Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Walker s Home Hardware and Haliburton County will share the cost for a new turning lane to be constructed along County Road 21 in preparation for a new Home Hardware store.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
The following are brief reports of items discussed during a March 7 meeting of Highlands East council.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Organizers are working on a second rendition of the Try It Fair, an event that introduces people to ideas, tools, skills and technology they may not have encountered before.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
For Easton Burk s eighth birthday, he decided that he had enough stuff. He didn t want presents, he told his parents Janine and Josh Burk, he wanted to help wildlife.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Woodlands Wildlife Sanctuary treats about 600 animals a year, but the volunteers there field about 1,000 phone calls. People call for advice on what to do with problem wildlife, an animal living under the deck, for instance.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Ted Brandon travelled last month to South Korea to see the best in the world compete on the greatest athletic stage, the Olympics. It was an experience the Haliburton resident won t soon forget.
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
It was only three days into the training, and for facilitators and participants, the benefits of SIRCH Community Services Ready for Retail Training for Excellence were already apparent.
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Councillors passed the 2018 county budget, which includes a tax rate increase of 2.91 per cent at the upper tier level.
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Six homeless people in Haliburton County have been housed during the past year and a half or so, and many more throughout the City of Kawartha Lakes.
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Each Wednesday after school from March 21 to June 6, a new program will be filling the gymnasium at Stuart Baker Elementary School with fun, affordable activities for children.
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
During Black History Month, two teachers in Haliburton used unique methods to help students learn in an interactive way that connected history to modern day news stories and issues.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
A shortage of labour, and skilled, trained workers, is one of the biggest hurdles to doing business in Highlands East, a business retention and expansion survey has found.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Two Haliburton events, one in Wilberforce and one in Minden have received more than $30,000 collectively to launch or enhance festivals coming up this summer.
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
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
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
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
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.
Sunday, March 18, 2018
Carolyn Plummer wants to take the confusion out of the local health-care system. As CEO of Haliburton Highlands Health Services, she knows it can be difficult for people to navigate the web of services available locally and in the wider region.
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
A surging market in the Greater Toronto Area coupled with increased desirability of the Haliburton Highlands and cottage country in general has elevated prices in the region, local real estate agents say.
Thursday, March 15, 2018
A vehicle fire alerted police to an impaired driver in the early morning hours of March 14. Emergency services responded to the vehicle fire just before 1 a.m. in the Gelert Road and Birch Narrows Road area.
Friday, March 16, 2018
With all but one approval from Ontario s Ministry of Environment and Climate Change remaining for the new Haliburton Forest Biochar facility on Kennaway Road in Dysart, project manager Nina Shock said she expects the plant to be open this spring.
Friday, March 16, 2018
Haliburton County s community paramedicine program launched at the end of October and is hitting its stride in 2018 providing a travelling health-care provider to assist frail seniors living at home. It s a collaboration between Haliburton Highlands Healt
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
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