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Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Baked and Battered had only just reopened from their winter hiatus in March when the coronavirus pandemic hit and Premier Doug Ford ordered all restaurant dining areas closed.
Friday, May 8, 2020
These last few months have been trying times for all. We were initially told the closures and restrictions would only be a couple of weeks, but as the reality of the COVID-19 pandemic became clearer, it was necessary for the Province to continue with the
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Residents returning to their cottages are being asked by Premier Doug Ford and municipal politicians to enjoy the long weekend in a more low-key fashion. No big gatherings, no outdoor fires, no fireworks.
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
The Municipality of Dysart et al will be postponing changes to its septic re-inspection program until 2021 in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, councillors decided during a May 5 meeting.
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
The Municipality of Dysart et al will strike a COVID-19 community recovery committee, councillors supporting the creation of that committee during a May 5 meeting. Regular meetings of municipal councils in Haliburton County were suspended in mid-March
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Haliburton County organizations are getting an injection of $20,000 thanks to a federal grant distributed through the United Way for the City of Kawartha Lakes.
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Surrounded by nearly 50 donated bikes of various sizes and styles some with tassels, some with baskets in his front yard, Blake Paton says he s happy with the response from the community to his initiative to get people riding.
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Alongside working on her regular Grade 10 school assignments due now, Olivia Melle has been thinking to the future.
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
All June graduations throughout the Trillium Lakelands District School Board will be postponed, the director of education announced in a letter to the community on May 1.
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
It took little convincing to get Len Pizzey to agree to write the second edition of the Profiles of the Presidents book for the Rotary Club of Haliburton. At the club s 75th anniversary gala in 2019, then-president Ted Brandon floated the idea past ...
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Pulling out scraps of wood with her likeness from a tin container, painter Rossana Dewey s series of self-portraits made during the pandemic reveal the emotions she s gone through, one day at a time.
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
All of Extendicare-Haliburton s residents and staff have tested negative for the coronavirus, and Haliburton Highlands Health Services is awaiting a few remaining tests, but has so far also had all negative test results at its two homes.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Dogs and their human owners alike are exhaling in relief as businesses offering dog grooming services are opening their doors again. On May 11, Dysart et al s Emergency Control Group released a statement after meeting to discuss new information from th
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Last week the provincial government reopened its parks and conservation reserves for limited day use, while camping remains prohibited.
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
A restriction that has been in place for weeks banning fires in Ontario s restricted fire zone, which includes Haliburton County, was lifted as of May 16 by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Although the province is working to redeploy education sector workers in other fields during the coronavirus pandemic, Trillium Lakelands District School Board staff have already been assigned work ...
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
On May 12, the Trillium Lakelands District School Board held its committee of the whole meeting via remote video conference, discussing matters including COVID-19, budgets, and graduation. The meeting was live streamed to the public on the board s website
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Marinas were among the Ontario businesses that were allowed to reopen on Saturday, following an announcement by the provincial government on May 14.
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
On Nov. 9, in 1918, The Globe newspaper ran an obituary for Dr. E. K. Henderson, a well-known Toronto physician who had died in Haliburton.
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Representatives of the county s business community say there is cautious optimism from among their membership following the province s decision to begin stage one of the reopening process this week.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Councillors for Dysart et al are considering an updated canine control bylaw for the municipality which eliminates the requirement for dog tags and registration, and could incorporate muzzle orders for dogs considered to be dangerous.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Funding from the province will pay for designs to rehabilitate the Drag River Bridge. On May 8, local MPP Laurie Scott announced the Municipality of Dysart et al would receive $22,530 for the project as part of the Connecting Links program.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Should Kilcoo Camp in Minden remain closed this summer due to the spread of the novel coronavirus in Ontario, it would be the first time in the camp s 88-year history it experienced a closure the camp remained open through the Second World War and throu
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Haliburton Highlands Health Services confirmed on May 13 that tests of the staff and residents at Highland Wood and Hyland Crest long-term care homes have come back negative.
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, people everywhere are finding new ways to connect with and maintain the communities they were part of in the pre-pandemic world.
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