Seven-year-old Mazey Robinson of Lochlin beams proudly, sitting in a swivel chair at the Echo office, answering questions about how she and her family have collected 850 empty bottles and cans for the upcoming Haliburton Rotary Bottle Drive from 10 a.m.
Wayne Galloway, bylaw enforcement officer, said the current bylaw includes restrictions that would likely put every local property owner in violation of the rules including five different and distinct definitions of what waste material includes.
Local pet owners are reminded about upcoming low-cost rabies vaccination clinics being held in Haliburton County during the last week of September. The annual clinics are organized by local veterinarians in partnership with the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine
Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MPP and Ontario Labour Minister Laurie Scott is defending the Ford government s unprecedented use of the notwithstanding clause to override a judge s decision, allowing the provincial government to proceed with a reduction
He s still unforgettable, 21 years after a devastating accident claimed his life when he was just 18. The memory of Bob Sisson is still very much alive and the impact he made is still felt by people who lived in this community when he did.
Walt McKechnie is looking to retain his seat as Ward 5 councillor, which he s held for two terms. McKechnie credits the experience and growth gained in his past two careers as a professional hockey player and restaurant owner for helping guide him throug
Writing has been author Frances Itani s life s work. It has taken her around the world and into the inner worlds of her characters who occupy the pages of 17 books, including novels, short stories and children s books.
Highlands East council will be investigating whether a parking area can be made at the Lewis Road boat launch on Paudash Lake and asking staff to report back on all boat launches in the municipality regarding signage and parking.
Haliburton County offers an abundance of nature, a multi-point parish and a thriving arts community, which is exactly what Reverend Ken McClure, the newly appointed priest-in-charge of the Anglican Parish of Haliburton had on his wish list.
Malfunctioning septic systems are being found through Highlands East s reinspection program and so far property owners have been receptive to fixing the problems identified, said Laurie Devolin, chief building official, at a council meeting on Sept. 5.
Organizers of the Apple Sauce Project are once again collecting the county s apples and making it into sauce. The community initiative takes unused apples from local trees, transforms them into sauce, freezes it and distributes it to seniors and families
The Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario is taking legal action against the provincial government, seeking a court injunction against the repeal of the 2015 physical and health education curriculum, as well as the creation of a hotline where parent
While there was both support for and opposition to a proposed bylaw in Highlands East that would regulate short-term rentals, the vast majority of those who spoke at a public meeting on Aug. 29 spoke against the bylaw.
After hearing a presentation about the transit partnership between the Town of Innisfil and ride sharing company Uber, Haliburton County council passed a resolution to make contact with Uber and Innisfil for more information.
George McElroy has to remove framed photos of cherished piano, organ and singing teachers from the top of the seven-foot Steinway grand piano lovingly kept in his basement, in order to lift the lid of the instrument for a peek inside.
Under the practised hand of artist Mary Pal, the fibres of cheesecloth look remarkably like the wrinkles on the weathered face of a lighthouse keeper. They can also look like the scales of a fish, the mane of a horse, or the bark of a tree.
Andy Campbell and his accomplishments through the Haliburton County Development Corporation were celebrated on June 15 when the Pinestone Resort and Conference Centre filled with well-wishers for the executive director of HCDC as he retired.
There may not be any OFSAA (Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations) championship medals from which the Red Hawks senior doubles badminton team of Ben Schmidt and Owen Patterson-Smith will be able to look at with nostalgia years after ...
Volunteer Week is April 15 to 21. The Haliburton Highlands is fortunate to have many hundreds (if not thousands) of volunteers rolling up their sleeves and doing the difficult work of making the community shine.