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Tuesday, March 10, 2020
What a fantastic community resource SIRCH is. On the weekend I attended the Repair Café in Minden with my 50s all-chrome Marvelizer blender, having finally fed it something it could not chew through and instead blew the blades off.
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Do you remember when Canada was a friendly, kind, compassionate country, respected in the world that way? When people said Sorry when they bumped into you or How are you today eh ! Now one is afraid to say anything for fear of offending someone.
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
I am writing to express concern of the municipality s traffic assessment to guide council in future decisions.
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
I just read about the possibility of library closures in the County as recommended by KPMG. Notwithstanding the fact that not all branches might offer public use of computers internet, I am wondering.
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Enough is enough! I am furious that the Ford government is continuing to blame the members of the educational community for the current political strife.
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
My electricity bill has risen by a whopping 55 per cent as of Nov. 1, 2019. Premier Doug Ford made a big deal of accusing the former Liberal government of having their hand in our pockets and how he was going to lower our electricity bills.
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Paul Heaven s talk on preserving wetlands (reported in The Echo, Jan. 21) had a message for everyone who wants to help reduce the severity of spring flooding.
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
It was 20 years ago today... ... Or so begins Sgt. Pepper s Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles.
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
The Christmas season for many is a magical time where there is laughter, family traditions and gatherings, special foods. But for some, this season is a difficult time. A loved one will not be sitting at the dinner table this year or has not been there fo
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
I am pleased to report, that after six days, Hydro One did call me back concerning the upgrade project schedule for Sunday, Nov. 24 (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.). Subsequently, I have spoken with three Hydro One employees.
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
There is no time for procrastination, citizens of Haliburton County. We need county council to take action now to take a stand for our your future children and our global community to declare Haliburton County a leader in climate emergency.
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
To the Editor, We have been fortunate in Haliburton Village to have had Christmas trees for the town donated for the last several years. Over the years, these kind folks have donated trees: Jerry Lis, Pat and Tom Marshall (several years), Leslie an
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Sandra Dee is a white toy poodle dog that came into our lives at the age of three years old.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
I would like to give a reminder that Ontario was once one of the richest provinces until the McGuinty and Wynne Liberals won and then years later, after spending what they thought was free money, has now made Ontario a have-not province.
Thursday, October 10, 2019
I spent my public school years living and growing up in Wilberforce.
Thursday, October 10, 2019
Our government deficit and debt are becoming important topics as we approach the federal election.
Thursday, October 10, 2019
OK, so will you vote in the upcoming federal election on Oct. 21? Many of you are too busy with your everyday life to learn about the issues that matter and so you won t even bother voting.
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
A letter to the editor from Pat Brezina of Minden.
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
To the Editor, On Thursday, Sept. 19, the Haliburton Highlands Stroke Support Group held their 12th anniversary meeting. We were pleased to have Philippa Barry, a most inspiring speaker, a blind lady from CNIB share her story of navigating in a sig
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
At some time around 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 10, a driver on Gelert Road, (County Road 1), struck a deer and left the scene. That poor animal landed, alive, on my driveway, with a broken back. It was still light outside.
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Thank-you for your timely piece on cellphones in the classroom. I am going into my 17th year teaching and I have seen technology jump from flip phones to iPods to smartphones and while I agree that distractions have always existed ...
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Twenty years ago, our son Stephen McCall was burned in a gasoline truck fire. The fire caused tremendous damage and the fire crews fought hard to contain it.
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
As others have expressed, it is good fun to read Ed s childhood memories of Haliburton boyhood activities.
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
Some background on the boat races Published Sept. 3, 2019
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
As Head Lake Park awoke early on Saturday, Aug. 17, the Weather Gods laughed once more and presented what seems like our annual challenge of intermittent torrential rain.
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