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
Dave Burton is back to the council table earlier than expected after recovering from a serious accident in December.
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.
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
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
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.
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 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
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
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 18, 2017
Trillium Lakelands District School Board is promoting School Cash Online, a new method of payment for student activities, sports and field trips.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Four local high school students are still in awe after this year s Kawartha Art Gallery Juried Student Exhibition awards presentation at the Lindsay Golf Course several weeks ago.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
A flurry of activity is happening in the studios of Fleming College.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
You have until Earth Day to order your native plants from Friends of Ecological and Environmental Learning.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
A few months after Joannie Ransberry moved to the Haliburton Highlands, her father died. Harold (Mac) Ransberry was 92 and had lived a long, fulfilling life, but his death was still devastating.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
The following are brief reports of items discussed during an April 12 Haliburton County council meeting.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Haliburton Highlands OPP Const. Tim Negus was awarded an Outstanding Police Officer Service Award on Monday, April 10, at the Fleming College s Sutherland campus in Peterborough.
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
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.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Crowd favourites and new talent will be entertaining at this year s Forest Festival, hosted at Haliburton Forest and Wild Life Reserve.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
The Red Hawks Robotics Team members are feeling satisfied and fulfilled from their experience at the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) 2017 Ontario District North Bay FRC event from April 6 to 8.
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