Monday, November 11, 2019
On Oct. 4, Nick Russell performed a show, The Music of Miles Davis, at the Rails End Gallery in Haliburton. Questions were sent to Russell on behalf of the Echo.
Monday, November 11, 2019
The first confirmed case of influenza in the region has prompted the local health unit to remind the public to get their flu shot.
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
The workplace has become increasingly dangerous for elementary school education workers, a recent University of Ottawa study has found, with violence against teachers, EAs and other staff affecting more than half of those surveyed.
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Local elementary school teachers represented by the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario are planning to be in legal strike position as of Nov. 25, and begin phase one of work-to-rule job action on Nov. 26, as central contract talks between the unio
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Much of Haliburton County will be going dark from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 24 when Hydro One follows through with a scheduled planned outage for upgrade work to modernize the grid and to replace aging infrastructure.
Monday, November 11, 2019
With cannabis edibles soon to enter the marketplace, the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge Health Unit is advising the public that if they intend to try edibles, they should start low and go slow.
Monday, November 11, 2019
There s an avian theme to the exhibit now showing at Haliburton s Rails End Gallery BIRD.
Monday, November 11, 2019
Some schools in Haliburton County have had lead levels in their water that exceed federal regulations, but yet are still compliant with provincial ones, since the two levels of government have different thresholds for what is considered an acceptable ...
Monday, November 11, 2019
As Eric Weis shared photos of trails that stretch between towns, around and through cities and over bodies of water, attendees at the Toronto to Algonquin Greenway summit leaned closer, sometimes gasping at the results of work done to build and ...
Monday, November 11, 2019
New business provides food for pets, farm animals and wildlife, offers animal adoptions
Monday, November 11, 2019
The Haliburton Forest Festival will be no more, according to organizers.
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
We are looking at making quite an investment with Trip Advisor, Virtanen said of the popular travel website, explaining that would include the creation of a destination page for the county on the site. We definitely need to be there, Virtanen said.
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Bring warmth to the community by donating your clean, gently used coat to Haliburton s Algonquin Outfitters, for its annual Winter Coat Drive during the month of November.
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
The provincial government is rolling out a new dental program for low-income seniors. The Ontario Seniors Dental Care Program will provide free dental services for those 65 and older who meet its criteria.
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
With landfills approaching capacity and costs increasing for recycling services, the environment and climate change committee has recommended to Dysart et al council that it develop a waste management strategy.
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Dysart et al Mayor Andrea Roberts and Deputy Mayor Pat Kennedy will host a town hall meeting in council chambers on Saturday, Nov. 30.
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Residents with old tires to dispose of will no longer be able to bring them to the landfills in Dysart et al after June 1, 2020, if council passes a resolution recommended by the environment and climate change committee.
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
The community is invited to a discussion on substance abuse and dealing with traumatic loss and grief on Thursday, Nov. 28, sponsored by the Human Services and Justice Coordinating Committee of Haliburton County.
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
William Savage has been found guilty of first-degree murder.
Friday, November 22, 2019
The local health unit has provided tips for residents of Haliburton County ahead of the planned power outage on Sunday, Nov. 24, which Hydro One estimates will affect some 11,000 of their customers.
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
This year s Highlands Summer Festival will kick off with an incredibly popular offering: The Sound of Music. The beloved musical, set in Austria during the Second World War, will once again be staged in Haliburton starting June 29.
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Now that winter weather has set in the Highlands, sailing is a distant memory for most, except for those who were provided an unforgettable experience on the water with the Haliburton County Youth Sailing Association.
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Highlands East has been proactive in maintaining its buildings, but work will need to happen to upgrade from a fair rating given to the municipality s infrastructure portfolio through an assessment done this year.
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
One person is dead and another has been airlifted to hospital in Toronto after a collision along Highway 118 near St. Peter s Road on the morning of Wednesday, Nov. 20, police say.
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Since opening the Complete Spine Care Clinic in Haliburton this September, chiropractor Travis Bissonette said work hasn t felt much like work at all.
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