Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Committee members heard a presentation from Rebecca Mackenzie, president of the Ontario Culinary Tourism Alliance about the continued and growing importance of food-based tourism in the province.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Voters delivered a major change to Dysart et al council on Monday, Oct. 22, electing several new councillors and changing up the head of council.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
It s likely that most of the televisions in Wilberforce will be tuned in to CBC next week when the hamlet makes its nationwide debut on Still Standing.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Though cyanobacteria have been around for over 2.5 billion years, we re still learning about how best to deal with accumulations of the photosynthetic bacteria, groupings known as blue-green algae blooms.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
William Savage s trial has been deferred. On Oct. 19, an application was granted for the adjournment of the Savage trial, which was to be held Oct. 22. Savage is a Fenelon Falls man charged with the murder of David Palmer, whose remains were found in
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
As the leaves change colour and the temperature begins to drop, we are reminded that winter is just around the corner. The third annual Share the Warmth coat drive kicks off this week in Haliburton and Minden. A joint initiative of SIRCH Community Servic
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
A few weeks before the Canadian government passed the Cannabis Act, making the purchase and consumption of the drug legal, CARP s Haliburton branch held an information session at the fish hatchery.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Those elected to the next term of council in Dysart et al will have challenging questions to answer about how to manage the closure of the Haliburton landfill and transition to a transfer station.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Highlands East environmental supervisor Stewart Hurd was surprised to receive a letter from Waste Connections of Canada noting that the municipality could face additional fees for contaminated recycling ...
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Three invasive plants top the county weed inspector s list of potentially troublesome plants: phragmites, wild parsnip and Japanese knotweed.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Winners were announced on Oct. 22 in municipal elections across the province, including Haliburton County. Read the results here.
Monday, October 29, 2018
Six years ago, a collision between an ATV and a metal gate left a 19-year-old dead and his family has been left with questions ever since.
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Murray Fearrey, the long-time mayor of Dysart et al, lost the election, but hasn t given up on the community he calls home.
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
At 100 years old, Archie Ross is one the few survivors of the sinking of the Royal Navy s battleship HMS Barham, which was torpedoed by a German U-boat off the coast of Egypt on Nov. 25, 1941.
Thursday, November 1, 2018
A 22-year-old Haliburton man has been arrested and charged with sexual assault, break and enter, mischief under $5,000, and failing to comply with a probation order.
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Realtor Andrea Strano has been elected the new president of the board for the Haliburton Highlands Chamber of Commerce.
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Wes Baker was three months short of his 18th birthday when he signed up for duty in the Great War. The date was Dec. 3, 1915, and in far off France, the war that many thought would end three months after it began was still raging in the muddy no-man s l
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Last week, high school students were not only allowed to use their cellphones in class, but they also got to share their technological knowledge.
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Tegan Legge was honoured and excited to go on stage to accept the Sustainable Tourism Award on behalf of Haliburton Forest and Wild Life Reserve along with Malcolm Cockwell, managing director, at the Ontario Tourism Awards of Excellence Gala ...
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
What s your favourite part of the Halloween season? The costumes? The decorations? The candy?
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
New deputy mayor Pat Kennedy is looking forward to serving Dysart et al with mayor elect Andrea Roberts.
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Highlands East staff, municipal council candidates and scrutineers were ready for a long night when they arrived at the Lloyd Watson Centre on election night, Oct. 22.
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
A comprehensive report detailing what substance use looks like in Haliburton County and how harms associated with substance use are being addressed in the region was presented by Cathy MacDonald, substances and harm reduction co-ordinator ...
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
The cold weather is here, and the leaves are falling. There s no dodging it anymore: Winter is on its way. As a woman left with physical disabilities after a stroke when I was 22, winter is a challenging time for me.
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Indigenous author Richard Wagamese once wrote that the Huron word Kanata, from which the word Canada comes, along with meaning village, could also mean one fire that people gather around to share stories of their lives.
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