Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Find out where Remembrance Day services are taking place around Haliburton County for 2019.
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Private Benjamin Charles Bird, born in Haliburton to John and Hannah Bird, was 34 when he enlisted in the army in 1915. By that time, he was living in Alberta and listed his trade as mechanic. Records show that he was five-foot-nine, 140 pounds and health
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Following a housing summit that took place in West Guilford on Oct. 18, Algonquin Highlands Mayor Carol Moffatt asked fellow county councillors if there was any interest in a county-created housing task force.
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
To mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of The Netherlands, the Royal Canadian Legion 129 Haliburton has planted 60 orange and yellow Liberation75 tulip bulbs and 40 purple grape hyacinth bulbs at the cenotaph in Haliburton.
Monday, November 11, 2019
Elementary school teachers in Haliburton County and across the province will be in legal strike position at the end of the month, though Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario president Sam Hammond ...
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Haliburton County councillors decided not to make an official declaration that climate change is an emergency during an Oct. 23 meeting, but did pass a lengthy resolution noting the work the county is undertaking around combating climate change, and pled
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Sharon Campbell-Rayment is not Scottish, although she speaks with a Scottish accent. Campbell-Rayment, who will give a keynote address at the Haliburton Highlands Chamber of Commerce s first Inspiring Women s Luncheon later this month, is one of only a
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
On Oct. 17, the Ministry of Health announced $68 million in funding for small- and medium-sized hospitals across the province. Haliburton Highlands Health Services received one-time funding of $99,000, which CEO Carolyn Plummer said in her October report
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
When the skies opened up, showering rain down on Haliburton last Wednesday, it captured the sombre mood in the hockey world as news spread of the passing of Hockey Hall of Famer Jim Gregory.
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
The Premier of Ontario, the Lieutenant-Governor, the Governor General, and the Prime Minister of Canada all sent declarations wishing Len Salvatori a happy 90th birthday.
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
SIRCH Community Services announced last week that it will again be hosting Lunch Is On Us, a free meal on Thursdays at SIRCH Central at 2 Victoria St. in Haliburton.
Monday, November 11, 2019
Some schools in Haliburton County have had lead levels in their water that exceed federal regulations, but yet are still compliant with provincial ones, since the two levels of government have different thresholds for what is considered an acceptable ...
Monday, November 11, 2019
As Eric Weis shared photos of trails that stretch between towns, around and through cities and over bodies of water, attendees at the Toronto to Algonquin Greenway summit leaned closer, sometimes gasping at the results of work done to build and ...
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Local elementary school teachers represented by the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario are planning to be in legal strike position as of Nov. 25, and begin phase one of work-to-rule job action on Nov. 26, as central contract talks between the unio
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
The workplace has become increasingly dangerous for elementary school education workers, a recent University of Ottawa study has found, with violence against teachers, EAs and other staff affecting more than half of those surveyed.
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Much of Haliburton County will be going dark from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 24 when Hydro One follows through with a scheduled planned outage for upgrade work to modernize the grid and to replace aging infrastructure.
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
We are looking at making quite an investment with Trip Advisor, Virtanen said of the popular travel website, explaining that would include the creation of a destination page for the county on the site. We definitely need to be there, Virtanen said.
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Bring warmth to the community by donating your clean, gently used coat to Haliburton s Algonquin Outfitters, for its annual Winter Coat Drive during the month of November.
Monday, November 11, 2019
On Oct. 4, Nick Russell performed a show, The Music of Miles Davis, at the Rails End Gallery in Haliburton. Questions were sent to Russell on behalf of the Echo.
Monday, November 11, 2019
The first confirmed case of influenza in the region has prompted the local health unit to remind the public to get their flu shot.
Monday, November 11, 2019
New business provides food for pets, farm animals and wildlife, offers animal adoptions
Monday, November 11, 2019
The Haliburton Forest Festival will be no more, according to organizers.
Monday, November 11, 2019
There s an avian theme to the exhibit now showing at Haliburton s Rails End Gallery BIRD.
Monday, November 11, 2019
With cannabis edibles soon to enter the marketplace, the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge Health Unit is advising the public that if they intend to try edibles, they should start low and go slow.
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
This year s Highlands Summer Festival will kick off with an incredibly popular offering: The Sound of Music. The beloved musical, set in Austria during the Second World War, will once again be staged in Haliburton starting June 29.
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