Much time and energy was spent during Dysart et al s budget meeting Thursday discussing the philosophy behind spending decisions, namely what institutions should receive tax dollars and to what extent.
Renovations are now once again moving forward as two local construction contractors have agreed to collaborate to project manage the extensive renovations and re-construction of the lower level, complete the renovations on the main level, and coordinate t
Homelessness Registry Week might be more than a year away, but it s never too early to raise awareness, said homelessness system resource co-ordinator for the City of Kawartha Lakes and County of Haliburton Jocelyn Blazey.
Chief building official Karl Korpela came to the Dysart environment and climate change committee meeting Feb. 7 looking for feedback on how to proceed with year two of the septic reinspection program after only 28 per cent of those eligible took part the
A Family Day weekend with moderate temperatures, no winter weather warnings, blue skies and what has been identified as being sunshine brought residents out of their homes and kept businesses busy after intense winter weather caused cancellations, closure
Council is seeking input from the public to gain more insight into what approach to take with short-term rentals in the area, beginning with feedback on a draft questionnaire. The survey is based on a similar one conducted by Minden Hills township.
This past weekend the Ridgewood Ford and Cottage Country Building Supplies Atom A team played games two and three of their second round playoff series. Game 1 was an afternoon start in Minden and following a Novice win the Storm Atoms were looking for a s
It was the only wrestling meet hosted by the Hawks this year and the team made good with their opportunity in front of friends, family and peers during the COSSA seeding meet on Thursday, Feb. 14 in Haliburton.
Shirley Howe s mom was one of the last to leave Highland Wood long-term care facility in Haliburton, taking the belongings from her room for the relocation to Lindsay.
All Highland Wood residents 28 people in total have been evacuated from the bu
Lapphund love was on full display with the second annual Ontario Finnish Lapphund Sledding on Jan.26 at Little Redstone Lake
The training event drew 23 participants with their 18 Finnish Lapphunds, also known as Lappies, including three Samoyed lead d
Though not necessarily something people talk about around the water cooler, in a society where more and more people are living paycheque to paycheque and carrying a heavy debt load, homelessness can easily occur, according to Martin, founder of non-profit
On Saturday evening, the Bancroft IDA Park View Dental Midget Girls Jets team travelled to Peterborough to play the Ice Kats for the start of the playoffs. The Jets played a hard, fast paced game exchanging opportunities from end to end against their riva
Yesterday I was at Highland Wood while moving day unfolded around me. Circumstances called for the residents to be moved out of Highland Wood until the proper repairs replacement can be made to the roof. As you can imagine, there was a lot of activity a
SIRCH Community Services is inviting the public to its Lunch is on Us offering every Thursday this month. Held from 11 a.m to 2 p.m. at SIRCH Central, located at 2 Victoria St., in Haliburton, SIRCH invites people to dine in or take out to warm their b
The Vintage Pop Up Shop will be set up at 223 Highland Street in Haliburton from Friday, Feb. 15 to Sunday, Feb. 17 and will include new and used records and equipment as well as vintage home decor and clothing.
Bob Stinson has been the face of the local CARP chapter as its president since he started it with Dani Stahl in 2012. His optimism and vision were cornerstones for starting chapter 54, representing members in Haliburton County and surrounding area. CARP i
The Canadian Cancer Society offers Wheels of Hope, a transportation service that helps people get to their life saving treatment. The service relies on volunteers from the community to drive clients and is in need of volunteers who can drive long distanc
Local leaders from OSSTF and the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario are planning a rally outside of Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MPP Laurie Scott s office on Feb. 7 to express concerns about potential cuts by the provincial government to educat
It s the time of year again when the Rails End Gallery holds its annual Members Salon, wherein members of the gallery, who happen to be artists, get to display their works, created on a theme. This year again the theme is the elements, and the name of th
Each of the last seven years, dozens of people have signed up to participate in the Haliburton and District Lions Club s fundraiser for SickKids Garron Family Cancer Centre and Haliburton Highlands Health Services Foundation, raising more than $45,000 bet
Politicians from throughout the county made their way to Toronto for the annual Rural Ontario Municipal Association conference, an event where municipal politicians get a chance to partake in lectures, workshops and panel discussions ...
