Thursday, March 15, 2018
NEWS --- He came to town with grand plans of re-opening the former Beaver Theatre in Minden.
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
NEWS --- It’s been a great winter for some businesses in Haliburton County, while others have taken a hit due to a short snowmobile season.
Monday, March 12, 2018
PEOPLE --- With March break just around the corner, graduation for many local students is fast approaching.
Monday, March 12, 2018
NEWS --- With the support of the U-Links Centre for Community-Based Research, more than 100 university students have undertaken 20 research projects in Haliburton County this year.
Thursday, March 8, 2018
NEWS --- Ontario PC leadership candidate Caroline Mulroney stopped in at the Haliburton Legion on Monday afternoon to gain the support of local party members. About 75 people attended the event to meet Mulroney and hear about her priorities.
Thursday, March 8, 2018
NEWS --- Two years ago, Haliburton County endorsed the City of Kawartha Lakes’ efforts to reduce homelessness in the area.
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
NEWS --- When Jerry Walker began planning to build a new Home Hardware store in Haliburton, he thought the entire project would take about two years to complete.
Sunday, March 4, 2018
NEWS --- Fleming College recently announced it’s experiencing “unprecedent growth in new students this semester” across its four campuses.
Sunday, March 4, 2018
NEWS --- After only six weeks on the job, Haliburton Highlands OPP detachment commander Liane Spong-Hooyenga isn’t quite ready to announce her long-term goals.
Thursday, March 1, 2018
NEWS --- Coun. Pam Sayne criticized Minden Hills council for decisions she says led to an 8.61 per cent tax rate increase.
Thursday, March 1, 2018
NEWS --- Lorraine McNeil’s happy-go-lucky attitude was infectious. She could get a smile or laugh out of anyone within moments of meeting them.
Thursday, March 1, 2018
NEWS --- Local fire chiefs are worried about the cost of proposed regulations under the Fire Protection and Prevention Act that will require firefighters to do out-of-town training and certification.
Sunday, February 25, 2018
NEWS --- Highlands East council is considering a bylaw that would make it necessary to obtain a license to keep a trailer on vacant land.
Sunday, February 25, 2018
NEWS --- Minden Hills ratepayers are looking at an average residential tax rate increase of 8.61 per cent as the township embarks on the fourth draft of its budget at today’s (Feb. 22) council meeting.
Friday, February 23, 2018
NEWS --- After budget deliberations on Tuesday, Dysart is likely to pass a one-and-a-half per cent tax increase this year, making it the lowest tax hike in the county.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
NEWS --- Point in Time will know any day now whether its application to the province, for $1 million in funding for a youth hub, has been successful.
Monday, February 19, 2018
EDUCATION --- The Trillium Lakelands District School Board (TLDSB) recently released the results of its biennial climate survey, conducted online for elementary and high schools across the board.
Monday, February 19, 2018
NEWS --- A draft bylaw, regulating the maintenance of nearly 20 kilometres of seasonallymaintained roads throughout the Township of Minden Hills, was described “as a hand grenade being thrown in the room” by Mayor Brent Devolin.
Sunday, February 18, 2018
PEOPLE --- Billy Pickard was a decorated veteran, a grand storyteller and, one could argue, witnessed more in her lifetime than many of us ever will. Pickard, 97, passed away peacefully Monday, Feb. 5 surrounded by her family.
Saturday, February 17, 2018
NEWS --- It’s been two years since the Aurora Hotel Group bought the historic Wigamog Inn property.
Saturday, February 17, 2018
NEWS --- Next month, Highlands East’s acting fire chief will advise council on how it should spend money raised through an online GoFundMe campaign last year.
Thursday, February 15, 2018
NEWS --- Four fishermen are lucky to be alive after going through the ice on Grass Lake in the wee hours of Feb. 9.
Thursday, February 15, 2018
NEWS --- With a dozen people going through the ice over the past two weeks, Algonquin Highlands Mayor Carol Moffatt has asked whether her municipality should bill for ice and water rescues.
Thursday, February 8, 2018
NEWS --- Minden Hills township staff have now tabled a report saying the Bob Lake Association’s (BLA) plan for a new public boat launch will have to be altered, costing more than $180,000 – a far cry from the association’s $30,000 price tag.
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