Thursday, May 25, 2017
Finance committee chairman David Gray gave a presentation to the board at its May 25 meeting in which he detailed the clean bill of health the corporation had been given by the auditor.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
It s a beautiful day in Haliburton and I m inside my Echo office banging my head against a desk because I m not good at writing personal introductions like this.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Country troubadour Zachary Lucky will bring his hearty brand of roots music back to the Haliburton Highlands for a house concert at Wildwood Farm, just outside Haliburton Village, on May 26.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Just more than a week before the fourth annual Food for Kids fundraiser at Sears, Adrian and Wendy Vargas, their staff and volunteers are gearing up to raise thousands of dollars for Food for Kids.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Ontario has eight species of bats and all of them have been spotted in the Haliburton Highlands. However, in recent years, half of the province s bat species have been classified as endangered due to a fast-moving illness called white-nose syndrome.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
The following are brief reports of items discussed during a May 17 meeting of Highlands East council.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
The group from Haliburton arrived in Japan just as the cherry blossoms were unfurling on the trees. It had been a cool spring and the iconic pink flowers were late to bloom, but right on time for the Canadian visitors.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Haliburton s Chamber of Commerce has spoken out against a $15 minimum wage and other potential changes to Ontario employment laws reportedly being considered by the provincial Liberal government.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
William Savage, accused with the first-degree murder of Bowmanville man David Palmer, remains in jail with his next courtroom appearance set for June 30 in Lindsay.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Dressed in red T-shirts and ball caps, members of the Haliburton Highlands Stroke Support Group are gathered in around a picnic bench in Head Lake Park on a hot and sunny Thursday morning.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MPP Laurie Scott is glad that victims of human trafficking in Ontario will have greater recourse after the government passed Bill 96, the Anti-Human Trafficking Act, into law in Queen s Park last week.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Trillium Lakelands District School Board has a graduation rate of 76.9 per cent for students within four years and 84.5 per cent for students who graduate within five years.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Parks Canada says work on rehabilitating the Drag Lake Dam is going well.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
The Haliburton Highlands Outdoor Association is looking to a popular East Coast fundraising idea to help them meet growing financial demands.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
High school students, with the help of the Haliburton and Minden Rotary Clubs, are raising money to promote literacy in the Caribbean with this year s Rotary Radio Day.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
The Trillium Lakelands District School Board student trustee for the 2017-2018 school year was elected by G7 Student Senate members at the G7 Student Leadership Conference on April 28.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
The average response time to EMS calls in Haliburton County is 12 minutes, or about 18 minutes if the villages of Haliburton and Minden are excluded.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Organizing a massed choir of 150 people from three different towns was a monumental project, but moving that choir and 450 concert attendees the day of the event added to the exhilaration of planning for A Canadian Choral Celebration organizers.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Water levels in Minden Hills receded over the weekend, offering residents and business owners some relief since Reeve Brent Devolin declared the town to be in a state of emergency on May 6.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Three First Nations singers, three opera singers and one collaborative pianist will join forces with local community choirs to present an original production in the Haliburton Highlands.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
The town of Minden spent last week in a state of emergency with roads and bridges closed to not only vehicles, but also pedestrians throughout the week as the Gull River continued to rise.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
June 28 is a special day for Ruth Robinson, owner of Cranberry Cottage. It s the day she first opened the Haliburton store in 1996, and it s also the day this year that she s closing the doors of the shop for the last time.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Standing with several volunteers, under a cloudy sky on the shore of Halls Lake, the Haliburton Highlands Outdoors Association (HHOA) manager Randy Charter watched with pride as the boat ...
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Keeping the mind healthy is just as important as the rest of the body, says Alzheimer Society public education co-ordinator Carolyn Hemminger, and there are tangible things that can be done to improve memory and stay sharp.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Jan Simon, Highlands East Studio Tour chair, requested an additional $1,000 to help run the program, which is in its 15th year.
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