Tuesday, September 27, 2016
By next year Haliburton residents will be able to order a burger at A&W restaurant or pump gas at a new Esso station on County Road 21.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
The recipe for WRD s success has much to do with Bill Dewey s reputation and full-service approach, making competitor such as Airbnb a non-issue for the local entrepreneur.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
A maple-infused business in Haliburton will continue its tradition of making maple wine as Moon Shadows Estate Winery and Maple Moon changes ownership.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Wilberforce citizen group People Before Profits is riding high following a story in the Toronto Star highlighting their work to attract a new bank or credit union to the hamlet.
Monday, August 29, 2016
The history of Robinson s General Store cannot be told without first hearing the history of Dorset.
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
All you need is love, sang John Lennon. And maybe a video or two. Two local businesswomen have made dozens, believing go local is more than just a slogan. It s a commitment.
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
When Greg Luck and Abby Hagerman were camping across Canada this past spring, they were also hard at work promoting their new business.
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Founded as a mercantile, it was taken over by Fredrick George Agnew in the 1930s and has been serving the residents and cottagers of Wilberforce for nearly 100 years.
Thursday, July 28, 2016
When local artist April Gates decided to move her home and business to the hamlet of Donald, she was excited about the offerings her new neighbourhood would bring.
Thursday, July 28, 2016
The Lady of the Lake has a calm and unassuming presence. Unlike some boats she s not loud and fast but rather, as her name would suggest, graceful, elegant and classic.
Monday, July 25, 2016
The owner of Haliburton s Home Hardware, Jerry Walker, has his sights set on a new store for his business.
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Since opening in May 2015, County Coffee has roasted more than 1,500 pounds of beans, delivering to customers such as Rhubarb, Bark Lake, Stouffer Mill, and selling retail from Abbey Gardens the company s home base. A bean pops. Then another.
Monday, July 18, 2016
Stone 21 is aiming to broaden its appeal, keeping the original clientele of Heatherwood with its classic entrees, while finding a new audience with a range of appetizers, vegan and vegetarian options and later hours.
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Scotiabank s district vice-president for central east Ontario was mocked for his scripted non-answers during a meeting with residents of Wilberforce July 12.
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
It s an hour after closing time and SIRCH Community Services Thrift Warehouse prepares to re-open its doors. The Stan Russell jazz trio warms up. Sin a Bit Bakery arranges mini cupcakes.
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
More than 20 years ago, Haliburton County resident Val Balaski struggled to earn a living as one of the first wellness practitioners of reflexology, reiki, and massage in Haliburton County therapies that were considered outside of mainstream medicine...
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
After news that the Wilberforce Scotiabank will be closing its doors as of January, Wilberforce is rallying to put their money where their mouth is in a bank that understands small-town values
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Scotiabank s branches in Wilberforce and Maynooth will be closing as of January with operations consolidating in the Bancroft branch.
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
With a new menu and new management, downtown Haliburton s Highland Restaurant and Bar is gearing up for a busy summer.
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Haliburton s Cole Rowden is moving forward with his business partners on making his venture getWyred a reality after having his business selected as a winner of the small business contest smOffice held this spring.
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Fast food chain A&W has set its sights on Haliburton, with a representative telling the Echo that a restaurant might be constructed in the area sometime in the next year.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
There isn t a face or name that Bill Burden doesn t know. The owner of the West Guilford Shopping Centre for the past 33 years, he greets everyone with a smile, wave or a hello and doesn t see retirement in his future anytime soon.