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Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Dysart et al voters will cast ballots by mail for the 2018 municipal election. Councillors for the township decided to stick with the status quo during a March 27 meeting.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
The Haliburton Highlands has plenty of potential, but is still missing out on opportunities to capitalize on the local food movement, stakeholders and councillors heard last Wednesday at county council chambers in Minden.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Medical staff at Haliburton Highlands Health Services will be complying with federal legislation on medically assisted dying, but will not be helping patients with the final step.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
An organization that looks out for the interests of people as they age is making a host of recommendations to local governments.
Monday, March 27, 2017
For several decades, Peterborough has been transforming from a blue collar town to a creative city, its industry moving from factories to the public sector. It was once a place known as being the average Canadian town, used in focus groups and surveying,
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Councillors passed the 2017 budget, which includes total spending of $21.6 million, $15.5 million of it to be levied from taxation.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Haliburton County Warden Brent Devolin told attendees at the Warden s Breakfast on Tuesday, March 7 that the county should take the lead in finding health-care solutions.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
The Haliburton County Farmers Market Association is constantly growing expanding into new markets and finding new ways to present local food to eager patrons. Research has been a part of their success; little is done without great care and thought.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
The new home of Haliburton Solar and Wind is sustainably built, solar powered and off-grid; the first of its kind, says the company s owner Brian Nash.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
A splash of colour and a friendly face greet visitors as they walk through the sliding doors of Haliburton Highlands Health Services.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Epic races like the Jr. Iditarod are filled with excitement, amazement and situations that demand difficult choices.
Monday, March 27, 2017
The main entranceway at the A.J. LaRue Arena will outfitted with a timber frame structure though a joint project of the Haliburton Rotary Club and Haliburton School of Art and Design. The structure will have an aesthetic consistent with other timber fram
Monday, March 27, 2017
A trail of straw led into the Haliburton Legion Saturday evening, through the lobby and up to the stage where bales had been placed alongside wagon wheels and cowboy boots for the third annual Lions Club hoedown.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MP Jamie Schmale doesn t believe the riding will benefit much from the Trudeau government s second budget.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
The Haliburton Highlands Secondary School robotics team is looking to improve after competing in a district event for the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Canada competition at Georgian College in Barrie from Marc
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Until May 15, area residents are being asked for their input for an online survey related to substance abuse in Haliburton County.
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Local MP Jamie Schmale is asking for nominations of those who should be recognized for their contributions to the riding for Canada 150 Awards. These awards will be given out in July from individuals in 15 categories that encompass most sectors of the co
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Combined, there are more than 110 people on the waiting list for basic beds at Minden s Hyland Crest and Haliburton s Highland Wood long-term care homes and they could be waiting a year or two for beds to become available.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Things have changed a bit since the last time I started writing from the offices of the Haliburton County Echo. It was March then, too, but it was 21 years ago, in 1996.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
It could only happen in Haliburton, said Haliburton Highlands Museum curator Steve Hill. Hill, who spoke to a captive audience at the Haliburton County Historical Society s public meeting at the museum on Thursday, March 23, was talking about the Grand C
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Our culture s increasing reliance on meat and other animal products contributes heavily to climate change, human disease and social inequality. Consumption of meat has increased rapidly around the globe in recent decades with the rise of industrial livest
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Highlands East fire chief Bill Wingrove is on extended leave from the position for undisclosed medical reasons.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
The cost of healthy eating has gone up again this year, the health unit says, making grocery shopping more difficult for low-income residents.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
For 38 years, West Guilford has been the go-to place for Canada Day celebrations in Dysart et al. They offer family-friendly activities for free all day, attracting hundreds to the village.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Dave Burton is back to the council table earlier than expected after recovering from a serious accident in December.
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