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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
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
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.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Funding from the province will pay for designs to rehabilitate the Drag River Bridge. On May 8, local MPP Laurie Scott announced the Municipality of Dysart et al would receive $22,530 for the project as part of the Connecting Links program.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Should Kilcoo Camp in Minden remain closed this summer due to the spread of the novel coronavirus in Ontario, it would be the first time in the camp s 88-year history it experienced a closure the camp remained open through the Second World War and throu
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
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 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.
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 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.
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.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Haliburton Highlands Health Services confirmed on May 13 that tests of the staff and residents at Highland Wood and Hyland Crest long-term care homes have come back negative.
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Representatives of the county s business community say there is cautious optimism from among their membership following the province s decision to begin stage one of the reopening process this week.
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
It is no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has been affecting Canada s economy in an unprecedented way.
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, people everywhere are finding new ways to connect with and maintain the communities they were part of in the pre-pandemic world.
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
When everyone is being led away from danger, it s the paramedics who race to it and help. Take this week to thank the 49 emergency responders, who are always there for us in Haliburton County, during this year s Paramedic Services Week.
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
A new initiative called Puppy Paw s Pantry, started by local chef and mom Cheryl-Ann Haywood, is providing dog food free of charge to those in need amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Faye Adamson and Ryan Mortell were coworkers and friends first, before starting a six-year partnership in a manner befitting these times of physical distancing: through a window between their adjacent offices.
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Marinas were among the Ontario businesses that were allowed to reopen on Saturday, following an announcement by the provincial government on May 14.
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
On May 12, the Trillium Lakelands District School Board held its committee of the whole meeting via remote video conference, discussing matters including COVID-19, budgets, and graduation. The meeting was live streamed to the public on the board s website
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
On Nov. 9, in 1918, The Globe newspaper ran an obituary for Dr. E. K. Henderson, a well-known Toronto physician who had died in Haliburton.
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
A restriction that has been in place for weeks banning fires in Ontario s restricted fire zone, which includes Haliburton County, was lifted as of May 16 by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Last week the provincial government reopened its parks and conservation reserves for limited day use, while camping remains prohibited.
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Although the province is working to redeploy education sector workers in other fields during the coronavirus pandemic, Trillium Lakelands District School Board staff have already been assigned work ...
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Jamie Schmale, Member of Parliament for Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock, held a virtual town hall on the topic of better rural internet access via video conferencing software Zoom on May 20.
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