Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Young Ed s letter evokes good memories of the nature of the village in my younger years. In the late 1940s I lived on the main street of the village and was witness to the flavour of town activity described in Ed s letter.
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
The Dysart Telephone System was owned and operated by the municipality, which had a phone exchange at about the site of the Bank of Montreal. There was also an independent Dysart Hydro concern which was owned and operated by Dysart et al. Around 1953 the
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Being human is a lot of work every single day. Compared to most of the world we live with so much abundance around us and yet we all struggle. We struggle for many reasons. The loss of a loved one. Family circumstances that aren t what we expected. Our ow
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Our family, Hugh and Edna Burke, myself and my twin sisters, lived down an alley off Lake Avenue in a house two doors west of Lake overlooking Highway 21 and the rail track along the south end of Head Lake. Behind us, lived Bill Davis with his grandparent
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
I found myself tearing up over a pomegranate the other night. As I wrestled with the fruit, first trying to scoop the red seeds out with a spoon and then giving up and using my fingers, covering the counter, cupboards and toaster oven in juice, I couldn t
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
If you talk to any yogi, they will tell you that one of their favourite parts of the practice is yoga nidra. Yoga nidra can be practised at the end of a regular yoga class, or it can be done on its own any time of the day. It is a practice of deep rest
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Dysart et al and the County of Haliburton owe a debt of gratitude to Murray Fearrey. Reeve of Dysart et al for most of the last four decades (the position was renamed mayor last year), he has played a key role in the development of many of the institu
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
The announcement that 100 Kids Who Care, a giving circle for children, will launch in Haliburton County is an exciting one for the groups and organizations who will be impacted by the kids collective philanthropy and for our community as a whole.
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Our editorial this week
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Last week, Highlands East council started a new discussion about better engagement when Deputy Mayor Suzanne Partridge said she thought there should be a period of time at the beginning of each meeting set aside for members of the public to speak.
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
It s new! It s fun! It s for kids! The Haliburton and District Lions Club would like to invite children ages four to eight (junior kindergarten to Grade 3) to our first annual Haliburton Lions Children s Christmas Party.
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
To the Editor, It is remarkable to live in a vibrant community filled with people who are ready to step up and make exciting things happen. This became very apparent with the planning of the Writer-In-Residence Program, a new initiative of the Arts
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
On Nov. 11, 1918, church bells rang out to mark the end of the First World War. One hundred years later, countries around the world including Canada will be coming together to again ring bells to mark the sacrifices made, the lives lost and the toll take
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Monday, Oct. 29 is World Stroke Day. This year s theme is Up Again After Stroke. Stroke is a leading cause of death around the world. There are 80 million survivors worldwide and 50 million permanently disabled.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
On Friday evening I had the pleasure of attending the Haliburton County Folk s Society concert at the Minden United Church. It was a full house from what I could tell.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
No matter how you fared in the polls, the very fact that you stepped up and took a risk to improve your municipality means you ve got passion for this place.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
An opinion piece submitted by Timothy James, published Oct. 16, 2018.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
A letter to the editor from Dan Gibson, published Oct. 16, 2018
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
A letter to the editor from Cheryl Cohoon, published Oct. 16, 2018
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
A letter to the editor from Kyle Rees, dated Oct. 16, 2018
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
A letter to the editor from John Cowan, published Oct. 16, 2018
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Our editorial this week: We re just days away from a major policy and cultural shift in Canada as cannabis is legalized for recreational use on Wednesday.
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
In 1990 I went on my first ever silent meditation retreat for a weekend at the Guelph Centre for Spirituality. I really had no idea how that weekend was the beginning of a new career and passion with these ancient practices of meditation, yoga and qigong
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
We don t have enough sidewalks, they re blocked in the winter and in disrepair in places. Deer and turkeys are overrunning the village. Fireworks are too frequent, loud and pollute our environment. The downtown isn t accessible. Young people aren t being
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Our editorial this week.
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