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Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Since being given the go-ahead to run summer day camp for kids, operators have been modifying their programming to conform with provincial safety protocols encountering some challenges along the way.
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Haliburton Highlands OPP killed a bear in the Kennisis Lake area after reports it had been breaking into dwellings for three weeks and had lost fear of humans.
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
The Special Investigations Unit is investigating a fatal police-involved shooting in Haliburton Highlands, the civilian agency tweeted on the afternoon of Wednesday, July 15.
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Those not near a radio at the precise time may have missed Dr. Norm Bottum explain COVID-19 masks to host Barry Wilhelm, or Terry Moore discuss shoreline bugs and lake health, or Kate Butler and Paul Vorvis talk about how the Spanish flu affected the 1919
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
A series of lake concerts accessed from the safety of one s personal watercraft comes to Haliburton as a silver lining to the coronavirus pandemic. Pontunes, which started on Lake Kashagawigamog on July 4, is a collaboration between musicians Kelly P
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Face masks are now mandatory in businesses in Haliburton County, according to instructions issued by the medical officer of health of the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit.
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Ontario Minister of Tourism Lisa MacLeod had nothing but good things to say about the Highlands as she walked through the Haliburton Sculpture Forest last week as part the Reopening Ontario Tour.
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
A Ring of Promises was published as an e-book on Amazon.ca in June and is now available in paperback both online and at Master s Book Store in Haliburton.
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Hilda Clark s strength and unyielding support of her community is being honoured through a carved wooden bench created by Wayne Quibell of Highland Creek Builders.
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
As of the beginning of June, the estimated economic losses created by the COVID-19 pandemic in eastern Ontario totalled more than $3 billion, with the equivalent of 80,000 jobs lost.
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Haliburton County, along with most parts of Ontario, will enter Stage 3 of the provincial government s phased COVID-19 recovery process as of 12:01 a.m. this Friday, July 17.
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
When the September semester arrives at Trillium Lakelands District School Board, some parents will likely be unhappy, director of education Larry Hope told the board of trustees at their meeting last week.
Thursday, July 16, 2020
A 73-year-old man is dead and the Ontario Special Investigations Unit is investigating after a dispute that began when the man assaulted an employee at Easton s Valu-Mart in Minden on the morning of July 15, after the employee requested that he put on a f
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
The following are brief reports of items discussed at Highlands East council July 14. Meetings are currently held via video conferencing and viewable on YouTube.
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Minden Hills will close the Irondale landfill this fall, and Irondale residents may be able to take their waste to a Gooderham site in the new year, if Highlands East council continues to move forward with an agreement to allow those residents ...
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Highlands East has added its support to the Canadian government s decision to extend the border closure with the U.S. and in a resolution passed on July 14, asked that the federal government wait until the spread of COVID-19 is brought under control ...
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
The Haliburton Highlands Green Burial Society has received a grant of nearly $5,000 from the Haliburton County Development Corporation through its 2020 Local Initiatives Program, which the society will use to upgrade its website to provide ...
Monday, July 27, 2020
Without knowing what you were looking for, you might not see the striations on the rocks, the fragments of ore, and the discarded rock in Gary Blundell s paintings. The oil paintings, created on a routered wood surface require context to understand a t
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
High-risk septic systems in Highlands East have been troubling Deputy Mayor Cec Ryall, who said during the municipality s council meeting on July 14 that he wanted to see the number of them reduced much more quickly.
Monday, July 20, 2020
The region s face-mask regulations have been put in the spotlight following the fatal police-involved shooting of a man at his residence north of Haliburton, which followed an incident earlier that morning when he refused to wear a mask at Minden s Valu-M
Friday, July 17, 2020
A fire ban that has been in place across the four townships of Haliburton County since July 7 has been lifted as of July 17.
Friday, July 17, 2020
When Butch Munshaw, a retired postmaster and well-known handyman in the Haliburton area, heard shots fired near his house on Indian Point Road, involving what he would later learn was with his reclusive neighbour and the OPP, he was alarmed such a thing w
Friday, July 17, 2020
A 30-year-old man from Oakville died following an ATV accident in Harcourt Park on Sunday, July 12. Police say the man was found by a passerby before 11 a.m., though the time of the crash is unknown, occurring sometime after 2:40 a.m.
Monday, July 20, 2020
A house on the Irish Line was destroyed by fire on Monday, July 13. When firefighters from the Dysart et al fire department arrived, the building was fully engulfed. The call for assistance came in at about 4 p.m.
Monday, July 27, 2020
Although Jason Fowler s plans to teach at Haliburton School of Art + Design this summer were delayed when the school cancelled their summer programming, the musician will still be coming to the Haliburton Highlands.
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