Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Thirteen young people from across Ontario were honoured during a special ceremony at the TD Tower in Toronto on Monday, March 18, including Haliburton s Morgan Burke, 16.
Sunday, March 24, 2019
In the early afternoon of March 23, officers of the Bancroft Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police responded to a collision involving a motorized snow vehicle on E109 trail in the Municipality of Hastings Highlands.
Friday, March 22, 2019
Hydro One has confirmed that the young man who died in an accident near Coleman Lake Road in Haliburton County on March 21 was an employee of the utility.
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Highlands Summer Festival will have a new president as it embarks on its 20th year. Brian Kipping of Haliburton said he will draw on his skills and experience, including executive management in the dairy industry and 30 years performing and eight year
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
The Haliburton Highlands Museum has a file folder an inch thick filled with photocopies of newspaper clippings and photographs of the 100-year history of the Haliburton Bank of Montreal branch. The bundle of papers tells the story of change and growth f
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
While it might not feel like it now, warmer weather is right around the corner. Along with the arrival of spring comes the Haliburton Echo s annual Head Lake Ice Out contest. We re asking everyone to send in their best guess of when precisely the last
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MPP and Ontario Labour Minister Laurie Scott was introduced as being a champion of the Haliburton County Home Builders Association on March 14 prior to her addressing the 64-member companies group at a dinner meeting held
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Highlands East council approved a 2019 annual budget, which comes with a tax rate increase of 3.56 per cent. Capital projects include the rehabilitation of Dyno Road at a cost of $615,000, and the second phase of roadwork at the Cardiff town site at a cos
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Highlands East councillors were hesitant about a new open air burning bylaw brought forward by Chris Baughman, acting fire chief. County fire chiefs had reviewed and amended the open air burning bylaws after the close of the fire season in October las
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Trees along the shoreline of Head Lake Park are doing well, for the most part, with good soil conditions. Trent University student Anieca Lloyd gave a presentation on her research into the trees during Dysart s environment and climate change committee
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Lit by the faint blue light of the projection screen, showing names from a time forgotten, Gayle Kitchener looks with interest at one corresponding to her grandfather on her father s side. With just a name and a place of birth, Kitchener came to the Ha
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
The Haliburton County Folk Society is once again highlighting the multitude of Haliburton Highlands talent with the sixth annual Homemade Stew concert on April 6 at 7:30 p.m. at the Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion.
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
When broadcast journalist Robert Fisher first began reporting on Queen s Park politics in the late 1970s, there were only six women MPPs out of 125 seats. Women were the majority in the province, but represented a small minority in the legislature.
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Dysart councillors took a third look at the budget on Thursday and determined a tax increase of 6.71 per cent was necessary. For residential properties with an assessment of $100,000, the increase will amount to $17.84 extra a year.
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Highland Storm Midget coach James Reilly is proud of his team for advancing to the OMHA provincial final for Midget CC teams against the Twin Centre Stars, which is near Kitchener.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
A lineup formed along the wall of the Legion hall on Tuesday evening as the room filled with diners, hungry and ready for a plate of pancakes, sausage and fresh fruit. From the far corner, members of St. George s Choir sang You Are My Sunshine, accompan
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
The Stuart Baker Elementary School Winter Carnival brought families and loved ones of area students out to enjoy winter, as the annual by-donation event helped to raise $2,519 for an outdoor classroom.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Ward 4 Councillor John Smith s first community town hall meeting ended up garnering plenty of attention on Thursday evening as dozens of people arrived at the West Guilford Community Centre to share their views and listen to what the new member of Dysart
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Highlands East council is looking to approve the 2019 draft budget, which includes a 3.56 per cent tax hike, an increase of about $16 per $100,000 of residential property assessment, raising $5,964,450 in taxation.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Many more suspensions and expulsions were handed out to students in the Trillium Lakelands District School Board in the period between September and January of this school year than during the same period last year, or the year before that.
Thursday, March 7, 2019
A man has been transported by air ambulance to a Toronto hospital with non-life threatening injuries after his snowmobile collided with a vehicle and then caught fire near Lochlin this afternoon.
Thursday, March 7, 2019
Haliburton Highlands Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police is investigating a collision that occurred shortly before 2pm today.
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
The Haliburton Highlands Chamber of Commerce announced this year s nominees for the Business and Community Achievement Awards on March 1. They received 127 nominations from across Haliburton County.
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Terminally ill and long-term patients at SickKids can now travel to Haliburton and race down a wintry trail while being pulled by a Winterdance dogsled team, without even leaving their hospital room.
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Dysart et al councillors will look at allowing snowmobilers to drive down Highland Street. The issues of snowmobilers driving on sidewalks in Haliburton Village came up during a Feb. 26 council meeting.
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