Tuesday, April 4, 2017
For 38 years, West Guilford has been the go-to place for Canada Day celebrations in Dysart et al. They offer family-friendly activities for free all day, attracting hundreds to the village.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
The cost of healthy eating has gone up again this year, the health unit says, making grocery shopping more difficult for low-income residents.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
It could only happen in Haliburton, said Haliburton Highlands Museum curator Steve Hill. Hill, who spoke to a captive audience at the Haliburton County Historical Society s public meeting at the museum on Thursday, March 23, was talking about the Grand C
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Things have changed a bit since the last time I started writing from the offices of the Haliburton County Echo. It was March then, too, but it was 21 years ago, in 1996.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
The Haliburton Highlands Secondary School robotics team is looking to improve after competing in a district event for the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Canada competition at Georgian College in Barrie from Marc
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Highlands East fire chief Bill Wingrove is on extended leave from the position for undisclosed medical reasons.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Our culture s increasing reliance on meat and other animal products contributes heavily to climate change, human disease and social inequality. Consumption of meat has increased rapidly around the globe in recent decades with the rise of industrial livest
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
An organization that looks out for the interests of people as they age is making a host of recommendations to local governments.
Monday, March 27, 2017
For several decades, Peterborough has been transforming from a blue collar town to a creative city, its industry moving from factories to the public sector. It was once a place known as being the average Canadian town, used in focus groups and surveying,
Monday, March 27, 2017
The main entranceway at the A.J. LaRue Arena will outfitted with a timber frame structure though a joint project of the Haliburton Rotary Club and Haliburton School of Art and Design. The structure will have an aesthetic consistent with other timber fram
Monday, March 27, 2017
A trail of straw led into the Haliburton Legion Saturday evening, through the lobby and up to the stage where bales had been placed alongside wagon wheels and cowboy boots for the third annual Lions Club hoedown.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MP Jamie Schmale doesn t believe the riding will benefit much from the Trudeau government s second budget.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Until May 15, area residents are being asked for their input for an online survey related to substance abuse in Haliburton County.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
The Haliburton Highlands Health Services Foundation chairman Peter Oyler said the newest addition to the team is more than capable of taking over the job of executive director when Dale Walker leaves in June.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Last year, the Bramhams tapped 16 trees. The year before: 12. This year they have 530 taps. The owners of Greenmantle Farm have lept into the maple syrup industry with their new venture Esson Creek Maple.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
After a lengthy process that has included multiple deferrals and public meetings, the planning committee for Dysart et al is recommending that council approve a zoning amendment for four lots on Wenona Lake.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
In March, a group of people living with cancer and their caregivers were able to get away from the world for a weekend in Haliburton County.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Saturday s documentary day gave attendees a new way to view the world, organizer Tammy Rea said at the conclusion of the annual spring event.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Property owners in the Glamor and Billings lakes area will be first to participate in a sewage system maintenance inspection program launching in Highlands East this spring.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Haliburton s Lighthouse Pentecostal Church has plans to move its congregation from its building in the village s core to the former home of Millennium Fitness on Harmony Road.
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Local MP Jamie Schmale is asking for nominations of those who should be recognized for their contributions to the riding for Canada 150 Awards. These awards will be given out in July from individuals in 15 categories that encompass most sectors of the co
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Combined, there are more than 110 people on the waiting list for basic beds at Minden s Hyland Crest and Haliburton s Highland Wood long-term care homes and they could be waiting a year or two for beds to become available.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Dave Burton is back to the council table earlier than expected after recovering from a serious accident in December.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
The Haliburton Echo took first place in its circulation category for general excellence at the Better Newspapers Competition this year.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Robin Carmount smiles as he looks across the room where more than 20 boys and girls from Grade 4 to 8 laugh and shriek with delight playing ball hockey. They re using equipment purchased with money donated by the Rotary Club of Haliburton.
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