Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Rotating one-day strikes are set to involve teachers at the county s high school, alternate education centre, and elementary schools on Tuesday, as the unions intensify job action over stalled negotiations with the province.
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
For many of Haliburton s downtown retailers, the winter season is a slower, at times stressful time of year, but one that can be weathered with careful planning and a dash of tenacity. The money earned in the summer needs to be managed to make it through
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Joe Carriere said trying to find parking in downtown Haliburton that would allow for his wife to safely exit the car and not have to then climb over a snowbank gave him such grief that he reached out with his concerns.
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Korey McKay is in the unique position of working in a job that didn t exist two years ago when she enrolled in a master s program that would eventually enable her to work in the role.
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
The Bark Creek Wetland Complex has been deemed provincially significant by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry. Municipal planner Chris Jones told councillors at a Jan. 14 meeting of Highlands East council that he had received notice of the
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
As a holiday project, a group of knitters decided this year they d put their needles together and whip up a batch of special creations especially useful for people with dementia, Alzheimer s and autism called twiddle muffs.
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
William Savage was sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole for 25 years on Dec. 3, after he was found guilty on Nov. 22 of one count of first-degree murder.
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
The tax rate increase in Dysart s draft 2020 budget is sitting at 3.65 per cent, with the budget scheduled to be passed at a council meeting at the end of the month.
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Some members of Haliburton County s tourism advisory committee, and the manager of one of the county s largest accommodators, continue to have concerns about the proposed use of online travel company TripAdvisor by the county s tourism department.
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
It s been more than 10 years since Matt Duchene was drafted third overall by the Colorado Avalanche, his favourite childhood hockey team, as an 18-year-old. There s been a lot of change since.
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Ever since Jay McIvor was 14, he s loved to eat. He parlayed this passion for food to his culinary journey allowing him to enrich his life with the flavours of the world.
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
School will be out this summer in a big way for Larry Hope. Hope, who s been director of the Trillium Lakelands District School Board for the past decade, announced last week that he will retire at the end of July, officially tendering his resignation
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
The municipality of Highlands East and County of Hastings might still work together to bring a doctor to the area through a joint recruiting project despite a previous recruit not working out.
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Haliburton County council cost approximately $133,500 to operate for 2019.
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Dysart et al Mayor Andrea Roberts was chosen by her colleagues as deputy warden of Haliburton County for 2020.
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
The first SIRCH Repair Cafe in Haliburton County finished with a 54.2 per cent repair rate, including 33.3 per cent of items that can still be fixed said event organizer Chris Varga.
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Haliburton Highlands Secondary School student Jessica Byers is taking her curling skills from Oshawa to the land of chocolate and clocks.
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Last week, the provincial government announced annual funding allocations for municipalities under both its Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund and Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund programs.
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
For the last 10 years, the members of Lemon Bucket Orkestra have travelled the world, bringing their high-energy Eastern European folk-punk dance party to venues big and small - and on Saturday, Feb. 8, they ll add the Haliburton Legion to that list.
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
The firefighters from Highlands East s Station 2 took over the Highlands Grove Community Centre on Saturday, Jan. 18, but they weren t there for training or to fight a fire.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Mapping wetlands is one of the first steps to providing them legal protection, prohibiting development that could hinder their ability to filter water, mitigate flooding, safeguard wildlife, and sequester carbon.
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Haliburton County residents can expect a 1.67 per cent increase on the upper tier portion of their tax bills for 2020.
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Nearly half of snowmobile fatalities in Ontario in the last 10 years occurred on frozen lakes or rivers; 45 per cent involved alcohol or drugs; and 34 per cent were in Central Region, which includes the Haliburton Highlands.
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Members of the elementary and secondary teachers unions were on the picket lines last Tuesday as the rotating one-day strikes hit Haliburton County simultaneously, affecting all schools at once.
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
The Haliburton County Youth Hub is holding its official opening ceremony.
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