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Tuesday, February 18, 2020
After much discussion and a recorded 3-2 vote, councillors chose from three options presented by acting fire chief Chris Baughman, voting to restrict the use of consumer fireworks to holidays...
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Residents concerned and interested in a shoreline protection draft bylaw, many of them associated with the building industry or lakefront property owners, filled the visitors gallery at county council for a discussion of the bylaw ...
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
The provincial Ministry of Solicitor General confirmed on Thursday, Feb. 13 that eight dogs have been removed from a property in Minden.
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
New equipment at both the Minden and Haliburton sites of Haliburton Highlands Health Services is helping health professionals more easily take care of patients.
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
The following are brief reports of items discussed during a Feb. 11 regular meeting of Highlands East council.
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Sixteen people, 13 of them residents of Haliburton County, are facing numerous charges after a nine-month investigation targeting individuals responsible for trafficking cocaine into the Haliburton area from the Greater Toronto Area.
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Police were called to a residence in Minden Hills on Jan. 22 to investigate potential animal cruelty.
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
The Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario plans to continue its job action this week that will see ETFO members in Haliburton County on picket lines on Tuesday, Feb. 11 and Thursday Feb. 13, as the teachers union and Ford government continue ...
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
In the year to come, the Haliburton Village Business Improvement Area, or BIA, will continue putting its money into the initiatives designed to liven the downtown: flower baskets, sculptures, winter decorations, Colourfest, the Santa Claus Parade ...
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
YMCA Wanakita, a space known to some local kids for its strawberry social, Breakfast with Santa event, or day and summer camps is about to become much more familiar. The camp has announced a Forest School program, intended to open this fall.
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Young adults in the Highlands are getting an opportunity to connect with one another and engage with the community through the newly formed Rotaract Club.
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
More than just bacon and scrambled eggs was served at the Haliburton Highlands Chamber of Commerce breakfast on Feb. 11 at West Guilford s Medeba.
Friday, February 21, 2020
Lunar Bloom needs your vote to win the CBC spotlight contest with their popular love song, Sweater.
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Rachel Churko has undeniable energy as she talks about the growth she experienced professionally and emotionally since she started leading her crew of painters for Rachel Churko Painting Services under the Student Works Painting banner three years ago.
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Haliburton Echo photographer Darren Lum is one of three finalists for the Photographer of the Year award and columnist Steve Galea is up for the Humour Columnist of the Year honour in the Better Newspapers Competition run by the OCNA.
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Fleming College president Maureen Adamson said she was honoured to be at the inaugural Pride flag raising at Haliburton School of Art + Design, but that she wished it would have happened sooner.
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Haliburton County council will undertake a wider, more in-depth public consultation process on a draft enhanced shoreline preservation bylaw that may include the creation of a sub-committee, councillors decided during a packed meeting on Feb. 26.
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Dysart et al s septic re-inspection program will no longer require residents to perform mandatory pump-outs of their septic systems, and there will be some other revisions to the process as well.
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Anyone with an interest in the county s tourism activities may wish to attend a town hall meeting at the Haliburton Legion on the evening of Tuesday, March 3.
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Within days of a display dedicated to works by Black-Canadians being set up in the library at Haliburton Highlands Secondary School to recognize Black History Month, Brother, by David Chariandry, was signed out by a student.
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Phase six of the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario job action was announced Feb. 24 offering a reprieve from strike action but noting teachers will do only their scheduled teaching and supervision assignments ...
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
A roof leak and subsequent evacuation of Highland Wood long-term care home last year, which relocated residents to facilities across the region, left some of those involved feeling traumatized and distrustful of Haliburton Highlands Health Services ...
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Clothing, small appliances, old clocks, bikes, jewelry, electronics, lamps, lamps and more lamps in need of some tender care are being gathered in anticipation of the second SIRCH Repair Café event ...
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Sometimes it s as simple as making someone a cup of tea, says hospice volunteer Tina Koskelo. Koskelo is one of more than 50 dedicated volunteers who are the backbone of the hospice services in Haliburton County
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
The demolition of the S.G. Nesbitt Memorial Arena in Minden this past winter has provided a boon to arena bookings in neighbouring Dysart and Highlands East this winter.
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