Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Haliburton County, and its lower-tier townships, have jointly attained the services of an integrity commissioner, county councillors confirming that appointment during their Dec. 12 meeting.
Monday, December 17, 2018
I m tucked into the basket of my sled under a fleece blanket, camera around my neck, hands clutching the top rail as a team of Siberian huskies pull me and the driver, Scott Dressel, through the unseasonably snowy trails owned by Winterdance Dogsled Tours
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Haliburton County council, along with the councils of its lower-tier municipalities, has opted in to allowing marijuana stores within its boundaries, and asked staff to produce a municipal cannabis policy statement.
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
The large crowd welcomed the county s new warden, Algonquin Highlands Deputy Mayor Liz Danielsen on Tuesday, Dec. 11.
Friday, December 21, 2018
About a year ago, Steve Roberts, then president of the Rotary Club of Haliburton, and Walt McKechnie, Dysart et al s Ward 5 councillor, had the same idea at the same time: repurposing the leftover cement pad at the old skate park by converting it into an
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Tis the season for giving. A foursome of women were embodying the spirit of Christmas giving and tailoring formal ensembles for boys and girls on Saturday, Dec. 1 for the semi-formal this past weekend, as part of Make Dreams Come True.
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Aaron Walker wants to see the community turn its focus to funding the new Haliburton Youth Wellness Hub, which is undergoing renovations in the former Lighthouse church on Dysart Avenue in Haliburton.
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Craig McDonald is this year s recipient of the Community Recognition Award, given by the Algonquin Gateway Business Association at its annual general meeting at the Wilberforce Legion on Nov. 29. McDonald, the owner of Wilberforce Foodland, was chosen b
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Eighteen downtown businesses stayed open late on Thursday, Dec. 6 for the BIA s Women s Shopping Night.
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Each room of the Wilberforce Red Cross Outpost has been arranged with care and attention with artifacts from a time before electricity, antibiotics, telephones or reliable transportation. The outpost brought a trained nurse to the people living in what wa
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Haliburton County councillors received a report during a Nov. 28 meeting regarding the transportation implementation plan it hired firm IBI Group to complete for the municipality. A finalized, detailed plan will be presented to the new county council b
Friday, December 21, 2018
Residents of Harcourt Park are hoping the Municipality of Dysart et al will provide them with some financial assistance, as the private community seeks to replace a bridge within its boundaries.
Friday, December 21, 2018
Local dining establishments open their doors every year to give residents the opportunity to access a hot meal and a place to celebrate.
Sunday, January 13, 2019
Joe and Janis Blimkie are filled with gratitude for Barry Line residents who gave them blankets and brought them home after a bad car accident mid-afternoon on Sunday, Jan. 6.
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Former MP Barry Devolin has launched TravelMaven, a new tour and travel planning company and will host a TravelMaven Information Night at the United Church in Haliburton on Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome.
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Witness trees, trees that have stood through history and can help date when significant events like forest fires occurred by way of increment boring extracting a small sample of the core of the tree to analyze and count rings can help tell us about th
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
As of Jan. 1, penalties for driving with a handheld wireless communication device, such as a cellphone, have increased for drivers in Ontario.
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
The OPP is warning people of a new scam phone call in which the caller says you ve won $12.5 million and a new car.
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Held from Jan. 18 to Jan. 20, this Ontario Federation of Sleddog Sports Triple Crown Race Series boasts mushers from all over the province, Quebec and the northern United States, vying for a $5,000 purse.
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Smoke alarms saved the lives of a family on Wigamog Road during a house fire on Tuesday, Jan. 8, Dysart s fire chief says.
Friday, December 21, 2018
It s all about giving back. Grade 12 student Chloé Samson has loved being the Trillium Lakelands District School Board student trustee, voted by student representatives to start the school year. The student trustee s responsibilities include...
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
The Haliburton Highlands Outdoors Association is hoping the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry will revisit its decision to cease its assistance in an egg collection program that supplies eggs for the Haliburton Fish Hatchery.
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
In the very early morning hours of Jan. 3, Kenlee Ella Wilson became Haliburton County s newest resident.
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
When the clock struck midnight, bringing us from 2018 into 2019, for many the change of the date also brought about new focus in the form of New Year s resolutions.
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
The provincial government has announced Dysart s share of the gas tax funding for public transit service. Dysart will receive $14,933, which goes to the DYMO bus service, which provides transportation for persons with disabilities.
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