School trustees work to maintain safe practice as…

By Sue Tiffin    Bruce Reain, Trillium Lakelands District School Board board chairperson, said school trustees knew back in March, as soon as physical distancing was recommended and school closures were announced, that they were…

County receives more than $2.8 million in COVID…

By Chad Ingram Haliburton County and its fourlower-tier townships will collectively receive more than $2.8 millionin COVID-19 relief funding from the provincial government money tohelp offset operating pressures related to the ongoing pandemic. Premier Doug…

Multiple COVID-19-related deaths at Bobcaygeon nursing home

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Six HKPR COVID-19 cases travel-related

By Chad Ingram As of the morning of March 20 there remained six confirmed cased of the COVID-19 virus within thejurisdiction served the by the Haliburton Kawartha Pine RidgeDistrict Health Unit none within the County…

Surveys on COVID-19 concerns fortourism operators

By Chad Ingram The Ontario Highlands TourismOrganization of which Haliburton County is a part is asking thearea's tourism stakeholders to respond to surveys on how the COVID-19pandemic will affect them in order to help shape…

Third case of COVID-19 confirmed in HKPR

By Chad Ingram As of the afternoon of Thursday March 19there were three confirmed cases of the COVID-19 virus within the jurisdictionof the Haliburton Kawartha Pine Ridge District Health Unit. Two cases both women in…

Gatherings cancelled to prevent COVID-19 spread

By Sue Tiffin Across the country efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus have come in the form of closures cancellations and as of March 17 a provincial state of emergency. Effective March 18…

Loans available for businesses affected by COVID-19 

If your business or organization has or will be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic you may be interested to know about an emergency loan program being developed by the Haliburton County Development Corporation. “Details will…

MH declares state of emergency over COVID-19

By Chad Ingram The Township of Minden Hills hasdeclared a state of emergency amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “Certainly with the [provincial]declaration at 8:30 yesterday morning this went to whole otherlevel” Mayor Brent Devolin told…

AH closes admin office to public

By Chad Ingram The Township of Algonquin Highlands has closed its administration office on North Shore Road to the public amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The decision was made at a March 17 meeting of…