Tuesday, October 1, 2019
The following are brief reports of items discussed at the Sept. 26 meeting of the Haliburton Highlands Health Services board.
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Converting more library branches to book depots or reducing operating hours at some branches were among the ideas broached during a budget-focused meeting of the Haliburton County Public Library board on Sept. 25.
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
For more than two decades, the Great Haliburton Feed Company has been taking in stray animals, giving them shelter and finding them new families, placing thousands of pets in loving homes.
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
A group of residents along Redkenn Road is asking that the Municipality of Dysart et al turn a section of the road that was turned to gravel from a hard surface in 2018 back to hardtop.
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
The following are updates on upcoming court proceedings.
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Work-to-rule began Sept. 30 for CUPE members, which includes educational assistants, clerical staff, custodians and library staff across the province, including the Trillium Lakelands District School Board...
Monday, September 30, 2019
In the first hours after a massive stroke affected one third of Barb Thibault s brain, her doctor told her husband that she d be dead within 36 hours.
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Haliburton Highlands Secondary School teacher Rebeka Borgdorff said the school s literacy initiative has the ability to change lives, with a $4,000 donation from the Rotary Club of Haliburton.
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Earl Covert, roads superintendent, approached council with a need to hire an additional full-time, general equipment operator, saying, we re short-handed, big-time.
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
It s always important to celebrate your achievements along the way of a long project, said Pamela Marsales, Toronto-Algonquin Greenway co-ordinator, on Sept. 17 at the Rails End Gallery and Arts Centre as she announced the TAG Summit being hosted to bring
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Carrolyn Shorey remembers playing with hair, and creating her first French braid, when she was as young as five years old. Even growing up, my cousins, everybody was always getting me to braid, she said. When I was younger, I was constantly braiding
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Canadian history includes more than peacekeeping, the underground railroad, or a global reputation for inclusiveness and multiculturalism. There is a darker past that was revealed through the Truth and Reconciliation Commission ...
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
The Municipality of Dysart et al will keep heavy equipment out of Head Lake Park in order to reduce damage to its surface, as well as mitigate drainage issues.
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Candidates to represent Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock in the federal election say their parties have plans to reduce financial pressure for seniors.
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Last week, county council approved a goal of creating 750 new rental units in Haliburton County over the next 20 years. What s the plan for reaching that goal?
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
While last week it looked as though schools in the Trillium Lakelands District School Board would be closed to classes Monday, weekend negotiations between the province and the Canadian Union of Public Employees saw a tentative deal struck, meaning it s b
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Carloads of people driving along scenic routes alongside trees bright and full with colourful leaves slowed as they approached Studio Tour signs dotted along the landscape throughout the county last weekend. The signs, each marked with a different letter,
Thursday, October 10, 2019
The Lady Archers of Ontario events continue to sell out in Haliburton, with 55 women signing up most recently at the Haliburton Highlands Outdoors Association.
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Beech bark disease, a quick-spreading, highly destructive threat continues to be a challenge to manage throughout the county. In his report to county council on Sept. 25, the county s forest conservation bylaw officer James Rogers said landowners are taki
Friday, October 4, 2019
The phone was ringing off the hook at Wee Care in Haliburton on Thursday after Trillium Lakelands District School Board advised parents to find alternate childcare for Monday, Oct. 7 in case of a CUPE strike.
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
After 32 years, the annual Haliburton County Studio Tour has undergone a host of new changes, including a new logo, a sponsorship program and rebranding, as it is now known as The Studio Tour Haliburton Highlands. The tour, which is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Susanne James has been a potter for about a decade, falling in love with the craft after taking a beginners class with Barbara Joy Peel at Haliburton School of the Arts.
Thursday, October 3, 2019
Trillium Lakelands District School Board is asking parents and guardians to make alternate childcare arrangements in case of a strike that may begin on Monday, Oct. 7.
Friday, October 4, 2019
The Trillium Lakelands District School Board announced Friday morning the closure of all TLDSB schools starting Monday, Oct. 7 in the event of a Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) strike.
Thursday, October 10, 2019
Cars and trucks lined Mountain Street and packed the parking lot outside St. George s Anglican Church on Oct. 5 for the annual barbecue beef dinner, which each year raises funds for a community initiative.
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