Each year, those who give back to their community have the opportunity to be recognized with one of six awards offered to volunteers in Minden Hills who are nominated by those who have noticed their willingness to go above and beyond. Award recipients
The Kawartha Haliburton Children s Aid Society is asking residents of Haliburton County, along with those of the City of Kawartha Lakes and Peterborough, to consider becoming foster parents.
Please step forward and show children in our community that
Some will wear goofy costumes complete with outrageous wigs, others will play in matching hockey jerseys or everyday clothes, but one thing all of the hundreds of participants will share is a love of outdoor hockey.
In the next year, county council plans to face challenges including the question of governance, physician recruitment and provincial changes to public health and paramedicine, and celebrate successes such as the expansion of cell and broadband service, th
Stories and photos from rail trails in the Highlands and around the world can convey the affection and love people have for the trails, Pamela Marsales, co-ordinator of the Toronto to Algonquin Gateway, says.
Good news keeps rolling in for the Haliburton Highlands Land Trust, which announced on Dec. 13 that its grant application to the Ontario Trillium Foundation to develop a new wetlands mapping method had been successful.
In 1934, Harold Heaven disappeared from his cabin on Horseshoe Lake, never to be seen again, alive or dead. That story has become a legend within the family and now, Harold s great-great nephew and his filmmaker friends intend to turn that legend into a d
Of 1,264 septic systems inspected in Algonquin Highlands this year between June and September through the township s septic re-inspection program, 31 per cent of systems had visible code contraventions and were issued remedial actions.
Algonquin Highlands council discussed a staff proposal to make fees at Dorset Tower payable by credit or debit card only in part to lessen administration time in managing cash payments at the popular tourism destination.
As colleagues walked back and forth in front of Haliburton Highlands Secondary School, carrying flags and picket signs during the second one-day strike in two weeks, their collective bargaining representative for OSSTF - Haliburton Jason Morissette spoke
The Ontario government is proposing changes to the province s building code, changes it says are aimed at streamlining customer service and providing consistency around the building process, but which are causing some concern with municipal building offic
The following are brief reports of items discussed during a Dec. 5 meeting of the Haliburton Highlands Health Services Board.
The Ford government continues its streamlining of the province s health-care system, which is planned to include the eventual
The union representing secondary school teachers says its members at certain school boards, including Trillium Lakelands District School Board, will participate in a second one-day strike on Wednesday, Dec. 11, if a deal cannot be made with the provincial
The Haliburton Highlands Land Trust announced last week that it had received a grant for more than $36,000 from Environment and Climate Change Canada to map and evaluate the Kendrick Creek Wetland Complex with the goal of having the area designated a prov
Each Thanksgiving weekend, members of the Maple, Beech and Cameron Lake Area Property Owners Association (MBC) gather at St. Peter s Church at Maple Lake and, along with congregation members, collect food and money that is then dropped off at the Minden
Treasurer Elaine Taylor presented an updated 2020 draft budget to councillors, which included a number of changes from a first draft budget she d presented to council earlier this fall. The changes, a series of increases and decreases on various line item
Following Harvest Haliburton s Food and Agriculture economic development forum held this past March, a diverse collective of community organizers and leaders gathered again to collaborate, this time on action plans for next steps toward local food marketi
Lorraine Turcotte s floral work can be seen adding fresh flair throughout the county, from the streets of Kinmount, to the hallway of the county building, and in homes, businesses and at weddings throughout the area.
The Halls and Hawk Property Owners Association has asked Algonquin Highlands council to revisit its decision to close the Hawk Lake landfill in two years time, converting it to a transfer station instead, but council will stand by its decision.
Last week, viewers watching Salvage Kings, a Canadian television series that features demolition and salvage teams from Priestly Demolition Inc., caught a glimpse of Minden in a segment featuring a rare British-American oil collection that once belonged t
There is an increasing trend of young families moving to the county and starting small farms, members of council heard from Larry Clarke and Jean Neville, also a Minden Hills councillor, as they made a presentation on behalf of Harvest Haliburton.
Sue Shikaze, health promoter with the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge district health unit updated county council on Sept. 25 on her work with a new portfolio at the health unit that focuses on climate change and health through a climate change health vu
An experiment using a hired company to help control tourist traffic during the busy fall foliage season in Algonquin Highland has proven effective, staff say, with the township s director of parks, rec and trails saying he d like to repeat the practice ne
Following a housing summit that took place in West Guilford on Oct. 18, Algonquin Highlands Mayor Carol Moffatt asked fellow county councillors if there was any interest in a county-created housing task force.
On Oct. 17, the Ministry of Health announced $68 million in funding for small- and medium-sized hospitals across the province. Haliburton Highlands Health Services received one-time funding of $99,000, which CEO Carolyn Plummer said in her October report