Monday, February 29, 2016
Economic development is no longer solely about attracting outside investment, economic development specialist Brock Dickinson says; it s more about fostering growth using what you have already.
Monday, February 29, 2016
The provincial Liberals budget offers plenty of policy changes and spending commitments, but under that is an unstable foundation of crippling debt, says local Conservative MPP Laurie Scott.
Monday, February 29, 2016
A new meditation group emerged this past winter and meets on a weekly basis. It is open to anyone interested and is free.
Monday, February 29, 2016
The annual Haliburton Highlands Chamber of Commerce celebrated excellence in the public and private sector, calling attention to hard work, perserverance and charity within the Highlands community.
Monday, February 29, 2016
Small communities like Minden, Bancroft and Haliburton could be ideal candidates for a fibre optic network, Grant Roughley of North Frontenac Telephone Company told Minden Hills council during their meeting Feb. 25.
Friday, February 26, 2016
Three members of Haliburton Highlands Secondary School were involved in a serious car accident on Thursday, Feb. 25.
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
When Marilyn Hubley got a phone call from Winterdance Dogsled Tours employee Barb Bohlin about volunteering at the upcoming Dogsled Derby, she questioned why the message said it was an urgent matter ...
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
The following are brief reports of items discussed during a Feb. 17 meeting of Haliburton County council.
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
The Haliburton Curling Club was bustling with activity on Saturday as 64 curlers took to the ice to have fun and raise money for Haliburton Highlands Health Services Foundation.
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Keeping people in their homes and out of the hospital when possible is the thrust of the most recent service plan coming from the Central East Local Health Integration Network.
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Food, music and fireworks greeted guests at the Golden Gala on Saturday evening at Sir Sam s Ski and Ride in Eagle Lake.
Monday, February 29, 2016
There is no reason to let boredom get your family down this March, as there is a plethora of activities to choose from in and around the Highlands.
Friday, March 4, 2016
The Aurora family, which recently purchased Pinestone Resort and Conference Centre, announced in a press release March 3 that they had purchased the historic resort on Kashagawigamog Lake.
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Medeba is getting ready to climb to new peaks with the construction of a $1 million multi-purpose facility called Mountain Lodge.
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
The following are brief reports of items discussed during a March 2 meeting of the Haliburton Highlands Health Services board. The meeting was originally scheduled to take place Feb. 25, but was rescheduled due to inclement weather.
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
A decision by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice found in favour of Dysart et al on Feb. 5 in a case between the municipality and Haliburton Forest and Wild Life Reserve.
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
A Toronto man wanted by police for possession of and access to child pornography has been found dead in Haliburton County.
Friday, March 11, 2016
Due to the extremely warm March we re having, we need to change the Head Lake Ice Out contest deadline.
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
The annual music festival took place every June in the Minden arena; it was a very big event in Haliburton in the 1950s. Whole school classes would practise all year to compete for the best choir singing renditions such as Blow the Man Down.
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Haliburton Highlands Secondary School trumped everyone in The Great Pasta Challenge and did it in record setting style with the support of its students, faculty and the community.
Monday, March 7, 2016
A 45-year-old woman from Hanover, Ont., was taken to hospital following a snowmobile accident on Saturday.
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
It is society s view of its oldest demographic that contributes to elder abuse, journalist and radio personality Dale Goldhawk told an audience at Pinestone on Thursday, March 3.
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Famed Canadian wildlife painter Robert Bateman will be teaching a workshop at Haliburton School of Art and Design this summer.
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Rural affairs minister and regional minister for eastern Ontario MPP Jeff Leal was promoting his government s budget last week, asserting that many of its measures would be particularly useful for this region.
Monday, March 14, 2016
The following are brief reports of items discussed at a March 14 meeting of Highlands East council.
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