Residents, visitors and staff at Highland Wood can now take a walk through the countryside, stop to appreciate a gently flowing waterfall or check out the pie cooling in the window of a big, white farmhouse at the end of their corridor.
Presented by the Haliburton Highlanders Pipes and Drums, the annual Robbie Burns Night event on Saturday, Jan. 26 held at the Royal Canadian Legion in Haliburton drew 100 people, who listened to the pipe band perform ...
U-Links Centre for Community-Based Research is looking forward to their 21st annual Celebration of Research on Saturday, Mar. 23 at the Minden Hills Community Centre, and is already looking ahead for project proposals for the 2019-2020 academic year.
Students of Kita No Senshi Karate Dojo participated in grading on Thursday, Jan. 24 at the A.J. LaRue Arena in Haliburton. All of the students, who ranged in age from five to 15 years, earned their belts.
A private island on Koshlong Lake will house selected artists this summer as part of a new artists residency.
Writers, musicians, visual artists and artists of other disciplines are invited to apply to take part in the experience: an off-grid, water-a
Sales have been down at Haliburton s Ethel Curry Gallery, dropping substantially each year since the 2008 recession. Last year, it got to the point that owner Wayne Hooks decided to close shop for the month of February open on Saturdays only.
McKecks owner Aaron Walker, who owns and operates the restaurant with wife Melissa Walker, was happy to donate $1,000 this year, bringing a two-year total to $2,500.
It s a great partnership and definitely the HCSA is probably the largest driver of to
Felicia Dai and Kam Li are in business. The couple have owned Win Yeung Chinese restaurant since June of last year, and though they call themselves fresh hands in managing a restaurant, they also acknowledge that seven months into the venture, they are
During upcoming budget deliberations, Haliburton County councillors will decide whether the county should hire a new staff person dedicated to the recruitment of physicians, as well as economic development.
At the back of Ron Lofthouse s Haliburton home, his apiary of bees is quiet, hibernating for the winter. It s a complete contrast to spring and summer when the bees are busy, coming and going from his yard.
The Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement is working with staff at Haliburton Highlands Health Services long-term care homes, conducting a program known as EPAC, which stands for Embedding Palliative Approaches to Care.
If I was asked to sit around a table with a group of people and debate what would be the most fun thing to do on a Saturday night in winter in Haliburton County, I would definitely argue hands down that everyone should listen to great music and maybe even
Witness trees, trees that have stood through history and can help date when significant events like forest fires occurred by way of increment boring extracting a small sample of the core of the tree to analyze and count rings can help tell us about th
I m tucked into the basket of my sled under a fleece blanket, camera around my neck, hands clutching the top rail as a team of Siberian huskies pull me and the driver, Scott Dressel, through the unseasonably snowy trails owned by Winterdance Dogsled Tours
Each room of the Wilberforce Red Cross Outpost has been arranged with care and attention with artifacts from a time before electricity, antibiotics, telephones or reliable transportation. The outpost brought a trained nurse to the people living in what wa
The presence of the emerald ash borer hasn t been confirmed in Haliburton yet, but the invasive wood-boring beetle has been identified in Muskoka and City of Kawartha Lakes and it s just a matter of time before the insect establishes itself here.
Highland Street was filled with families who came to Haliburton Village on Friday, Nov. 23 to greet Santa during the annual Santa Claus Parade. There were floats, music, dancing, hot chocolate and plenty of candy for the kids.
Set against the backdrop of trees and surrounded by the song of birds, sits a 2,500-square-foot well-cared-for back-split bungalow. After the leaves fall in autumn, the property on Ridgeview Road has an expansive view of the northwest side of Haliburton.
Getting four-time world champion off-road motorcycle rider David Knight to come to this year s Corduroy Enduro is all part of a plan to raise the profile of the annual race held in the Gooderham area, said event chairman Blair Sharpless.