Tuesday, November 10, 2015
An unexplained murder in a rural farm town, a peculiar secretary with an uncanny strength and a loveless husband and wife stuck on a deserted country road.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
In just about everyone s junk drawer there is a collection of AA batteries. Each one of those batteries contains enough zinc to potentially save the lives of six children, who have a zinc deficiency in their diet. Zinc is necessary for growth, brain deve
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
More than a year ago members of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 624 put pen to paper and began filling out a grant application for the Ontario Trillium Foundation.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Councillors in Highlands East are the first in the county to show their support for the Haliburton Highlands Blue Dot campaign part of the David Suzuki Foundation s national campaign.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Under the bright sunshine and warm, fall air, a group of local realtors gathered at Abbey Gardens on Nov. 3 to take a break from selling houses and roll up their sleeves to chop firewood.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
When Heather Peddie was reunited with her babies she was overcome with relief after they went missing for more than a day while she was out of town last week.
Monday, November 9, 2015
Last week the Education Quality and Assessment Office (EQAO) released the annual results from standardized testing done across the province for Grade 9 students in math.
Monday, November 9, 2015
A storm that swept across Ontario on Friday downed hydro lines with 100-kilometre-an-hour winds, knocking out power to thousands for days.
Monday, November 9, 2015
Second World War veteran recounts on her experience in the war.
Monday, November 9, 2015
Trees once planted by Donald Sanderson will soon be heating the homes of many across the Highlands perhaps even his relatives.
Monday, November 9, 2015
Elementary school teachers reached a tentative deal with the province, announced on Monday, Nov. 2.
Thursday, November 12, 2015
A special meeting of Dysart council held on Nov. 10 brought forth lots of questions, comments and a few fireworks from councillors directed at John Teljeur and Wolfgang Siebert regarding a proposal to transform a golf course into a site for music festival
Monday, November 16, 2015
On Saturday, Nov. 14, officers from the Haliburton Highlands OPP were dispatched to a mischief call at the Shoppers Drug Mart in the Village of Haliburton. A red can of spray paint was used to spray graffiti on the store windows.
Monday, November 16, 2015
2015 was a strong year for the local housing market. Across Haliburton County, sales were up about 14 per cent year to date, with 25 per cent more cottage sales this year than last.
Monday, November 16, 2015
The county will make some tweaks to its signature event, the Hike Haliburton Festival, next year.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
It s amazing what inspiration and a community effort can do towards ensuring everyone is warm this winter.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
There was raucus applause when the Highlands Summer Festival artistic producer Scot Denton announced this upcoming summer lineup of five performances to the packed crowd on Sunday at the McKeck s restaurant in Haliburton.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
If you re a local youth, and want to make friends and be the best you can be by developing outdoor and life skills then the 1129 Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corp in Haliburton is just the ticket to a life journey of discovery and growth.
Monday, November 16, 2015
The Haliburton Highlands Family Health Team will likely need to replace five doctors during the next two or so years.
Monday, November 16, 2015
An initiative of the Haliburton and District Lions Club and Haliburton Business Improvement Area, this year the Haliburton parade will take place Friday, Nov. 20 at 6:30 p.m.
Monday, November 16, 2015
Next February a team of seven high school students from Haliburton Highlands Secondary School and five adults will be heading to Nicaragua for seven days.
Monday, November 16, 2015
The county s paramedic chief would like to have night staff at the Tory Hill EMS base 365 days a year. Craig Jones made that request in a report on budget considerations reviewed by the county s EMS committee during its Nov. 11 meeting.
Monday, November 16, 2015
A frosty Tuesday morning last week left roads icy factoring in motor vehicle collisions in Haliburton County.
Monday, November 16, 2015
Haliburton County is still trying to get reliable, high-speed Internet to residents who do not have it.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Hydro rates are now four times what they were when the Liberal government first came into power and MPP Laurie Scott places some of the blame on the Green Energy Act.
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