Monday, January 29, 2018
NEWS --- Although its parent company recently filed for liquidation, Carillion Canada says its operations are safe and will “continue uninterrupted.”
Monday, January 29, 2018
NEWS --- Climate change is a global crisis, but what local municipalities can do about it was the question last Wednesday (Jan. 17) at an information session hosted by the Minden Hills Climate Change Action Committee.
Thursday, January 25, 2018
NEWS --- Property taxes are expected to go up as much as they did last year in Highlands East.
Thursday, January 25, 2018
NEWS --- The OPP investigation into found human remains in Highlands East is “in the early stages,” according to Dianna Dauphinee, community safety/media relations officer.
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
NEWS --- The women’s and children’s shelter in Minden is not sustainable without more funding and a change in how it operates.
Sunday, January 21, 2018
OUTDOORS --- Haliburton County residents, including Curry Bishop, didn’t mince words with Brent Patterson, a Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) wolf specialist during the Haliburton Highlands Outdoors Association’s (HHOA) recent AGM.
Sunday, January 21, 2018
HEALTH --- Haliburton Highlands Health Services (HHHS) is currently upgrading its emergency response system units for 140 residents who rely on them.
Sunday, January 21, 2018
ARTS --- Caitlin Dunlop is passionate about photography – so passionate that she’s opened her own business based out of Minden at the age of just 22. It’s a leap of faith … and it’s making her very happy right now.
Sunday, January 21, 2018
NEWS --- A new pilot program being launched by SIRCH Community Services will help county residents get the skills they need to start a job in the retail sector.
Sunday, January 21, 2018
NEWS --- Dave Elstone’s battle with the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) – over his spreading field in Algonquin Highlands - was the subject of an Environmental Review Tribunal prehearing yesterday (Jan. 17)
Sunday, January 21, 2018
NEWS --- The County of Haliburton will hire a consultant to ensure it has all the bases covered before launching a rural transportation system. After lengthy conversation during a recent special meeting, council voted to allocate $50,000 ...
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
NEWS --- A 48-year-old woman from Minden Hills has been convicted of animal cruelty under the Ontario SPCA Act following an investigation that led to the removal of four horses in her care.
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
NEWS --- With cliches such as “coming home to roost” and “time to pay the piper,” Minden Hills councillors left their second 2018 budget meeting on Jan. 11 with a proposed 8.73 per cent tax increase.
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
NEWS --- On a frigid weekday morning, a bunch of kids donned T-shirts and tank tops for a very good cause last week.
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
NEWS --- The early winter has brought challenges – but also great promise – for those who rely heavily on the season in Haliburton County.
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
NEWS --- Changes in property assessment values and new construction in Haliburton County are expected to have a positive impact on this year’s planned tax increase.
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
NEWS --- The mysterious case of the deer with an arrow in its head continues in Haliburton.
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
NEWS --- The Central Food Network and Heat Bank Haliburton County hope to get at least $15,000 in additional federal funding to keep residents warm this winter and offer transportation to those at risk of homelessness.
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
NEWS --- If the Haliburton County Snowmobile Association (HCSA) gets its way, sledders may have 7.1 km of new trails in Minden Hills in the future.
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
NEWS --- A contest to see which team can come up with the best plan to make a Minden Hills owned building more energy efficient will be launched in 2018.
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
NEWS --- As expected, high-end or prestige properties valued at over $1.5 million were in high demand in Muskoka again this year, but interest has shifted to the Haliburton area to a greater degree than ever before.
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
NEWS --- The day before Christmas Eve, Meagan McNally was enjoying some quality time with her younger brother, Terrence Bradley. They laughed non-stop as they watched Jeff Foxworthy on Netflix. Sadly, it was the last time they would ever be together.
Thursday, December 28, 2017
NEWS --- Following several brainstorming sessions between stakeholders and a consultant at the end of the summer, the County of Haliburton and the City of Kawartha Lakes have a five-year plan to establish more affordable housing in the area.
Thursday, December 28, 2017
NEWS --- The provincial government recently announced it’s investing $140 million in creating more than 1,200 hospital beds this flu season, but none of those beds are coming to Haliburton County.
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