Monday, June 24, 2019
Over the last 33 years, Marie Hodgson has watched Wee Care grow up, from the baby she put into the world in 1986 to the bustling daycare it is today.
Monday, June 24, 2019
A legacy of acid rain, falling calcium levels in some forests and lakes has put pressure on the entire ecosystem, slowing the growth of trees and their ability to capture carbon and endangering calcium-rich aquatic lifeforms.
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MPP Laurie Scott has been named the Minister of Infrastructure, switching portfolios with Monte McNaughton who takes over the Minister of Labour position Scott has occupied since June of 2018.
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
The Liberal riding association for Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock has chosen its candidate for the fall federal election. Judi Forbes was set to be acclaimed during a nomination meeting in Lindsay on the evening of June 26. As per party rules, Fo
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
An inter-library loan service, allowing county residents to request and have delivered materials from outside the Haliburton County Public Library s collection, will remain suspended locally for the time being.
Monday, June 24, 2019
Police are investigating a death on McCaslim Lake in Highlands East after a small aluminum fishing boat carrying three people capsized on June 22 leaving one man dead.
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MPP Laurie Scott has been named the Minister of Infrastructure, switching portfolios with Monte McNaughton who takes over the Minister of Labour position, which Scott has occupied since June of 2018.
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
If you ve seen a tall fellow wearing a baseball cap, covered from neck to chest in tattoos wandering in town, chances are you ve seen the new head chef at The Cookhouse Restaurant, Jonathan Harris.
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
The driver of a motorcycle suffered life-threatening injuries and a passenger received non-life-threatening injuries following a collision on Highway 118 north of Thunderbird Drive in Highlands East on Sunday, June 16.
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
There s a lot to appreciate at Haliburton s new store, Mathew Madlyn, located next to the town s cenotaph at Highland and York streets.
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
The OPP have confirmed they are investigating a homicide that took place in Haliburton Village in the early hours of June 18.
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
TravelMaven s Barry Devolin and the Haliburton Rotary have chosen two Haliburton residents to send to the World Youth Rally in South Korea July 14 to 19.
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
The beauty and expression of art is the foundation of organizing work done by two Grade 7 students from J.D. Hodgson Elementary School. Annika Posti and Autumn Winder have organized for several months raising money for the Artist in the School and Communi
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Canada Day is entrenched in what it means to be Canadian a day for everything to be red and white and for maple leaves to adorn every surface but can you imagine what it would have been like to have been around for the very first Canada Day ?
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Decades before longtime Haliburton Echo correspondent Eleanor Cooper wrote about the happenings of West Guilford there was a place in the newspaper to share bits and pieces of information about people who lived in the hamlet.
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Summer has arrived and the Highlands Summer Festival is taking to the stage with something for everyone. The festival, which opens June 30, is promising a diverse offering of plays from a fantasy-filled musical to a one-woman show as well as a range o
Thursday, June 27, 2019
In the warmer months when people are using their seasonal homes, we are a small library system trying to serve a much larger group of people. Our population swells by three times in the summer, but fortunately people using our services are patient and un
Friday, June 28, 2019
Amanda Lytle is buzzing with energy as she talks about her new podcast, Safe Haven. She s got a list of more than 70 women who have either already been interviewed or who have agreed to be. She s got a new computer and a borrowed microphone. And she s got
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Composting in cottage country doesn t necessarily mean attracting critters. Several local composting enthusiasts say proper use of a compost bin can eliminate many of the potential problems and create nutrient-rich soil for your garden.
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
On Saturday, June 8, the Coalition of Haliburton Property Owners Associations honoured the years of support Murray Fearrey gave to the organization when he was mayor of Dysart et al.
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Love is at the heart of why two J. Douglas Hodgson Elementary School students donated money to the Hospital for Sick Children. Grade 7 students Macie Hunter and Allie Todd, both of Haliburton, organized a fundraising draw at the school for three themed
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Named for Katie Woudstra, Katie s Run has been at the forefront of raising awareness for epilepsy and fundraising for epilepsy research in this province, raising $250,000 in eight years. Every year the event has a theme. This year s theme is loss.
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
The 1129 Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps took part in their annual inspection on June 15, bringing an end to a very busy year - so busy, you might have seen some of the members of the Corps, who are between 12 and 18, e
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
This week is a good time to spot a very elusive planet, Mercury. Little Mercury is the closest planet orbiting our sun and just as the speedy messenger of its namesake, it races around our home star in just 88 days.
Friday, June 28, 2019
Abby Blythe Luck, daughter of Dianne and Shawn Hagerman, is putting her skills and life experience to work, becoming an associate advisor with K. Brewer Financial Services, Sun Life s office in Haliburton.
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