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Monday, December 16, 2019
When Val Balaski heard about an initiative to send purses to women in First Nations communities, she knew just how much the gesture would mean. Years ago, when she lived in Nova Scotia, Balaski spent the week of Christmas in a women s shelter with her
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
The U-Links Centre for Community-Based Research has a rich, 30-year history in Haliburton County. Although they are located in a small storefront office in downtown Minden, a lot of people don t know that they are there.
Monday, December 16, 2019
A 57-year-old man is dead after a truck went through the ice on Bushwolf Lake, near Eagle Lake in Dysart et al, last Saturday.
Monday, December 16, 2019
Friends and family are remembering Bill Davis for his caring nature, love of family and commitment to the betterment of Haliburton County. The former municipal politician spent 29 years serving the community before retiring in 2014 and during that time bu
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
As colleagues walked back and forth in front of Haliburton Highlands Secondary School, carrying flags and picket signs during the second one-day strike in two weeks, their collective bargaining representative for OSSTF - Haliburton Jason Morissette spoke
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
The Lions Club delivered a large collection of food to the 4Cs food bank on Tuesday, Nov. 26 as part of their reverse advent calendar, where members collected a different item each day for the month of November to be donated.
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
The County of Haliburton will be changing its advisory committee structure for a year s trial in 2020 to see how it goes.
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
The Ford government continues its streamlining of the province s health-care system, which is planned to include the eventual elimination of the 14 Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) that were created under the province s previous Liberal governmen
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
The message was clear following the public meeting facilitated by the Highlands East firefighters on Saturday night: Help us help you
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Under the disco balls hanging from the wooden rafters at the Rails End Gallery, lit by the glow of the refracted light, Toby, a retiree and volunteer, dances with the gallery s curator and director Laurie Jones, holding hands, both beaming and flashing gr
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
What s old is new again. The Haliburton Highlands Secondary School Grade 11 12 drama class is bringing the 1980s classic The Breakfast Club to the stage this week.
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Highlands East council is supporting the lifting and conveyance of a 200-foot, Crown-owned reserve around the circumference of Centre Lake, which would potentially allow for a subdivision to be constructed on a 1,000-acre property abutting the lake.
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
A bird rare to Ontario is creating a flap at Bark Lake Leadership and Conference Centre as a steady migration of birders make their way to check out the varied thrush that has taken up residence outside the office.
Tuesday, December 24, 2019
The following are brief reports of items discussed during a Dec. 16 meeting of Dysart et al council.
Tuesday, December 24, 2019
In the next year, county council plans to face challenges including the question of governance, physician recruitment and provincial changes to public health and paramedicine, and celebrate successes such as the expansion of cell and broadband service...
Tuesday, December 24, 2019
Everyone goes through difficult times in their life, whether it be grief, depression, anxiety, relationship issues or periods of intense stress. Sometimes, finding the right book at the right time can make a difference.
Tuesday, December 24, 2019
The Lipsy Lake Cottage Owners Association is requesting that the Municipality of Dysart et al minimize promotion of a portage route between Kennisis Lake and Lipsy Lake.
Tuesday, December 24, 2019
Council discussed options for replacing the pay gate at the Haliburton Family Medical Centre, after the gate was vandalized to the point of irreparable damage in November.
Tuesday, December 24, 2019
The Haliburton Highlands Sports Hall of Fame will celebrate sports excellence and community spirit, and well as the history of sport in the county.
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Atop a snowy hill on Unicorn Road sits a home alive with light. Glowing reindeer lead the way to the Clevelands home, which shines like a wintry gingerbread house guarded by two glowing nutcrackers. More than 8,000 lights hang from trees and illuminate
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Highlands East council is supporting the service delivery and governance review the County of Haliburton is having performed, making it the fourth and final of the county s four lower-tier municipalities to do so.
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Haliburton County food banks are getting an infusion of money thanks to the record collection of funds from Moose FM s annual Christmas Radiothon held from Dec. 5 to 6.
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
The public is invited to learn, share skills, enjoy fellowship and have fun at the first Repair Café, facilitated by SIRCH Community Services. The free community event on Jan. 25 will be the first of six Repair Cafés held from this coming January to Au
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Members of Highlands East council heard about a proposal for a private club and shooting range just outside Cardiff during a Dec. 10 meeting. The facility, to be called Off Trail Odysseys, would be located on a 200-acre property in the area of Hudson
Saturday, December 21, 2019
On Dec. 9, Bobbiejoe had been shopping for Christmas gifts in Peterborough for Ryan Hennessey, who she married in September, when she received a phone message from her neighbour asking if her house was on fire. Ryan had stayed home to drywall the house th
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