County to stick with map for tourism promotion

By Chad Ingram Published May 12 2016 P { margin-bottom: 0.21cm; } Haliburton County will stick with themap-like explore guide it produced this year versus the traditionalDestination Guide it produced previously as its main tourismpublication…

Food truck serves up grub starting May 19

A food truck at the Stanhope Airport will start dishing out greasy goodness on Friday May 19 the beginning of the May long weekend. Councillors voted to proceed with a licensing agreement with Delightful Temptations…

Hospitals not closing CEO stresses 

A Lindsay-based organization says it’s worried about cuts to or even the closure of the Haliburton and Minden hospitals but the CEO of Haliburton Highlands Health Services says there are no such plans in place.…

AH continues to craft parking bylaw 

Algonquin Highlands council continues to work on a parking bylaw for the township. Councillors looked at a revised version of a draft bylaw during a May 5 meeting. First discussed during an April 21 meeting…

Supreme court dismisses Todd Bros. appeal 

The Supreme Court of Canada has dismissed an appeal from Stouffville’s Todd Brothers Contracting Limited in a years-long legal battle with Algonquin Highlands township. Legal invoices obtained by the Times show the township has spent…

Province to close Minden Service Ontario office  By Chad…

The provincial government is closingMinden's Service Ontario office. Located in a provincially owned buildingalong Highway 35 the office where residents go for driver's licence andhealth card renewals licence plate stickers hunting and fishing licences anda…

Bylaw to deal with shipping containers

By Chad Ingram Published May 5 2016 Algonquin Highlands council is workingon a zoning bylaw amendment to regulate the use of shippingcontainers – such as the body of a transport truck or sea shippingcontainers -…

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Council makes changes to ATV start on Rail…

Haliburton County councillors have made a change to the official spring opening of the Haliburton County Rail Trail to ATVs although in practice there will be little difference. For a number of years the official…

Community transportation project gets rolling 

By Chad Ingram Wheels are turning on the Haliburton community transportation project. A project of Rural Transportation Options (RTO) Haliburton County it’s funded through a transportation pilot grant from the Ministry of Transportation. The goal…

Community transportation project gets rolling 

By Chad Ingram Published May 3 2016 Wheels are turning on the Haliburton community transportation project. A project of Rural Transportation Options (RTO) Haliburton County it’s funded through a transportation pilot grant from the Ministry…

Remains identified as missing man David Palmer 

By Angelica Ingram Published May 3 2016 Human remains discovered in the Spruce Lake area north of Haliburton Village during the weekend have been identified as missing Bowmanville man David Palmer. Seven months after Palmer…

Businesses encouraged to join Basecamp 

By Chad Ingram Published May 5 2016 Business owners in Minden Hills are encouraged to join the conversation about collaboration and promotion by signing up for the Minden Hills Business Association’s Basecamp group. “Discussion continues…

Circulation continues to climb at library  

By Chad Ingram Published May 2 2016 The Haliburton County Public Librarycontinues to grow with circulation up nine per cent last year. The library recently released its annualreport with figures for 2015. Circulation for the…

Council denies use of trailers on church property 

By Chad Ingram Published April 28 2016 Minden Hills council has denied arequest from Allsaw Pentecostal Church for “an accessory use of upto nine trailers” on the church property along County Road 21. Earlier this…

County council approves 83-lot subdivision 

By Chad Ingram Published April 27 2016 Haliburton County councillors approved thesite plan for an 83-lot subdivision near Bark Lake during their April 27meeting. The subdivision will be located on the400-acre property that for years…

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Haliburton Highlands OPP laid threeimpaired driving charges in just more than three days between April23 and 26. According to a release on April 23 atapproximately 6 p.m. officers observed a black pickup trucktravelling in an…

New dock and boathouse regs trouble councillors 

By Chad Ingram A court ruling requiring Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry approval for docks and boathouses in the province is causing considerable concern for local politicians. Last year the Ontario Superior Court issued…

Turtle monitors train for final year of study 

By Jenn Watt Published April 26 2016 A few wary glances shot across the audience as Titanic the snapping turtle was hoisted before the crowd. A grand finale of sorts the tire-size reptile was at…

TLDSB takes OSSTF to labour relations board 

By Angelica Ingram Following months of an ongoing battle between the Trilliums Lakelands District School Board and the Ontario Secondary School Teachers Federation District 15 the school board has now gone to the Ontario Labour…