Thursday, June 27, 2019
Summer has arrived and the Highlands Summer Festival is taking to the stage with something for everyone. The festival, which opens June 30, is promising a diverse offering of plays from a fantasy-filled musical to a one-woman show as well as a range o
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Canada Day is entrenched in what it means to be Canadian a day for everything to be red and white and for maple leaves to adorn every surface but can you imagine what it would have been like to have been around for the very first Canada Day ?
Thursday, June 27, 2019
In the warmer months when people are using their seasonal homes, we are a small library system trying to serve a much larger group of people. Our population swells by three times in the summer, but fortunately people using our services are patient and un
Friday, June 28, 2019
Amanda Lytle is buzzing with energy as she talks about her new podcast, Safe Haven. She s got a list of more than 70 women who have either already been interviewed or who have agreed to be. She s got a new computer and a borrowed microphone. And she s got
Friday, June 28, 2019
Abby Blythe Luck, daughter of Dianne and Shawn Hagerman, is putting her skills and life experience to work, becoming an associate advisor with K. Brewer Financial Services, Sun Life s office in Haliburton.
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Decades before longtime Haliburton Echo correspondent Eleanor Cooper wrote about the happenings of West Guilford there was a place in the newspaper to share bits and pieces of information about people who lived in the hamlet.
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Composting in cottage country doesn t necessarily mean attracting critters. Several local composting enthusiasts say proper use of a compost bin can eliminate many of the potential problems and create nutrient-rich soil for your garden.
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Named for Katie Woudstra, Katie s Run has been at the forefront of raising awareness for epilepsy and fundraising for epilepsy research in this province, raising $250,000 in eight years. Every year the event has a theme. This year s theme is loss.
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
The 1129 Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps took part in their annual inspection on June 15, bringing an end to a very busy year - so busy, you might have seen some of the members of the Corps, who are between 12 and 18, e
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
This week is a good time to spot a very elusive planet, Mercury. Little Mercury is the closest planet orbiting our sun and just as the speedy messenger of its namesake, it races around our home star in just 88 days.
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
On Saturday, June 8, the Coalition of Haliburton Property Owners Associations honoured the years of support Murray Fearrey gave to the organization when he was mayor of Dysart et al.
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
The following are brief reports of items discussed during a June 25 meeting of Dysart et al council.
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Haliburton County councillors will consider having a governance review of the county and its four lower-tier municipalities conducted by a third party.
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Stuart Baker Elementary School French Immersion teacher Kelly Davis appreciates the recognition of winning the Trillium Lakelands District School Board s Teaching Impact Award of Excellence.
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
The V&S Department Store has been a downtown staple in Haliburton since the Glecoff family bought it in 1995. Since the V&S buying group no longer exists, the Glecoffs have chosen a new name.
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Haliburton Highlands Secondary School Grade 10 students Stefan Salaris and Bence Suranyi gave it their all and were rewarded for their passion with a Youth Philanthropy Initiative grant worth $5,000 to gift to Heat Bank Haliburton County.
Sunday, July 7, 2019
The Haliburton Highlands OPP along with members of the OPP s crime unit and its forensics team are investigating a homicide that took place in Highlands East in the early morning hours of Saturday, July 6.
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
A long-awaited announcement that the federal government will contribute funding to the Eastern Ontario Regional Network s cell gap project took place last week, meaning all the funding is in place, and the project can proceed.
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
The Haliburton Highlands Adult and Alternate Education Centre s graduating class of 2019 was comprised of 23 students, many of whom are now pursuing college and university degrees.
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
The Wilberforce Elementary School graduating class of 2019 had a total of 12 students, with many recipients of awards and bursaries contributed by the Municipality of Highlands East.
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Known for their generosity and community spirit, Lyle Stamp and Pat Bain were each given a West Guilford Pioneer Citizen Award at the Canada Day celebration on Monday.
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Nichole Erickson wants people to know her father was a good man. The daughter of Robert Brown, whose body was found in a Highland Street home on June 18, the victim of an apparent homicide, said he was a very kind and extremely genuine man.
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Family and friends came together at the Athletic Centre on Thursday evening, beaming with pride and excitement as the class of 2019 officially graduated from Haliburton Highlands Secondary School.
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Enthusiastic applause may have literally ended the J. Douglas Hodgson Elementary School Grade 8 graduation ceremony, but it figuratively signalled the beginning of a new chapter for the 59 graduating Grade 8 students.
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
It was at least in part the rise of right-wing populism in North America during the past few years that urged Judi Forbes to make her foray into the political realm.
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