Tuesday, March 26, 2019
The federal budget, released last week, contains money for the expansion of rural, broadband internet. The budget has $1.7 billion allotted for internet infrastructure and satellite technology for under-serviced areas.
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
The OMHA Midget CC west championship continued with the Highland Storm and the Twin Centre Stars. The Storm team won the first two games. Game 3 was played in Wellesley, Saturday, March 23 and ended in a 3-3 tie.
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Plans for a retirement residence at the former Fleming College property at 1 Sunnyside St. in Haliburton village are moving forward, and councillors got an update from the developer during a March 26 meeting.
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Steve Todd was named this year s Highlander of the Year at the Haliburton Highlands Chamber of Commerce Business and Community Achievement Awards held on Saturday, March 30 at Pinestone Resort and Conference Centre.
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Staff for the Municipality of Dysart et al will create a new bylaw dealing with the mitigation of fireworks, and a separate noise bylaw, both of which will come before councillors for their consideration.
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
On March 15, the Toronto Star ran a story about an online vaccination reporting tool being used by the province to track student vaccinations through parent and caregiver input.
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
On Friday, March 15 and Saturday, March 16, local thespians came together at the Haliburton Highlands Museum to do staged readings of four plays in progress through Rural Rogues.
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Earlier this month, the provincial government announced a new $30-billion infrastructure funding program, and Haliburton County officials are watching to see how they go about getting a piece of that funding.
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
People showed their support for the climate change rally on Friday outside the Dysart township office by honking their horns and bringing hot chocolate to the participants of the student-led event.
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
On March 20, the province s Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Steve Clark, announced millions of dollars of one-time funding for local service delivery would be released to small, rural municipalities.
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
On May 10, Pinestone Resort will honour Murray Fearrey for his 40 years of service to the community as part of the first annual Pinestone Resort Community Builder Awards night.
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
There was further conversation regarding the potential creation of a bylaw regulating snowmobiles within Dysart et al during a March 26 council meeting.
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Haliburton County council is supporting the creation of a climate change plan for the county and its lower tiers, after receiving a staff report on how that process will unfold during a March 27 planning committee meeting.
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
The RCMP will be looking into the death of Welland, Ont., teenager Jake Hughes, who died in 2012 when the ATV he was on collided with a gate north of Haliburton.
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Haliburton Rideshare, a project of the Rural Transportation Options committee, has ended. After running for several years, Haliburton Rideshare requires a dedicated staff and resources to properly continue its growth, reads a release from RTO. Unfortu
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
The 2019 TLDSB District Chess Championship showcased the talents of 160 girls and boys from Grade 1 to 8 on Tuesday, April 2 at J. Douglas Hodgson Elementary School in Haliburton.
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Toronto-based airline Porter Airlines will be offering flights this summer between Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport and Muskoka Airport.
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
The wait list for financially assisted housing in Haliburton County and the City of Kawartha Lakes is growing quickly. Since 2013, the list has almost quadrupled, increasing by 375 per cent, which is quite substantial, and concerning, Michelle Corle
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
At precisely 1:15 p.m. on April 4, the front doors of Haliburton Highlands Secondary School opened and more than 50 students walked out of class to protest changes being made to the province s education system by the PC government that include proposed in
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
With as little as one hour each week, volunteers can help ensure children in Haliburton County start their day with full stomachs through the Food for Kids program.
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
A crowd came to the unveiling of the latest design of the proposed Herlihey Park on March 26, gathering around landscape architect Peter North at the Lloyd Watson Centre to hear him present ...
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
When you buy a raffle ticket at the carnival hoping to win a Camaro in August, sit alongside friends to eat a lobster feast at Lobsterfest in June, or donate a few bucks while listening to a local band play in the band shell at Music in the Park...
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Protesters at MPP Laurie Scott s office were asked last week to take their demonstration regarding the cancellation of the basic income pilot project outside, citing privacy concerns for constituents.
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Work has begun to replace the roof of Highland Wood long-term care facility in Haliburton after roof leaks due to significant snow and ice build-up led to the evacuation of all 28 residents to other facilities in early February.
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Haliburton Highlands Health Services has reduced a $250,000 deficit to $68,000, an improvement of $182,000 in six months, from July 2018 to January 2019. Previously it was projected that HHHS would be in a breakeven position by the end of the fiscal year
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