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Tuesday, October 24, 2017
One concrete beam at a time, Jim O Connor and Tom Oliver are rehabilitating a building once known as The Chemical, honouring the original construction of the old manufacturing plant in Donald and slowly restoring it to the glory it once had.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
The story just wasn t working for author Jennifer Robson as she worked on her fifth novel, Goodnight from London. Set in England during the Second World War, the book initially followed a family of actors, but the story wasn t gelling.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
A large, dead root hangs from the rafters of the A-frame building at Fleming College, its limbs winding toward the floor below. It looks grubby and gnarled, its joints out of joint.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
To celebrate Canada s sesquicentennial, MP Jamie Schmale gave out special awards to community members in the riding.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Total Site Services Inc. held an open house at its Coaldale Road septic field on the Saturday of the holiday weekend to give residents of Haliburton County a better idea of what happens to their septage after their tank is pumped.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
A dozen years of stewardship were marked on Sunday evening when the Haliburton Highlands Land Trust held its annual fundraising banquet, thanking those who had donated land, money and volunteer hours to preserve 700 acres of forests and wetlands.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Sean Pennylegion remembers the day in September last year that he and fellow members of the Haliburton Refugee Sponsorship Committee (HRSC) waited at Toronto s Pearson airport for the Wiso family to arrive.
Thursday, October 19, 2017
The man who fled a traffic stop in Minden Hills on Tuesday has been charged with several offences.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Firefighters worked to contain a fire after it consumed a Parsons Road dwelling off of Eagle Lake Road in Haliburton on Monday, Oct. 23.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
The Municipality of Dysart et al will become the third of Haliburton County s four lower-tier municipalities to change the title of its head of council from reeve to mayor, and its deputy-reeve to deputy-mayor.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
The council for Dysart et al may soon be looking at a pay increase.
Friday, October 27, 2017
Haliburton s spookiest Halloween attraction will continue this year in a condensed version. Terror on Wonderland Road, which features creepy (at times flat-out scary) scenes to explore, will be up and running on Tuesday Halloween.
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
The province s gas tax program provides municipalities with money for transit, but does not fund start-ups or pilot projects.
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
The Duchenes are happy that Matt s coming home.
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
About a month remains before the Sears Haliburton store will be closed entirely.
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Highlands Opera Studio s general director Valerie Kuinka knew the timeline was going to be tight producing an original opera coinciding with Canada s 150th year, but after securing grant dollars and a composer with a compelling story ...
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Crisis services in Haliburton County and surrounding areas are in need of improvements to address gaps in coverage, according to two reports recently released by the Central East Local Health Integration Network.
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
The group of about a dozen seniors gathered in the lounge at Parklane Apartments came to the non-profit housing development at different times and different ages, from different places, for different reasons.
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
This year s film festival will be showcasing dance shorts instead of short films before its featured movies during the three-day event held from Nov. 3 to 5 at the Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion in Haliburton.
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
When Peter Fearrey was just a teenager, he left school to help his family out. Though his mom was disappointed, she drove Peter, who had just finished Grade 10, to Hyland Crest.
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
The following are brief reports of items discussed at the Oct. 26 meeting of the Haliburton Highlands Health Services board.
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
The New York Times might have dubbed Muskoka, The Malibu of the North, but Haliburton County is proving to be a hotspot for celebrities to live or vacation as well.
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
The Ontario Oral Health Alliance asked the province to expand publicly funded dental care to include adults and seniors on low incomes.
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
In 1979, the Soviets invaded Afghanistan and Count Edouard de Moustier was worried about the Cold War. A veteran of the Second War World, he and his wife Agnes decided that Canada offered a safe refuge should things go wrong again in Europe.
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
It s an experience they re unlikely to ever forget, particularly if it leads them to a political career. Haliburton Highlands Secondary School senior students Vaibhavi Marathe and Arden Harrop are feeling inspired after getting an inside glimpse into the
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