Tuesday, August 13, 2019
The landscape for recyclables is changing, with costs likely to go up for municipalities. On Thursday, Aug. 8, members of Dysart et al s environment and climate change committee heard from two companies that handle local recycling about the pressures they
Monday, August 12, 2019
When the Municipality of Highlands East chose their first Senior of the Year last year, Hilda Clark was the obvious choice. Heavily involved in myriad aspects of life in Wilberforce and Haliburton County, she has had a hand in shaping the community as it
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
I would have never thought so many people would be so supportive of it. It s really cool to see that this whole town has my back and everything. It s really nice. Honestly, I wasn t expecting such a response, but it s been bigger than anything I ve ever
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
There are marathons and then there are ultramarathons. The obvious difference between them is the distance, with ultras being anything over 42.2 kilometres, but there is much more to it. Running more than 20 hours through the rugged terrain of the High
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
For the fourth year running, Minden will have a week filled with fun, inclusive activities and events for all to enjoy in the name of LGBTQ pride.
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Our communities and our health-care system relies on unpaid caregivers the spouses, adult children, friends and neighbours who step up to provide care for loved ones.
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
This September there will be a series of firsts at the Haliburton Forest Wild Life Reserve. From the Forest s first ever gravel bike race, dubbed the 8 Hours of Hurt n in Haliburton, to its first-time organizer, Marc Sinclair.
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
The proposed Haliburton Highlands Ontario Health Team has made it through the first round of self-assessments, according to an announcement on July 18 by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Folk music isn t always played by a solo musician at the microphone strumming on a guitar; it can also include elements of hip hop, funk, blues and roots.
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
The Highlands Opera Studio didn t come to Haliburton County in 2007 with humble beginnings.
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
The last day before vacation often requires so much energy, it s a good reminder of why a vacation is necessary: squeezing in everything that can be done in the office before packing bags, loading the car with kids, pets and everything else ...
Monday, August 19, 2019
Local doctor Nell Thomas said she s receiving an increasing number of inquiries from patients about marijuana now that the drug is legal for recreational use in Canada. But the increased access has not corresponded with increased education on the risks in
Monday, August 19, 2019
Tom Hodgson s family tree includes some of the earliest educators, politicians and farmers in Haliburton County. His great-grandparents arrived in the area as early as 1864 and were heavily involved in the community and developing many of the institutions
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
A photo depicting the rusted out shell of a TTC streetcar in the woods located off Kennaway Road in Haliburton posted on Twitter by Josh Matlow, a Toronto city councillor, on Monday, Aug. 19 caused a minor online stir, garnering close to 1,500 likes ...
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
The Haliburton County Development Corporation and the County of Haliburton are each receiving funding for projects through the province s Rural Economic Development (RED) program, administered through the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Provincial Constable Michael Melnychuk of the Haliburton Highlands OPP said in the last two weeks, police received reports of one vehicle stolen in Dysart et al, items taken from two motor vehicles in Dysart et al and items stolen from one vehicle in Mi
Friday, August 23, 2019
A 31-year-old woman is in hospital in Toronto with serious injuries following an ATV crash on Highland Street in Haliburton Village on the evening of Aug. 22.
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
The provincial government will proceed with municipal funding cuts in 2020, Premier Doug Ford confirmed during the annual Association of Municipalities conference in Ottawa last week.
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
An introductory course on how to find, identify and harvest wild edible mushrooms is a new addition to the Yours Outdoors experiences offered.
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
There s no one quite like Bill Gliddon. It was a sentiment expressed by family, friends and members of the community who attended a celebration held on the lawn of St. George s Anglican Church on Aug. 11 in honour of Gliddon s 80th birthday.
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Council has approved a rezoning of land designated for the rebuilding of the Bark Lake recreation centre that was destroyed by fire in 2016. The area will include space close to the shoreline for cottages, and an adjacent parking area. Existing separate b
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
The loss of financial support from the Ontario Arts Council has made 2019 an extremely challenging year for the Highlands Opera Studio, its general director Valerie Kuika said.
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Councillors on the county s roads committee would like to see the data collected by the county s digital radar traffic signs analyzed and if it s demonstrated that certain areas present systemic speeding issues, have that information passed to the OPP.
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the passing of Charlie Robb, who, alongside his wife Sheila and other growers, brought together the first Garlic Festival, held in Carnarvon, in 2008. Within two weeks of that festival, the Haliburton County Garlic
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
On Aug. 4 shortly before midnight, the Haliburton Highlands OPP responded to an all-terrain vehicle collision on Boice Bradley Drive in Dysart et al.
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