Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Rebeka Borgdorff remembers vividly the moment clean water came surging up from beneath the ground in a village in Guatemala. The Haliburton teacher had travelled to the Central American country with Water Ambassadors Canada, then known as Living Water
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
In the end, you know, they ve got Dad in a safe place, said Schmidt. That part is good. I guess my concern is that it s too bad it happened in the first place.
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
When Anna Froebe, an independent HR consultant who works with business owners in this community, is asked how many businesses are likely not compliant with the rules and deadlines they must follow to meet provincial accessibility standards under the Acces
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Twenty huskies are in foster homes following a visit by police to a Highlands East property. Haliburton Highlands OPP had been on the property on Friday, Feb. 22 on an unrelated matter when they noticed the dogs, which they thought needed assistance. T
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Dysart et al council is looking to crack down on the use of fireworks in the municipality, with one member musing about an all-out ban on the items.
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
For the fifth year, students from Grade 8 to 12 intending to go to their prom or graduation will be able to choose from a selection of close to 450 dresses and from more than a few dozen suits, as well as shoes, ties, purses and jewelry.
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Renovations are now once again moving forward as two local construction contractors have agreed to collaborate to project manage the extensive renovations and re-construction of the lower level, complete the renovations on the main level, and coordinate t
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Chief building official Karl Korpela came to the Dysart environment and climate change committee meeting Feb. 7 looking for feedback on how to proceed with year two of the septic reinspection program after only 28 per cent of those eligible took part the
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Council is seeking input from the public to gain more insight into what approach to take with short-term rentals in the area, beginning with feedback on a draft questionnaire. The survey is based on a similar one conducted by Minden Hills township.
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
A Family Day weekend with moderate temperatures, no winter weather warnings, blue skies and what has been identified as being sunshine brought residents out of their homes and kept businesses busy after intense winter weather caused cancellations, closure
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Homelessness Registry Week might be more than a year away, but it s never too early to raise awareness, said homelessness system resource co-ordinator for the City of Kawartha Lakes and County of Haliburton Jocelyn Blazey.
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Dysart et al council will be looking at the township s fee structure, with an eye to what the organizers of for-profit events at Head Lake Park should be paying to the municipality.
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
A Feb. 20 meeting for family members of Highland Wood residents who were relocated from the long-term care home in Haliburton in early February due to a leaky roof provided information about the unexpected situation from Haliburton Highlands Health Servic
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Many more suspensions and expulsions were handed out to students in the Trillium Lakelands District School Board in the period between September and January of this school year than during the same period last year, or the year before that.
Thursday, March 7, 2019
A man has been transported by air ambulance to a Toronto hospital with non-life threatening injuries after his snowmobile collided with a vehicle and then caught fire near Lochlin this afternoon.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Highlands East council is looking to approve the 2019 draft budget, which includes a 3.56 per cent tax hike, an increase of about $16 per $100,000 of residential property assessment, raising $5,964,450 in taxation.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Ward 4 Councillor John Smith s first community town hall meeting ended up garnering plenty of attention on Thursday evening as dozens of people arrived at the West Guilford Community Centre to share their views and listen to what the new member of Dysart
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
The Stuart Baker Elementary School Winter Carnival brought families and loved ones of area students out to enjoy winter, as the annual by-donation event helped to raise $2,519 for an outdoor classroom.
Thursday, March 7, 2019
Haliburton Highlands Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police is investigating a collision that occurred shortly before 2pm today.
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
The Haliburton Highlands Chamber of Commerce announced this year s nominees for the Business and Community Achievement Awards on March 1. They received 127 nominations from across Haliburton County.
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Robert Fisher has been embracing the rural life since retiring from his decades-long career in television and radio journalism, getting used to power outages, learning to use a chainsaw and donning his orange tuque when hunting season rolls around.
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
At the end of March, Haliburton audiences will have the chance to see why actors performing in Glorious! The True Story of Florence Foster Jenkins, the Worst Singer in the World deserve awards in the art of keeping a straight face.
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Dysart et al councillors will look at allowing snowmobilers to drive down Highland Street. The issues of snowmobilers driving on sidewalks in Haliburton Village came up during a Feb. 26 council meeting.
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Terminally ill and long-term patients at SickKids can now travel to Haliburton and race down a wintry trail while being pulled by a Winterdance dogsled team, without even leaving their hospital room.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
A lineup formed along the wall of the Legion hall on Tuesday evening as the room filled with diners, hungry and ready for a plate of pancakes, sausage and fresh fruit. From the far corner, members of St. George s Choir sang You Are My Sunshine, accompan
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