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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
Haliburton s newest physician first discovered the Haliburton Highlands through her computer screen.
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Soprano Lauren Margison, a fixture of opera in the Haliburton Highlands, says she s still in shock after being chosen as one of six winners of the George London Foundation Awards competition in New York City.
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Caroline Mulroney, one of four candidates to lead the provincial Progressive Conservative party into the June 7 election, met with residents of Haliburton at the Legion on Monday, March 5.
Monday, March 5, 2018
Ontario Provincial Police are continuing to investigate the deaths of two St. Catharines residents found in Highlands East.
Thursday, March 1, 2018
An inquest into the circumstances surrounding the death of a construction worker in 2013 will be held in Haliburton this month.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
The Canadian Federation of University Women Haliburton Highlands hosted a public talk on Thursday, Feb. 15, at Haliburton School of Art and Design.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Tears welled up in Barb Davies s eyes watching the 40 children, mostly from Wilberforce Elementary School, meet with Haliburton s Matt Duchene after he helped the Ottawa Senators beat the New York Rangers 6-3 in a matinee on Feb. 17 ...
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Two organizations supporting youth in the community are being given a bit of a lift toward helping the community thrive.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Stoughton, Bergman and Espina became fast friends when they met at Haliburton Highlands Secondary School. Soon into their friendship they realized their love for music could be combined into a band, and so they began practising Stoughton on drums, Espin
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
It s about making graduation a special highlight in a student s life.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Councillors voted to increase pay of elected officials, changes that will come into effect at the end of this year for the next term of council.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Residents of Dysart et al may be happy to learn they ll be looking at a pretty meagre property tax increase this year.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
In response to the closure of the Haliburton Emergency Rural SafeSpace (HERS) in 2016, the Peterborough Haliburton YWCA has been seeking new funding opportunities to prevent any further loss of services for those in need of their support.
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