Monday, April 2, 2018
Councillors for Dysart et al received just more than $122,000 in combined compensation, benefits and mileage last year.
Monday, April 2, 2018
Ask Mike Bachynski about how quickly the community will act to support a fellow resident, and he ll answer in amazement.
Monday, April 2, 2018
To avoid double dipping in the provincial gas tax funding program, Highlands East council will need to choose between being part of a transportation service being proposed by Bancroft Community Transit (BCT), or by Haliburton County.
Monday, April 2, 2018
Author Larry Cotton is intrigued by the untold history of small towns. When he looks at 100-year old buildings, he says he wonders at who visited these places and what their lives were like.
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
The following are brief reports of items discussed at the March 29 meeting of the Haliburton Highlands Health Services board of directors.
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
It s 8:30 on a Thursday morning in March. The sun is shining and the parking lot of Haliburton s A.J. LaRue Arena is filled with cars. There s no hockey practice or figure skating going on; Haliburton Rotary Club members are ...
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Ontario Provincial Police in collaboration with participating municipal police services are holding a gun amnesty during the month of April.
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
The following are brief reports of items discussed during a March 26 meeting of Dysart et al council.
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
A motorist involved in a fatal crash that left two motorcyclists dead in Highlands East last summer has received a fine and had his driver s licence suspended.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Everything is going to plan for Dr. Aimée Filion, even if on a day-to-day basis, she doesn t know what type of animal might cross her path but that s part of the plan.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
The Haliburton County Home Builders Association is setting the foundation to meet the changing demands of the construction industry in the Highlands.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Haliburton Highlands Secondary School graduate Rachel Churko is ready to bring colour to local homes this summer offering her painting services.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Sculptures will soon be displayed in downtown Haliburton on a rotating basis in a joint project by the Haliburton Sculpture Forest and Haliburton BIA.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
The County of Haliburton will perform a traffic count at Industrial Park Road and County Road 21 in Haliburton village before it proceeds with a number of recommendations for the corridor set out in a report from engineering firm AECOM Canada.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Remuneration reporting for members of Haliburton County council will change next year, to include expenses accrued on the municipality s corporate credit cards, expenses that are not captured under the current reporting system.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
An anonymous donor is about to help Mike Hot Wheels Bachynski stay mobile. A call was placed last week to Jeff Strano, husband of Andrea Strano, who has been organizing the GoFundMe page rallying the community to raise money in support of a new mobility
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
The coroner s inquest into the death of Haliburton construction worker John Francis Smith returned eight recommendations from jurors concerning safety equipment, practices and education.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
An arena packed completely full of hockey fans young and old exploded with excitement and pride last Saturday night in Haliburton when the Highland Storm Midgets took the All-Ontario Championship game undefeated against the Dunnville Mudcats in overtime.
Thursday, March 22, 2018
When John Smith fell from the roof of a waterfront cottage under construction on Percy Lake in 2013, his brother Terry Smith was working with him. Terry was in the process of taking plywood sheeting up to the roof, where John, 37, was working when he hea
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Cook It Up is in its fourth season. The popular training program, provided by SIRCH Community Services, gives participants a chance not only to learn food service skills, but also to practice those skills in a real restaurant.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
A new initiative by the Canadian Mental Health Association called Erase the Difference is asking Ontarians to sign an online petition to increase funding for mental health care.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Mike Bachynski is a familiar face throughout Haliburton Village. Depending on the time of day, the former Cardiff resident might be seen at Community Living Haliburton, where he works, or engaging people on a friendly visit as a volunteer...
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Andy Campbell was first hired by the Haliburton Highlands Chamber of Commerce on a three-month contract, asked to work with the federal government to find ways to support local business.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Calls to Haliburton County s EMS department were down a little in 2017 from 2016 levels, a year-end report shows.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Getting an award from the provincial government is giving the Highlands much deserved recognition for its efforts to make the community a livable space for everyone.
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