Information about a pre-registration process will be going out to parents and guardians by the end of this week asking whether they intend to enrol their children full time in school or continue with remote learning at home in September.
When 90-years-young birthday grandma Doris Brown stood at her front door in Haliburton, looking out at the lawn where family members were putting the finishing touches on the collection of 90 birthday cards and other keepsakes ...
Two lakes in Muskoka have visible blue-green algae blooms this month, but Haliburton County is still clear of the potentially toxic growth.
The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit has confirmed small blue-green algae blooms on the eastern end of Ten Mi
As of Monday, July 27, 13 people in Haliburton County have had confirmed cases of Haliburton County. All cases but one, reported yesterday, have been resolved.
The Haliburton Echo asked the health unit some of the questions about its data and the reporti
The last fiscal year for Haliburton Highlands Health Services has been one unlike any other, the attendees of the annual general meeting heard on July 16.
It certainly was an unprecedented year and as you know our team has been working very hard to
Tens of thousands of dollars have been directed into the Haliburton County community through the Emergency Community Support Fund, administered through the United Way, with several grant recipients announced July 21.
Haliburton County councillors received a mid-year review of the county s finances at a July 22 online meeting, a review they had requested in May amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
That review showed the county to be in a stable financial situation, although
This doesn t seem like it would be Dad s username, but doesn t it seem like a coincidence? I texted my sister. I had stumbled across a post from more than a decade ago on a gardening forum that sounded so much like my dad, who died in May.
No injuries have been reported following a fire at a residence on Autumn Lane west of Haliburton on July 27. Upon arrival at about 8:30 p.m., firefighters found the north end of the house was engulfed in flames. They were able to control the blaze to
Highlands East has added its support to the Canadian government s decision to extend the border closure with the U.S. and in a resolution passed on July 14, asked that the federal government wait until the spread of COVID-19 is brought under control ...
Without knowing what you were looking for, you might not see the striations on the rocks, the fragments of ore, and the discarded rock in Gary Blundell s paintings. The oil paintings, created on a routered wood surface require context to understand a t
Although Jason Fowler s plans to teach at Haliburton School of Art + Design this summer were delayed when the school cancelled their summer programming, the musician will still be coming to the Haliburton Highlands.
High-risk septic systems in Highlands East have been troubling Deputy Mayor Cec Ryall, who said during the municipality s council meeting on July 14 that he wanted to see the number of them reduced much more quickly.
When Butch Munshaw, a retired postmaster and well-known handyman in the Haliburton area, heard shots fired near his house on Indian Point Road, involving what he would later learn was with his reclusive neighbour and the OPP, he was alarmed such a thing w
Minden Hills will close the Irondale landfill this fall, and Irondale residents may be able to take their waste to a Gooderham site in the new year, if Highlands East council continues to move forward with an agreement to allow those residents ...
A 30-year-old man from Oakville died following an ATV accident in Harcourt Park on Sunday, July 12.
Police say the man was found by a passerby before 11 a.m., though the time of the crash is unknown, occurring sometime after 2:40 a.m.
A 73-year-old man is dead and the Ontario Special Investigations Unit is investigating after a dispute that began when the man assaulted an employee at Easton s Valu-Mart in Minden on the morning of July 15, after the employee requested that he put on a f
The Haliburton Highlands Green Burial Society has received a grant of nearly $5,000 from the Haliburton County Development Corporation through its 2020 Local Initiatives Program, which the society will use to upgrade its website to provide ...
Those not near a radio at the precise time may have missed Dr. Norm Bottum explain COVID-19 masks to host Barry Wilhelm, or Terry Moore discuss shoreline bugs and lake health, or Kate Butler and Paul Vorvis talk about how the Spanish flu affected the 1919
Haliburton County council will proceed with the purchase and installation of audiovisual equipment for council chambers so that when in-person meetings resume, they will be broadcast publicly on the internet.
Isaac Little, this year s Male Athlete of the Year for Haliburton Highlands Secondary School, is an inspiring force for teammates and coaches, appreciated for his athletic prowess, and the way he carried himself off and on the track, trail or ice.
The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge district health unit s board of health has unanimously supported a letter from the Simcoe-Muskoka district health unit that calls for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit to roll into a guaranteed basic monthly income
Changes are coming to what is permitted at gravesites in Dysart et al as well as how interactions between cemetery visitors and site staff are handled following a video message posted on Facebook by Dulce Acero on June 13.
Highland Storm player Hunter Hamilton is excited to see the Toronto Maple Leafs play and share the ice with his hockey hero, Mitch Marner, thanks to an opportunity offered through the Scotiabank Skaters contest.
Sometimes it s as simple as making someone a cup of tea, says hospice volunteer Tina Koskelo. Koskelo is one of more than 50 dedicated volunteers who are the backbone of the hospice services in Haliburton County
Rachel Churko has undeniable energy as she talks about the growth she experienced professionally and emotionally since she started leading her crew of painters for Rachel Churko Painting Services under the Student Works Painting banner three years ago.
YMCA Wanakita, a space known to some local kids for its strawberry social, Breakfast with Santa event, or day and summer camps is about to become much more familiar. The camp has announced a Forest School program, intended to open this fall.