Tuesday, November 27, 2018
During the time of year when many people are buying gifts, the Giving Tuesday global movement is bringing attention to donating and volunteering.
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
An evening of hilarity, festivity and song brought people together at the Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion on a cold and drizzly Saturday night to raise money for Fuel for Warmth.
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
When it comes to navigating the political landscape under Premier Doug Ford, Ontario municipalities should expect the unexpected, says David O Brien.
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Two Haliburton Highlands Secondary School students Josie Quigley and Kurtis Adams were part of a contingent of 14 students who visited Ottawa on the trip facilitated by MP Jamie Schmale s office from Oct. 21 to 23.
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Planner surveyor engineer Greg Bishop is planning to construct student housing for the Haliburton School of Art + Design Fleming College campus.
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
The presence of the emerald ash borer hasn t been confirmed in Haliburton yet, but the invasive wood-boring beetle has been identified in Muskoka and City of Kawartha Lakes and it s just a matter of time before the insect establishes itself here.
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
The Ford government has tabled legislation proposing changes to firefighting services, legislation that is welcome news to small communities across Ontario including the municipalities of Haliburton County.
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
With snowfall in the county beginning in earnest last week, residents may want to remember that if their parked vehicles interfere with snow removal operations, those vehicles can be towed.
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
This year s Red Hawks hockey team is looking to winning off the ice by giving an assist to the community organization, the Heat Bank Haliburton County.
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
See the splendour and hear the iconic music to the annual showcase of ballet talent the Highlands has to offer in the Heritage Ballet presents the Nutcracker at the Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion the first weekend of December.
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Beloved magical nanny Mary Poppins is coming to Haliburton next summer, opening the 20th season of the Highlands Summer Festival with a musical the whole family will enjoy.
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Last week marked the final Dysart et al and Haliburton County council meetings for longtime Mayor (previously Reeve) Murray Fearrey. Fearrey, who s held municipal office for more than four decades, received a standing ovation at the conclusion of a Nov. 2
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Algonquin Highlands Deputy Mayor Liz Danielsen will be warden of Haliburton County for 2019, or at least in all likelihood.
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
The Haliburton Highlands Land Trust has selected three environmentalists as this year s Enviro-Heroes.
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
The new novel A Child is a Piece of Paper is shining a light on the dark truth behind Canada s residential schools. It s the debut novel for Lance Crossley, who worked two years for the Haliburton County Echo and the Minden Times starting in 2004.
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Highlands East last week became the first municipality in the county to opt-in to allowing cannabis retail stores within their municipality.
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Dysart council chambers was crowded with people who came to welcome the new council at their inauguration ceremony on Dec. 3.
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Surrounded by community members, municipal staff and rows of students from Wilberforce Elementary School, the Highlands East 2018-2022 council was sworn into office on Dec. 6.
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Our little community is a lot like the Highland Storm Walkers Home Hardware Peewee hockey team. Small, but with a great heart for helping out.
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Zach Silverstein remembers a childhood spent in part on Kushog Lake, where his family had a cottage until 2009. Many of my best childhood memories took place in Haliburton suiting up in tall boots and a safari hat, binoculars in hand to go frog hunt
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Barry Devolin is best known locally for serving as the riding s MP for 11 years, but politics isn t the core of his interest. He says he sees himself primarily as a traveller, who spent some time in politics. His interest started in his teens when he vi
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
CEO Carolyn Plummer expressed grief and condolences at the passing of Peter Fearrey, who worked for HHHS for 43 years, and was director of facilities and special projects.
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Tickets for the Haliburton Highlands Health Services Foundation s seventh annual Cash for Care lottery fundraiser are now available.
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Seven Williams Treaties First Nations have reached a negotiated settlement agreement for the Alderville Litigation with the federal and provincial government.
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Councillor Cec Ryall was elected to the deputy mayor position after being nominated by Councillor Cam McKenzie, and given a vote of support from Mayor Dave Burton. Councillor Suzanne Partridge, who has held the position since 2010, was also nominated for
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