Saturday, July 11, 2015
It all started with Bill Campbell s desire to give back to the community. The owner of Curry Chevrolet in Haliburton is having his long-time friend and Juno award-winning singer-songwriter, Ron Sexsmith and his band, perform an admission-free concert at t
Thursday, June 4, 2015
Your morning drive to work, that first cup of coffee and the reeve s report will no longer be the same, as a familiar voice that floated across the radio airwaves during the early morning hours has broadcasted for the last time.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
After taking the stage with hundreds in the Pan Am Games opening ceremonies Dawson Hutchings can say he has fulfilled a lifelong dream.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Sonny Cook riffles through the back seat of her car looking for her notes and some food ahead of her lunch hour interview with the newspaper. There are bags and papers in front seat and back a symptom of a life full of hustle and bustle.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Writer David Franks of Baysville tells his story to the audience at Tall Pine Tales in Haliburton with glee. Its careful construction and easy rhythm keeps listeners tuned in and they laugh right on cue. Franks was one of nine writers from Muskoka and th
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
I recently walked the Sculpture Forest over the at the college in the early morning and found myself contemplating our capacity as human beings for being creative.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
I recently walked the Sculpture Forest over the at the college in the early morning and found myself contemplating our capacity as human beings for being creative.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Darlene Buckingham and Shawn Arscott thought they were leaving nuclear power and uranium behind when they moved their lives from Pickering to Tory Hill in 2006.
Thursday, April 24, 2014
A diva, an angel and a Canadian officer.
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Bigger and better is how it is done at the Haliburton School of the Arts. A component of the Sir Sandford Fleming College, the HSTA campus in Glebe Park is well known for its summer arts program. This year, there are 50 new weeklong courses...
Monday, June 23, 2014
Cassandra Hart has released her second book about her gift, which she discovered in her 20s, but didn t actively pursue until she was in her 40s.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Down the Tamarack Lake Road past where the pavement meets the gravel, after you ve rounded corners lined with thick forest and a few country lots, you ll find an old farmhouse surrounded by flourishing hydrangeas and trumpeting day lilies.
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
This blend of past and present is from the By Hand exhibition by artist and Haliburton School of the Arts instructor Elinor Whidden on at Rails End Gallery until Oct. 11.
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
It takes a quarter of a skein of yarn and a few hours to make a difference for a woman in need of a breast prosthesis.
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
The one-night variety show on Saturday at the Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion in Haliburton raised a record $18,152 (more was donated since the cheque presentation) for Fuel for Warmth, a charitable organization that provides emergency assistance
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
There s a new club in town that s easy to join, has no meetings and provides the most delicious food. The Bread and Bagel Club is a creative initiative started by Janine Papadopoulos of Into the Blue Bakery.
Monday, January 4, 2016
If you enjoy embarking on adventures, learning about new places and humming along to a tune, a new speaker series launching this week might pique your interest.
Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Haliburton resident Sean Pennylegion will take people back in time to when the train was king in an upcoming talk presented by Friends of the Rail Trail.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
The Nutcracker ballet has become a staple performance for the community of Haliburton, and this year a new and exciting feature is being added to the annual tradition.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
There was raucus applause when the Highlands Summer Festival artistic producer Scot Denton announced this upcoming summer lineup of five performances to the packed crowd on Sunday at the McKeck s restaurant in Haliburton.
Friday, October 9, 2015
This November the Highlands Little Theatre will be hosting the Eastern Ontario Drama League s Festival of One-Act Plays, showcasing theatre groups from across the region in Haliburton County.
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Many years ago, journalist Linden MacIntyre stood watching as the site of a massacre a family home in Lebanon was excavated. Boys in their early teens stood beside him, looking on as body parts were pulled from the rubble. Their faces were like masks
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
An unexplained murder in a rural farm town, a peculiar secretary with an uncanny strength and a loveless husband and wife stuck on a deserted country road.
Thursday, November 12, 2015
A special meeting of Dysart council held on Nov. 10 brought forth lots of questions, comments and a few fireworks from councillors directed at John Teljeur and Wolfgang Siebert regarding a proposal to transform a golf course into a site for music festival
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Since its inception in 2009, Abbey Gardens has been growing and its produce includes more than just veggies. Each year, the sustainable living centre adds something new, fostering businesses and expanding its programming.
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