Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Highlands East will be gathering more public input before moving forward on a short-term accommodations bylaw, council decided at their meeting Sept. 5.
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
He s still unforgettable, 21 years after a devastating accident claimed his life when he was just 18. The memory of Bob Sisson is still very much alive and the impact he made is still felt by people who lived in this community when he did.
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
The Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario is taking legal action against the provincial government, seeking a court injunction against the repeal of the 2015 physical and health education curriculum, as well as the creation of a hotline where parent
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Malfunctioning septic systems are being found through Highlands East s reinspection program and so far property owners have been receptive to fixing the problems identified, said Laurie Devolin, chief building official, at a council meeting on Sept. 5.
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Highlands East council will be investigating whether a parking area can be made at the Lewis Road boat launch on Paudash Lake and asking staff to report back on all boat launches in the municipality regarding signage and parking.
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Help is here to fight the problem of opioid addictions that is hitting close to home.
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Donations came rolling in for the first poker run for Community Living organized by the Haliburton Highlanders Riding Club on Saturday, Aug. 25.
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
While there was both support for and opposition to a proposed bylaw in Highlands East that would regulate short-term rentals, the vast majority of those who spoke at a public meeting on Aug. 29 spoke against the bylaw.
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
After hearing a presentation about the transit partnership between the Town of Innisfil and ride sharing company Uber, Haliburton County council passed a resolution to make contact with Uber and Innisfil for more information.
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
George McElroy has to remove framed photos of cherished piano, organ and singing teachers from the top of the seven-foot Steinway grand piano lovingly kept in his basement, in order to lift the lid of the instrument for a peek inside.
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
More than 10,000 Canadian seniors actively participated in local events leading up to the Canada 55+ Games, held biennially.
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Writing has been author Frances Itani s life s work. It has taken her around the world and into the inner worlds of her characters who occupy the pages of 17 books, including novels, short stories and children s books.
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Walt McKechnie is looking to retain his seat as Ward 5 councillor, which he s held for two terms. McKechnie credits the experience and growth gained in his past two careers as a professional hockey player and restaurant owner for helping guide him throug
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Like it has been for two decades, Haliburton s Outloud Womyn s Voices Chorus sang as one, unified in joy and love for one another at their 20th anniversary celebration.
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
There is a new principal at the helm of Haliburton Highlands Secondary School. Chris Boulay stepped into the role at the start of the school year.
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
With more than 50 per cent of area residents reporting that they have used cannabis at some point in their lives, the local health unit is working to prepare for this fall s legalization of marijuana.
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Local pet owners are reminded about upcoming low-cost rabies vaccination clinics being held in Haliburton County during the last week of September. The annual clinics are organized by local veterinarians in partnership with the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Wayne Galloway, bylaw enforcement officer, said the current bylaw includes restrictions that would likely put every local property owner in violation of the rules including five different and distinct definitions of what waste material includes.
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Highlands East council passed a resolution at its last meeting authorizing Norway Asphalt to begin work paving the Cardiff townsite, with unbudgeted funds coming from reserves.
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MPP and Ontario Labour Minister Laurie Scott is defending the Ford government s unprecedented use of the notwithstanding clause to override a judge s decision, allowing the provincial government to proceed with a reduction
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Organizers of the Apple Sauce Project are once again collecting the county s apples and making it into sauce. The community initiative takes unused apples from local trees, transforms them into sauce, freezes it and distributes it to seniors and families
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Haliburton County offers an abundance of nature, a multi-point parish and a thriving arts community, which is exactly what Reverend Ken McClure, the newly appointed priest-in-charge of the Anglican Parish of Haliburton had on his wish list.
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Opened Aug. 24, Stiles Marine is a partnership between the Stiles family and the Vargas family, who own the building and operate the food truck, Mega Munch Breakfast and Lunch.
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Smoke alarms will be available from 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15 at the Haliburton Fire Department. This is the club s first smoke alarm giveaway and will be limited to one per household.
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Seven-year-old Mazey Robinson of Lochlin beams proudly, sitting in a swivel chair at the Echo office, answering questions about how she and her family have collected 850 empty bottles and cans for the upcoming Haliburton Rotary Bottle Drive from 10 a.m.
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