.
Monday, March 20, 2017
NEWS --- The small community of Lajitas, Texas, resonated so much with Haliburton’s Wayde Greer, a self-admitted homebody that he began to envision himself retiring in the small border town.
Monday, March 20, 2017
NEWS -- A forty-year-old man died Sunday morning after an ATV collision near Irondale.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
NEWS -- Minden Hills councillor Jean Neville thinks too many recyclables are being dumped into the Scotch Line landfill.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
NEWS -- Although more than two-thirds of the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit’s (HKPR) budget is funded by the province, it’s not enough because of rising operational costs.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
NEWS -- A pretrial in the David Palmer murder case will take place later this month.
Thursday, March 9, 2017
NEWS -- The Municipality of Dysart has used the vote by mail method for the last three elections, but councillors are again looking at a combination of Internet and telephone voting for next year’s municipal election.
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