Tuesday, October 16, 2018
The following are brief reports of items discussed at the Oct. 3 meeting of Highlands East council.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Haliburton County Development Corporation continues to have the largest investment fund of the 269 Community Futures Development Corporations in Canada, attendees of the annual general meeting heard on Oct. 11 at Camp Wanakita.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
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Tuesday, October 16, 2018
County residents gathered in the great hall at Fleming College campus the evening of Oct. 11 to observe an all-candidates meeting featuring the mayoral and deputy mayoral candidates of the county s lower-tier municipalities.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Recreational marijuana becomes legal nationwide this week, making Canada only the second country in the world to allow adults to purchase, possess, share, grow or prepare products of recreational cannabis.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Andrea Mueller had even more reason to smile after finishing a five minute shopping spree and taking home $1,397.56 worth of groceries.
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
St. George s Anglican Church wanted to support youth of Haliburton County with the proceeds from this year s barbecue roast beef dinner.
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Maureen Adamson, Fleming College s new president, visited Haliburton School of Art + Design on Thursday, Oct. 4.
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit is promoting a series of free quit-smoking support programs coming this fall to Haliburton County, Northumberland County and the City of Kawartha Lakes. The Smoking Treatment for Ontario Patients
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Last fall, United Way for City of Kawartha Lakes and Community Living held an event called a Day of Caring. People pitched in to build several more garden plots, some of them elevated off the ground to improve accessibility. They have also installed a wal
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Set against the backdrop of trees and surrounded by the song of birds, sits a 2,500-square-foot well-cared-for back-split bungalow. After the leaves fall in autumn, the property on Ridgeview Road has an expansive view of the northwest side of Haliburton.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Those elected to the next term of council in Dysart et al will have challenging questions to answer about how to manage the closure of the Haliburton landfill and transition to a transfer station.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Highlands East environmental supervisor Stewart Hurd was surprised to receive a letter from Waste Connections of Canada noting that the municipality could face additional fees for contaminated recycling ...
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Though cyanobacteria have been around for over 2.5 billion years, we re still learning about how best to deal with accumulations of the photosynthetic bacteria, groupings known as blue-green algae blooms.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
It s likely that most of the televisions in Wilberforce will be tuned in to CBC next week when the hamlet makes its nationwide debut on Still Standing.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
William Savage s trial has been deferred. On Oct. 19, an application was granted for the adjournment of the Savage trial, which was to be held Oct. 22. Savage is a Fenelon Falls man charged with the murder of David Palmer, whose remains were found in
Monday, October 29, 2018
Six years ago, a collision between an ATV and a metal gate left a 19-year-old dead and his family has been left with questions ever since.
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Murray Fearrey, the long-time mayor of Dysart et al, lost the election, but hasn t given up on the community he calls home.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Committee members heard a presentation from Rebecca Mackenzie, president of the Ontario Culinary Tourism Alliance about the continued and growing importance of food-based tourism in the province.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Voters delivered a major change to Dysart et al council on Monday, Oct. 22, electing several new councillors and changing up the head of council.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Three invasive plants top the county weed inspector s list of potentially troublesome plants: phragmites, wild parsnip and Japanese knotweed.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Winners were announced on Oct. 22 in municipal elections across the province, including Haliburton County. Read the results here.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
A few weeks before the Canadian government passed the Cannabis Act, making the purchase and consumption of the drug legal, CARP s Haliburton branch held an information session at the fish hatchery.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
As the leaves change colour and the temperature begins to drop, we are reminded that winter is just around the corner. The third annual Share the Warmth coat drive kicks off this week in Haliburton and Minden. A joint initiative of SIRCH Community Servic
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
New deputy mayor Pat Kennedy is looking forward to serving Dysart et al with mayor elect Andrea Roberts.
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