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Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Last week, on Tuesday afternoon, a procession of cars gathered at the Eagle Lake Country Market, the drivers and passengers greeting each other with a smile or wave or kind word at a distance ...
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Demand for mental health services is on the rise as Ontarians head into the eighth week since the state of emergency was called due to the coronavirus pandemic on March 17.
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
The provincial government s decision to allow some construction activities to resume was good news for the Haliburton County Home Builders Association, which issued a press release on Friday, May 1 praising the decision.
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
All long-term care residents and staff have been tested for COVID-19 at Haliburton Highlands Health Services facilities as part of a directive of the Ontario government.
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
I had never been more excited for any job, ever. Moving out to the Highlands for the summer and pursuing my love of journalism with an internship at the Haliburton Echo was like a dream come true.
Friday, May 1, 2020
All June graduation ceremonies throughout the Trillium Lakelands District School Board will be postponed, the director of education announced in a letter to the community on May 1.
Friday, May 1, 2020
The provincial government s decision to permit some construction activities to resume was good news for the Haliburton County Home Builders Association, which issued a press release on Friday, May 1 praising the decision.
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
School staff have been adapting quickly to changes to the education system, and continue to work through challenges distance learning presents, a spokesperson for Trillium Lakelands District School Board said.
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
In a photo she posted online, Minden Hills Deputy Mayor Lisa Schell shows how she attended a county council meeting participating in a way she hasn t before: feet up on a reclining chair in her living room with her dog Gucci curled up beside her.
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Efforts to improve the landscape around Silver Beach condominiums has landed a committee of residents the honour of being the first recipients of the Lake Kashagawigamog Organization s Conservation Award.
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Answering common landfill questions. Jenn W asks: Where do I put my milk cartons?
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Alongside working on her regular Grade 10 school assignments due now, Olivia Melle has been thinking to the future.
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
All June graduations throughout the Trillium Lakelands District School Board will be postponed, the director of education announced in a letter to the community on May 1.
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
The Municipality of Dysart et al will be postponing changes to its septic re-inspection program until 2021 in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, councillors decided during a May 5 meeting.
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Residents returning to their cottages are being asked by Premier Doug Ford and municipal politicians to enjoy the long weekend in a more low-key fashion. No big gatherings, no outdoor fires, no fireworks.
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
The Municipality of Dysart et al will strike a COVID-19 community recovery committee, councillors supporting the creation of that committee during a May 5 meeting. Regular meetings of municipal councils in Haliburton County were suspended in mid-March
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
All of Extendicare-Haliburton s residents and staff have tested negative for the coronavirus, and Haliburton Highlands Health Services is awaiting a few remaining tests, but has so far also had all negative test results at its two homes.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Dogs and their human owners alike are exhaling in relief as businesses offering dog grooming services are opening their doors again. On May 11, Dysart et al s Emergency Control Group released a statement after meeting to discuss new information from th
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Baked and Battered had only just reopened from their winter hiatus in March when the coronavirus pandemic hit and Premier Doug Ford ordered all restaurant dining areas closed.
Friday, May 8, 2020
These last few months have been trying times for all. We were initially told the closures and restrictions would only be a couple of weeks, but as the reality of the COVID-19 pandemic became clearer, it was necessary for the Province to continue with the
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
It took little convincing to get Len Pizzey to agree to write the second edition of the Profiles of the Presidents book for the Rotary Club of Haliburton. At the club s 75th anniversary gala in 2019, then-president Ted Brandon floated the idea past ...
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Pulling out scraps of wood with her likeness from a tin container, painter Rossana Dewey s series of self-portraits made during the pandemic reveal the emotions she s gone through, one day at a time.
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Surrounded by nearly 50 donated bikes of various sizes and styles some with tassels, some with baskets in his front yard, Blake Paton says he s happy with the response from the community to his initiative to get people riding.
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Haliburton County organizations are getting an injection of $20,000 thanks to a federal grant distributed through the United Way for the City of Kawartha Lakes.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Councillors for Dysart et al are considering an updated canine control bylaw for the municipality which eliminates the requirement for dog tags and registration, and could incorporate muzzle orders for dogs considered to be dangerous.
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